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SPI/FilmBox, Multichoice launch TDC on DStv

October 22, 2020

SPI/FilmBox will launch their new Timeless Dizi Channel (TDC) on DStv on November 2nd. The channel will be available on DStv Premium, Compact Plus, Compact and Family in South Africa & Lesotho, and on DStv Premium, Compact Plus and Compact across all other Sub-Saharan Africa territories.

“We are very excited about launching on DStv as a leading video entertainment platform in Africa. This brings the Timeless Dizi Channel to a wider audience across the region. SPI and MultiChoice are both committed to bringing phenomenal content that’s built on compelling stories capable of capturing the hearts and minds across generations and geographies,” said Georgina Twiss, MD Western Europe & Africa at SPI International. “That’s why we believe TDC is the perfect addition to DStv’s channel offering with its well-curated selection of dramas, a unique genre of high-budget series from Turkish producers that focus on relatable and engaging stories of family, relationships, morality, and love.”

TDC offers hundreds of hours of popular Turkish dramas including International Emmy Award nominee Black Money Love and other critically-acclaimed series Karadayi, Kurt Seyit & Shura, The End, Red Scarf, Moms and Mothers, Wings of Love, The 8th Day, and Kuzgun.

The channel has reached over five million households worldwide within the first year of its launch and continues to increase its footprint across the globe, with recent distribution deals in Switzerland, Nepal, and the Middle East.

“This Turkish pop-up channel is such an exciting opportunity for us to offer a new and unique genre of content to our customers as part of our commitment to bring the best of the world back home,” says Yolisa Phahle, MultiChoice Group CEO of General Entertainment & Connected Video. “As Africa’s most-loved storyteller, we will continue to invest in both local and international content that excites our customers, both young and old, and offers the best entertainment at great value.”

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