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NBCUniversal International Networks & Direct-To-Consumer to launch Universal+ in partnership with DStv in Africa

Unmissable series and movies from Universal TV, E!, DreamWorks, Studio Universal and Telemundo, available to binge in one convenient place, exclusively via DStv 

Teaser available HERE

Johannesburg, 1 September 2022: NBCUniversal International Networks & Direct-To-Consumer and DStv today announced that Universal+ will be available to DStv subscribers across Sub-Saharan Africa from 14 October 2022. 

From must-watch dramas to the very best reality series, Universal+, which is currently available in Spain, Brazil, Latin America and India, boasts a huge selection of full boxsets to binge, new shows and movies from popular linear channels Universal TV, E!, DreamWorks, Studio Universal and Telemundo – all in one convenient place.

DStv subscribers will be able to stream thousands of hours of compelling entertainment, including the SAFTA award-winning Celebrity Game Night, by visiting Catch Up on the DStv App or connected Explora and selecting Universal+.

“We’re thrilled to launch Universal+ with our long-standing partners DStv, giving their customers a brand-new way to enjoy a vastly expanded catalogue of our best content,” said Lee Raftery, Managing Director Europe, Middle East & Africa, NBCUniversal International Networks & Direct-To-Consumer“From 14 October, the incredible line-up of entertainment available to DStv customers ranges from award-winning original production Celebrity Game Night – which shortly goes back into production for a fourth season – to gripping dramas and Hollywood blockbusters. And, it’s all at no extra cost to a subscription.”

“As Africa’s most loved storyteller, we are always looking to offer top entertainment to our DStv customers, and the addition of Universal+ aims to do just that. We are excited to bring the best of international content and the widest possible choice of great shows to satisfy all our viewers,” says Simon Camerer, Chief Operating Officer at MultiChoice South Africa. 

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