MultiChoice hikes prices
South Africa-based pay-TV giant MultiChoice is raising its DStv subscription rates by more than the local rate of inflation. Prices will rise by an average 6.4 per cent on April 1st and then be fixed for the next 12 months.
It’s lowest cost – and fast-growing – bouquet (‘Compact’) will rise by a greater amount (7.3 per cent) to Rand 295. The top end Premium tier will cost Rand 665 a month (currently R625).
The popular M-Net terrestrial pay-channel will go up from R300 to R315.