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Following the recent re-launch of its DStv Compact, MultiChoice content showcase has announced the addition of two new British channels, BBC Lifestyle and Cbeebies to further enrich the quality of content on the bouquet.

The channels which were previously exclusive to Premium bouquet subscribers have been included to the over 95 plus channels list on Compact.

“This further broadens the range of offerings on the Compact bouquet”, said General Manager, Marketing, MultiChoice Nigeria, Martin Mabutho.

Speaking further, Mabutho said, “As a leading video entertainment company in Africa, we are constantly seeking ways of providing more value to our subscribers and we do this by structuring content that suit their lifestyles and personalities. The addition of BBC Lifestyle and Cbeebies exemplifies our commitment to continually add value to our subscribers”, he concluded.

BBC Lifestyle is an international channel that provides six key programming features in Food, Home & Design, Fashion & Style, Health, Parenting, and Personal Development while Cbeebies offers a mix of mostly UK-produced entertainment and educational output designed to encourage learning through play. Both channels are wholly owned by BBC Worldwide.

Meanwhile BBC Entertainment which will be renamed to BBC Brit on DStv channel 120 will be accessible to local viewers on Compact, Compact Plus and Premium bouquets starting from 1 September 2015. The channel will become the exclusive home of Top Gear, Undercover Boss and Dragons Den and cover a rich variety of subjects including cars, science, adventure, business, food and life-changing moments.

DStv Compact bouquet was refreshed to offer Nigerians with quality entertainment they can afford as well as fit their lifestyle. At a simply perfect monthly subscription of N6,000, subscribers get to enjoy wide range of channels including M-City, Eva, AfricaMagic Igbo, AfricaMagic Urban, AfricaMagic Epic, Zee World, and all the channels on the Family and Access bouquets



Sally is the author of the Fish Brain series and Boys With Toys. She has written other online series like The Immortals’ Code, No heart Feelings, Novocaine Knights, To Tame a Virgin and In Pursuit of Kyenpia. She lives in Lagos with her husband and kids and loves the occasional bar lounging with friends. She blogs on or you can follow her on Twitter @NovocainKnights

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