Pay TV firm slashes prices ahead of digital migration deadline (Uganda)

Technology & Convergence

As the deadline to the digital migration draws closer, pay television providers have cut the prices for their kitts.

MultiChoice at a press conference held at their new offices in Kololo on Monday, announced a 65 per cent cut in their DStv kit. The pay TV provider has slashed their prices from Shs309,000 to Shs99,900 for a full DStv kit which includes a decoder, a dish and one month subscription on the Access bouquet.

Making the announcement, Charles Hamya, the General Manager MultiChoice Uganda said the offer is only available for three weeks.

Digital migration is a major global milestone which will positively transform the broadcasting and ICT sector.

Mr Bryan Muwonge, the marketing manager of DStv said the kits will be available at all Multi Choice Retail and agent outlets country wide. The installation price is Shs50,000.

Multi choice follows other pay TV providers, Star times which have already cut the prices of their set tops to allow people to access decoders.

Source: Daily Monitor 2 June 2015