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Tuesday, October 6, 2015


DStv customers on the Indian packages are in for a treat, as MultiChoice has announced the upcoming launch of a refreshed offering to the South African Indian community, which includes an additional three channels.

DStv Indian customers can look forward to a combination of North and South Indian channels into a single DStv Indian package for just R319 per month or R205 as add on to another DStv package.

“The Indian community is very important to us – this is why we’ve reviewed our offering based on their feedback and created the new DStv Indian package. We thank our Indian customers for their loyal support over the years and trust you will enjoy the three additional entertainment channels,” said Mark Rayner, COO for MultiChoice.

The three channels which will be added to the DStv Indian package when it launches on October 15 are Colors, Star Tamil and Star Hindi.

Colors is a general entertainment Hindi channel with English subtitles offering great content like The Anupam Kher Show, Krishna Malram, Meri Aashiqui Tum se Hi and many more family favourites.

The two Star channels (Star Tamil and Star Hindi) will showcase Star Network’s premium content from October 15 to November 30 to allow customers to familiarise themselves and get up to date with existing shows. From December 1, 2015, these channels will change to Star Vijay and Star Plus. Customers can look forward to shows like Mahabharat, MasterChef India, Coffee with Karan, Nach Baliye and SuperSinger.

Existing DStv North Indian or DStv North-South Indian customers will automatically be changed to the new DStv Indian package on October 15, 2015.

Existing DStv South Indian customers will continue to receive the DStv South Indian stand alone or add on package. MultiChoice is also adding Star Tamil to this package. This package will not be available to new customers or customers who disconnect for more than 90 days.

Customers can go to for more information about the new DStv Indian package.