We offer content to our subscribers in tiered packages, each catering to different income levels within the various markets. The DStv Easy View and GOtv packages are the most affordable and include access to approximately 30 TV channels covering news, general entertainment, religious programming and free-to-air channels. Our DStv Compact, Family and Access packages provide access for middle- and lower-income groups. The Family, Access and GOtv packages offer subscribers a selection of up to 75 TV channels, and a number of audio channels with the main focus being local content. The Compact package experienced the most rapid growth in subscriptions in recent years, and includes more than 100 TV channels, including two sport channels primarily dedicated to football. The DStv Premium package targets higher-income individuals and offers the best entertainment programming available, including 135 TV and more than 90 audio channels. Content includes sport, news, documentaries, international blockbuster movies, series, lifestyle programmes, kids’ entertainment and a variety of music channels. Value-added services such as BoxOffice, Connected Explora services (Catch-up Plus and Showmax) and our newly introduced JOOX music streaming service in South Africa continue to gain popularity with subscribers. We also offer content in a variety of languages, including Portuguese, English, Swahili, and Igbo, among others.
Irdeto benefits from the group’s experience, access and resources. This includes sharing information, insight and personnel, and improving product innovation and the efficiency of services. The group structure also enables Irdeto to benefit from efficiencies in cost structures and financial competencies. Irdeto’s security solutions and technical innovations bring exceptional value to the group’s African markets.