DStv gives viewers access to numerous news channels for updates on the coronavirus outbreak

South African broadcasting service, DStv, has expanded its service offering to customers and non-customers, by allowing everyone to have access to a range of local and international news channels.

In a statement on Thursday, 26 March 2020, DStv expressed the importance of the South African public having access to updates on the coronavirus pandemic throughout the 21-day national lockdown. Along with the introduction of the Pan-African news channel, Africanews, DStv has given viewers access to a range of other news channels. The channels which are now available to all South Africans include; BBC World News, CNN, Sky News, eNCA, SABC News, Newzroom Afrika and Euronews.

See the full statement below.