Corporate Affairs Manager Multchoice Malawi Zena Makunje said that movie Room will be launching on 27 August and will be available to DStv subscribers on to DStv Premium, Compact Plus, Compact, Family & Access packages on channel 113 and for GOtv customers it will be available on Supa and Max packages on channel 28.
Makunje added that the movie channel is the brainchild of Ngwato Nkosi Group, known as the founders of Newzroom Afrika news and information service airing on DStv channel 405.
“The company, which is a partnership between television entrepreneurs Thabile Ngwato and Thokozani Nkosi, is building on the strong platform created by Newzroom Afrika to expand its entertainment business with the launch of Movie Room.”,She explained
Thokozani Nkosi said that the channel will offer entertaining local and international movies 24/7, from big blockbuster hits to unforgettable cinema classics.
“We’ll be carefully curating the line-up to cater for every mood – whether it’s edge-of-your-seat action you’re after or the comfort of an old favourite. Of course, we’ll also apply the unique perspective that we’ve become known for,” Nkosi said.
Thabile Ngwato said the company had a bold ambition to build an African news and entertainment platform for the future.
Ngwato expressed that Newzroom Afrika has been successful beyond all expectations, and they will use the experience of setting up the channel from scratch to make smart decisions in our approach with Movie Room.
Movie Room will give viewers even more options in their selection of entertainment for every viewing occasion