DStv customers on Compact Plus, and Compact can now stream Live TV and get DStv Catch Up via DStv Now, on-the-go at no additional cost.
DStv Now, which is a value-added service for DStv Premium, Compact and Compact Plus customers, is the home of DStv on the move. It is available to customers on a variety of devices, from desktop and laptop computers, to a multitude of Android and iOS-based tablets and smartphones to stream Live TV and Catch Up anywhere, anytime.
Previously this service was only available to customers with an active PVR decoder however it will now be available to all Premium, Compact and Compact Plus customers irrespective of their decoder type. All you need is an active decoder in order to stream Live TV and access Catch Up.
By downloading the app to your cell phone, or logging on via your desktop browser, you get to watch Live TV, see the full DStv TV Guide, enjoy DStv Catch Up content (via streaming or download) and manage your account at your convenience.
The Live TV and DStv Catch Up content on DStv Now will be tailor-made as per the package you are on.DStv Compact Plus customers will have access to over 40 channels on the go, while DStv Compact customers will get over 30 channels. This includes live streaming of package-specific SuperSport channels, and access to their favourite movie and entertainment channels, documentaries and lifestyle channels, music plus a host of kid’s specific channels to keep the little ones busy.
Multichoice also added the security of a four-digit PIN (personal identification number) on the apps to make sure your children can’t view anything outside of the Kids section. You’ll be prompted to enter and confirm this number once you access the section for the first time.
DStv Now can be accessed on up to four mobile devices from the same account, so you can stream a movie, or watch alive football match while the kids watch cartoons.