Recently, a report emerged that the leading Pay Tv service provider, MultiChoice Nigeria will be increasing its subscription fee on all packages on both DStv and GOtv effective from June and some packages will be ditched.

Well, earlier today, the company sent SMS messages to all its subscribers informing them of the new price rate taking effect in a few weeks. Below is the text message sent to its subscribers;

GOtv increases Tariff due to tax implementation

The same was sent to DStv subscribers and they start paying the prices below;

The New DStv Prices Effective from June 1st

Plan Current Price (₦) New Price w/VAT (₦)
DStv Padi 1,800 1,850
DStv Access 2,000 2,150
DStv Yanga 2,500 2,565
DStv Family 4,000 4,300
DStv Confam 4,500 4,615
DStv Compact 6,800 6,975
DStv Compact Plus 10,650 10,925
DStv Premium 15,800 16,200

The New GOtv Prices Effective from June 1st

Plan Current Price (₦) New Price w/VAT (₦)
GOtv Lite 400 410
GOtv Jinja 1,600 1,640
Gotv Jolli 2,400 2,460
Gotv Max 3,200 3,280

A good advice is if you are unable to continue with your current subscription, kindly go in for a cheaper plan or go for a more affordable Pay Tv service provider such as Startimes, TStv, and others.

Share your thoughts with about the new development in the comments below. Do you still want to continue with DStv or Let us know ditch it?


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  1. I have last subscribed for over a year now. I want to subscribe now on my Dstv how do I go about it or what do I do?

  2. Where is gotv plus? We expect some form of relief package due to covid 19, not just silently box (gotv plus customers) into another package. That’s poor customer relationship.

  3. Good evening,
    There is non of this new subscription plan like jolly and Jinja on my bank mobile app, I want to subscribe this night just has usual.
    Kindly assist.

  4. Why are they increasing their subscriptions in this difficult period. This is the only way people easy their tensions by watching some of the programs, if their give light. They suppose to be considerate.

  5. This increment, regardless of the reason attributed further corroborate the call for the removal of the monopoly multichoice enjoy in airing European football games in Nigeria. If our legislators are serious, this a time to review that position. More so, the service they offer should have evolved to pay as you go-no payment while your decoder/ TV is turned off.

  6. The increment in charges is unfair at this point in time, meanwhile, I expect consumer protection council to live up to their responsibilities

  7. Good afternoon Am using roalac mobilnig,app. am try to subscribe Dstv access to a customer, but i can’t find Dstv access on the new price list .

  8. Hello
    good morning pls my gotv was to expire on 6th July but other channels have been suspended the gotv has expired in some channels ok I used my bank to subscribe it buh it wasn’t showing since yesterday 9pm still this morning, pls I need ur help
    this my IUC no 7037098725

    • Multichoice seems to have actually reverted the subscription to your main subscription. Remember, the Pay Tv company have been upgrading its subscribers’ subs a couple months ago. Now, that everything seems to reviving back from COVID-19, especially the return of football, the company is now reverting back to status quo.


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