Hearing of a case on the wrangle between MultiChoice Malawi and Malawi Communication Regulatory Authority (Macra) on the adjustment of DStv premiums is underway at the High Court in Lilongwe.
Macra is accusing the service provider of flouting the law by not informing it about the proposed review
The wrangle has seen MultiChoice Africa Holdings (MAH) withdrawing pay television services in Malawi.
Macra fined MultiChoice Malawi to pay K19 million licence fees before the DStv services are withdrawn.
The firm contended that it does not provide DStv services, but acts as a subscription management entity which is a customer service for people who subscribe to MAH’s DStv services.