The MultiChoice Group today announced that it will bring Disney’s direct-to-consumer streaming service, Disney+, to DStv subscribers in South Africa. Disney+ will launch in South Africa on 18 May 2022 and will be available to DStv subscribers via the Explora Ultra decoder on the same day. MultiChoice customers with connected Explora Ultra decoders can enjoy the convenience of accessing all their entertainment needs in one central place, the benefits of exciting bundle deals and limited launch offers especially for those who are signed up to the DStv Rewards programme.
Disney+ is the dedicated streaming home for some of the world’s most loved stories alongside an ever-growing collection of exclusive originals, including feature-length films, documentaries, live-action and animated series, and short-form content.
Christine Service, Senior Vice President and General Manager of The Walt Disney Company Africa, said: “This is yet another proud milestone in our partnership with the MultiChoice Group. We are delighted to be collaborating to bring South African DStv subscribers access to Disney+’s incredible catalogue of films, series and exclusive content.”
MultiChoice is continuously innovating to enhance the viewing experience for its customers in order to bring them the best in local and international content.
“In line with our business objective of adding value and enhancing our ecosystem, we are focused on making sure that all our customers can enjoy their favourite shows and movies anywhere, anytime, on our world-class platforms,” said Calvo Mawela, Group CEO of MultiChoice. “The digital world has brought with it fundamental shifts and our customers are looking for convenient access to a portfolio of entertainment options. MultiChoice’s partnership with Disney+ leads with an expanded choice of content, ease and convenience of subscription and payment, with the DStv Explora Ultra as an enabler.”
With Disney+, DStv subscribers will have access to the critically acclaimed “The Book of Boba Fett” and “The Mandalorian”, the Marvel Studios’ series “Moon Knight” and Academy Award®-nominated film “Shang-Chi and the Legend of The Ten Rings”, Disney and Pixar’s Academy Award® nominated “Luca”, Walt Disney Animation Studios’ Academy Award®-winning
“Encanto” and Academy Award®-winning “Cruella”. In general entertainment, subscribers will also be able to watch titles such as “The Simpsons”, “Queens” and “The Kardashians” to name just a few.
Subscription offers via DStv and sign-up information will be shared in due course.