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2014-10-15 15:18

Cape Town – MultiChoice could be considering cutting certain TV channels from its DStv service due to the weakness of the South African rand.

John Kotsaftis, the CEO of DStv Digital Media said that the South African rand is "a big problem" for the pay-TV provider due to the weakness of the South African currency.

MultiChoice could therefore start to possibly consider scaling back by dropping existing TV channels which are not performing and which attract only a small number of viewers.

Reportedly Kotsaftis said "it’s not looking good", noting that the pay-TV provider is "far more cautious than we used to be".

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