DStv Launches New Decoder With Built-In Netflix Access


Nov. 17, 2020, 8:40 p.m.

Sub-Saharan African direct broadcast satellite service DStv has launched its Explora Ultra decoder which comes with new key features.

These key features include built-in access to Netflix and other popular streaming apps such as Showmax. It also comes with built-in WiFi capabilities, support for 4K Ultra HD and Dolby Atmos and a new DStv remote.

According to DStv, the decoder will be available at retail stores from next week for a recommended retail price of $154.00. However, it will cost a total of $228.00 for the device and installation.

The company service added that customers will have the option to pay for their Netflix subscription in their monthly bill.

The inclusion in the bill will also be available to DStv customers who seek to become new Netflix subscribers.

MultiChoice Group chief executive Calvo Mawela said that the partnership will allow customers to access the full suite of Netflix shows.

“Shifting consumer preferences and technological advances drive changes in the way video entertainment services are provided and consumed. This partnership leads with an expanded choice of content, ease and convenience of subscription and payment with the DStv Explora Ultra as an enabler,” said Mawela.

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