MultiChoice has introduced a partnership with Sky, which can see the South African broadcaster promote its “Sky Glass” TV vary from 2023.
Within the UK, the Sky Glass TV comes with a QLED panel and packs built-in Wi-Fi connectivity for streaming Sky TV and streaming apps.
The sensible TV will include the DStv app in-built.
Sky and MultiChoice’s settlement adopted Sky Glass’ launch within the UK in 2021, then Eire and Italy in 2022.
MultiChoice is Sky’s second Glass syndication associate following its partnership with Australian pay tv firm Foxtel, introduced final 12 months.
The Sky Glass TV vary options 4K QLED shows with an built-in Dolby Atmos-supporting sound bar and shall be accessible in numerous sizes and colors in South Africa.
“Glass gives a world-class streaming aggregation product that may embrace the collation and search performance throughout (MultiChoce Group’s) personal content material and third-party apps,” MultiChoice stated in a press release.
It additionally options voice search to assist viewers discover the content material they need to watch as simply as attainable.
“We’re actually excited in regards to the syndication partnership with Sky and Comcast, and what it means for our clients,” MultiChoice Group CEO Calvo Mawela stated.
“We perceive that offering world-leading content material should come by an distinctive buyer expertise.”
“This syndication partnership highlights our drive to place the wants of consumers on the core of what we do, by each the bolstering of the shoppers viewing expertise in addition to demand for streaming aggregation,” he added.
EVP and CEO for brand spanking new markets and companies at Sky Andrea Zappia stated Sky is thrilled to associate with MultiChoice to launch its Glass TV product in South Africa.
“Glass is a world-class content material and app aggregation platform that makes discovering content material straightforward, with voice search and clever suggestions,” he added.