DSTV adjusts tariff in response to easing market conditions
Kampala October 18 – Subscribers to Uganda’s first pay-TV provider DSTV, will see relief come their way next month as prices come down in tune with a stable exchange rate. Looked at in dollar terms, the reductions bring a real bargain as the premium package drops nearly $17 to about $83.
Customers on the Premium package will now pay Ushs 287,250, down from shs 334,000 while Compact Plus comes down to Ushs 190,700 from Ushs 225,000. Compact will cost Ushs 121,600 and DSTV Family Ushs 66750.
DSTV is also introducing extra channels across it rage of bouquets at no extra cost, the company says. “This significant price drop, coupled with the major boost in entertainment value across all DSTV bouquets demonstrates our commitment to ensuring DSTV customers receive the best access to great entertainment
and outstanding value. These changes are not only a defining moment in our MultiChoice story, but also a defining moment in the African entertainment landscape and we are proud to be pushing as hard as we can to delight
every television entertainment fan in Africa,” commented MultiChoice Uganda General Manager Charles Hamya.
The price move, coupled with cuts in hardware prices brings within the range of affordability products such as the DSTV Explorer which only plays the premium package.