South Africa is home to the biggest pay-TV service in Africa, MultiChoice. Ever since Netflix went global and spread its wings beyond America and few other countries where it was exclusively available, the TV streaming service has been poking at DStv.
The chief executive of MultiChoice SA, Calvo Mawela, has long suspected that Netflix has been messing around with them. There has been a paranoia throughout the MultiChoice corporation that Netflix SA is coming after them. Well, Netflix is now turning that paranoia into a hilarious joke is some of its latest ads.
Netflix SA has been running an ad in South Africa played by a popular local comedian – Jason Goliath – depicting a character ‘Man With A Van’ who makes a living out of faking Netflix installations. The Man With A Van comes to clients homes with numerous pointless wires and crazy installations, he even brings with him an empty box with the words Premium HD; that is a direct swipe at DStv’s premium service.
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