DSTV Packages in Nigeria: Subscription Price and Channels 2024

DSTV is the leading satellite cable TV service in Africa and Nigeria. The service is managed by Multichoice, a South African company that offers the direct-to-home (DTH) pay option for its customers. It is one of the most affordable bouquets in Africa. 

An astonishing part of the DSTV network is because of their quality of service. They have a lot of amazing channels and innovative products — mobile streaming services (DSTV Now and Showmax) and HD PVR decoders. As such, they have a large customer base. All you need is to get the product and subscribe to a desired package

Recently, there has been a change in the subscription price. This article provides the latest information about DSTV packages — subscription price and channels —- to help you make wise choices. Follow closely. 

DSTV Packages and Prices 

In a bid to provide better services to their users, DSTV changed from its eight (8) packages to six (6) packages. However, there has been an upgrade to the prices of the respective packages. The latest price review was on February 24, 2024 and as of today March 27, 2024, the prices of DSTV packages are: 

  • DSTV Padi: #2,950 Monthly
  • DSTV Yanga: #4,200 monthly
  • DSTV Confam: #7,400 Monthly
  • DSTV Compact: #12,500 Monthly
  • DSTV Compact Plus: #19,800 Monthly
  • DSTV Premium: #29,500 Monthly

DSTV Channels 

The uniqueness of DSTV is in its channels. Users can enjoy their favourite TV shows in HD. The content includes movies, news, sports, religion, music videos, children’s programmes, and lots more. The fun seems unlimited. 

Here is an alphabetical arrangement of the different available channels on DSTV; 

  • 1 Magic HD
  • Africa Magic Epic
  • Africa Magic Hausa
  • Africa Magic Igbo
  • Africa Magic Showcase
  • Africa Magic Showcase HD
  • Africa Magic Urban
  • Africa Magic Yoruba
  • BBC Brit
  • BBC Lifestyle
  • BBC News
  • BET
  • Cartoon Network
  • Channel O
  • CNBC Africa
  • CNN
  • Comedy Central
  • Discovery Channel HD
  • Dizi
  • E! Entertainment
  • ESPN
  • ESPN 1
  • ESPN 2
  • Food Network
  • Fox
  • Fox Life
  • History
  • ITV Choice
  • KIX
  • Lifetime
  • Magic World
  • MNET City
  • MNET Movies
  • MNET Movies 1
  • MNET Movies 2
  • MNET Movies 3
  • MNET Movies 4
  • National Geographic (Nat Geo)
  • NTA International
  • ROK
  • Sky News
  • Studio Universal HD (formally Hallmark and Universal Channels)
  • SuperSport BLITZ
  • SuperSport Channels (GrandStand, Football Plus, Premier League, La Liga, Football, Variety 1, Variety 2, Variety 3, Variety 4, Action, Rugby, Cricket, Golf, Tennis, Motorsport, WWE, Maximo 1, Maximo 2)
  • TBN
  • Telemundo
  • Universal TV
  • Vuzu
  • WWE Channel HD
  • Zee World

There are also audio stations where you can stream live radio, listen to music, and stay updated with the latest. However, these stations do not have a visual display. 

The Uniqueness of Each DSTV Package

Every DSTV package is unique because it offers a different selection of channels. The rule is simple: the higher your subscription, the more channels you have. 

DSTV Padi 

This is the most affordable DSTV package. It offers over 30 channels for customers to enjoy a desirable amount of entertainment for the price. However, some channels like MNET and Supersport channels are not available. Also, this bouquet does not have CNN. Below is a list of notable channels for this package; 

  • Africa Magic (Igbo, Hausa, Yoruba)
  • AIT
  • B4U Movies
  • BBC World News
  • Channels TV
  • CNC World
  • Galaxy TV
  • Jim Jam
  • Mindset
  • NatGeo Wild
  • NTA 2
  • NTA News 24
  • Spice TV SilverBird
  • SuperSport BLITZ
  • Telemundo
  • Televista

DSTV Yanga 

The DSTV Yanga is similar to the previous Access Package, which has now been discontinued. Its subscribers can enjoy over 87 channels. Some of the stations include;

  • Africa Magic (World, Hausa & Yoruba only)
  • Africa Magic Epic
  • Africa Magic Family
  • AIT
  • Al Jazeera
  • BBC World
  • Channels
  • Discovery Family HD
  • Disney Junior
  • E! Entertainment
  • Fox Life
  • Jim Jam
  • Mindset Learn
  • MNET Movies Zone
  • MTV Base
  • NatGeo Wild
  • NTA I
  • RealTime
  • ROK GH
  • ROK2
  • ROK3
  • SilverBird
  • SuperSport BLITZ
  • SuperSports Football
  • Telemundo
  • Zee World

DSTV Confam 

DSTV Confam subscribers can enjoy more than 108 TV channels. It is a replacement for the previous DSTV Family package. Here are some of the channels you can expect; 

  • Africa Magic Epic
  • BBC Lifestyle
  • BET
  • Boomerang
  • Cartoon Network
  • CBeebies
  • CBS Reality
  • CNN
  • Da Vinci
  • ESPN
  • Food Network
  • Fox
  • MNET City
  • MTV Base
  • ROK2
  • Star Life
  • SuperSport 8 HD
  • SuperSport HD 7
  • SuperSport Variety 4 HD
  • SuperSports La Liga
  • SuperSports Variety 3 HD
  • TNT Africa
  • Universal Channel

DSTV Compact

Compact users enjoy more than 146 channels, including sports channels. It is the entry package for new users who just purchased a decoder and dish – they have a free one-month compact subscription. Some of the stations are;

  • Africa Magic Urban
  • BBC Brit
  • BET
  • Discovery ID HD
  • Disney XD
  • Disney
  • KIX HD
  • MNET Movies 4
  • MTV
  • National Geographic
  • ROK
  • Sky News
  • Studio Universal HD
  • SuperSport Premier League HD
  • SuperSport Variety 2 HD
  • TNT Africa
  • Trace Mziki
  • VUZU
  • WWE Channel HD

DSTV Compact Plus 

This package is for lovers of the English Premier League and sports. It has other football channels that allow subscribers to watch the UEFA Champions League, Europa League, La Liga, and even Serie A matches. Other sports include Athletics, Boxing, Motorsport, Golf, Tennis, and Rugby. Some of the stations are;

  • Africa Magic Showcase
  • CBS Justice
  • CGTN News
  • Crime and Investigation Network
  • Discovery Channel HD
  • History Channel
  • SuperSport Football Plus HD
  • SuperSport Action HD
  • SuperSport Variety 1 HD
  • ESPN 2 HD
  • Lifetime Entertainment
  • MNET Movies 3 HD

DSTV Premium 

Premium is the highest package you can enjoy on the DSTV streaming service. Subscribers can enjoy Showmax for free and unlimited access to all the entertainment DSTV channels offer. It includes all the channels above and the following listed channels;

  • SuperSport GrandStand HD
  • SuperSport Rugby
  • SuperSport Cricket
  • SuperSport Golf
  • SuperSport Tennis HD
  • SuperSport MotorSport HD

Conclusion 

Finally, it’s important to say that DSTV offers a prepaid service. That is, you subscribe for a fixed number of days before you can begin to access the channels. Also, if there is no renewal, your decoder will be cut off from these services. Many people are only reminded after they can no longer access the services. 

The solution you need is here. Ridima is here to help you, as you can easily make your DSTV Subscription payment in a few steps. See how below; 

  1. Download the Ridima App from the App Store or Google Play Store 
  2. Create an account and fill in your bank and other personal details. 
  3. Fund your wallet with a sufficient amount to pay for your DSTV easily.
  4. Select Bill Payment and indicate the category you want to use: TV cables.
  5. Select the biller for your payment — DSTV. 
  6. Input your IUC number or the customer ID and select the desired subscription price. 
  7. Confirm the details and proceed to purchase. 
  8. Authorise the transaction with your PIN. 

Within a few minutes, your transaction will be completed. 

Say no to the long waiting queues. Make instant payment for your DSTV to avoid being cut off from the numerous entertainment. Use Ridima today!

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