MultiChoice Nigeria has announced a price reduction in its Digital Satellite Television (DSTV) and GOtv decoders to give more homes the opportunity to join the digital viewing platform in the country.
The broadcast firm added that the new price regime, scheduled to commence Monday, February 1, 2021, would afford new customers an over 20 per cent reduction on previous prices.
A breakdown of the price reduction will see the DStv HD decoder, dish kit with Compact package subscription drop from N18, 600 to N9, 900 on Confam package, while GOtv decoder, GOtennae with GOtv Jolli package subscription will go from N8, 400 to N6, 900.
Speaking at a virtual media briefing held yesterday, Chief Customer Officer, MultiChoice Nigeria, Martin Mabutho, said that the price slash was part of MultiChoice’s long line of efforts to lessen the economic impact of COVID on customers and a reflection of its commitment to making quality entertainment more accessible to Nigerians.
“With this discount, we are lowering the entry barrier for new customers to get a DStv or GOtv decoder as staying connected to credible information, and other quality programmes that can comfort many families during these trying times,” Mabutho added.
Mabutho also listed some of the company’s relief strategies deployed during the first wave of the pandemic which includes cash donations of N200 million and N50 million to the Federal Government and Lagos State Government respectively, N400 million to the creative industry, whose professionals experienced disruptions in productions; donation of 30,000 Personal Protective Equipment and 30,000 face masks to hospitals and Non-Governmental Organisations as well as an approved inventory worth over N550 million highlighting NCDC’s COVID-19 helplines and PSA materials on over 10 channels on DStv and GOtv.
“In addition to the discount we are currently running our DStv Step-Up offer which gives our customers on lower packages an opportunity to experience programming on higher packages, and a GOtv Max offer which sees customers on Jolli and Jinja enjoy a special discount of N2,999 instead of N3,600 per month,” Mabutho added.