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MultiChoice increases prices of its DStv, GOtv bundles in Nigeria

MultiChoice Nigeria, the parent company of DStv and GOtv, has raised subscription fees across the board, effective April 1, 2022. 

Highlights of the Current DStv / Gotv packages in Nigeria 

The increase in package rates was revealed in a statement on Tuesday, citing increased inflationary expenses and corporate operations as the reasons. 

Premium (N21,000), Compact + (N14,250), Compact (N9,000), Confam (N5,300), Yanga (N2,950), Padi (N2,150), Business (N2,669), Xtraview + PVR access fee Multichoice said its DStv package will now cost – Premium (N21,000), Compact + (N14,250), Compact (N9,000), Confam (N5,300), Yanga (N2,950), Padi (N2,150), Business (N2,900) 

The new GOtv package prices are N4,150 for Gotv Max, N2,800 for GOtv Jolli, N1,900 for GOtv Jinja, and N900 for GOtv Lite.  

The statement 

Part of the statement read, “In light of the rising costs of inflation and business operations, we have had to review the price of our packages to keep delighting our customers with great entertainment, anytime and anywhere,” the company said in a statement on Tuesday. 

“Therefore, from April 1, 2022, a new pricing regime for both our DStv and GOtv packages will be in effect.” 

Multichoice said customers who pay on or before their due date (before April 1, 2022) would be eligible to pay the old price. 

“Also, customers who pay consistently on time (before their due dates) for a period of 12 months would also be eligible to pay the old price. 

“Customers who pay for 10 months upfront on the new price will get the 11th and 12th month free,” the company said. 

The company said the price adjustments would enable it to serve customers better. 

What you should know 

MultiChoice is a South African corporation that owns and runs DStv, a significant satellite television service in Sub-Saharan Africa, as well as GOtv, a lesser service available in over nine countries in the region, and Showmax. 

Multichoice Nigeria 

MultiChoice is Nigeria’s first pay TV operator, having introduced the country’s first digital satellite broadcasting service in 1993. Through DStv and GOtv platforms, they provide premium entertainment including general entertainment, news, information, sports, and education channels. 

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