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Dstv Packages Prices For Hd Decoders

Multichoice owned DSTV is one of the leading Satellite cable TV service in South African, Nigeria, Namibia and other parts of Africa. The DStv packages prices are affordable more than many pay TV services operating in Africa. It has wonderful HD channels, HD PVR decoders, and a mobile TV service. MULTICHOICE bought the heart of sports lovers with smooth Dstv sport packages which provide various sport channels for sport events.

DSTV Explora Decoder

The DSTV Explora 3 decoder is the most advance decoder that comes from Multichioce. It come along a lot of features that offers a great viewing experience.

The Explorer 3 decoder is first an HD PVR decoder. This means you can watch high quality HD content right from HD channels. It also means you can store content on the decoder. According to Multichoice, the Explora can record up to 220 hours of content. However, Explora 3 decoder is not only s VR decoder, it also comes with internet access allowing you brows and download content online.

The DSTV Catchup feature enables you follow up with programmes you may have missed, plus other content. The DSTV BoxOffice gives you exclusive access to latest blockbuster movies. You can rent and download all available movies and keep them for up to 48 hours. You can buy the DStv decoder online and at any retail shop. It is also available in all multi choice offices across south Africa, Nigeria and other African countries. 

DSTV SD & HD PVR Decoders

DSTV HD PVR decoders enables subscribers record live TV programmes and highly improve user experience. With the HD PVR decoders, subscribers can record up to 150 hours of standard definition TV programming or 50 hours of HD programming.

It comes with an instant replay feature, just press a button and the last 20 seconds of the programme will be replayed. Other possibility of the HD PVR decoders include rewinding and fast-forward live TV and recording live TV programmes.

Dstv hd

Recording is not just the only advantage of the HD PVR decoders, the HD stands for High Definition, which means that you will have more details on your HDTV when watching the new DSTV HD channels.

Your HD PVR decoder delivers crispier, brighter, smoother, and more colourful pictures to your living room. You also get better sound quality.

The HD PVR decoders always cost more than classic/standard decoders but will surely add value to your user experience.


To make your HD PVR decoder more useful, DSTV now has seven high definition (HD) channels. DSTV Premium subscribers with HD PVR decoders will now be able to watch dedicated HD channels.

HD channels currently available on the satellite TV service include, SuperSport HD 1, SuperSport HD 2, SuperSport HD 3, MNET HD, MMET Movies 1 HD, iConcert HD, and Discovery HD Showcase. HD offers crisp and bright pictures as well as crystal clear sound.

To get the full power of HD, you may needy some hardware upgrade in addition to the HD PVR decoder. This include a HD ready TV (HDTV) and a surround sound system (Home theatre). 

Let’s take a quick look at DStv decoder packages prices. But first let’s look see what the packages comes with.

Dstv Compact Plus

Dstv compact plus

 With 115+ dstv compact channels and 95+ audio channels, sit back at home and enjoy your favourite dstv premium channels like 1Magic, Comedy Central and FOX, or find out new comings from new on our occasional pop-up channels. Compact package enables you to add channel to your Dstv decoder. However, it gives you the flexibility to pay on your terms.

Don’t let the name confuse you. DStv Compact channels has an impressive amount of quality viewing of up to 100+ TV premium channels and 95+ audio channels.

They have Mzansi Magic Sunday hits programs example, Date My Family, Our Perfect Wedding and international imports like Black-ish. Join these with local and international sports fixtures live .DSt

Dstv Family Bouquet

Family DStv packages is specially designed for parental control. Family DStv Family packages has the very best family-oriented content across 75+ TV channels and 95+ audio channels. 

Dstv family bouquet

You can organise your viewing and discover something different to love with our 14-day TV guide and enjoy HD channels such as Mzansi Wethu and 1Magic. It’s good, comfortable for everyone.

Family DStv package is obtainable in different payment plans that are structured to give you the flexibility to pay on your terms.

Dstv access channels

DStv Access package comes with various selections of local and international entertainment for an irresistible monthly payment.

Dstv access channels

It has various selection of movies and other interesting programs and TV show s. Discover your centre with faith-based programming on this package.

Enjoy a mix of scripted and non-scripted content on FOX Life. And see what’s going on the local film scene with Mzansi Bioskop. With 55+ TV premium channels, including Mzansi Wethu and Channel O, and 95+ audio channels, make DStv Access your best  entertainment that’s always there when you come home.

DStv Access is obtainable in different dstv subscription packages that are designed to give you the flexibility to pay on your own terms.

Dstv easy view

Local movies comes to life with DStv EasyView, tv guide with extraordinary entertainment value.

Dstv easy view

DStv EasyView takes local is tv guide with 30+ TV channels, including 1 KZN and Soweto TV, as well as 95+ audio premuim channels. You can organizing your viewing with an eight-day TV guide and watch online, on your smartphone or tablet using DStv Now. It truly has the best list of channels on dstv compact.

DStv EasyView is obtainable in different dstv subscription packages that are designed to give you the flexibility to pay on your terms.

DSTV Packages Prices

DSTV initial access cost is around N15,000 to N75,900 (the equivalent in south Africa Rand). This will include cost of satellite dish, decoder, cables, and the new DStv decoder installation cost. This price may also be bundled with subscription for one month or more.

DSTV Access

DSTV Access package provides over 45 channels mostly local and international TV channels, like AIT, SilverBird, Channels, NTA I, SuperSport BLITZ, Magic World, Al jezeera, Mindset Learn, E Entertainment, Africa Magic (World, Hausa & Yoruba only) and so on. HD channels are not included on this package. DSTV Access installation cost is about 15,900 Naira the last time we checked.

Dstv family

DSTV Family

Family DSTV Package is likely to be the most popular DSTV package; it offers a reasonable selection of TV channels at a reasonable price. The Family package offers you all DSTV Access channels and more.

Channels Added to the Family package include CNN, Euro News, Channel O, ESPN Classic, Mnet Series, Inspiration, Africa Magic, MTV Base, Cartoon Network, and so on, over 55 digital TV channels in all.

Family DStv package also has all 24 available Audio services. Audio channels available include BBC (3 channels), Voice of America (VOA), RAI radio, Ray power FM, Star FM, music channels, and so on.

Installation for the Family package costs is about 17,900 Naira (its equivalent in Rand) the last time we checked. This price includes dish, HD decoder. HD channels are not available on DSTV Family.

DSTV Compact 

DSTV Compact shows you all Family channels and so much more. Channels Added to the Compact package are as follows BBC World, RAI international, Sony Entertainment, MNET Action, Africa Magic Plus, ESPN Sports, SuperSport 10, and so on, over 60 channels in all.

The Compact Plan also has all 24 obtainable DSTV Audio services. If you need more Exciting channels then, the Compact bouquet will be a wise decision. HD channels are also not contained in this package.

DSTV Compact Plus

DSTV Compact Plus offers all DSTV Compact channels in addition to two sports channels. The sports channels added are SuperSport 7 and SuperSport 10.

It is aimed at giving Sports lovers in Nigeria and across Africa access to premium sports at a more affordable price than is possible with the Premium package.

Banquet subscribers will be able to view  90% EPL matches as well as other live sports like the French League, Bundesliga, PSL, Spanish La Liga as well as rugby, golf, tennis, athletics, boxing and motorsport.

If the only reason you subscribe to the Premium bouquet is to view sports then you are on the right track using Compact Plus. HD channels are not available on the Compact plan. Note that if you need 100% EPL, you have to go for the Premium bouquet.

DSTV Premium 

DSTV Premium package is the high-end package giving you all obtainable DSTV SD/HD video, and audio channels. The last time we checked, the Premium package offers up to 85 exciting TV channels.

Channels added to Premium package include Mnet West, VUZU AMP, MNET Edge, Discovery channel, SuperSport 3, History Channel, Boomerang, Discovery, all HD channels, and so on. The Premium package  is for people who want nothing less than the best.

If you want to be watching HD channels then you should go for the Premium as HD channels is currently for the premium package only.

If you also wish to watch 100% matches of the English Premier league, the DSTV premium package should be your goal. You will also be able to view the Premier league’s 24-hour full HD content service, if you own a HD PVR decoder or Explora Decoder. 

Find more information about DSTV and Dstv prices and packages www.dstv.com.

Note that Multichoice has the right to put or remove channels in any of the package at anytime so always check what is included in the package you want to buy or subscribe for before making any payment.

Free Channels on DSTV

If you are looking for how to install free channels on Dstv HD decoder, I’ll say you are mistaken as free channels are not included in the service. once your subscription expires, you will stop viewing all programming. Although, public channels on DStv HD decoder will be available for a few hours, but with time, they’ll disappear till you renew your subscription.

To avoid losing your viewing, visit any DSTV office or retail two days before your subscription expires to check recent Dstv packages prices and to make payment. Your subscription will be automatically  renewed if you pay on time. You can also renew online at QuickTeller using your InterSwitch ATM/Debit card.

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