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Pay TV  |  Nigeria: Multichoice's Battle With Lawmakers Over ‘Pay-As-You-View’ Model Is Unrelenting!

Even as it seems that the matter has been put to rest and that Multichoice Nigeria can move on, lawmakers still want Multichoice to properly account for why it is not offering a ‘Pay-as-you-view’ content access model in Nigeria.   ...
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Regulation  |  Nigeria: Lawmakers Directs Multichoice To Suspend Planned Price Increase

The Nigerian House of Representatives (its national law-making body) has weighed into the on the planned Multichoice price service increase.   The House is reported to have directed the management of Multichoice Nigeria (the owners of DStv and GOtv platforms) ...
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Nigeria: Consumer Organisations Continues To Fight Multichoice Over Price Hikes

From today, June 01, Multichoice Nigeria plans to increase its service pricing, which according to the organisation will be reflecting the changes in value-added tax (VAT) imposed by the Nigerian government.   However, a variety of consumer associations in Nigeria ...

COVID19: MultiChoice To Host Online Concert With One Africa Global Foundation On May 31

Multichoice Africa - the Pan-African pay-tv company - has announced that stage is now fully set for the virtual musical event it is hosting in partnership with the One Africa Global Foundation.   According to MultiChoice press office, the virtual ...

MultiChoice Nigeria Signals Dangers Of Ending Exclusive Rights - Reports

MultiChoice Nigeria has warned that a lot of damage could result from the government’s decision to end exclusive rights to the broadcast of major sporting events in the country, according to Gadget. MultiChoice said that investment in sports rights had ...

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 ...

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. ...

MultiChoice Nigeria Rolls Out Exclusive Ramadan Pop-Up Channel On GOtv And DStv

MultiChoice Nigeria is getting ready to launch a special Ramadan pop-up channel to cater to the spiritual needs of its Muslim viewers on GOtv and DStv throughout the Holy Month of Ramadan. The exclusive Ramadan pop-up channel will be launched ...

MultiChoice Opens West Africa Academy In Nigeria

The MultiChoice Talent Factory Academy has been unveiled in Lagos. The launch of the academy has warranted much praise for MultiChoichoice from the Lagos State Government, and the academy is expected to provide Africa’s up and coming television and film ...

MultiChoice Africa And ROK Nigeria To Launch Two Channels In April

MultiChoice Africa, a leading entertainment company and ROK, a Nigerian based award-winning film production and entertainment brand will be launching two brand new channels on the DSTV and GOTV platforms on Thursday, 5 April 2018. The two to-be-launched ROK 2 ...

Court Orders Multichoice Nigeria To Pay USD 17 Million For Flouting Copyright

A Nigerian Federal High Court has ordered Multichoice Nigeria to pay the sum of USD 17 Million (6 billion Naira) as damages to the Musical Copyright Society of Nigeria for copyright infringement. The Musical Copyright Society of Nigeria had instituted ...

Nigeria: MultiChoice Nigeria To Launch Pay-Per-View Model

News from MultiChoice Nigeria is that it may be considering adopting and introducing the Pay-Per-View (PPV) model for some of its content. Under this model - already used by many major cable and satellite TV platforms in Europe and the ...