Multichoice Kenya to launch DSTV Mobile’s “Drifta” tomorrow.
Multichoice Kenya is to launch DSTV Mobile’s “Drifta” tomorrow (Wednesday) morning for the first time in Kenya. The Drifta is a mobile TV decoder that receives DVB-H signals and converts them into a Wi-Fi signal for Wi-Fi enabled viewing devices such as laptops, PCs, tablets and smartphones. DSTV mobile has been operational in Kenya for sometime but this is the first time that the Drifta offering has been made available in East Africa.
In order to use the Drifta, one currently can access it on Apple’s iPod Touch, iPhone, iPad running iOS 4.0 and higher iOS as well as Windows PCs including laptops and notebooks running Windows XP, Vista and 7. Other devices will be available soon. The really big deal about the Drifta is one can access a good number of DSTV channels without having to acquire the full DSTV satellite-based service. In addition, the Drifta is mobile meaning you use it on the go without being stuck in the house.