Multichoice Kenya launches new mobile decoder

22/08/2011 - Kenya property & investment news Posted by Bob Brunskill
Multichoice Kenya launches new mobile decoder

Multichoice Kenya, the Kenyan pay television service provider, has launched a new mobile decoder into the market that will enable its subscribers to have access to mobile television services.Dubbed Drifta, the new mobile decode is targeted at mobile television enthusiasts.Through the system, subscribers within the firm's mobile network coverage areas in Nairobi, Mombasa and their environs have access to various DStv channels.According to Felix Onyango, general manager of Digital Mobile Television Kenya Limited, which has partnered with Multichoice Kenya to provide the new product, the decoder was unveiled so as Kenyans can get traditional pay TV services 'on-the-go'."We are responding to Kenyans' increasingly mobile culture. Kenyans can now enjoy television anytime, anywhere," he commented.Meanwhile, Stephen Isaboke, general manager of Multichoice Kenya, hailed the new product.He said: "The development and introduction of new technology is key to ensuring that DStv subscribers get more enjoyment and control of their television viewing."