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South Africa: DStv Hike Prices Effective 1 April

South Africa: DStv Hike Prices Effective 1 April

South Africa: DStv’s updated pricing for 2022 took effect yesterday, 1 April, with prices on some services increasing by 4.89%.

The average increase across DStv’s pay-TV packages is 2.7%, which MultiChoice highlighted was significantly less than projected inflation for 2022.

MultiChoice said it had considered the challenges facing South African consumers and absorbed as much of the cost increase as possible. MultiChoice South Africa’s CEO, Nyiko Shiburi, said:

We realise that customers remain under pressure two years into the Covid-19 pandemic.

These adjustments will help us to ensure that South Africans continue to enjoy the best value, and unrivalled access to entertainment, anywhere, anytime, and at the most affordable price.

DStv’s Premium and Compact Plus subscribers will pay R10 per month more from Friday — less than a 2% increase in both cases.

DStv Compact subscribers will have to fork out an additional R20 per month, an increase of 4.89%.

DStv also increased the access fee from R105 to R110 but left its Box Office, Showmax, EasyView, and Add Movies pricing unchanged.

The changes apply to DStv’s decoder and streaming-only products.

MultiChoice’s price hikes come after it restricted the number of simultaneous streams for DStv.

Since 22 March, DStv subscribers may only stream to a single device at a time. This change did not impact decoder-based viewing or Showmax.

The table below summarises DStv’s increases across its product offerings.

DStv Price Increases
Packages 2022 (today) 2021
DStv Premium R839 R829
DStv Compact Plus R549 R539
DStv Compact R429 R409
DStv Family R309 R295
DStv Access R120 R115
Add-ons 2022 (today) 2021
Access Fee R110 R105
Box Office R40 R40

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8 Comments

mzukuru 1 month ago

[3/31, 8:06 AM] ChinaMikasolgroup: *[NOTICE]*

🔷There's a 2 day Chinese Holiday starting on the 4th to the 5th called Qing Ming Festival or Tomb Sweeping Festival.

🔹We need to submit our final orders to suppliers by this Friday so that they get logged in the system for production.

🔹So to avoid delays, please submit your orders on the current running orders by air and by sea by Friday afternoon.
[3/31, 10:02 AM] ChinaMikasolgroup: 🔷Please confirm your model lists today.

🔹Payments tomorrow.

🔹Final order adjustment tomorrow.

🔹For today, we just need to pre order so send the models that you prefer so as to get feedback from the supplier on the availability of molds for your preferred models.

🔹For silicone pouches, it's 20 units per model.
For tempered glass, it's 25 pieces per model.
E.g 25 pieces of itel P17.
[3/31, 6:15 PM] ChinaMikasolgroup: ZIMRA recently changed its staff at airports and clearing warehouses, and in so doing customs clearance prices have increased.
[3/31, 6:16 PM] ChinaMikasolgroup: We're going to adjust landing prices accordingly for next week orders.
[3/31, 6:16 PM] ChinaMikasolgroup: This week's orders prices will remain the same.
[3/31, 6:18 PM] ChinaMikasolgroup: But starting from next week, prices will be adjusted according to ZIMRA price hike.

Hopefully it's a temporary measure and local customs clearance prices at the airport and warehouses will go back to normal soon.
[3/31, 7:17 PM] ChinaMikasolgroup: 📆Next container is loading on April 7th.

🔹Please note that ZIMRA hasn't increased customs clearance prices so landing prices by sea remain the same, unchanged.
[4/1, 12:05 PM] ChinaMikasolgroup: Good afternoon
Please send your model lists and make the necessary payments by 5 pm.

We'll start new orders tomorrow for next week... with adjusted prices.


Jah🇿🇼Tsvarie-07 1 month ago

@Mukuru the vise-vesa is true, chibhende😂


mzukuru 1 month ago

we had moved from such luxurious life of subscribing DSTV,we have adjusted to OPV or OVD we watch vana Durban Journey ivayo naana Mlefe vedu tototi taona TV kana Mwari ada tichaonawo DSTV


Vybz Kartel 1 month ago

Dzokai ku dead bee cee


nijo 1 month ago

Dstv makuda kuti kwadza ne ZBC manje


xyyc 1 month ago

m1
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Jah🇿🇼Tsvarie-07 1 month ago

The cost of living is slowly much better in SA after dudula 😂


mzukuru 1 month ago

at Jah Tsvari in SA they is high cost of living as we speak 2litres cooking oil rose from R80 to R105

Fuel is getting high pricing as well
salaries are being minimised infact SA is now expensive

a bird is R94 to covert that is 5.58usd,a live bird used to be R60


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