M-Net will introduce a more streamlined and sharpened channel line-up on DStv which will make it easier for customers to find their favourite international series and movies on the platform. The changes will start on Monday 1 September 2020.
According to the information from Multichoice Uganda, M-Net will consolidate its movie channels from six to four that will be well-curated movie channels featuring a fewer number of older library movies in the schedule to keep the movie offering new and fresh.
Instead, M-Net Movies Smile content will now be available on a re-branded M-Net Movies 1 bringing the viewers the latest in comedy, animation, family, kids, romance and drama on DStv Premium Channel 104 in South, East Africa and Channel 105 in West Africa.
M-Net Movies Action + content will be also be re-branded M-Net Movies 2 featuring the latest in action, fantasy, adventure, Sci-Fi, horror and thriller movies on DStv Premium Channel 106.
In addition, M-Net Movies Action and M-Net Movies All Stars will also be re-branded M-Net Movies 3 where viewers can enjoy action, fantasy, adventure, Sci-Fi, comedy, family, drama and local movies on DStv Premium and Compact Channel 107.
Other changes include; previously M-Net Movies Zone which will be re-branded as M-Net Movies 4 featuring genre of action, comedy, family, animated, drama and local movies which will be available from DStv Access upon Channel 108 and GOtv 3 / 103 /303
Some M-Net channels will be renumbered to create space for any long-term channel additions which may occur; integrating genres and sub-genres will make navigation more user-friendly further enhancing the customer’s viewing experience which will also reduce repeats.
“These changes are in line with MultiChoice Africa’s strategy to add more value to our loyal DStv customers’ packages by ensuring that they continue to receive only the best programming” A source from Multichoice said.
The reshuffle will take place effective from Tuesday, 01 September 2020 at 12:00 CAT and will result in the channels changes below:
Channel rebranding on 1stSeptember 2020:
- M-Net Movies 1 DStv Premium(Ch104 & 105)
- M-Net Movies 2 DStv Premium (Ch106)
- M-Net Movies 3 DStv Premium & Compact Plus (Ch107)
- M-Net Movies 4 from DStv Access up on (Ch108)
- M-Net Movies Pop Up from DStv Access up on (Ch111)