August 18, 2010 – MultiChoice Africa, operator of Africa’s innovative pay TV platform DStv, today announced the launch of a ground-breaking new pay television package, DStv Compact PLUS. This new bouquet option demonstrates MultiChoice’s commitment to offering the most innovative and exciting pay television options – and now gives sports lovers more premium sport in the Compact range of bouquet options.
DStv Compact PLUS combines a wide variety of family entertainment from the DStv Compact bouquet with an additional two SuperSport channels.
DStv Compact PLUS is made up of over 47 news, lifestyle and entertainment channels and now with the DStv Compact PLUS option there will be a total of six sports channels namely SuperSport 7, SuperSport 9, SuperSport Blitz, SuperSport 10, ESPN and ESPN Classic. This line up increases the range of sport available and now includes football coverage of the English Premier League, the French League, Bundesliga, PSL, Spanish La Liga as well as rugby, golf, tennis, athletics, boxing and motorsport. Making sure there is something available for all sports lovers on the DStv Compact PLUS bouquet.
The two new SuperSport channels on the PLUS option include SuperSport 7 and SuperSport 10 – SS10 is a channel created specifically for this bouquet. SuperSport 7 will be made up of coverage of rugby, golf, cricket, tennis, football, athletics, boxing and motorsport, while SuperSport 10 will be made up of 90% English Premier League coverage and 10% French League coverage.
Steven Isaboke, General Manager of MultiChoice Kenya said: We are delighted that MultiChoice Africa has launched this new option and are sure that it will be well received in Kenya. We remain committed on providing exceptional customer services to DStv subscribers and to ensuring that they have access to the finest quality premium content both local and international channels on carefully selected bouquets, designed to meet the viewing needs of the whole family, while ensuring flexible pricing options.”
To get the DStv Compact PLUS option you will need to take out a Compact PLUS subscription at your nearest MultiChoice office. The subscription price for Compact PLUS bouquet is US$48.00.