New DStv HD Decoder replaces standard view

2014-08-25 15:30
 


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Cape Town – MultiChoice is bringing a new DStv decoder with high definition (HD) ability to the South African market, called DStv HD Decoder and selling for R799 with installation.

The DStv HD Decoder is manufactured in South Africa by Altech UEC in Durban, KwaZulu-Natal.

The DStv HD Decoder keeps with the pebble-shaped form, look and a customisation of the outer shell of MultiChoice's top-line DStv Explora, but has no PVR functionality like its big brother.

The DStv HD Decoder is released in conjunction with the South African satellite pay-TV platform making more of its TV channels available in HD to lower-tiered DStv packages as HD broadcasting in Southern Africa continues to make inroads.

The DStv HD Decoder also comes with Dolby Digital 5.1 surround sound and is replacing the existing DStv SD decoder.

"We recently made HD channels available to all DStv customers with the necessary HD equipment," says Mark Rayner, the chief operating officer (COO) of MultiChoice South Africa. "This decoder now makes those HD channels more accessible".

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