MultiChoice announced four new channels this November
22 November 2019
MultiChoice Group launched four new channels, namely the Da Vinci Children’s Educational Channel, which will be offering informative and fun learning on the DStv Family package as well as CuriosityStream, CBS Justice and Euronews.
CuriosityStream and CBS Justice will air for the first time in Africa on DStv channels 185 and 170 respectively, to ensure fans of Factual Entertainment and True Crime stories enjoy their favourite programming on familiar channel destinations while Euronews currently available on DStv’s Compact Plus package in the rest of Africa, will now be available to Southern Africa on DStv channel 414.
CuriosityStream and CBS Justice will air for the first time in Africa on DStv channels 185 and 170 respectively, to let fans of Factual Entertainment and True Crime stories to appreciate their favorite programming on known television channels, while Euronews is at the moment available on the DStv Compact Plus package in the rest of Africa, will now be available for Southern Africa on DStv channel 414.
“We’re thrilled to finally announce the launch of these channels that will expand the line-up of new programming for our DStv customers to enjoy. Curiosity Stream will give our viewers informative entertainment that the family can enjoy together and it’s with great pride that we are able to launch CBS Justice, a new true crime channel which is part of the CBS AMC Networks EMEA portfolio of channels. We’re also delighted to expand our viewers’ choice of news and actuality programming with Euronews and expand our kids offering with Da Vinci just ahead of the holiday season.” said Yolisa Phahle, CEO of General Entertainment at MultiChoice Group.
The educational children’s channel, Da Vinci, is inspired by Leonardo Da Vinci, pioneer artist, scientist and inventor. The channel, which will be broadcast on channel 318, aims to illustrate the beauty and wonders of human curiosity and its explorations, whether in science, the arts or innovation. The new edutainment channel will delight and delight DStv viewers with a range of fun educational programs for children and entire families, filled with humor, imagination and meaningful educational content that cover Science, Math & Tech, Play & Make; History and personalities; Culture; Life and Nature and Sports & Leisure.
Ferdinand Habsburg Da Vinci Media founder and CEO, declared, “our partnership with MultiChoice once more reflects the growing demand for premium STEM and soft skills-based learning content. Our goal is to provide families and local communities with the educational tools necessary to stay one step ahead in today’s rapidly changing academic environment. We are proud to be aligning with DStv – among the fastest-growing pay-tv operators globally – in the name of promoting education across Africa.”