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Aug 20, 2019  |  Multichoice Uganda Announces Price Cuts For GOtv And DStv Subscriptions

Multichoice Uganda has announced that it will be putting into effect some price changes that will affect their DStv as well as a few GOtv subscribers (depending on their package). According to a memo that has been verified by various ...


Aug 14, 2019  |  MultiChoice Zimbabwe Begins Voluntary Retrenchment Process

The struggling MultiChoice Zimbabwe is letting go of staff and has begun a voluntary retrenchment process as the country's DStv subscribers continue to plunge due to ongoing and worsening economic conditions. MultiChoice Zimbabwe's customer base is rapidly shrinking as people ...


Aug 05, 2019  |  Former Kwese TV Exec Joins MultiChoice Africa As New Corporate Affairs Boss

Reatile Tekateka, the former PR boss at Econet's Kwesé TV, has been appointed as pay-TV competitor MultiChoice Africa's new corporate affairs boss. As the head of PR and communications at Econet Media's fallen Kwesé TV, Tekateka oversaw media liaisons with ...


Aug 02, 2019  |  Nigeria: Pay-TV Operator TStv In Fake Content Scam

Nigeria's struggling pay-TV service provider, TStv, is embroiled in a content scam with a letter circulating and falsely stating that TStv has secured the broadcast rights to the English Premier League (EPL) for its Grande Sports channels and will also ...


Econet’s Struggle To Repatriate Funds Causes More Problems For Kwese TV

The telecoms firm Econet Wireless is experiencing trouble in its mission to repatriate funds from Zimbabwe. This situation has caused it not to pay creditors and therefore, created significant challenges for the already troubled Econet Media-owned Kwese TV. The CEO ...

MultiChoice Zimbabwe Receives Approval To Accept Forex Payments

MultiChoice has confirmed that it will now be excluded from Zimbabwe's new restrictions on payments and foreign currencies after the country's central bank allowed the pay-TV network's Zimbabwe operation to collect subscriptions in foreign currency. Banks in Zimbabwe had placed ...

MultiChoice Nigeria Rolls Out MyGOtv Mobile App

MultiChoice Nigeria has rolled out a new mobile app, MyGOtv for subscribers on its digital terrestrial platform, GOtv. The app is free and will be made available for download via Android and iOS app stores. John Ugbe, The Chief Executive ...

“Administration Application Will Have No Impact On Kwese Free TV Launch” –Econet CEO

Econet Media’s CEO, Joseph Hundah, in an interview with TechCentral last week said that the decision to place Econet Media’s pay-TV business into administration would have “no impact” on the planned rollout of Kwese Free TV in South Africa. He ...

Econet Places Pay-TV Business Under Administration

The African pay-TV operator Econet Media has confirmed that it has placed its struggling satellite broadcasting business under administration. Econet, which operates under the brand name “Kwese” will begin talks with creditors to save the business, according to the CEO, ...

StarTimes Secures Four Million More Subscribers, Invests $220m In Nigeria

The Chinese media company, StarTimes, has revealed that it has invested $220m in Nigeria since it rolled out operations in the country in 2010. David Zhang, the Managing Director of StarTimes, announced this in Abuja at the celebration of 2019 ...

MultiChoice Zimbabwe Headed For Trying Times -Reports

MultiChoice Zimbabwe is bracing itself for another knock as the remaining DStv and GOtv subscribers in the country are now forced to pay their monthly subscription fees in the new Zimbabwean dollar as the only approved currency. Last week MultiChoice ...

MultiChoice To Lay Off 2194 Employees -Reports

More than 2 000 MultiChoice employees have reportedly been served with retrenchment letters, as the pay-TV services operator plans for a business “realignment”. Employees were informed of these plans on Friday by MultiChoice’s Group CEO Calvo Mawela. The 2194 employees ...

Nigerian Govt Issues Final Order To MultiChoice Nigeria Demanding Changes

The Nigerian government's Federal Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (FCCPC) has issued a "final order" to MultiChoice Nigeria demanding that the pay-TV operator adheres to a new list of demands such as a "24-hour call centres, seven days a week. ...

Africa's MultiChoice Group Reportedly Expects To Suffer Headline Loss

MultiChoice Group, Africa's largest pay-TV company, has confirmed that it expects to suffer a headline loss this year, due to foreign exchange losses in its South African business, among other reasons. MultiChoice, the spin-off from e-commerce giant Naspers, forecasts to ...


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