DStv Nigeria is owned by Multichoice Limited, a south African multinational internet and media group. The company came into the Nigerian space in 1994 and also have another smaller paytv service called GOtv.

DStv has tens of thousands of active subscribers in Nigeria who are enjoying the numerous channels available on different packages at different prices ranging from N1,900 Naira Monthly for DStv access which is the cheapest plan to Dstv Premium that costs N14,700 Naira monthly hence the most expensive plan available.

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So this post is for both new and existing DStv customers who wish to know the comprehensive list of channels, packages/bouquets, decoder and how to go about the subscription and activation. First, I will start with the price of different decoders in the market.

Dstv Decoders In Nigeria (Price)

The following DStv decoders are available in Nigeria and can be purchased from online and offline stores around you.

DStv Explora :

This is the most advanced piece of hardware from Multichoice LTD (Owners of DSTV). DStv Explora is an HD PVR decoder which allows you watch and record quality HD content from different channels. In addition to that , it also comes with internet access that you can use to stream live and download content from the internet.

More interesting is the fact that DStv Explora gives you the ability to record your favourite shows so that you can watch them later. The decoder can record up to 220 hours of content which you can save and watch when you’re free.

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DStv HD Decoder :

The DStv HD Decoder’s user interface is similar to the DStv Explora. Most functions can be performed from DStv Central, accessed through the blue DStv button on the remote control. This user interface makes for easier navigation through the HD menus and helps customers discover great DStv content available via multiple search options directly from the remote control.

The decoder is XtraView capable and can be paired with selected XtraView compatible decoders (excluding the SD PVR), allowing a cost effective and flexible option to allow more than one independent viewing environment.

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Dstv Channels In Nigeria

The following Dstv channels can be accessed in Nigeria :

  • CNN
  • SuperSport
  • SuperSport BLITZ
  • BBC News
  • Channel O
  • Africa Magic
  • Africa Magic plus
  • Africa Magic Hausa
  • Africa Magic Yoruba
  • Africa Magic Igbo
  • MNET Africa HD
  • MNET Premium
  • MNET West
  • MNET Action
  • Vuzu Amp
  • Vuzu
  • CNBC Africa
  • ESPN
  • Telemundo
  • NTA International
  • National Geographic
  • Magic World
  • Discovery Channel
  • TBN
  • Cartoon Network
  • Studio Universal (formally Hallmark and Universal Channels)
  • Sky News
  • ESPN
  • Sony Max
  • Comedy Central

…and many more

Dstv Nigeria Packages , Subscription & Price

In terms of cost , DStv’s subscription is a little bit expensive. The cheapest package (DStv access) costs #1,900 per month , but the channels are limited. The most expensive bouquet with all the channels costs #14,700 per month. More details below :

Dstv Access :

DStv Access is an introductory package to the DStv family, designed to offer choice and value for money. DStv Access introduces an exciting viewing experience with a wide variety of categories from Movies & Entertainment, News & Commerce to Culture, Religion and Lifestyle.

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At the time of writing (Sept 2017) , DStv Access offers up to 90 different channels such as Nat Geo Wild , Fashion One, Spice TV , Super sport Blitz , Super sport 4 , Super sport 9 , Supersport 10 , Supersport 4 HD , Al Jazeera , TVC News , BBC World news and Bloomberg Television.

  • Price : #1,900 per month.
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Here are the available DSTV Access Channels as at September 2017. Please note that DSTV has the right to add and remove channels without notice.

Documentary Channels :

  • Nat Geo Wild

General Entertainment & Movies :

  • Telemundo
  • E! Entertainment
  • Discovery Family
  • Fox Life
  • M-Net Movies Zone
  • AfricaMagic World
  • AfricaMagic Family
  • AfricaMagic Yoruba
  • Africa Magic Hausa
  • Africa Magic Igbo
  • Maisha Magic East
  • Maisha Magic Bongo
  • Zee World
  • Vox Africa
  • Galaxy Tv
  • Televista
  • B4U Movies
  • Trybe
  • Eva+

Lifestyle & Culture :

  • Fashion One
  • Spice TV

Sports : 

  • SuperSport Blitz
  • SuperSport 9
  • SuperSport 10
  • SuperSport 4

Local Channels :

  • NTA I
  • Silverbird
  • AIT
  • Channels
  • MiTV
  • Lagos TV
  • K24
  • Wazobia Max
  • Arewa 24
  • Wap Tv
  • Joy News
  • Adom TV

Children :

  • Nickelodeon
  • Disney Junior
  • JimJam
  • Mindset

Music :

  • Hip TV
  • TRACE Naija
  • Afro Music