DStv to include Disney+ streaming service for subscribers

The MultiChoice group will offer the Disney+ streaming service to its DStv subscribers in South Africa.

Disney+ will launch in South Africa on May 18, 2022 and will be available to DStv subscribers through the Explora Ultra set-top box on the same day, MultiChoice said.

“In line with our business goal of adding value and improving our ecosystem, we strive to ensure that all of our customers can enjoy their favorite shows and movies anywhere, anytime, on our world-class platforms,” ​​said Calvo Mawela, group leader. Executive of MultiChoice.

“The digital world has brought about fundamental changes and our customers are looking for convenient access to a portfolio of entertainment options. MultiChoice’s partnership with Disney+ leads to expanded choice of content, ease and convenience of subscription and payment, with the DStv Explora Ultra as the catalyst.

Subscription offers through DStv and registration information will be shared in due course, MultiChoice said.

Launch of Disney+

The Disney+ streaming service will launch with exclusive original content and thousands of episodes and movies from Disney, Pixar, Marvel, Star Wars, National Geographic and general Star Entertainment.

Shows that have already been confirmed at launch include:

  • Boba Fett’s Book
  • The Mandalorian
  • moon knight
  • Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings
  • Lucas
  • Encanto
  • Cruel
  • The simpsons
  • The Kardashians

Users will have access to features such as high quality viewing, up to four simultaneous streams, 4k video quality for select titles, and the ability to configure up to seven different profiles, including the ability for parents to configure child profiles to access age appropriate content.

The Walt Disney Company has announced that South Africans can now Register early to subscribe to its Disney+ streaming service, with the company offering an exclusive R950 introductory offer.


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