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2013-10-30 13:11
Cape Town – MultiChoice will be unblocking dozens of its premium access TV channels usually only available on its most expensive TV package, DStv Premium, to millions of DStv subscribers who are on lower bouquets for a week starting Monday 11 November to Sunday 17 November as part of an all-you-can see TV buffet.

MultiChoice's smorgasbord of "Open Week" TV content announcement comes as struggling rival On Digital Media (ODM) plans to unveil its new brand-new StarSat pay-TV offering on Thursday which will replace the damaged TopTV brand.

MultiChoice will give subscribers to DStv Access, Select 1, Select 2, DStv Family, DStv Compact and DStv Extra dozens of TV channels for a week at no extra cost; channels which DStv Premium subscribers pay a premium for.

This includes the range of sought-after SuperSport channels as well as a litany of third-party and M-Net supplied entertainment, documentary, music, news, movie and kids channels.

The sought-after M-Net branded entertainment and movie channels will be made available to Select 1, Select 2, DStv Family, DStv Compact and DStv Extra subscribers on the weekend of 16 and 17 November.

The DStv Premium Open Week will give DStv subscribers access to programming ranging from cricket and rugby action to Bear Grylls, and from CBeebies to Top Gear Australia.

DStv channels available during the Premium Open Week:

SuperSport 1  (channel 201)
SuperSport 2  (channel 202)
SuperSport 3  (channel 203)
SuperSport 5  (channel 205)
SuperSport 6  (channel 206)
SuperSport 7  (channel 207)
SuperSport 8  (channel 208)
SuperSport 9  (channel 209)

KykNet Musiek  (channel 146)
MTV base  (channel 322)
VH1 Classic  (channel 323)
Trace Urban  (channel 325)

Entertainment and Movies
Studio Universal  (channel 112)
Universal Channel  (channel 117)
BBC Entertainment  (channel 120)
Discovery Channel  (channel 121)
Comedy Central  (channel 122)
E! Entertainment  (channel 124)
FOX  (channel 125)
FOX CRIME  (channel 126)
Sony Entertainment Television  (channel 127)
Sony Max  (channel 128)
MTV  (channel 130)
Turner Classic Movies  (channel 137)
True Movies  (channel 138)
kykNET  (channel 144)
KykNet & Kie  (channel 145)
Africa Magic Entertainment SA  (channel 150)
Africa Magic Movies 1  (channel 153)
AfricaMagic  (channel 154)
Mzansi Magic  (channel 161)
Crime & Investigation Network  (channel 170)
Discovery ID  (channel 171)
BBC Lifestyle  (channel 174)
Style  (channel 173)
Food Network  (channel 175)
Travel Channel  (channel 179)
National Geographic Channel  (channel 181)
Animal Planet  (channel 183)
BBC Knowledge  (channel 184)
The History Channel  (channel 186)
Discovery World  (channel 187)
Trace Sports  (channel 188)

Boomerang  (channel 302)
Disney Channel  (channel 303)
Disney Channel XD  (channel 304)
Nickelodeon  (channel 305)
Cbeebies  (channel 306)

CNN International  (channel 401)
Sky News  (channel 402
eNCA  (channel 403)
Russia Today  (channel 407)
Bloomberg Television  (channel 411)
EuroNews  (channel 414)

M-Net Channels available on 16 and 17 November
M-Net  (channel 101)
M Premiere  (channel 103)
M Comedy  (channel 104)
M Family  (channel 105)
M Action +  (channel 106)
M Drama& Romance  (channel 107)
M Showcase  (channel 108)
M Action  (channel 110)
M-Net Stars  (channel 111)
M-Net Series Showcase  (channel 113)
M-Net Series Reality  (channel 114)
M-Net Series Zone  (channel 115)
VUZU  (channel 116)

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