DSTV Ghana releases notice of increases in prices of packages from April 1, 2020
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DSTV Ghana releases notice of increases in prices of packages from April 1, 2020

- DSTV Ghana has announced an increment in prices for their packages and this would take effect from Wednesday, April 1, 2020

- The price changes would affect their packages on GOTv as well

- Most of the price changes range from GHC5 to GHC20

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DSTV Ghana has released details of new prices at which they would offer their packages for sale from Wednesday, April 1, 2020.

The change in prices also affects their packages on GOTv as well, YEN.com.gh has learned.

Details available show that the Access package, which was initially available for GHC40 per month, would now sell for GHC45.

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The Family package, initially given out at GHC75 would go for GHC80 and the Compact package would be increased from GHC140 to GHC150.

Compact Plus would sell for GHC230 from GHC210 and the Premium Package would be available for GHC360 instead of GHC340.

For the GOTv packages, the Value package would sell at GHC25 instead of GHC20 and the Plus package would go for GHC45 instead of GHC40.

The Max package would go for GHC70 instead of GHC65 and the Lite Monthly package would sell at GHC15 instead of GHC10.

The Lite Quarterly package would be offered for sale at GHC35 instead of GHC25 and the Live Annual package would go for GHC80 instead of GHC60.

In other news, the Ghana Micro Credit Association (GMCA) has appealed to the Bank of Ghana to review the current minimum capital requirement.

The GMCA explained that the GHC2 million required by the Central Bank before a money lender could legally operate in the country has led to a number of challenges.

It added that a refusal to review the fee would lead to a foldup of businesses of moneylenders, especially those in the remote areas, Business Insider.com reports.

GMCA’s board chairman, Wilberforce Ofori, noted that “Micro Credit institutions are helping a lot of people in one way or the other especially in the remote areas.

That is why we are saying that for those in the remote areas they do not need a minimum capital requirement of Gh¢2 million.”

In August 2019, the Bank of Ghana revealed that microfinance institutions are required to provide a GHC2 million capital requirement by February 28, 2020, a refusal to do so which would result in sanctions.

Ofori noted that the new requirement reflects an increment from the earlier announcement of GHC300,000 after it was revised from GHC60,000 to GHC100,000.

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