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DSTV Subscription Packages, Plans and Prices in Nigeria (2019)

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DSTV is by far the best Satellite cable TV service in Nigeria which also cuts across the whole African continent. This post contains current new DSTV Nigeria packages price list for 2019. Updated October, 2019.

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DSTV Nigeria services is controlled by Multichoice and offers one of the cheapest pay TV subscription in Nigeria. HD channels, HD PVR decoders, and DSTV mobile TV service are just some few services added for DSTV Nigeria by Multichoice.

Also for sport lovers, the DSTV Compact Plus package added by Multichoice can come in handy. It is a cheaper option for those who love watching sports. The DSTV Compact Plus package shows 90% Premier league matches, Spanish La Liga, Bundesliga, covers an array of sports, and loads of channels which are available in this DSTV Compact bouquet.

With this current DSTV Nigeria packages new price list for 2019, The DSTV Compact Plus package goes for a monthly price of N10,650 only. There is also the new DSTV Explora which was recently added into the bouquet offered by DSTV.

Before I continue with the review of the different DSTV packages in Nigeria, you should know that you can now manage your monthly bouquet subscription with the DSTV online Subscription services anywhere in Nigeria with the internet or a mobile phone.

DSTV Packages and Bouquets Price list for October, 2019 (New)

The initial access charge for DSTV is usually around N19,900 to N45,000. Although, the price varies. This initial charge will cover the cost of the satellite dish, cables, DSTV decoder and other installation charges with a 3 months subscription access.

DSTV Access package costs N2,000 a month

Over 45 TV channels which are mostly local and international TV channels are offered in the DSTV Access bouquet. Local channels in Nigeria like SilverBird, AIT, NTA i, Channels and International channels like Africa Magic, Aljazeera, SuperSport BLITZ, E Entertainment, etc are also offered on DSTV access bouquet.

Channels like BBC, CNN and MNET channels are not available as when writing this post.

DSTV Family package costs N4,000 a month

As the name implies, DSTV Family bouquet was created with the family in mind. Often known to be the most popular DSTV package in Nigeria, especially in homes, It gives you access to all DSTV Access channels with other additional channels such as Euro News, CNN, Mnet Series, Cartoon Network for kids, Channel O, Africa Magic, ESPN Classic with over 55 digital TV channels in this package. Note that HD channels are not included in the DSTV Family package.

DSTV Family also offers all DSTV 24 available Audio services which includes: Voice of America (VOA), BBC (3 channels), Star FM, RAI radio, Ray Power FM,etc. With an installation cost of N24, 900 that gives you 3 months free subscription, a dish and a standard decoder.

DSTV Compact Plus package cost N10,000 a month

As said in the introduction of this post, the DSTV Compact Plus bouquet gives you all DSTV Compact channels with two sports channels as an addition. This  sports channels include SuperSport 7 and SuperSport 10. This package offer Sport lovers wider access to different kinds of premium sports against the expensive DSTV Premium bouquet.

Sports like basketball, golf, tennis, motorsport, Spanish La Liga e.t.c are available for those who subscribed to the DSTV Compact bouquet. You would also be able to watch 90% of the English Premier League matches if you are an English football lover.

DSTV Premium package cost N15,800 Naira a month this 2019

DSTV Premium package is the full package that gives you access to all available DSTV SD/HD video, and all audio channels. This particular package is the best as channels exclusive to DSTV Premium package are Mnet Movies 1 & 2, History Channel, SuperSport 3, Discovery channel, Boomerang, and all HD channels, and much more.

You also get a DSTV Mobile+ free package for subscribing for this package as long as you have a DSTV Drifta decoder.

How much is the new DSTV Explora in Nigeria price 2019?

The DStv Explora is currently being sold at Multichoice offices in Lagos for a retail price of N65,000 (without installation) and N71,300 (with installation). Commercial bouquet is currently N1,850.

Update , 2019: 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 (N38,300)
  • Explora + Dish Kit + 1 Month DStv Compact Plus Subscription + Smart LNB (N33,500)
  • Explora + Dish Kit + 1 Month DStv Compact Subscription + Smart LNB (N29,900)

If you already have the dish or you want to upgrade to the Explora decoder, you can purchase the Explora decoder alone for N20,000

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

  • HD + Dish Kit + 1 Month DStv Premium Subscription (N18,300)
  • HD + Dish Kit + 1 Month DStv Compact Plus Subscription (N13,500)
  • HD + Dish Kit + 1 Month DStv Compact Subscription (N9,900)
  • HD + Dish Kit + 3 Months DStv Access Subscription (N9,900)

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 178 channels at N15,800.

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. Super Sport 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 Naija
  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 Hausa
  4. Africa Magic Igbo
  5. Africa Magic plus
  6. Africa Magic Showcase
  7. Africa Magic World
  8. Africa Magic Yoruba
  9. B4U Movies
  10. BBC Brit
  11. BET International
  12. CBS Reality
  13. CNBC Africa
  14. Comedy Central
  15. Discovery Family
  16. E! Entertainment Television
  17. Ebony Life TV
  18. Eva
  19. Eva+
  20. FOX
  21. FOX Life
  22. Galaxy TV
  23. ITV Choice
  24. Lifetime Entertainment
  25. Maisha Magic Bongo
  26. Maisha Magic East
  27. M-Net Action
  28. M-Net City
  29. M-Net Movies
  30. M-Net Movies Action+
  31. M-Net Movies Premiere
  32. M-Net Movies Smile
  33. M-Net Movies Zone
  34. M-Net West
  35. MTV
  36. ROK
  37. SONY Entertainment Television
  38. SONY Max
  39. Studio Universal
  40. Telemundo
  41. Trybe
  42. Turner Classic Movies
  43. Universal Channel
  44. Vuzu
  45. Vuzu
  46. Vuzu Amp
  47. 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 N10650 per month.

On the other hand, the Compact Bouquet cost N6800 per monthly subscription.

Compact Plus package provides access to 174 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, DSTV Compact provides access to 151 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 108 exciting channels at a rate of N4000 per month

  • Children – 7
  • Documentary – 2
  • 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 90 channels and this plan provides good value at a very affordable cost of N2000 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 N5400 per month

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

DSTV Great Wall

This is another interesting option which cost N1000 per month

  • Audio – 10
  • Children – 1
  • News and Commerce – 1
  • Religion – 5
  • Specialist – 7

DSTV Nigeria Details: Website, Email and Address

(DStv Nigeria) Lagos Office Address

Plot 1381 Tiamiyu Savage Street; Victoria Island, Lagos State
1 270 3232 or 080 3900 3788
Fax 01 270 3256

(DStv Nigeria) Abuja Office Address

Legion House
3 Kaura Namoda Street
Area 3 Garki, Abuja
Tel: 2347291/2 Fax: 2347295

(DStv Nigeria) Email Addresses

e-mail: dstv@nigeria.multichoice.co.za
e-mail: dstv@mwebnigeria.com

Official DSTV Website: www.dstv.com

Update: DSTV NIGERIA TOLL FREE LINES

DSTV has released some toll free numbers to accommodate Multichoice users on all network providers in Nigeria (MTN, GLO, AIRTEL & ETISALAT), if you have any questions on the DSTV Nigeria packages price list for 2019.

DSTV Call center operating hours are now 8am to 9pm on Saturdays, Sunday and public holidays.

The DSTV toll free lines are: 09090630333 for Etisalat, 07080630333 for Airtel, 08113630333 for Glo and 08149860333 for MTN.

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