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DStv Explora for R99pm*
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DStv Explora

Product Price
R 1999.00**

DStv Explora

More about the DStv Explora

The DStv Explora allows you to meet all the viewing needs of your family.

The Best Selection of Content

  • More space for your recordings (up to 220 hours of personal recorded content).
  • Over 170 hours of the hottest programming on DStv Catch Up – including series (and series stacking with multiple episodes of many shows), box sets (where available), movies, kids shows, sporting highlights, documentaries and more.
  • Access to hundreds of extra titles via DStv Catch Up Plus*
  • 20 blockbuster movies to choose from on BoxOffice.
  • Unlimited series recordings (and you can prioritise the series being recorded).
  • Remote Recordings* – allowing you to record something even when you’re not at home.

Better Content Discovery

  • Easily find a show using search – just hit the SEARCH button, make your choice and we’ll show you results across the 8-day TV guide, Playlist, DStv Catch Up and BoxOffice.
  • Easily find out when a show is on again. Search movies currently running and upcoming, live sport for the next 24 hours, as well as series, theme, key word and advanced searches.
  • Series stacking in DStv Catch Up and your Playlist, making it easy to find and binge watch your favourite series.

Modern and Intuitive user interface

  • DStv Central button to access all settings and content.
  • DStv Catch Up and BoxOffice now have posters for better discovery of content.
  • New remote control with dedicated shortcut buttons to DStv Central, BoxOffice, DStv Catch Up, Playlist and Search.

All the great PVR functions, just better

  • View 1, Record 1
  • Pause Live TV for up to 2 hours — retain buffer on channel change and when launching applications
  • Apps like Weather, News and SuperSport Active.
  • Parental Control
  • HD capable (720p and 1080i)
  • Dolby Digital 5.1 capable
  • XtraView capable (compatible with all other XtraView decoders)
  • Widescreen capable
  • Hearing Impaired Subtitles capable (when available)
  • HD User Interface

HD channels available on selected packages when connected to a HD TV via HDMI. BoxOffice available to DStv Premium, Extra and Compact customers. DStv Catch Up and DStv Catch Up Plus exclusive to DStv Premium. Additional access fee required when using PVR / XtraView functionality.

*Please note: Data charges apply when using Connected Services on the DStv Explora and we recommend an uncapped ADSL account, with a minimum 2Mbps download speed when using this feature. Downloading video consumes large amounts of data so please be aware of your data package limits and costs. DStv will not be held responsible for data usage. Access fee payable. DStv Catch Up Plus exclusive to DStv Premium customers. Terms and Conditions apply. Visit dstv.com/GetConnected for more information.

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