The Notice Served to MultiChoice (DStv, GOtv), Startimes As Nigeria’s Consumer Protection Agency Investigates

The Notice Served to MultiChoice (DStv, GOtv), Startimes As Nigeria’s Consumer Protection Agency Investigates

MultiChoice (DStv, GOtv), one week, one trouble, in Nigeria! Startimes seems to come onboard these days. Yes, MultiChoice now has an “investigated partner”. What a nation! 

The latest is Startimes has raised the prices of its subscription plans by an average 22 percent effective August 1, 2020. Multichoice Nigeria has also announced it would implement an upward adjustment on its DStv and GOtv packages on September 1. Federal Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (FCCPC) Nigeria is investigating these two PayTV players on potential consumer rights violations. Read the notice below…

 

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4 thoughts on “The Notice Served to MultiChoice (DStv, GOtv), Startimes As Nigeria’s Consumer Protection Agency Investigates

  1. Nigeria is just a funny country. The government just increased pump price of PMS and the electrical power which have direct bearing on the citizenry without qualms but are so concerned about contents that is not essential.

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  2. Not sure what is being investigated there, reading through the items they listed, it just felt like FCCPC wanted us to know that they exist. There’s nothing wrong with government agency carrying out investigation, as long as a credible lead can be established, else it becomes a fishing expedition.

    PayTv is not a public utility, where government fixes prices, it remains a luxury, no matter how we wish to frame it.

    I don’t see any positive thing coming out of the proposed investigation, the premise is too weak and shaky.

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