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CuriosityStream

Broadcast on: DStv
Active from: 21 Nov 2019
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About

CuriosityStream is an American nonfiction subscription video-on-demand streaming service which airs in sub-Saharan Africa on the DStv satellite network which delivers nonfiction documentaries and series about science, nature, history, technology, society and lifestyle.

AVAILABILITY

DStv: Channel 185
Bouquet: Premium, Compact Plus

PICTURE FORMAT

576i (SDTV, 16:9)

ABOUT

From the founder of the Discovery Channel, CuriosityStream showcases experts from Stephen Hawking to Veritasium's Derek Muller, with stunning visuals and storytelling to demystify science, technology, history and nature.

Whether you want to explore Mars or travel back to ancient civilizations, CuriosityStream adds new binge-worthy films and series each week.

The aim is to entertain, enlighten and inspire, with access available worldwide on television, laptops or mobile devices.

CuriosityStream's content library is divided into four main areas: Science, Technology, Civilization and Human Spirit. The sub-categories of these four pillars are divided as follows:

Science
Biology, Earth, Genetics, Medicine, Mind, Nature, Physics, Space

Technology
Artificial Intelligence, Communications, Energy, Engineering, Nanotechnology, Privacy & Security, Social Web, Transportation

Civilization
Business, Conflict, Democracy, Economics, Entrepreneurship, History, Politics, Society

Human Spirit
Art, Character & Values, Creativity, Dramatic & Performing Arts, Health & Wellness, Literature, Music, Philosophy

Content available at launch in South Africa included Breakthrough, Butterfly Effect, 101 Events That Made The 20th Century, Apocalypse: WWI, Tales of Nature, The Secret Lives of Big Cats, Crime Scene Solvers, A Curious World, Scanning the Pyramids, Destiny of Rome, Bronze Age and The Twilight of Civilizations.


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