DStv Billboard - Rain Fade

Rain fade? No problem.

Stormy weather is good for cuddles but not always good for satellite reception. With tropical cyclone Dineo coming to see the beautiful shores of South Africa, things are about to get a little crazy with some intense stormy weather! This can lead to rain fade.

What is rain fade, you may ask? Watch the video below to understand how bad weather can interrupt your viewing:

Now that you've got the jargon down and you're cool with the kids on rain fade - don't despair! 

DStv Now is here to ensure you're never left stranded on an island of no entertainment. DStv Now gives you access to live TV streaming (on select channels) as well as DStv Catch Up and Catch Up Plus online or on your smart device via the DStv Now app - meaning you can watch insane amounts of awesome entertainment, wherever and whenever!


What to do if rain fade hits:

If you're in front of the telly: Watch DStv Catch Up on your DStv Explora
If weather gets Dineo-crazy, just press the CATCH UP button on your DStv Explora to open a library of awesome shows and movies!


If you're too lazy to get in front of the telly: DStv Now on your smart device
Not with your beloved DStv Explora? No problem. Just use the DStv Now app on your smart device to watch Live TV, DStv Catch Up and Catch Up Plus!

If you're in the movie mood: BoxOffice
Feel like an awesome rainy weather movie? Well, with BoxOffice online, you can rent the latest blockbusters, regardless of the weather.


What to watch on DStv Catch Up?

With these super-stacked series available on DStv Now, you could be binging in the rain in no time

Series you should start binging on (yes, from the start) right now:

- The Affair
Flesh and Bone

- Father Brown
- Incorporated
- Banshee
- Togetherness
Deutschland 83
- Call the Midwife
- Barracuda

The Missing
Planet Earth II


There are so many amazing shows available for you to watch right now and here are just a few of them:

If you like suspense/action:

- How to Get Away with Murder
- The Blacklist
- Homeland


If you like comedy:
- Girls
- Black-ish
- Mom
- Jane the Virgin


If you like the supernatural:
- Vampire Diaries
- Emerald City
- Stitchers
- The Magicians


If you like drama, mama:
- The Fixer
- Grey's Anatomy


If you like reality TV:

Married at First Sight SA
- Revenge Body with Khloe Kardashian
- Dance Moms


If you like crime shows:
- Homicide Hunter
- 24 to Life
- Copycat Killers