In order to lessen the economic impact of Covid-19 on customers, MultiChoice Nigeria has announced a price slash on its DStv and GOtv decoders.
Speaking at a virtual media briefing, the Chief Customer Officer, MultiChoice Nigeria, Martin Mabutho, explained that the price slash was part of the company’s long line of efforts to lessen the economic impact of Covid-19 on customers and to make entertainment more accessible to Nigerians.
He noted that the firm had deployed some relief strategies during the first wave of the pandemic including N200million and N50million donations to the Federal Government and Lagos State Government respectively, as well as N400million to the creative industry professionals that experienced productions disruptions.
He added that the company had donated 30,000 Personal Protective Equipment and 30,000 face masks, including an approved inventory worth over N550million highlighting Nigeria Centre for Disease Control’s Covid-19 helplines and public service announcement materials on over 10 channels on DStv and GOtv.
For the second wave, Mabutho announced a price slash that would see the DStv HD decoder, dish kit with Compact package subscription drop from N18,600 to N9,900.
According to him, the GOtv decoder, GOtennae with GOtv Jolli package subscription would also go down from N8,400 to N6,900.
He further stated that the DStv Confam was one of two recently improved DStv packages specially designed for the Nigerian family, with over 120 channels, while the GOtv Jolli was also a recently improved package, offering over 68 local and international channels.