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When will CPC end investigation it started since 2016 on DStv?

Though the Consumer Protection Council (CPC), a federal government agency with the constitutional responsibility to protect the welfare and interest of consumers in Nigeria has dragged MultiChoice, operators of DStv to court, halting planned tariff hike, the question remains when…


Non-compliance with DSO rules may shut DStv, GOtv out of business in 2019

In line with how the ongoing Digital Switch Over (DSO) scheme is Nigeria is programmed, after June 2019, the Pay DTT operators would no longer be licensed to operate as both content providers and signal distributors. This provision is clearly…

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GOtv unveils ‘GO Gaga Confam’ to weaken TStv in market fight

Latest service provider in the nation’s Pay TV platform, TStv may have a lot to contend to remain not only in the service segment, but fight for market share beginning from day one. Business Hilights recalls that the offerings of…

Can 3-year tax holiday help TStv survive market dominance?

Since the opening up of Pay TV platform in Nigeria by South African MultiChoice using DTtv several years ago, many other rivals that entered the free market either exited unceremoniously or are struggling to stand segment competition. When HItv came…

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Rights groups protest DStv, GOtv exploitation, StarTimes free China stations

A joint protest session carried out by three rights group, People Against Corruption and Injustice (PACI), Human and Consumer Rights Advocacy Centre (HCRAC) and Campaign Against Impunity and Domestic Violence (CAIDV) in Abeokuta, Ogun State capital has called for sanctions…

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NASS rejects new DStv, GOtv tariff hike, mandates House Committee, NBC to investigate

Less than 24 hours after MultiChoice, owners of satellite Pay TV services including DStv and GOtv announced planned hike in its tariff regime, the House of Representatives has rejected the moved. Accordingly, the lawmakers have mandated its committees on Information…


MultiChoice jerks up service tariffs, adds N680 on DStv, N100 on GOtv

MultiChoice Nigeria, operators of leading Pay TV platforms including DStv and GOtv has increased the prices attached to their monthly services to subscribers. In a coded sms sent to subscribers’ weekend and Monday, the company noted that the new tariffs…

Xenophobia: FG’s weak reactions fueling attacks on S/African business interests

Reacting officially after three days of killings and destruction of Nigerians and Nigerian interests in South Africa by the federal government and minister of Foreign Affairs in particular, have angered many Nigerians, investigations by Business Hilights can authoritatively report. A…