The annual price hike that will come into effect from April will see consumers of all 5 of the biggest DStv packages pay more, with DStv box-office movie rentals going up.
The DStv Access feel will increase while DStv BoxIffice rentals will go up
The pricing of show ax and the recently launched Asd movies add on the package will remain unchanged for 2021.
This means that the DStv. Premium subscription fee us increasing by 1.22% DStv compact plus is increasing by 1.89% DStv compact is rising by 2.51% DStv Access is increasing by 4.55% and that DStv family package is increasing by 5.73%.
While the percentage of DStv premium subscribers as part of the total base continues to decline, since those customers no longer see the top tier product as offering enough value, multiChoice is facing ever greater competition from video streaming services like Netflix SA, Amazon prime video, Apple Tv+, VIU, Vodacom video play and Telkom one with various other international streamers who are still set to launch in South Africa.
MultiChoice South Africa’s price home comes as MultiChoice Africa recently lowered subscription payments and DStv decoder prices in other African countries including Ghana, Nigeria, Kenya, Zambia, and Uganda, and said that because of countries struggling economist and covid-19 that it considers a price reduction in a bid to ease our customer’s burden and cushion them against financial distress.