New Netflix competitor will have 5 sports channels in South Africa

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A new video on demand competitor enters the South African market, it will try and compete against Netflix, and Showmax, and says it will have 5 SPORT CHANNELS.


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Apps for the service are available for Android and iOS. Discover Digital said it plans to support Chromecast, Airplay, DEOD media players, and major Smart TVs soon.

DEOD’s on-demand packages span news, sports, entertainment, and several other combinations. They are priced per month as follows:

  • News – R49
  • Sport – R99
  • On Demand – R79
  • News and Sport – R129
  • On Demand and News – R99
  • On Demand and Sport – R159
  • DEOD Premium – R189

DEOD Premium, which is a combination of the News, Sport, and On-Demand packages, is also available as a weekend (R49) or week-long package (R69).

In addition, the service offers a movie rental option – with the latest releases priced at R30 and older movies priced at R18.

Payment options for customers include credit cards, debit orders, and voucher payments.

The company stated that users will also be able to download content for offline playback, and that scheduled downloads would be available for customer who want to take advantage of off-peak data usage.

Live sports streaming

DEOD’s sports packages will include five channels

  • EDGE Sport HD
  • Fightbox
  • Motorvision
  • Nautical
  • Sport Skool

“Obviously we can’t compete for the rights of sports that traditional broadcasters have on their platforms,” said Discover Digital MD Stephen Watson.


Its sports packages will feature extreme sports, fighting sports, watersports, and motorsports – ranging from rallies to motorcycle racing.

News channels

News channels on the News package will include:

  • Al Jazeera
  • Africanews
  • Euronews
  • Bloomberg
  • Russia Today
  • France24



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Android app is called DEOD


I will update this post as more information becomes available.

For all your DSTV and WIF requirements contact David Shadford Mr Satellite CC:  Cell: 083 261 5290 E-mail: Website:

Mr Satellite is based in the Southern Suburbs of Cape Town and services that area.



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