Revamped DMX Audio Channels And Brand New Ubuntu Audio Channel

DStv customers are in for a treat as we launch three new exciting audio channels onto the DStv audio package on 21 April 2015.

DMX is pleased to announce the launch of two new audio channels, which will enhance the music experience on the DMX DStv audio packages. The new channels, Trots Afrikaans and The Light, will launch on DStv channels 815 and 836.


Trots Afrikaans, will feature a mix of current and favourite Afrikaans adult contemporary songs, which is sure to provide a wonderful showcase of Afrikaans music, appealing to avid Afrikaans music listeners. This channel features a range of artists including, Juanita du Plessis, Bobby Van Jaarsveld, Theuns Jordaan, Dozi, Nicholis Louw, Kurt Darren and more.

The Light is an upbeat, mid-tempo and joyful expression of a mix of both Pop and Rock modern gospel tracks, mostly contemporary, from the eighties through to current hits across the gospel charts. The channel features well known artists such as Casting Crowns, Britt Nicole, Tobymac, Chris Tomlin, Kari Jobe, Meredith Andrews, Josh Wilson and more.

Trots Afrikaans and The Light will replace Electrosphere (DStv channel 815) and New Age (DStv channel 836) respectively.

Talk radio enthusiasts can tune into Ubuntu Radio on DStv audio channel 888. Launched by the Department of International Relations and Cooperation of the Republic of South Africa (DIRCO) as an online radio station, Ubuntu Radio is the first of its kind on the African continent.

The station aims to create a platform for exchange of views and opinions by various stakeholders as well as tell African stories from an African perspective. It also aims to create a fair and balanced representation of the work of the department and government as a whole; and to clearly and consistently present the policies of the Government of South Africa.

For more information about DStv Audio channels and all other DStv channels and packages, please visit

By Andrew Germishuys

Founder of SAMDB, Andrew has worked full time in the film industry since the early 2000's. He has trained as an actor, completing his LAMDA Gold Medal, and attending many courses in Cape Town acting studios, with masterclasses with some of the international industries top directors, producers and filmmakers.

Working as an actor and armourer in the film and television industry have given Andrew a great balance of skills across the board when it comes to the entertainment industry.

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