Chairman MultiChoice Uganda hands over an Explora to Gaetano Kaggwa at BoxOffice launch in Uganda.

With BoxOffice, movie fans can now rent Hollywood blockbuster movies right at the comfort of their couch.

As part of its commitment to provide subscribers with cutting edge technology innovations and the most convenient and best television viewing experience, MultiChoice Uganda has officially launched BoxOffice, a service that will allow subscribers to conveniently rent and watch the latest blockbuster movies in the comfort of their homes, right on their Explora decoders.

Speaking at the launch of this newest innovation in Uganda’s television viewing experience, the General Manager MultiChoice Uganda Charles Hamya said; “With BoxOffice, all DStv Premium, Compact Plus and Compact subscribers with an active Explora subscription can easily rent latest blockbuster movies and keep such rented movies for up to 48 hours, at a minimum cost of UGX 6, 600 per movie for the whole family to enjoy. The service will give subscribers access to a wide variety of movies ranging from comedy, drama and family movies, to horror, fantasy and a whole lot more.”

All Explora customers who meet the qualifying criteria have already been set up for BoxOffice. He urged all those with Explora decoders to starting renting fantastic blockbuster movies by simply using their Explora remote to access the BoxOffice Screen.  The first movie is ON THE HOUSE! Our flexible easy-to-use payment methods as well the QR Code feature offers convenience and simplicity at its best!


“At MultiChoice we have taken video on demand to a completely new level with our Explora decoder to ensure we offer our subscribers the most customer centric services that mimic the Internet on a decoder, without the high data bills meaning, our customers can enjoy the much celebrated blockbuster movies before they are even available on television,” revealed Hamya.

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 entire 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. The QR Code feature makes renting movies simpler and convenient!