The Multichoice Group announced that it will bring Disney* to DStv subscribers in May 2022. Disney’s direct-to-consumer streaming service is the home of movies and shows from Disney, Pixar, Marvel, Star Wars, and National Geographic, along with The Simpsons and much more. In select international markets, it also includes the new general entertainment content brand, Star.
Disney+ is also the exclusive streaming home for the newest releases from The Walt Disney Studios. And through Star, it offers the latest from 20th Century Studios, Disney Television Studios, FX, Searchlight Pictures, and more.
Disney+ will launch in South Africa on 18 May 2022 and will be available to DStv subscribers via the Explora Ultra decoder on the same day. Christine Service, Senior Vice President and General Manager of The Walt Disney Company Africa, said: “This is yet another proud milestone in our partnership with the MultiChoice Group. We are delighted to be collaborating to bring South African DStv subscribers access to Disney+’s incredible catalogue of films, series and exclusive content.”
“In line with our business objective of adding value and enhancing our ecosystem, we are focused on making sure that all our customers can enjoy their favourite shows and movies anywhere, anytime, on our world-class platforms,” said Calvo Mawela, Group CEO of MultiChoice. “The digital world has brought with it fundamental shifts and our customers are looking for convenient access to a portfolio of entertainment options. MultiChoice’s partnership with Disney+ leads with an expanded choice of content, ease and convenience of subscription and payment, with the DStv Explora Ultra as an enabler.”
With Disney+, DStv subscribers will have access to “The Book of Boba Fett” and “The Mandalorian”, the Marvel Studios’ series “Moon Knight” and film “Shang-Chi and the Legend of The Ten Rings”, Disney and Pixar’s “Luca”, Walt Disney Animation Studios’ “Encanto” and “Cruella”. In general entertainment, subscribers will also be able to watch titles such as “The Simpsons”, “Queens” and “The Kardashians” to name just a few.