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FCCPC To Scrutinize MultiChoice Cable Subscription Price Hikes

FCCPC plans to scrutinize recent price increases in MultiChoice cable subscriptions in Nigeria, aiming to ensure subscribers receive value for money.

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FCCPC To Scrutinize MultiChoice Cable Subscription Price Hikes

FCCPC plans to scrutinize recent price increases in MultiChoice cable subscriptions in Nigeria, aiming to ensure subscribers receive value for money.

Acting CEO Adamu Abdullahi discussed this on Channels Television, emphasizing consumer interests.

He also addressed other regulatory matters, including summonses to businesses and compliance monitoring.

The Federal Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (FCCPC) has announced plans to review the recent price increases in MultiChoice cable subscriptions in Nigeria.

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VerseNews reports that in an exclusive interview with Channels Television’s Dateline Abuja program on Thursday, the Acting CEO of FCCPC, Adamu Abdullahi, discussed the commission’s intention to ensure that subscribers receive value for their money.

Abdullahi emphasized the importance of safeguarding consumer interests and indicated that the FCCPC would engage relevant stakeholders to evaluate the price adjustments made by MultiChoice. The commission aims to ascertain whether the price hikes are justified and whether they align with consumer expectations and industry standards.

During the interview, Abdullahi also provided updates on other regulatory matters. He mentioned the summons issued to the owner of a Chinese store in Abuja accused of discriminatory and sharp practices.

Additionally, he addressed the status of compliance with directives given to the Abuja Electricity Distribution Company (AEDC), highlighting that the FCCPC is poised to impose sanctions for any verified infractions identified by the agency.

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The FCCPC’s proactive stance reflects its commitment to promoting fair competition and protecting consumers’ rights in Nigeria’s telecommunications and consumer goods sectors.

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