With the festive season upon us again, MultiChoice Kenya is dishing out great tidings of entertainment with a wide selection of content for the whole family including special Festive line-ups, a pop-up channel, key sporting events and more. DStv has officially unveiled the season of Joy with its campaign themed around the expression ‘Choose Joy this Christmas.’
The festivities were unveiled at a glamorous launch event held at Sarit Centre on the evening of Thursday 11 November and headlined by Winfred Gathagu, Nairobi County Executive for Trade and Tourism. Through this campaign, DStv endeavors to capture the essence of the season and urge customers to find joy in every moment, revel in the festivities, and amp up their celebrations with great entertainment.
Speaking at the event, Winfred Gathagu, Nairobi County CEC for Trade and Tourism said: “MultiChoice Kenya is known its broad variety of entertainment. Over the years, the company has continued to bring to its customers and businesses around the county exciting content. MultiChoice Kenya has also ensured that is above board on matters compliance with the county by-laws, a true testament that the company is committed to the communities where it operates. Nairobi County we will continue to support MultiChoice Kenya to enhance the existing mutual partnership as we head into the festive season, and in the years to come.”
(TOP: Nairobi County Executive for Trade and Tourism, Winfred Gathagu – centre – who was the chief guest is joined by Head of Marketing, Celeste Mule – left – and Multichoice Corporate affairs manager, Phillip Wahome – right – share a light moment during the official launch of Multichoice Kenya festive season campaign).
Great entertainment awaits with a content slate guaranteed to keep viewers of all tastes in a joyful mood – from movies aficionados, sport enthusiasts, kids, and lovers of drama and intrigue.
“As Kenya’s leading entertainment provider, we have served up an enriching entertainment experience for our customers this festive season. We take our role in enriching lives through unmatched seriously and more so during this season when our customers are looking to connect to entertainment that speaks to their passions while spending time with their loved ones. DStv and GOtv will be dishing out great tidings of entertainment with a wide selection of content suitable for every member of the family,” said Philip Wahome, Corporate Affairs Manager, MultiChoice Kenya.
While at the event, Winfred Gathagu also flagged off a truck load of Supa Entertainment that will deliver a bag full of toons, movies and great shows to five children’s homes across the country. The donation is part of GOtv’s strategy to offer its expanded content offering to more members of the communities where it operates, and this will ensure that these children will have a ‘Supa Krisi’ this festive season. The caravan will deliver a 40” smart TV, GOtv decoder with one year subscription on the Supa bouquet and foodstuffs including maize flour, wheat flour, cooking oil, sugar, salt, rice, sanitizers and soap to each of the five homes, with a total number of 1,200 children.
“The donation is an early Christmas gift to the children as a way of ensuring more people have access to the great entertainment on GOtv, particularly the new GOtv Supa package which is packed with wholesome shows for kids and great entertainment for the whole family. This year has been a tough year due to Covid-19 we want to ensure that these children will have a Supa Krisi,” added Wahome.
GOtv recently launched the new GOtv Supa package as an early Christmas gift to its customers with an additional 17 new general entertainment channels for an affordable price of only Kshs 1,499 per month.
The New channels on GOtv Supa Package include Africa Magic Urban (Channel 6), ROK (Channel 7), Maisha Magic Plus (Channel 8), Mambo Moto (Channel 10), Maisha Magic Poa (Channel 11), TL Novelas (Channel 13), KIX (Channel 19), Novela Magic (Channel 20), WWE (Channel 36), National Geographic (Channel 53), Honey (Channel 57), Food Network (Channel 58), Akili Kids (Channel 63), Nick Junior (Channel 64), Boomerang (Channel 68), Nick Toons (Channel 69) and TV47 (Channel 102).
GOtv customers on all other packages also received additional channels added to their respective packages with Max customers getting 7 new channels (Mambo Moto, Maisha Magic Poa, TL Novelas, Novela Magic, Food Network, Akili Kids and TV47); Plus customers getting 6 (Mambo Moto, Maisha Magic Poa, Novela Magic, Food Network, Akili Kids and TV47); Value getting 4 (Maisha Magic Poa, Novela Magic, Akili Kids and TV47); and Lite getting 2 channels (Akili Kids and TV47) at no additional cost to their monthly subscriptions. GOtv remains committed to offer greater choice, more variety and greater value to enrich the lives of its customers across Kenya.
DStv has lined up a wide selection of content for the whole family including special Festive line-ups, a pop-up channel, key sporting events and more. This wide range of added entertainment includes The Nigerian Festivals Holiday Channel (DStv ch.198), and world class series and reality content on the recently launched ME Channel (DStv ch.115).
In December, Lifetime (DStv ch. 131) will be jam-packed with a Christmas-movie line up. Universal TV has a daily Festive film slot throughout the month while BBC Lifestyle and Food Network bring you plenty of specials to help you prepare delicious Festive meals.
Movie nights are also widely catered for, as viewers on all DStv packages have the option to catch the latest blockbusters through the new Add-Movies functionality which allows customers to add additional premium movie channels to their existing DStv packages.
Young minds will also be entertained and educated through the wide variety of kiddies programming available on Disney Channel, Da Vinci, Nickelodeon.
Sports fans will have no end to the sporting content available on DStv from the ongoing ICC Men’s T20 World Cup to the skills and brilliance of the NFL and NBA on ESPN, and everything in between. 100 days of Premier League, La Liga, Serie A, and UEFA Champions League, The 2021 Formula 1, WWE, UFC and the golf PGA Tour.
DStv customers can also sign up to the DStv App to enjoy all the extra entertainment and live TV viewing options on the go. Customers can watch the DStv on smartphones, tablets and smart TV’s by downloading the DStv App from the Apple Store and Google play store.
DStv customers purchase the full kit HD Zappa decoder including a dish kit, plus one-month subscription on the DStv Access package for only Kshs 2,999 with an option to upgrade to Premium, Compact Plus, Compact or Family. GOtv Customers can also purchase the GOtv decoder plus one-month GOtv Plus subscription for Kshs 1,299 by simply dialing *423#, or via online platform Jumia, at any MultiChoice Kenya branch, dealer outlet or select supermarkets countrywide.