DSTV and GOtv fight for their lives in Nigeria

February 14, 2018 • General, Top Stories, West Africa Abuja, Nigeria. On 10 February 2018, the Federal Government in Nigeria notified the management of MultiChoice DSTV/GOtv that their operations in Nigeria will come to an end in 2019 as their license expires June next year, according… Read full story here

TSTV ‘Pay-as-You-Consume’ plan challenges DSTV — Daily Times Nigeria

Telcom Satellite TV (TSTV) is coming with “Pay As-You-Consume” plan which every other operator said was not possible in Nigeria before now to challenge DSTV. The “Pay-As-You-Consume” plan already lauded for its simplicity will allow subscribers of TSTV pay for only programmes watched. TSTV’s entrance is a test of strength and will prove if DSTV… Read more TSTV ‘Pay-as-You-Consume’ plan challenges DSTV — Daily Times Nigeria

MTN prepares to acquire MultiChoice Africa – owners of DSTV and GoTV

There are strong indications that telecoms giant, MTN is edging towards making an official announcement on rumored plans to acquire MultiChoice Africa and a decision could be reached as early as this month. It revealed that MTN and MultiChoice have been discussing since the last quarter of 2016 on the acquisition deal and it is… Read more MTN prepares to acquire MultiChoice Africa – owners of DSTV and GoTV

Nigeria: Struggle for Subscribers Divide Multichoice, Startimes Along Strategy Line

Multichoice and StarTimes, two major pay-TV providers in the country have thrown up various marketing stunts to retain and recruit prospective subscribers. The strategies employed by Multichoice was the DSTV Thank You programme to appreciation its subscribers across the rest of Africa – excluding South Africa. The programme is designed for Multichoice subscribers to get… Read more Nigeria: Struggle for Subscribers Divide Multichoice, Startimes Along Strategy Line

Can Nigerians do without DSTV?

On Saturday, 1st of April 2017, Nigerian DSTV users were hit with a shocking announcement revealing the increase in subscription charges of every DSTV package by five percent with effect from 1st May 2017. This marks the fifth time DSTV is increasing its subscription fee in Nigeria since its inception in 2009. From the information… Read more Can Nigerians do without DSTV?

DStv and GOtv subscribers will pay more from May 1st

Currently, Nigeria is facing a harsh economic conditions — a recession. One would think that with Nigeria’s patronage (Multichoice has the largest number of subscribers in Nigeria), they would review the bouquet prices downwards. DStv’s current price increase in spite of the present unfavourable economic conditions may suggest insensitivity and partiality knowing that it had… Read more DStv and GOtv subscribers will pay more from May 1st