Weekly Roundup: Nigerians React as MultiChoice Increases DSTV Subscription Rates

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How do you feel about MultiChoice’s recent tariff increase? Well, we’ve compiled bits about this and other tech news so you don’t have to.

So, in case you missed all that happened during the week, let’s take you down memory lane.

Nigerians React as MultiChoice Increases DSTV Subscription Rates

MultiChoice has increased the subscription rates for DStv while reducing the prices for GOTV. This got many Nigerians lamenting on the popular social media platform, Twitter after the company sent out messages to subscribers.

Nigerians are not happy with the development and have refused to be quiet about it.

Dstv is on the verge of losing many of its 4 million Nigerian subscribers, having lost several thousand last year after its increase in subscribers.

Related Post: Hiked Prices vs Reduced Content: Is this a Good Time to Break DSTv’s Dominance?

Introducing Concatenate.io, a Global Conference for Software Developers

A few months ago, popular Nigerian developer and tech evangelist, Christian Nwamba, took to Twitter to vent about a very familiar issue: visa. As a superstar developer, he gets a lot of requests to participate at various conferences across the world, but each time these events hold, he never gets to attend because his visa application is usually rejected.

Working together, these developers have come up with a fix for this problem: Concatenate.io. Basically, Concatenate.io is a free conference for Nigerian developers. and its happening today in Lagos Nigeria.

If you are a software developer who may not be able to attend, you can livestream it!

Related Post: Introducing Concatenate.io, a Global Developer Conference Hosted in Nigeria

Access Bank Joins Other Banks to Launch Banking services on Whatsapp Business

After three Nigeria’s foremost banks–GTBank, First Bank, and UBA  launched their banking services on the Whatsapp Business Platform, Access bank is definitely not planning to be left out, as it has joined too.

https://twitter.com/TweetLikeChinwe/status/1027518137720233984

The bank’s presence on the Whatsapp Business platform is aimed at providing easy banking experiences to its customers.

Related Post: Access Bank is the Newest Bank to Launch its Banking Services on Whatsapp Business Platform

How to Create a Simple Dynamic Business Plan Using a Lean Canvas

We recommend that you create a simple dynamic business plan using a lean canvas—a one-page business plan template you can create in just a few minutes and update as frequently as you desire. This will help you greatly in dealing with high risks.

Related Post: Business Tips: Creating a Simple Dynamic Business Plan Using a Lean Canvas

Using a Lean Canvas can significantly improve your business—it’s fast, simple, shareable, and very easy to understand. Designing a business plan or strategy using this Lean Canvas is like squeezing the juice out of the fruit. It will help you better suited for a fast-changing and highly competitive market.

We do hope you enjoyed every bit of this week’s roundup.  Share your thoughts in the comments section below!


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