MultiChoice reduced the price of DStv by up to 37% in various African countries, including Uganda, Kenya, Tanzania, and Mozambique but it did not extend this to Zimbabwe. These cost structures, MultiChoice said, are influenced by local dynamics such as inflation, content costs, foreign exchange rates, local taxes, and overheads.
To establish how DStv prices in Zimbabwe compare with other African countries, MyBroadband did a basic comparison of 3 popular packages.
The table below shows the price of DStv Premium, DStv Compact, and DStv Access on various countries across the continent.
It shows that Nigeria offers the most affordable DStv packages while the DRC and Ethiopia have the highest prices.