MultiChoice Kenya slashes DStv subscription prices

Multichoice Kenya has announced a slash on its DStv subscription prices, effective on September 1st, 2017.

The video entertainment and internet company said that the price reduction seeks to cushion customers from inflation and the current tough economic times.

“The majority of our input costs are in US dollars and we hope we won’t experience any further currency devaluations or other unexpected increases in costs for the remainder of the year. We will continue to review pricing from time to time, taking into account the economic conditions of our operations, ” said Eric Odipo, MultiChoice Kenya Managing Director.

Odipo further said that MultiChoice continuously reviews its packages and price points in the dynamic market conditions with the interests of its customers.

The new pricing is as follows:

PackageCurrent PriceNew Price% drop
PremiumKES 8 180KES 7 9003.42%
Compact PlusKES  5 425KES 5 2004.15%
CompactKES 3 550KES 3 2009.86%
AccessKES 1 050KES 950.009.52%

Currently, a DStv Zappa decoder retails at Sh5,000/- while the Explora decoder is going for Sh10,499/-. Both decoders come as full kits with satellite dish, cabling and connectors.