Consumers, operators pitch battle on Pay TV
Nigerian subscribers to the Digital Satellite Television (DStv) service, owned by South Africa’s multinational company, MultiChoice, have insisted that the Federal Government must compel the firm to introduce a Pay As You Go service in the country.
Reps ask DStv, Multichoice to suspend increase in subscription rates
The House of Representatives has directed operatives of multi-choice to suspend the recent 15 percent increment in all their cable packages with effect from Monday this week.
Coalition of consumers petition competition commission, NBC, Reps over impending price hike by DSTV
A Law firm, Onifade and associates has petitioned the Federal Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (FCCP), Nigeria Broadcasting Commission (NBC), House of Representatives over what it described as an abuse of power of dominance in the market and impending price hike by Multichoice/DSTV in Nigeria.
Customers kick as Multichoice implements tariff increase June 1
Subscribers to DStv and GOtv services yesterday deplored the plan by the parent company, Multichoice, to implement the 7.5 per cent hike in Value Added Tax (VAT) from June 1, 2020.
Reps raise panel to strike deal on DStv’s pay-as-you-go plan
The House of Representatives yesterday raised a 10-member ad hoc committee chaired by Unyime Idem to interface with Mutichoice Digital Satellite Television (DSTV) and other service providers to introduce the Pay-as-You Go (PAYG) tariff plan.
MultiChoice warns of dangers of ending exclusive rights
MultiChoice, owners of DStv and GOtv, has warned of damage that can result from the federal government’s decision to end exclusive rights to broadcast major sporting events in the country, according to Gadget.
Ultimate Love Show: Expect something exciting from Aunty
Ultimate Love, the new reality show from MultiChoice Nigeria, is set to hit TV screens on Sunday, February 9, 2020.
Boycott South African businesses, Oshiomhole urges Nigerians
The chairman of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole, yesterday urged the Federal Government and the citizens to take strong measures against telecommunications giant...
Xenophobic attacks: Fillet but no fish in South Africa
In the United States of America, the government gives the indigent cooked fillets but also teaches them how to fish. They do not make them eat freebie fillets forever but teach them how to be resourceful, move to jobs so they can be free. Not in Africa and in this instance South Africa.
Security operatives guard Shoprite, DSTV, MTN offices in Owerri, Port Harcourt, Warri, others
As all the DSTV and Shoprite shops in Owerri, the Imo State capital, were closed yesterday, combined team of police and other security agencies were seen guarding the premises of Shoprite located on Egbu Road.