DStv South Africa Packages, Channels & Prices 2023

DStv is not just the biggest cable television provider in South Africa, it is the biggest in the Region, and perhaps in the whole of the continent. For DStv to have maintained this position for a number of years, they must be doing something correctly. By something, we mean great entertaining and informative content, worth every cent spent on it.

Cent for Cent, DStv is the most competitive and sustainable cable Television company in South Africa; they have several packages for several kinds of pockets and customer needs. DSTV also gives the best sports coverage you can find in South Africa, as well as News, Comedies, Telenovelas, and Indian movies and series. You can also get BBC, Supersport, CNN, and sports channels like English Premier League, La Liga, Seria A, and Bundesliga matches live on DStv. Of course, the South African Premier Soccer League is not left out.

Many people have been searching for accurate information about the various DSTV packages, their costs, and the channels available in each package. Exactly that information is available in the paragraphs below.

DStv Subscription Packages and Prices in South Africa

In order for you to make the best choice of package, you need to know all the packages offered by DStv South Africa, as well as their subscription rates. When you know the packages, you can change at any time to a package with more programming, or to a lesser package. There are six packages offered by DSTV South Africa, and they range from R29 monthly to R809 monthly.

The six packages- a Quick Preview:

  • DStv Easy View Package cost R29/month with 36+ TV Channels.
  • DStv Access Package costs R110/month with 67+ Channels.
  • DStv Family Package costs R279/month with 93+ Channels.
  • DStv Compact Package costs R399/month with 127+ Channels.
  • DStv Compact Plus Package costs R529/month with 144+ Channels.
  • DStv Premium Package costs R819/month with 159+ TV Channels.

DStv EasyView Package Channel List

The EasyView package is the most basic, simplest, and cheapest package offered by DSTV South Africa. The value of the entertainment is quite ordinary and basic, and customers are always encouraged to upgrade their subscriptions so as to enjoy better value in terms of entertainment options. With this package, you can enjoy more than 30 at the pocket-friendly cost of just R29/month. The following are some of the DSTV EasyView package channels.

137 TNT Africa

155 Real Time

156 SABC Encore

180 People’s Weather

191 SABC 1

192 SABC 2

193 SABC 3

194 e.TV

195 e.TV Extra

200 SuperSport Blitz

251 Soweto TV

260 Bay TV

261 1 KZN

262 Tshwane TV

263 Cape Town TV

265 GauTV

292 Lesotho TV

310 JimJam

311 eToonz

319 Mindset

321 Mzansi Music

341 FAITH

342 Day Star

343 TBN Africa

347 iTV Networks

390 Emmanuel TV

404 SABC News

405 Newzroom Afrika

406 Al Jazeera

408 Parliamentary Service

409 CGTN News

410 CNBC Africa

412 Business Day TV

447 CCTV 4

DStv Access Package Channels List

DStv Access is an upgrade on the EasyView package highlighted above. This too is an introductory package to the platform, designed for low-income persons or families who wish to have control over their entertainment through a paid cable television subscription. Access package introduces an exciting viewing experience, giving you more options, and a more diverse variety of categories to choose from, including Movies, Music, News, Culture and Documentaries, Business, Religion, and more. Listed as the options on this package are 55+ Channels, and you can get this for just R110 per month. The following are the DSTV Access package channels;

100 DStv

118 Telemundo

126 FOX life

132 CBS Reality

135 Discovery TLC Entertainment

137 TNT Africa

138 eMovies

140 eMovies Extra

148 kykNET Lekker

152 Africa Magic Epic

155 Real Time

163 Mzansi Wethu

164 Mzansi Bioskop

173 TV Mall

176 The Home Channel

178 Fashion One

180 People’s Weather

182 Nat Geo Wild

190 Spice TV

191 SABC 1

192 SABC 2

193 SABC 3

194 e.TV

195 e.TV Extra

200 SuperSport Blitz

209 SS Variety 4

239 TellyTrack

251 Soweto TV

260 Bay TV

261 1 KZN

262 Tshwane TV

263 Cape Town TV

265 GauTV

292 Lesotho TV

299 NTA i

300 Toonami

301 Cartoon Network

309 Disney Junior

310 JimJam

311 eToonz

313 PBS Kids

317 POP Primary

318 Da Vinci

319 Mindset

320 Channel O

321 Mzansi Music

322 MTV Base

327 Sound City

331 One Gospel

340 Dumisa

341 FAITH

342 Day Star

343 TBN Africa

347 iTV Networks

390 Emmanuel TV

400 BBC World News

404 SABC News

405 Newzroom Afrika

406 Al Jazeera

407 Russia Today

408 Parliamentary Service

409 CGTN News

410 CNBC Africa

412 Business Day TV

413 NDTV 24×7

417 Africa News

447 CCTV 4

 

DStv Family Package Channel List

Next is the DSTV South Africa family package which is an upgrade on the access package. This package is designed for families; it provides a kind of balance between the entertainment options that would appeal to every member of the family. There is something for the wife; telenovelas, fashion, and lifestyle. There is something for the husband; music, movies, news, business, and documentaries with a few sports, and there is something for the kids; cartoons, drama, wildlife, educational documentaries, etc. you get all these entertainment options for just R279 per month. In total, the DSTV Family package gives you access to 75 Channels. Find the DSTV South Africa family package channels below:

108 M-Net Movies 4

116 Vuzu

117 Universal Channel

118 Telemundo

126 FOX life

132 CBS Reality

135 Discovery TLC Entertainment

136 Discovery Family

137 TNT Africa

138 eMovies

139 M-Net Movies Zone

140 eMovies Extra

141 EVA

145 kykNET & Kie

146 kykNET Nou

147 VIA

152 Africa Magic Epic

154 AfricaMagic Family

155 Real Time

157 Moja Love

163 Mzansi Wethu

164 Mzansi Bioskop

166 ZEE World

167 Star Life

176 The Home Channel

178 Fashion One

179 Travel Channel

180 People’s Weather

182 Nat Geo Wild

189 Ignition TV

190 Spice TV

191 SABC 1

192 SABC 2

193 SABC 3

194 e.TV

195 e.TV Extra

200 SuperSport Blitz

204 SS La Liga

205 SS Football

209 SS Variety 4

239 TellyTrack

251 Soweto TV

260 Bay TV

261 1 KZN

262 Tshwane TV

263 Cape Town TV

265 GauTV

292 Lesotho TV

299 NTA i

300 Toonami

301 Cartoon Network

302 Boomerang

308 NickTOONS

309 Disney Junior

310 JimJam

311 eToonz

313 PBS Kids

317 POP Primary

318 Da Vinci

319 Mindset

320 Channel O

321 Mzansi Music

322 MTV Base

209 SuperSport 9

325 TRACE Urban

327 Sound City

331 One Gospel

332 Trace Gospel

340 Dumisa

341 FAITH

342 Day Star

343 TBN Africa

347 iTV Networks

390 Emmanuel TV

400 BBC World News

403 eNews Channel Africa

404 SABC News

405 Newzroom Afrika

406 Al Jazeera

407 Russia Today

408 Parliamentary Service

409 CGTN News

410 CNBC Africa

412 Business Day TV

413 NDTV 24×7

414 Euronews

447 CCTV 4

DSTV Compact Package

DStv Compact package is an upgrade, an improvement on the DSTV South Africa Family Package because it gives you even more options. This is more serious entertainment that can keep you occupied at home. For one thing there are more movie channels, more news channels, more music channels, more sports channels (even live options), and so on. With DSTV Compact you can have all these options for just R399/month, and that gives you over 100 channels across the world.

DSTV Compact Plus Package

DStv Compact Plus is a kind of more complete package. It gives you enough options to turn your house into a cinema or a stadium. It is for those people who always have a crowd in their house, and who need to have more entertainment options available for them, ranging from movies, music, cartoons, and sports. With the DSTV South Africa Compact Plus Package you get 115 channels at R529. DStv also offers something called a price lock option which means you are allowed to pay for a long time ahead, which means you will not be affected if there is any price increase in the near future. Below is the DSTV compact plus package channels list.

Documentaries & Lifestyles

VIA

Discovery ID

BBC Lifestyle

Food Network

The Home Channel

Fashion One

Travel Channel

National Geographic

Nat Geo Wild

The History Channel

Ignition TV

Spice TV

Free Channels

SABC 1

SABC 2

SABC 3

e.TV

Soweto TV

Bay TV

1 KZN

Tshwane TV

Cape Town TV

GauTV

Lesotho TV

Movies and Entertainment Channels

1Magic

M-Net Movies Action

M-Net Movies Stars

M-Net City

Vuzu

Universal Channel

Studio Universal

Telemundo

Comedy Central

ITV Choice

E! Entertainment Television

BBC Brit

FOX

FOX life

BET

MTV

Lifetime

Discovery TLC Entertainment

Discovery Family

TNT Africa

CBS Reality

eMovies

M-Net Movies Zone

eMovies Extra

EVA

kykNET

kykNET & Kie

KyKNet Nou

AfricaMagic Urban Movies

AfricaMagic Family

Africa Magic Epic

Real Time

SABC Encore

Moja Love

Mzansi Magic

Mzansi Wethu

Star Life

Mzansi Bioskop

ZEE World

ROK

e.TV Extra

Sports Channels

SuperSport Blitz

SuperSport 3

SuperSport 4

SuperSport 7

SuperSport 8

SuperSport 9

SuperSport 11

TellyTrack

Ginx eSports

Kids and Teen Entertainment Channels

Cartoon Network

Boomerang

Disney

Disney Channel XD

JimJam

Nickelodeon

Cbeebies

Disney Junior

NickTOONS

Interactive Channels

People’s Weather

Music Channels

MTV Base

Sound City

MTV Music 24

TRACE Urban

TRACE Africa

One Gospel

News and Commerce

CNN International

SKY News

BBC World News

eNews Channel Africa

Russia Today

NDTV 24×7

DStv South Africa Premium Package

DSTV Premium is an apex offering of DSTV South Africa. This package for viewers who want all the entertainment options they can get, without holding anything back. You get the complete package: all the latest movies, news, music, and all the sports. With the DSTV Premium package you get 135+ TV channels and 95+ audio channels. This package is fit for royalty, and even corporate offices, enjoy this package. It costs R819/month to subscribe for DSTV premium, and you can also use the price lock option to pay for up to two years ahead.

The following are some of the DStv Premium Channels.

Free Channels

SABC 1

SABC 2

SABC 3

e.TV

Soweto TV

Bay TV

1 KZN

Tshwane TV

Cape Town TV

GauTV

Lesotho TV

 

Documentaries & Lifestyles

VIA

BBC Lifestyle

Food Network

Discovery ID

The Home Channel

Fashion One

National Geographic

Nat Geo Wild

BBC Earth

Travel Channel

The History Channel

Ignition TV

Spice TV

 

Movies and Entertainment Channels:

M-Net Movies Stars

M-Net

1Magic

M-Net Movies Premiere

Net Movies Smile

Sundance TV

M-Net Movies Action

Studio Universal

M-Net Movies Action Plus

M-Net City

Vuzu

Universal Channel

Telemundo

BBC First

BBC Brit

Discovery Channel

Comedy Central

ITV Choice

E! Entertainment Television

FOX

FOX life

BET

MTV

Lifetime

CBS Reality

Discovery TLC Entertainment

Discovery Family

TNT Africa

eMovies

M-Net Movies Zone

eMovies Extra

EVA

kykNET

kykNET & Kie

KyKNet Nou

Africa Magic Epic

AfricaMagic Urban Movies

AfricaMagic Family

Real Time

SABC Encore

Moja Love

Mzansi Magic

Mzansi Wethu

Mzansi Bioskop

ZEE World

Star Life

ROK

e.TV Extra

 

Sports Channels:

SuperSport 1

SuperSport 2

SuperSport 3

SuperSport 4

SuperSport 5

SuperSport 6

SuperSport 7

SuperSport 8

SuperSport 9

SuperSport 11

SuperSport 12

SuperSport Maximo

TellyTrack

Ginx eSports

SuperSport Blitz

 

Kids and Teen Entertainment:

Cartoon Network

Nickelodeon

Boomerang

Disney

Disney Channel XD

Cbeebies

Nick Jr

NickTOONS

Disney Junior

JimJam

 

Interactive Channels:

People’s Weather

 

News and Commerce Channels:

SKY News

BBC World News

CNN International

eNews Channel Africa

Russia Today

NDTV 24×7

 

Music Channels:

MTV Music 24

TRACE Urban

TRACE Africa

Channel O

MTV Base

Sound City

One Gospel

 

Religious Channels:

Dumisa

 

Specialist and Foreign

RAI Italia

Beste Van Nederlands

RTPi

TV5 Monde Afrique

Deutsche Welle

Conclusion

DStv did not become the biggest cable television channel in the region by accident; this company has invested heavily in quality content rights acquisition, even with the biggest entertainment and sports brands in the world. There is something for everybody, regardless of what your pocket looks like. You can also upgrade or downgrade your subscription as your circumstances or spending ability changes.