Multichoice Wins Last Round

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Pay-TV giant, Multichoice Botswana has yet again emerged victorious in its acrimonious battle against Botswana Communications Regulatory Authority (BOCRA) to avoid tariff regulation in Botswana.

Now, local DStv subscribers could feel the pinch, as Multichoice will need no approval from BOCRA if it wishes to increase subscription fees.

This comes after the Court of Appeal (CoA) upheld Multichoice’s appeal with costs and consequently set aside the High Court order that forced it to submit to regulation in Botswana.   

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