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Old 2017-03-14 , 08:58
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Default Announcement: DStv Compact and Extra customers get DStv Now

MultiChoice is bringing the best of DStv entertainment on-the-go to our Compact and Extra customers – wherever they are and whenever they want it.

DStv Now is entertainment on the move. Previously, streaming Live TV and accessing Catch Up via DStv Now was only available to our Premium customers. These features will become available to our DStv Compact and Extra customers at no extra cost during the first quarter of our new financial year.

By downloading the app to your cellphone, or logging on via your desktop browser, you get to watch Live TV, see the full DStv TV Guide, enjoy DStv Catch Up content (via streaming or download) and manage your account at your convenience.


The Live TV and DStv Catch Up content on DStv Now will be as per the package you are on. DStv Extra customers will have access to 47 channels on the go, while DStv Compact customers will get 37 channels (DStv Premium customers have access to 64 channels). This includes live streaming of package-specific SuperSport channels, and access to familiar Mzansi Magic favourites like Isibaya, The Queen, Lockdown, Our Perfect Wedding and Date My Family.

You can register up to four different devices for DStv Now on the same account. Getting set up is easy: you’ll need a Connect ID that you can create on Now.DStv.Com or through the DStv Now app. Download the app from the Google
Play Store or Apple App Store for your mobile device or tablet, or visit dstv.com/now.

Once you’re on DStv Now, click ‘Register’ and then:
· Click ‘Yes’ to indicate that you’re a DStv customer
· Enter your ID or passport number
· You’ll now be sent a one-time pin to the mobile number associated with your DStv account
· Use the one-time pin to complete your registration
· Enter your first name and email address, then create your password
· Login to DStv Now and enjoy!

Please note that DStv Now streaming and downloading will only be available to DStv Compact and Extra customers sometime in the first quarter of our new financial year – keep an eye on our social media platforms and DStv.com for updated news.




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Old 2017-03-14 , 10:07
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These features will become available to our DStv Compact and Extra customers at no extra cost during the first quarter of our new financial year.
Just a note that this sentence doesn't mean that there will be an additional charge for these options after the first quarter of MC's new financial year.

1. It will start sometime in the first quarter of MC's new financial year (confirmed in the last sentence of the post), meaning in April, May or June.
2. There is no additional cost for this from MC, ever.
3. Data costs will apply when streaming content.

@MC - I'm told that this confused a lot of people elsewhere on social media.

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Old 2017-03-20 , 10:23
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Thanks for this, MC
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