How to access DStv's Oscar Pistorius trial channel

2014-03-02 19:41

On Sunday, 2 March 2014, MultiChoice will launch The Oscar Pistorius Trial: A Carte Blanche Channel on DStv Channel 199, and this is how you can watch it online.

The channel will feature round-the-clock coverage of the legal proceedings, as well as exclusive documentaries, profiles and in-depth expert analysis.

There are a few boxes you’ll need to check before you can access the Live Stream.

-  Are you a DStv Premium, Extra, Compact or Compact + Subscriber?

-  Do you have a DStv Connect ID?

-  Can you browse on a PC or laptop as streaming is not supported on a mobile device.

If you have the required subscription, as well as a Connect ID, login and access the stream here (

If you’re not a DStv customer yet, subscribe or upgrade your existing package here. (

Got the right package? Then follow these steps to Register for a free Connect ID.

- Click Register, complete all the relevant details on the pop up, and then proceed by clicking the Register button. 

At this point you will also be able to link your Smart Card or Customer Number, this is necessary to access the stream.

- You will then receive a verification e-mail, instructing you to activate your account.

- You will now have access to the live stream at as well as a number of other services.

Keep in mind you might already have a Connect ID from accessing SuperSport Live Streaming, Catch Up or Box Office online and therefore you’ll only need to login.  

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