DStv prices vs inflation in South Africa – 2000 to 2021

MultiChoice recently announced its annual price adjustments for DStv, with the fees of several packages set to increase from 1 April 2021. DStv Premium subscriptions will increase by 1.22%, from R819 to R829 per month. Like last year, DStv Compact Plus subscriptions...

DStv vs The World – Satellite TV prices and content

As the dominant pay TV service in South Africa, DStv has the rights to an extensive catalogue of sports competitions, series, and movies. However, it is often criticised by South Africans for being expensive. A Premium subscription costs R819, which is exponentially...

This graph shows how DStv is bleeding Premium subscribers

MultiChoice recently published its interim financial results for the period ended 30 September 2020, showing good performance but a big drop in DStv Premium subscribers. The group added 2.1 million 90-day active subscribers across all regions compared to the same...