Updated DStv packages and channels in South Africa

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Buy a DStv Explora and subscribe to DStv Premium or DStv Compact and you won’t have to pay a price increase for 24 months. Below are the available DSTV decoder options, their prices and the different packages they work with.

  • Explora + Dish Kit + 1 Month DStv Premium Subscription + Smart LNB
  • Explora + Dish Kit + 1 Month DStv Compact Plus Subscription + Smart LNB
  • Explora + Dish Kit + 1 Month DStv Compact Subscription + Smart LNB

If you already have the dish or you want to upgrade to the Explora decoder, you can purchase the Explora decoder alone

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The second type of decoder is the HD which comes in the following packages:

  • HD + Dish Kit + 1 Month DStv Premium Subscription
  • HD + Dish Kit + 1 Month DStv Compact Plus Subscription
  • HD + Dish Kit + 1 Month DStv Compact Subscription
  • HD + Dish Kit + 3 Months DStv Access Subscription

Now that we know about the decoder packages, let’s dive into the subscription packages.

DSTV Premium

This is the highest priced DSTV package as well as the most complete. The premium bouquet provides full access to 148 channels at R809.

The channels fall into several categories, however, the most popular are the documentary, sports, entertainment, news and children categories.

If you’re looking to see the channels available on offer with this premium package, you will find the most popular categories and their exciting channels in the list below.

Documentary

  1. Crime Investigation Network
  2. Discovery channel
  3. Nat Geo Wild
  4. National Geographic Channel
  5. The History Channel

Sport

  1. SuperSport 1
  2. SuperSport 2
  3. SuperSport 3 (HD/SD)
  4. SuperSport 4 (HD/SD)
  5. SuperSport 5 (HD/SD)
  6. SuperSport 6
  7. SuperSport 7
  8. SuperSport 8
  9. SuperSport 9
  10. SuperSport 10
  11. SuperSport 11 (HD/SD)
  12. SuperSport 12 (HD/SD)
  13. SuperSport Blitz

Children

  1. Boomerang
  2. Cartoon Network
  3. CBeebies
  4. Disney
  5. Disney Junior
  6. Disney XD
  7. JimJam
  8. Mindset
  9. Nick JR
  10. Nickelodeon
  11. Nicktoons

Music

  1. Soundcity
  2. MTV Base
  3. TRACE Mziki
  4. Hip TV
  5. TRACE
  6. AFRO Music English
  7. Planet Radio TV

News and Commerce

  1. Al Jazeera
  2. Arise News
  3. BBC
  4. Bloomberg Television
  5. CNBC Africa
  6. CNC World
  7. CNN International
  8. ETV Africa
  9. Euro News
  10. EuroNews German
  11. SABC News
  12. Sky News

Entertainment and Movies

  1. Africa Magic
  2. Africa Magic Epic Movies
  3. Africa Magic Urban
  4. Africa Magic Family
  5. B4U Movies
  6. BBC Brit
  7. BET International
  8. CBS Reality
  9. CNBC Africa
  10. Comedy Central
  11. Discovery Family
  12. E! Entertainment Television
  13. Ebony Life TV
  14. Eva
  15. Eva+
  16. FOX
  17. FOX Life
  18. Galaxy TV
  19. ITV Choice
  20. Lifetime Entertainment
  21. Maisha Magic Bongo
  22. Maisha Magic East
  23. M-Net Action
  24. M-Net City
  25. M-Net Movies
  26. M-Net Movies Action+
  27. M-Net Movies Premiere
  28. M-Net Movies Smile
  29. M-Net Movies Zone
  30. M-Net West
  31. MTV
  32. ROK
  33. SONY Entertainment Television
  34. SONY Max
  35. Studio Universal
  36. Telemundo
  37. Trybe
  38. Turner Classic Movies
  39. Universal Channel
  40. Vuzu
  41. Vuzu
  42. Vuzu Amp
  43. Zee World

Other categories include the specialist category which comes with 11 channels, religion with 9 channels, audio with 46 channels, local TV with 11 channels as well as lifestyle and culture with 6 channels.

DSTV Compact Plus and Compact Bouquet

These bouquets provide exciting channels for your pleasure all day long. The Compact Plus is the more expensive of the two and it cost R509 per month.

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On the other hand, the Compact Bouquet cost R385 per monthly subscription.

Compact Plus package provides access to 129 channels which have been highlighted below based on their categories:

  • Audio – 46
  • Children – 11
  • Documentary – 5
  • Entertainment and Movies – 41
  • Lifestyle and Culture – 6
  • Local TV – 12
  • Music – 7
  • News and Commerce – 14
  • Religion – 9
  • Specialist – 11
  • Sport – 12

On the other hand, the DSTV Compact provides access to 109 channels which have been highlighted based on their categories

  • Children – 11
  • Documentary – 3
  • Entertainment and Movies – 37
  • Lifestyle and Culture – 6
  • Local Channels -1
  • Music – 7
  • News and Commerce – 12
  • Religion – 9
  • Specialist – 11
  • Sport – 7

DSTV Family

This bouquet offers 87 exciting channels at a rate of R249 per month

  • Children – 7
  • Documentary – 6
  • Entertainment and Movies – 27
  • Lifestyle and Culture – 4
  • Local Channels – 12
  • Music – 6
  • News and Commerce- 13
  • Religion – 9
  • Specialist -11
  • Sport – 6

DSTV Access

The Access bouquet is packed with 66 channels and this plan provides good value at a very affordable cost of R99 per month

  • Audio – 11
  • Children – 4
  • Documentary – 1
  • Entertainment and Movies – 19
  • Lifestyle and Culture – 2
  • Local Channels – 12
  • Music – 5
  • News and Commerce – 12
  • Religion – 9
  • Specialist – 11
  • Sport – 4

DSTV Indian

DSTV Indian is another interesting package which comes at a very pocket-friendly rate of R375 per month

  • Audio – 11
  • Entertainment and Movies – 5
  • News and Commerce – 2
  • Religion – 3
  • Specialist – 2

DSTV EasyView

This is another interesting option which cost R29 per month and comes with 38 channels

  • Audio – 20
  • Children – 3
  • FTA – 13
  • Sports – 2
  • Entertainment and Movies – 3
  • News and Commerce – 7
  • Religion – 5
  • Specialist – 1

 

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