Newsletter


2011-05-17
DSTV DRIFTA


 

DStv Mobile Subscription costs - South Africa

Since the launch of the DStv Mobile broadcast service in South Africa, the service has been offered at no subscription cost as part of the introductory phase.  From the first week of April 2011, billing will commence in South Africa and a subscription fee will be applicable for the DStv Mobile bouquet via a DVB-H enable handset or Drifta.  The e.mobile bouquet is free of charge.

Summary of subscription costs for DStv Mobile

Drifta
DStv Premium subscriber           
No payment.  DStv Mobile will be offered at no extra subscription cost.
DStv Compact subscribe

Monthly: R36

DStv Mobile will be offered at no extra subscription cost until 31 March 2012 IF subscriber is on Compact and subscribes to DStv Mobile BEFORE 31 March 2011.

DStv Compact subscribers who register for the DStv Mobile service after 31 March 2011, will fall outside of the introductory period and the relevant charge of R36 per month will apply  for the DStv Mobile subscription.

Other DStv subscriber (lower than Premium) Monthly: R36
Non-DStv subscriber Monthly: R36
Handsets
DStv Premium subscriber No payment.  DStv Mobile will be offered at no extra subscription cost.
Other DStv subscriber (lower than Premium)

Weekly:  R9
Monthly: R36

Your Service Provider may choose to offer you the service at a lower rate than the above as part of their own specials.  Please contact them for details.

Non-DStv subscriber

Weekly:  R9
Monthly: R36

Your Service Provider may choose to offer the service at a lower rate than the above as part of their own specials.  Please contact them for details.

Drifta

The Drifta DStv Mobile decoder is retailed at MultiChoice customer care centres, and selected retailers.  Billing for the DStv Mobile service via the Drifta will be done by MultiChoice.  The DStv Mobile subscription and DStv satellite subscription will be included in one bill and a breakdown of the services will be provided.

The MultiChoice billing system works a month in advance and payment must be made before the first of the following month, as indicated on your statement.

The DStv Mobile and DStv satellite subscription cannot be seperated and a customer will be required to pay the due amount foa all services.  Partial payment for only the DStv Mobile or DStv satellite service will result in all services being suspended untill the account is brought up to date.

Insurance

MultiChoice offers insurance for the Drifta and the device can be insured at the time of purchase for a nominal monthly amount.  Please inquire from any MutliChoice customer care centre for details.

Handsets

DVB-H enabled handsets are made available by the mobile operators and their service providers.  The DStv Mobile service will be billed by the mobile operators in advance, according to the billing period selected.

Contract subscribers will have the cost included in their monthly statement and pre-paid subscribers will have the amount deducted from their airtime account.