Multichoice’s DStv announces price increases and keep streaming packages unchanged

Multichoice announced the price increase of their DSTV packages across the board. The pay television operator says their price adjustments goes in hand with inflation. Starting from 1 April 2024 users can expect to pay a slightly higher price for their DStv packages.

According to Multichoice, DStv Compact Plus and DStv Access prices will increase by between 3.1% and 7.8% across DStv’s satellite pay-TV portfolio while all streaming-only services will maintain changed.

  • DStv Premium: R929 (a 5.7% increase, from R879)
  • DStv Compact Plus: R619 (a 6.9% increase, from R579)
  • DStv Compact: R469 (a 4.5% increase, from R449)
  • DStv Family: R329 (a 3.1% increase, from R319)
  • DStv Access: R139 (a 7.5% increase, from R129)
  • DStv Access Dee: R120 (a 4.3% increase, from R115)
  • DStv EasyView: R29 (no increase)

“We’re excited about DStv price guarantee which secures a price lower than today for our customers who sign up for our 24-month deal to beat the increase,” says Marc Jury, MultiChoice SA CEO. “Our priority is to ensure that we continue to provide unparalleled entertainment, which includes local South African stories and the world’s best sports. Subscribers can look forward to an array of exciting content such as Big Brother Mzansi as well as major sporting events like the SA20 Cricket and the Olympic games.”

Jury adds: “We believe these adjustments are reasonable considering the significant 16% year-on-year depreciation of the rand against the US dollar, and our commitment to securing long-term broadcast sports rights and international studio deals, which are priced in US dollars.”

“As Africa’s premier entertainment provider, we are committed to delivering exceptional value to our customers. We have an excellent lineup of local and international shows and sports. Our customers can also look forward to continued savings on our DStv internet bundles, DStv insurance, and Namola,” concludes Jury.

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