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GOtv and DStv operations will not shutdown in 2019 – Multichoice reacts

Earlier report shows that GOtv and DStv operations in Nigeria will end as their license will expire in June 2019 and the license won’t be renewed because is not reportedly in line with the Digital Switch Over (DSO) white paper.

Multichoice says in an exclusive statement that it complies with the regulatory requirements and applicable laws on TV broadcasting.

“GOtv is provided under a fully licensed and registered entity in Nigeria, and this license comes up for renewal in March 2019.

“As a law-abiding and committed Nigerian operator which has fulfilled (and continues to comply with) all regulatory requirements and applicable laws, it is not clear how or why this license would not be renewed, and as such the company will investigate further in the best interests of the many customers it serves in the market.

“MultiChoice remains committed to providing its customers with a wide variety of quality entertainment through the usual best standards.”, Multichoice says.

Multichoice came into Nigeria in 1994, launched DSTV (Digital satellite television) in 1995 and launched the Gotv in 2011.


  1. Harun Khalid Adeiza Harun Khalid Adeiza February 16, 2018

    They have spent a long time in Nigeria. Huuuh! Good news sha.. We are hoping for better services and more..
    Thanks for the info..

  2. Haruna Mustorpha Haruna Mustorpha February 16, 2018

    GOtv and DStv operations will not shutdown in 2019 – Multichoice reaction is damn interested.. Wish them best of luck when they Go ahead.

  3. Ayo ade Ayo ade February 17, 2018

    They had to quickly fix things before it wrecks their brand. Monopoly in another man’s land

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