In this post, I will be showing you the different DSTV initial access packages.
DSTV Packages offers direct-to-home DTH pay-TV services to customers across Africa and boasts of one of the cheapest pay TV packages in Nigeria as well as innovative services like HD channels, HD PVR decoders, and a mobile TV service. Multichoice has added the DSTV Compact Plus package targeted at sports lovers to their offerings.
Barclays English Premier League is now on DSTV. So, if you want to watch the whole 380 matches live, you are better off with DSTV. However, to be able to view the SuperSort channels that show the Barclays Premier league in Nigeria, SSNi3 and SSNi7, you have to subscribe for the DSTV premium package, which goes for N13,980/month.DSTV also has a cheaper option for sports lovers. The new DSTV Compact Plus package, which shows 90% English Premier league matches, sports coverage, as well as all channels is available in the DSTV Compact bouquet. Compact Plus goes for N9,420 monthly.
DSTV Packages and Bouquets Prices
DSTV initial access cost is around N19,900 to N44,900. This will include the cost of the satellite dish, DSTV decoder, cables, and installation cost. This price includes 3 months subscription.
DSTV Access N1,800 per month
DSTV Access bouquet offers over 82 channels mostly local and international TV channels, like AIT, Silver Bird, Channels, NTA I, SuperSport BLITZ, Magic World, Aljezeera, Mindset Learn, E Entertainment, Africa Magic (World, Hausa & Yoruba only) and so on.
DSTV Family N3,600 per month
DSTV Family is likely to be the most popular DSTV package; it offers a reasonable selection of TV channels at a reasonable price. DSTV Family offers you all DSTV Access channels and more. Channels added to the DSTV 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.
DSTV Family also has all 24 available DSTV 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. DSTV Family installation cost is about N24,900. This price includes dish, standard decoder, and connection with 3 months free subscription.
DSTV Compact N6,000 Naira per month
DSTV Compact offers you all DSTV Family channels and more. Channels Added to the Compact package include BBC World, RAI international, Sony Entertainment, MNET Action, Africa Magic Plus, ESPN Sports, SuperSport 10, and so on; 128 channels in all. DSTV Compact also has all 24 available DSTV Audio services.
New Channels Added to the Compact Bouquet (February 2016): AfricaMagic Igbo, AfricaMagic Urban, BBC Brit, CBeebies, Eva, M-City, Zee World while added sports channels inclusive of the newly added are SuperSport 7 Nigeria, SuperSport 3 Africa, SuperSport 10, SuperSport 11 (DStv Channel 231) and SuperSport 12 (DStv Channel 232). Both SuperSport 11 and SuperSport 12 will be dedicated to showcasing the English Premier League, the Spanish La Liga and Euro 2016.
DSTV Compact Plus N9,420 per month
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 DSTV Premium package.
Subscribers to the bouquet will be able to watch 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.
New Channels Added to the Compact Bouquet (February 2016): AfricaMagic Igbo, AfricaMagic Urban, BBC Brit, CBeebies, Eva, M-City, Zee World while added sports channels inclusive of the newly added are SuperSport 7 Nigeria, SuperSport 3 Africa, SuperSport 10, SuperSport 11 (DStv Channel 231) and SuperSport 12 (DStv Channel 232). Both SuperSport 11 and SuperSport 12 will be dedicated to showcasing the English Premier League, the Spanish La Liga and Euro 2016. Total channels available are 130.
DSTV Premium N13,980 Naira per month
DSTV Premium package is the high-end package offering you all available DSTV SD/HD video, and audio channels. Channels exclusive to DSTV Premium package include Mnet Movies 1 & 2, Discovery channel, SuperSport 3, History Channel, Boomerang, Discovery, all HD channels, and so on. DSTV Premium package is for people who want nothing less than the best. There are 130 channels in total.
If you subscribe to the Premium bouquet, you get DSTV Mobile+ package free if you have a DSTV Drifta decoder.
DSTV decoder options
Below are the available decoder options, their prices as well as the different packages which they work with.
- Explora + Dish Kit + 1 Month DStv Premium Subscription + Smart LNB (N38300)
- Explora + Dish Kit + 1 Month DStv Compact Plus Subscription + Smart LNB (N33500)
- Explora + Dish Kit + 1 Month DStv Compact Subscription + Smart LNB (N29900)
If you already have the dish or you want to upgrade to the Explora decoder, you can purchase the Explora decoder alone for N20000.
The second type of decoder is the HD which comes in the following packages:
- HD + Dish Kit + 1 Month DStv Premium Subscription (N18300)
- HD + Dish Kit + 1 Month DStv Compact Plus Subscription (N13500)
- HD + Dish Kit + 1 Month DStv Compact Subscription (N9900)
- HD + Dish Kit + 3 Months DStv Access Subscription (N9900)
Now that we know about the decoder packages, let’s dive into the subscription packages.
So there you have it; the latest DSTV packages and their various prices.
If you have any questions, please ask us in the comments section!