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MultiChoice launches BoxOffice in Kenya

MultiChoice has officially launched BoxOffice in Kenya, in what is yet another move to provide DStv subscribers with the ultimate in home television entertainment.

BoxOffice is a service that allows subscribers to conveniently rent and watch the latest blockbuster movies in the comfort of their homes, right on their DStv Explora decoders.

With BoxOffice, DStv subscribers can now rent and keep movies for up to 48 hours, for KSh230 per movie, and your first movie is courtesy of DStv Kenya. Thereafter customers using the service may choose to use any of the flexible payment options to rent and make anytime movie time with BoxOffice.

Box Office will give subscribers access to a wide variety of movies from comedy, drama and family movies, to horror, fantasy and a whole lot more.

Speaking during the unveiling event, MultiChoice Kenya Finance Manager, Janet Oyugi promised that with BoxOffice, DStv Premium subscribers would enjoy the best and latest of Hollywood and Nollywood on their Explora decoders.

“DStv services like BoxOffice form part of a bigger MultiChoice strategy to use cutting-edge technological innovation to help people enjoy some of the best entertainment available at a time that’s convenient to them.”

“And with the all-new Explora decoder, we’re taking on demand video to a whole new level, by offering subscribers an experience that mimics the Internet, but on a decoder, and without the high data bills.”

“With this innovative service,” she added, “our subscribers can watch the latest blockbusters before they become available on TV, legitimately. “BoxOffice delivers quality, simplicity, choice and convenience at the touch of the GREEN Button.”

BoxOffice on Explora

With up to 20 movies at any one time, the DStv Explora is packaged with a brand new, stylish HD user interface, which makes finding favourite movies on BoxOffice so much easier.

Content is displayed using HD poster-art – just like an Internet video service.  In addition, the Explora has powerful search features that help subscribers find movies quicker and easier as it searches across the Electronic Programme Guide. Explora’s remote control further enhances the experience with dedicated shortcut buttons to BoxOffice and other viewing options. You can also watch a trailer of the movie before renting.

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