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March 17, 2010 | Radio & Television

So Much More in 2010…As DSTv Launches New Channels!

The Statesman

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It's really been a case of so much more in 2010 as Africa's leading pay TV service DStv, continues to add value for its subscribers across the continent.

  In addition to the channel launches of M-Net HD, AfricaMagic Hausa, AfricaMagic Yoruba and   Discovery World ; DStv has also launched The Travel Channel, DayStar, SuperSport 4, Sound City and iConcerts. And from Monday March 15, audiences can also watch the Afro Music channel and the C-Music channel on DStv.

The   Travel Channel   (DStv channel 181, available on DStv Premium only):The Travel channel is focused on entertaining, informative lifestyle and travel programs. It explores every facet of travelling experiences, from destination and leisure guides for holiday planning, to insightful documentaries about cuisine, culture, nature, shopping, architecture and traditions. Programs are focused on different countries from every corner of the globe, and encompass different types of travel such as backpacking adventures, culinary quests, eco-friendly holidays and luxury getaways.

SuperSport 4 (DStv channel 214, available on DStv Premium only): Another channel, with football action and highlights included, from the popular SuperSport stable.

Afro Music (DStv channel 326; available on DStv Premium, DStv Compact and DStv Family): The Afro Music channel is a TV channel that screens African music, documentaries, concerts and other music related content with African culture, 24/7.

Sound City (DStv channel 327, available on DStv Premium, DStv Compact, DStv Family and DStv Access): Sound City is an inspiring music and lifestyle channel from   Nigeria   where viewers can access quality music videos, interesting lifestyle content and excellent urban music videos from all over the world.

iConcerts (DStv channel 328, available on DStv Premium and DStv Compact): iConcerts is a must-watch 24 hour music channel from   Europe , ideal for those audiences who love to spend time in concert halls and music clubs. The channel includes music from a wide range of musical genres including blues, hip hop, jazz, pop, soul, reggae, rock, classic and more.

C Music (DStv channel 329; available on DStv Premium): C Music TV is the world's first classical, cinematic and chillout music-video channel available 24 hours a day.

DayStar (DStv channel 344, available on DStv Premium, DStv Compact, DStv Family and DStv Access): Daystar's programming is relevant, family friendly, faith based, multicultural and multidenominational.   The channel 's program line up has something for all ages from great animated kids programs to contemporary music programs   geared to teens. Plus tune in for music programs geared to adults, magazine format programs for adults, and the most requested ministry programs from around the world, like   T.D. Jakes , Kong Hee,   Joel Osteen , Brian Houston/Hillsong,   Joyce Myer , and many others. Daystar also plugs in to major faith based events around the globe and carries them “Live” on the network.

PLUS, the TCM channel (DStv channel 109),   Fashion TV   (DStv channel 184) and The History Channel   (DStv channel 254) have now all become   24 hour services on DStv so audiences can celebrate the world's most classic cinema, enjoy cutting edge haute couture and explore the past and the history of the world.

So enjoy so much more on DStv in 2010!
  And that's not all…in   West Africa , DStv audiences can now also tune in and enjoy KidsCo (DStv channel 308; available on DStv Premium, DStv Compact, DStv Family and DStv Access).

Children and families in Africa can look forward to wholesome and age appropriate programming from KidsCo, including The Wiggles, Inspector Gadget, New Adventures of Madeline, Sabrina, Tracy Beaker,   Dennis the Menace and original KidsCo programming including arts show, Jass Time! and KidsCo's recently commissioned environmental series for 6-10 year olds, Boo & Me.

KidsCo is the home of entertaining and   educational programming .  A fun, but safe environment for children, it's a TV adventure playground interacting with audiences of all ages, 24 hours a day and 7 days a week.  Offering three programming zones of preschool, kids 6-10 and family, KidsCo has been designed to fit audience availability and lifestyle, and features great animated and live action content plus movies which can be enjoyed by the whole family.  Viewers around the world have already embraced KidsCo and recognise how it connects families by providing safe, trusted, age-appropriate and educational programming to kids everywhere.

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