A number of DStv subscribers reported being overcharged on their monthly bills by up to R1 000 in September. And the reason why has infuriated customers.
If it’s not Steve Hofmeyr and his mates smashing up decoders, then DStv are pretty good at doing damage to themselves. The television network is facing an almighty backlash, and a number of subscribers reported being overcharged for their service in the month of September: Some users have claimed they were hit by a R1 000 surcharge.
DStv bills – are you being overcharged?
Other reported amounts are as little as R20, with many complaints raised about bills that were R150 – R250 over the odds. It’s caused something of a stir online, with a handful of South African threatening to boycott the organisation over their controversial billing procedure.
Why did DStv bills go up in September?
The response from MultiChoice, however, hasn’t been greatly received. Their representative