MultiChoice is well-placed to be the platform of choice for video entertainment

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MultiChoice is well-placed to be the platform of choice for video entertainment and consumer services across the African continent.

This was the message from the MultiChoice Group CEO, Calvo Mawela, at the company’s annual Showcase, held on 22 September 2022.

Attended by the media, MultiChoice executives, talent and other stakeholders, the Showcase offered a tantalising glimpse into the content customers on DStv, GOtv, Showmax and SuperSport can expect.

The theme for this year’s event was “A World of More”, speaking to how MultiChoice is evolving its offering to deliver value to its customers, beyond video entertainment.

It is about offering an integrated digital ecosystem where customers can access a suite of services that meet their unique needs.

About MultiChoice Group

MultiChoice Group (MCG), which listed in the Main Board of the JSE on 27 February 2019, is one of the fastest-growing video entertainment providers globally, delivering entertainment products and services to 21.8m households across 50 countries on the African continent. Its track record of more than 30 years is reflective of a commitment to provide audiences with only the best local, sport and international content. 

MCG’s strong partnerships with distributors, installers and telecommunication companies, along with its well-established payment solutions, competitive pricing and choice of viewership packages continue to secure its place in the global market, while also providing solutions unique to the African market. Its direct-to-home (DTH), digital terrestrial television (DTT) and over-the-top (OTT) solutions enable the business to stay relevant and aligned to changing consumer habits while capturing new markets. 

Content is at the very core of the business. MCG aims to deliver quality content anywhere, anytime and on any device through a comprehensive video entertainment offering at different price points. As pioneers in African video entertainment, MCG plays an important role in making information and entertainment easily accessible to Africans. 

MCG aims to secure content rights in a manner that is cost-effective and reflective of the diversity of its audiences. Its substantial portfolio includes award-winning local content (a key differentiator in its service offering), a leading sport offering (including production capabilities) and access to international content, which is all shared on the group’s platforms: DStv, GOtv, Showmax, M-Net and SuperSport. 

MCG has superior technology capability through the security solutions that Irdeto, its technology company, brings to the group. These solutions enable MultiChoice to protect its investment, create new offerings and combat cybercrime. With 50 years’ expertise in software security, Irdeto’s software security solutions and cyber services protect over 5bn devices and applications for some of the world’s best brands. 

Check out this video to see what happened at the showcase:

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