tim jacobs

  1. Jan

    MultiChoice promises to reveal Showmax subscriber numbers after Peacock migration

    MultiChoice's secret Showmax numbers MultiChoice will report its Showmax subscriber numbers after it migrates to NBCUniversal’s Peacock platform, group CFO Tim Jacobs has told MyBroadband. In March, MultiChoice announced an agreement with Comcast’s NBCUniversal and Sky to sell a 30% stake in...
  2. Jan

    Stage 6 power cuts wreck DStv viewership and causes subscribers to cancel

    What stage 6 load-shedding does to DStv MultiChoice CFO Tim Jacobs said a direct correlation exists between increased load-shedding and a decline in active DStv subscribers. Still, there are positive signs for the pay-TV operator. Jacobs shared information about the impact of load-shedding on...
  3. Jan

    MultiChoice's plan to hide DStv Premium subscriber decline backfires

    Plan to hide DStv Premium numbers backfires MultiChoice’s plan to hide the decline in DStv Premium subscriptions backfired, and it is now trying to bypass its new reporting standard. To understand MultiChoice’s DStv Premium reporting flip-flop, you have to go back to the days when the company...
  4. Jan

    MultiChoice CEO, CFO, and board chair salaries for 2021/22

    MultiChoice CEO Calvo Mawela's R43-million payday MultiChoice Group CEO Calvo Mawela received a total pay package of $2,578,000, or around R43.2 million at current exchange rates, during the company’s last financial year. Mawela is based in Dubai — hence his salary being denominated in US dollars.