DStv announced plan to lower its monthly subscriptions charges at a time when its rivals, mainly online streaming service producers such as Netflix, Showmax and Youtube are offering affordable, available and convenient for many users.
Under the new packages, the Premium customers will now pay Sh7500, from Sh7900, with a total of 127 world TV channels while Compact Plus subscribers will be charged Sh4500 down from Sh5200.
Customers using Compact, Family, and Access will pay Sh2500,1200 and Sh900 respectively and they will have access to 104,86 and 69 channels respectively.
This includes 104 channels for Compact users,86 for the Family while the last group of customers, using Access will have 69 channels.
“Our aim is to make great entertainment accessible to more consumers in Kenya and we believe this move will grant more of our customers access to the complete world of exciting entertainment channels at a lower price,” said MultiChoice Kenya.
The price revision comes at a time when its mother company, MultiChoice, is complaining to South Africa’s communication’s watchdog, the Independent Communications Authority of South Africa, about the competition it faces from ‘unregulated’ streaming services such as Netflix and their impact on its revenue.