OPINION | What is DStv doing right and wrong? An expert weighs in

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After MultiChoice's announcement of its price hike in April 2021, has DStv become too expensive? What is DStv doing wrong and right? And is it offering value for money? We asked a TV expert.

MultiChoice's annual DStv price hike will come into effect in April 2021. According to Simon Camerer, MultiChoice Group chief operating officer (COO), the 2021 price increases are below inflation and, "on a weighted average basis, you're looking at a 2.4% increase".

From April, DStv Premium subscribers will pay R829, DStv Compact Plus will pay R539, DStv Compact will cost R409, DStv Family subscribers will pay R295, and DStv Access will increase to R115. The DStv Access fee increases to R105 and DStv BoxOffice rentals will cost R40.

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