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Multichoice Hikes DStv Business Subscription Prices Effective Sept 1, 2022

DStv Business customers can expect new channels, including Movie Room, Smart 24 TV and News Central, to further bolster the work and stay packages by offering more news and movies.

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MultiChoice Kenya revised the subscription prices for all its DStv packages in a notice sent to customers on August 1, and will also apply to the commercial DStv Business Work, Play and Stay packages.

Multichoice Kenya Managing Director Nancy Matimu

Commercial customers on the DStv Business packages will now pay for new traffic beginning September 1, 2022. 

MultiChoice Kenya revised the subscription prices for all its DStv packages in a notice sent to customers on August 1. The hike will also apply to the commercial DStv Business Work, Play, and Stay packages.

DStv Business customers will pay the following monthly subscription rates from September 1.

DStv Business Package Current Price New Price
Stay Ultra 2 400 2 550
Stay Essential 1 800 1 920
Stay Basic 1 100 1 180
DStv Business Asia add-on 350 375
DStv Business European add-on 350 375
DStv Business French add-on 350 375
Play Ultra 11 100 11 900
Play Essential 7 100 7 600
Play Basic 4 100 4 400
XtraView 2 250 2 400
Work Ultra 4 200 4 500
Work Essential 1 400 1 500

Recently revamped in July 2021, DStv Business launched new value packages packed with genre-specific content that serves businesses and their patrons and connects commercial establishments to profits prompting increased uptake of the commercial packages over the past 12 months.

In a message to customers, the company acknowledged that their Kenyan businesses remain under extreme pressure, and the marginal increase is only due to inflation across the African continent.

Despite the increase, DStv still promises to offer the most competitive pay-TV and great value while making these adjustments. 

DStv Business customers can expect new channels, including Movie Room, Smart 24 TV and News Central, to further bolster the work and stay packages by offering more news and movies.

DStv Business also announced a recent improvement to the experience for its Work, Play and Stay customers with the addition of XtraView, which allows establishments to have three DStv decoders with the same number of channels at the cost of just a single monthly subscription.

Customers will only be required to pay the Xtraview access fee. 

All three decoders can be operated independently to offer customers the maximum amount of choice, no matter what their tastes are.

DStv Business will also launch an online self-service portal later in the year for its customers to deliver a better customer experience where customers can pay and manage their DStv business accounts on the DStv website instead of having to go to a branch or calling the call centre.

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