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Our business overview



WE ENRICH LIVES USING THE POWER
OF VIDEO ENTERTAINMENT
AND BRING PEOPLE TOGETHER
AROUND A SHARED PASSION

OUR ENTERTAINMENT PLATFORMS

WE DELIVER ENTERTAINMENT TO 19.5 million 90-DAY ACTIVE SUBSCRIBERS

ACROSS 50 countries ON THE AFRICAN CONTINENT



As Africa’s leading video entertainment company, we create and secure the rights to phenomenal content from all over the world. This content is delivered through our first-class satellite and online video entertainment services.

We are inextricably connected to our customers and the countries they live in. This is why we invest in Africa’s film and television (TV) industry, contributing to the economies of the countries where we operate and creating thousands of jobs across the continent.

WE HAVE PROGRAMMING IN 17 languages

 

3 850* hours OF LOCAL CONTENT PRODUCED THIS YEAR

 

DEDICATED LOCAL CONTENT CHANNELS IN 8 key markets


Top quality local productions,

amounting to 40% of our total general entertainment spend



Leaders in sport broadcasting,

with approximately 7 500 live events and 700 own productions broadcast annually


Compelling international content

from multiple providers on 111 channels



A leading digital platform security division with offices in 14 countries




WE ARE AFRICA’S
MOST LOVED STORYTELLER

SOUTH AFRICA

Established in 1985

The leading provider of video entertainment in South Africa providing access to world-class local and international content through our DStv brand, Showmax and DStv Now.

67% OF GROUP REVENUE

ZAR10.3bn TRADING PROFIT

8.4m
90-DAY ACTIVE SUBSCRIBERS

REST OF AFRICA

Established in 1992

With a diversified presence across geographies, platforms and consumer segments, we offer world-class local and international content to the Rest of Africa through our DStv/DStv Now/Showmax brands in 49 markets and GOtv brand in eight key markets.

30% OF GROUP REVENUE

ZAR2.9bn TRADING LOSS

11.1m
90-DAY ACTIVE SUBSCRIBERS

TECHNOLOGY (Irdeto)

Established in 1969

As the second largest content protection vendor by volume, Irdeto protects platforms and applications for video entertainment, gaming, connected transport and other connected industries. It services not only the group’s security and anti-piracy needs but also the world’s best video entertainment and connected industry service providers.

3% OF GROUP REVENUE

ZAR0.7bn TRADING PROFIT

>400 CUSTOMERS SPANNING
71 countries