DStv MOBILE has launched a streaming Mobile TV service on Vodafone live!, the multimedia portal of Vodacom. Subscribers are able to view 11 channels and a wide range of on-demand video clips for an all-inclusive subscription of R59 per month or R19 per week.
This marks a key milestone in the ongoing partnership between the Vodacom and MultiChoice groups as it is the first time that a DStv MOBILE branded product is made available in South Africa.
‚The cellphone is fast becoming a central platform for media consumption and the new DStv MOBILE service gives Vodacom customers the freedom to access their favourite DStv content anywhere, anytime‚ said Mark Rayner, GM DStv MOBILE SA.
Premium content includes Big Brother Africa ALL STARS, featuring some of the most unforgettable, outspoken and entertaining housemates of previous editions! The DStv Events channel is the mobile home of Big Brother for the duration of the series.
Over and above the 11 channels, subscribers will have access to a bonus dedicated Idols Extra channel. Witness the country’s best, worst, and downright craziest singers queuing at venues around the country to impress the show’s notorious high-profile judges.
Other channels include SuperSport Live Events channel so you don’t have to miss a moment of the upcoming English Premier League and other top world sporting events. If that’s not enough for the fans, SuperSport Blitz provides all the latest news and highlights from sports fields around the world.
Africa’s leader in music television Channel O, and the non-stop music videos on Trace TV will keep the music lovers entertained. Kids can enjoy top toon stars on Cartoon Network and vintage cartoons of yesteryear on Boomerang.
Additional channels include the critically acclaimed Africa Magic, which is for Africans by Africans, international current affairs channel CNNi, SawSee, a movie trailer channel for all the latest Hollywood blockbusters, and E! Entertainment, your front row seat to the latest Hollywood glitz and scandal.
Rayner concluded ‚The partnership allows us to offer our compelling TV content to a wide audience via a simple product at an affordable price.‚
The service works on all 3G compatible cellphones that can connect to Vodafone live!. While data charges are included in the subscription fee, the service is subject to a fair usage policy. Check out www.dstvmobile.com for more information and SMS ‚DStv‚ to 31116 for easy access to the service.