MultiChoice Uganda, in partnership with the country’s leading mobile service provider, MTN, has introduced internet data bundles ,that will provide DStv customers with a more affordable data plan to stream live TV and access DStv Catch Up via the DStv Now app to enjoy on-the-go.
DStv Now is entertainment on the move. By downloading the app to your cellphone, or logging on via your desktop browser, you get to watch Live TV, see the full DStv TV Guide and enjoy DStv Catch Up content (via streaming or download) at no extra cost to your subscription.
The Live TV and DStv Catch Up content on DStv Now will be as per the package you are on. You can register up to four different devices for DStv Now on the same account. Getting set up is easy: you’ll need a Connect ID that you can create here or through the DStv Now app.
Addressing media at the MultiChoice Uganda Head office, Patricia Kiconco, MultiChoice Uganda’s Head of Customer Experience and Care expressed her delight at offering active DStv customers an even more affordable way to enjoy their favourite shows at their convenience via the DStv Now app.
“While this mobile app service is available to our customers across all packages from Premium to Access as a value add, we want to make sure that their experience to our service is even more enhanced through convenience and affordability. There’s no additional subscription charge when you sign up and watch your TV via the app or the online website. All you have to do is sign up online or via the app with your DStv credentials. Once you load your DStv Now MTN Data Bundles, you’ll be able to enjoy Live TV, and start streaming all our world-class entertainment anywhere,” she said.
MTN Ag. Chief Marketing Officer, Sen Somdev, said the initiative seeks to drive high impact user experience and cater for both DStv and MTN customer needs.
“DSTV Now data bundles will make it more convenient for viewers to enjoy their favourite shows while on the go,” he said.
Adding, “The new bundles include data which can only be used on DStv Now are available in two sizes; 2 hours costing UGX 6000- and 4-hours costing UGX 12,000. To purchase a bundle, DStv customers dial *165*82#ok. The data bundles last for 24 hours from the time of purchase and are calculated according to viewing time.”
How to get DStv Now:
Download the app from the Google Play Store or Apple App Store for your mobile device or tablet, or visit dstv.com/now.
Once you’re on DStv Now, click “Register” and then:
Click “Yes” to indicate that you’re a DStv customer
Enter your ID or passport number
You’ll now be sent a one-time pin to the mobile number associated with your DStv account
Use the one-time pin to complete your registration
Enter your first name and email address, then create your password
Login to DStv Now and enjoy!
MultiChoice has also made screen casting available through Chromecast on Android to enable customers with the relevant devices to cast DStv Now to their bigger television screens.
How to buy DStv Now MTN Data Bundles:
Dial *165*82#ok select option I to buy for self and option 2 to buy for another.