How To Pay DSTV

How To Pay DSTV Online

There are a number of way to pay DSTV online? The easiest way is to use option 1 and pay through the DSTV online self service website using your credit card.

In this post we will cover

  1. Pay DSTV via Online Self Service
  2. Pay DSTV via their mobile app
  3. Pay DSTV through an Internet Payment ( EFT )
  4. Pay DSTV Online With A Credit Card
  5. Pay DSTV via USSD Technology
  6. Pay With DSTV’s QR Code
  7. Payment Link

1. Pay DSTV via Self Service

You can pay DSTV online using DSTV’s  online self service website. Click here to visit DSTV’s self service website.

You can check your DSTV balance on the self service website to see how much you owe and then pay the correct amount straight from the website.

To pay DSTV through the self service portal click on the “Pay Now” button from your dashboard.

How To Pay DSTV Online Via DSTV Self Service 2020 click Pay Now

You will be taken to a page that shows the amount you owe and displays a number of options for how to pay.

You can choose from Instant EFT, Credit Card, Debit Order, Snapscan, Zapper, Masterpass or Online Banking.

How To Pay DSTV Online Via DSTV Self Service 2020

Choose the option that suits you and you will be redirected to that payment method. Eg. This is the screen if you decide to pay DSTV via credit card.

Pay DSTV Credit Card 2020

2. Pay DSTV via their mobile app

You can download the mobile app from the Google Play store or Apple App Store.

3. Pay DSTV through an Internet Payment ( EFT )

You can pay for your DStv account by using an EFT.

 

To find out how much you owe, you can view your balance on your Account dashboard or dial *120*68584# from your mobile phone.

 

Then go to your banks internet banking website, or their app on your mobile phone and add Multichoice as a new beneficiary. To do this, choose MultiChoice from the list of pre-approved beneficiaries on your bank’s internet banking website. Use your eight-digit MultiChoice customer number as the payment/beneficiary reference.

 

If you don’t bank with major banks your payment may take up to 48 hours to reflect.


For your convenience, if your services have been disconnected and you have paid the correct amount, we will reconnect you automatically once the payment reflects.

4. Pay DSTV Online Account With A Credit Card

You can either use the DSTV self service website to pay via a credit card and check your balance at the same time. Alternatively you can use a credit card at any DStv Service Centre or DStv Agency near you.

5. Pay DSTV via USSD Technology

If you bank with FNBNedbankStandard Bank or Absa, you can now pay your DStv subscription and top up your BoxOffice account from your mobile.

Simply dial the following number, depending on who you bank with, and follow the steps to pay.

FNB USSD

  • Dial *120*321#
  • Reply 1 for buy
  • Reply 7 for PayTV
  • Reply 1 for DStv
  • Enter your smart card or customer number for Dstv
  • Reply 1 for Pay amount due
  • Reply 1 for confirm

Nedbank USSD

  • Dial *120*002#
  • Reply 1 for login
  • Enter your profile number followed by your pin
  • Reply 2 for payments
  • Reply 2 for bank apprived beneficiaries
  • Select debit account
  • Enter the first three letter of the beneficiary name (DStv)
  • Reply 2 for DStv subscription
  • Enter the statement description (you can find this on your statement)
  • Enter the beneficiary’s statement description (DStv reference / account number)
  • Enter the amount you want to pay
  • Choose the notification type (this is for the beneficiary)

Standard Bank USSD

  • Dial *120*2345#
  • Reply 1 to login / register
  • Enter your customer-selected PIN (CSP)
  • Reply 2 for payments and transfers
  • Reply 6 to pay MyBills
  • Reply 1 to pay bill
  • Reply 1 to select DStv Subscription
  • Reply 2 to pay other amount
  • Enter the amount you would like to pay
  • Enter your reference for the payment
  • Select the account you would like to pay with
  • Reply 1 to confirm payment

ABSA USSD

  • Dial *120*2272#
  • Enter your USSD PIN number
  • Reply 3 for payments
  • Reply 4 for bill payments
  • Reply 3 for pay bills
  • Reply 3 for DStv
  • Reply 1 for amount due
  • Reply 1 to pay full amount
  • Reply 1 to accept payment T&Cs
  • Reply 1 to confirm payment
  • Reply 1 to make payment

Banks that are currently not offering USSD payment

  • Capitec
  • Discovery
  • Investec
  • African Bank

Remember that you can dial *120*68584# to see how much you owe.

6. Pay With DSTV’s QR Code

For immediate and hassle free payment and to pay now, scan the QR code below.

Pay DSTV QR Code

Need help with how to scan a QR code? Click here to activate your QR code reader on your iPhone and scan your DSTV QR code.

7. Payment Link

When you receive an SMS or MMS from us, reminding you to pay your DStv account, you’ll notice a link at the end of the message. Simply click on this link to make an instant payment from your mobile phone.

How To Connect Showmax To Your DStv Account FI

How To Connect Showmax To Your DStv Account

If you are a DStv subscriber on one of the DStv Packages then you have the option to connect your Showmax to your DStv account as well as your Explore and watch Showmax through your DStv decoder. This means that you can opt to pay for Showmax as part of their monthly DStv bill.

Depending on what package you subscribe to you can either get Showmax for Free or pay the full amount.

All other DSTV package subscribers below DStv Compact need to pay the full amount for their Showmax account, but they can still connect it to their account and decoder.

It is quick and easy to connect your Showmax to your DStv account.

How To Connect Showmax To You DStv Account

  1. Go to showman.com

    Click here to go to https://www.showmax.com/

  2. Log In

  3. Go To “My Account”

    Click on your profile in the top right hand corner and select “My Account”How To Connect Showmax To Your DStv Account

  4. Click On Manage Subscription

    Choose the “Manage Subscription” option on your My Account page.How To Connect Showmax To Your DStv Account - Manage Sub

  5. Choose Your Subscription

    If you have not already click choose your subscription.How To Connect Showmax To Your DStv Account - Manage Sub

  6. Choose Standard Option

    Choose the Standard option. We do not believe this works with the mobile only option and you will not be able to connect it to your Explora, so we do not advise it.Sign Up For Showmax Get Started

  7. Select “DStv Account” As Your Payment Choice

    How To Get Showmax Payment Options DSTV account

  8. Enter Your RSA Id Number or Smartcard ID Number

    Enter your South African ID Number and then click “Next Step”. Showmax will advise what discount you qualify for.How To Connect Showmax To Your DStv Account - RSA ID

  9. Confirm your mobile phone number. A one-time pin (OTP) will be SMSed to this number to verify your account.

  10. Enter the OTP and accept the T&Cs.

    Yay once you enter the OTP and accept the T&Cs you are connected and you can start watching straight away.

How Do I Connect  Showmax To My DStv Account If I Am Already A Showmax Subscriber?

If you already have a Showmax subscription and you pay via a credit, cheque card or Paypal subscription, then login to your Showmax account and change your payment method to “Add to DStv Account”.

Note: If you have added your Showmax subscription to another partner account or bill such as Telkom, Vodacom or MTN, you will need to cancel the current payment method and then reactivate your subscription by selecting “DStv add to account”.

How To Pay DSTV

How To Pay DSTV

There are a number of way to pay DSTV? 

In this post we will cover

  1. Pay DSTV via Self Service
  2. Pay DSTV via their mobile app
  3. Set up a debit order to pay your DSTV account.
  4. Pay DSTV through an Internet Payment ( EFT )
  5. Pay Your DSTV Account With A Credit Card
  6. Pay Your DSTV Account From Your Banks ATM
  7. Direct Deposit Through ABSA
  8. Pay DSTV At Your Local Supermarket
  9. DSTV Walk In Centers
  10. Pay DSTV via USSD Technology
  11. Pay With DSTV’s QR Code
  12. Payment Link

1. Pay DSTV via Self Service

You can pay your DSTV account using DSTV’s self service website. Click here to visit DSTV’s self service website.

You can check your DSTV balance on the self service website to see how much you owe and then pay the correct amount straight from the website.

To pay DSTV through the self service portal click on the “Pay Now” button from your dashboard.

Pay DSTV Via DSTV Self Service 2020 click Pay Now

You will be taken to a page that shows the amount you owe and displays a number of options for how to pay.

You can choose from Instant EFT, Credit Card, Debit Order, Snapscan, Zapper, Masterpass or Online Banking.

Pay DSTV Via DSTV Self Service 2020

Choose the option that suits you and you will be redirected to that payment method. Eg. This is the screen if you decide to pay DSTV via credit card.

Pay DSTV Credit Card 2020

2. Pay DSTV via their mobile app

You can download the mobile app from the Google Play store or Apple App Store.

3. Set up a debit order to pay your DSTV account.

You can make your DSTV payment simple and easy and always on time by setting up a debit order for your account.

To set up your debit order, click on the button below and it will take you to the page on DSTV Self Service where you can do this and just follow the step by step process.

i. Select the DSTV Account Number from the dropdown list.

*If there is no account number you will need to contact DSTV in order to proceed.

Pay DSTV Debit Order 2020

ii. Select your payment option from “Debit Order” or “Cash”. Choose Debit Order.

Pay DSTV Debit Order 2020 step 2

iii. Fill in your bank account details, make sure these are accurate and from the bank account you would like the amount to be debited from.

Pay DSTV Debit Order 2020 step 3

iv. Click submit once all your details have been filled in.

4. Pay DSTV through an Internet Payment ( EFT )

You can pay for your DStv account by using an EFT.

 

To find out how much you owe, you can view your balance on your Account dashboard or dial *120*68584# from your mobile phone.

 

Then go to your banks internet banking website, or their app on your mobile phone and add Multichoice as a new beneficiary. To do this, choose MultiChoice from the list of pre-approved beneficiaries on your bank’s internet banking website. Use your eight-digit MultiChoice customer number as the payment/beneficiary reference.

 

If you don’t bank with major banks your payment may take up to 48 hours to reflect.


For your convenience, if your services have been disconnected and you have paid the correct amount, we will reconnect you automatically once the payment reflects.

5. Pay Your DSTV Account With A Credit Card

You can either use the DSTV self service website to pay via a credit card and check your balance at the same time. Alternatively you can use a credit card at any DStv Service Centre or DStv Agency near you.

6. Pay Your DSTV Account From Your Banks ATM

You can pay your DSTV account from one of your banks ATMs. All you have to do is add Multichoice as a beneficiary and then make a payment. Remember to use your eight-digit MultiChoice customer number as the payment / beneficiary reference.

7.Direct Deposit Through ABSA

You can pay DSTV via direct deposit from an ABSA branch or ATM. 

ABSA Branch: MultiChoice is already a pre-approved beneficiary. All you have to do is give the bank teller your eight-digit MultiChoice customer number.

ABSA ATM: MultiChoice is already listed as one of the service providers. Just select the option and follow the instructions to make payment.

Retrieve the amount due for payment online, or dial *120*68584#.

Pay DSTV Shops

8. Pay DSTV At Your Local Supermarket

You can pay your DSTV account at your local supermarket. You can pay at any of these locations:

  • PEP
  • Pick n Pay
  • Shoprite
  • Checkers
  • Ackermans
  • Spar
  • Shoprite/Checkers

When making a payment, you will need to provide your DStv Customer Number as your reference, as well as the code 11374 before your customer number. So, if your DStv Customer Number is 12345678, when paying, the reference number will be 1137412345678.

Pay at any store with a Kazang© or Flash© point of sale device

Apart from various supermarkets, you can pay for your DStv account at any store that has a Flash or Kazang point of sale device. If you see any of the below signs at a store it means you will be able to pay for your DStv account there.

NB! Payments made at stores must be made at money-market counters using your eight-digit MultiChoice customer number as the reference. 

9. DSTV Walk In Centers

DStv walk-in centres are located in Cape Town, Durban and Randburg. For Pretoria customers, DSTV is in Menlyn. You can visit the Aerial & Satellite Excellence store – Shop 44, Waterglen Shopping Centre.

Alternatively, you can check your balance & pay, clear errors, upgrade & more using our WhatsApp Self Service option, save our number 060603788 & say ‘Hello’ to get started.

DStv Agencies

  • DStv Agencies are located in various places nationwide.
  • Only credit card or debit card payments are accepted at MultiChoice Agencies, no cash payments or cheques are accepted.
  • Decoder insurance payments are not accepted at DStv Agencies, only via the self-help kiosk.

DStv Self Service kiosks

DStv Self Service kiosks are available at the Cape Town, Durban and Randburg walk-in centres and DStv Agencies nationwide. The kiosks enable customers to make DStv payments and view payment transactions and are designed to process card payments.

The kiosks accept debit cards with 3D secure chips and pin verification. Customers can also use credit card payments including American Express. The machines do not print out receipts but give customers an option to choose between receiving confirmation via an email or SMS.

10. Pay DSTV via USSD Technology

If you bank with FNBNedbankStandard Bank or Absa, you can now pay your DStv subscription and top up your BoxOffice account from your mobile.

Simply dial the following number, depending on who you bank with, and follow the steps to pay.

FNB USSD

  • Dial *120*321#
  • Reply 1 for buy
  • Reply 7 for PayTV
  • Reply 1 for DStv
  • Enter your smart card or customer number for Dstv
  • Reply 1 for Pay amount due
  • Reply 1 for confirm

Nedbank USSD

  • Dial *120*002#
  • Reply 1 for login
  • Enter your profile number followed by your pin
  • Reply 2 for payments
  • Reply 2 for bank apprived beneficiaries
  • Select debit account
  • Enter the first three letter of the beneficiary name (DStv)
  • Reply 2 for DStv subscription
  • Enter the statement description (you can find this on your statement)
  • Enter the beneficiary’s statement description (DStv reference / account number)
  • Enter the amount you want to pay
  • Choose the notification type (this is for the beneficiary)

Standard Bank USSD

  • Dial *120*2345#
  • Reply 1 to login / register
  • Enter your customer-selected PIN (CSP)
  • Reply 2 for payments and transfers
  • Reply 6 to pay MyBills
  • Reply 1 to pay bill
  • Reply 1 to select DStv Subscription
  • Reply 2 to pay other amount
  • Enter the amount you would like to pay
  • Enter your reference for the payment
  • Select the account you would like to pay with
  • Reply 1 to confirm payment

ABSA USSD

  • Dial *120*2272#
  • Enter your USSD PIN number
  • Reply 3 for payments
  • Reply 4 for bill payments
  • Reply 3 for pay bills
  • Reply 3 for DStv
  • Reply 1 for amount due
  • Reply 1 to pay full amount
  • Reply 1 to accept payment T&Cs
  • Reply 1 to confirm payment
  • Reply 1 to make payment

Banks that are currently not offering USSD payment

  • Capitec
  • Discovery
  • Investec
  • African Bank

Remember that you can dial *120*68584# to see how much you owe.

11. Pay With DSTV’s QR Code

For immediate and hassle free payment and to pay now, scan the QR code below.

Pay DSTV QR Code

Need help with how to scan a QR code? Click here to activate your QR code reader on your iPhone and scan your DSTV QR code.

12. Payment Link

When you receive an SMS or MMS from us, reminding you to pay your DStv account, you’ll notice a link at the end of the message. Simply click on this link to make an instant payment from your mobile phone.

DSTV Packages 2020

DSTV Packages and Prices For 2020

Do you love entertainment? Sport? Movies? Series? DSTV is one of the most comprehensive entertainment options available in South Africa and indeed Africa. With more than 100 channels you can enjoy a fantastic variety of options.

Depending on your budget there are a number of DSTV packages to chose from which let you choose how much you are willing to pay and the channels and options you will receive for that price.


DSTV Packages 2020

We have put together a table to compare the DSTV package prices and options available and what you will get with each package.


DSTV PackagePrice per Month 2019Price per Month 2020Annual PricePrice Lock for 2 yearsTV Channels
DSTV PremiumR809R819R8899R749 P/M135+
DSTV Compact PlusR519R529R5709R489 P/M115+
DSTV CompactR399R399R4389R339 P/M100+
DSTV FamilyR265R279R2915R249 P/M75+
DSTV AccessR105R110R1155R99 P/M55+
DSTV EasyViewR29R29R31930+
DSTV IndianR38929+

MultiChoice has released an updated price list for DStv subscriptions for 2020, with several packages getting an increase.

Updated fees will take effect from April 1, 2020.



What is DSTV Price Lock?

Multichoice has introduced DSTV Price Lock which allows subscribers to some money by locking in their monthly payment amount for 24 months.

This allows you to skip any price increases that may arise during the price lock period. Once the price lock period expires new prices become applicable for renewing your monthly subscription or new price lock rate.

You can also use Price Lock if you are using another decoder with XtraView and linking the two decoders.

Some packages do not offer Price Lock – They are the

  • EasyView Package
  • Access Package

Compare The Channels Available On Each DSTV Package

See the table below


ChannelDSTV PremiumDSTV Compact PlusCompactFamilyAccessEasyViewIndian
Movies & Entertainment
100 – DSTVYesYesYesYesYesNoNo
101 – M-NetYesNoNoNoNoNoNo
103 – 1MagicYesYesNoNoNoNoNo
104 – M-Net Movies PremiereYesNoNoNoNoNoNo
105 – M-Net Movies SmileYesNoNoNoNoNoNo
106 – M-Net Movies Action PlusYesNoNoNoNoNoNo
108 – Sundance TVYesNoNoNoNoNoNo
110 – M-Net Movies ActionYesYesYesNoNoNoNo
111 – M-Net Movies StarsYesYesYesYesNoNoNo
112 – Studio UniversalYesYesYesNoNoNoNo
115 – M-Net CityYesYesYesNoNoNoNo
116 – VuzuYesYesYesYesNoNoNo
117 – Universal ChannelYesYesYesYesNoNoNo
118 – TelemundoYesYesYesYesYesNoNo
119 – BBC FirstYesNoNoNoNoNoNo
120 – BBC BritYesYesYesNoNoNoNo
121 – Discovery ChannelYesNoNoNoNoNoNo
122 – Comedy CentralYesYesNoNoNoNoNo
123 – ITV ChoiceYesYesNoNoNoNoNo
124 – E! Entertainment TelevisionYesYesNoNoNoNoNo
125 – FOXYesYesYesNoNoNoNo
126 – FOX lifeYesYesYesYesYesNoNo
128 – WWE SuperslamYesYesYesNoYesNoNo
129 – BETYesYesYesNoNoNoNo
130 – MTVYesYesYesNoNoNoNo
131 – LifetimeYesYesYesNoNoNoNo
132 – CBS RealityYesYesYesYesYesNoNo
135 – Discovery TLC EntertainmentYesYesYesYesYesNoNo
136 – Discovery FamilyYesYesYesYesNoNoNo
137 – TNT AfricaYesYesYesYesYesYesNo
138 – eMoviesYesYesYesYesYesNoNo
139 – M-Net Movies ZoneYesYesYesYesYesNoNo
140 – eMovies ExtraYesYesYesYesYesNoNo
141 – EVAYesYesYesYesNoNoNo
144 – kykNETYesYesNoNoNoNoNo
145 – kykNET & KieYesYesYesYesNoNoNo
146 – KyKNet NouYesYesYesYesNoNoNo
152 – Africa Magic EpicYesYesYesYesYesNoNo
153 – AfricaMagic Urban MoviesYesYesNoNoNoNoNo
154 – AfricaMagic FamilyYesYesYesYesNoNoNo
155 – Real TimeYesYesYesYesYesYesNo
156 – SABC EncoreYesYesYesYesYesYesNo
157 – Moja LoveYesYesYesYesNoNoNo
161 – Mzansi MagicYesYesYesNoNoNoNo
163 – Mzansi WethuYesYesYesYesYesNoNo
164 – Mzansi BioskopYesYesYesYesYesNoNo
166 – ZEE WorldYesYesYesYesNoNoNo
167 – Star LifeYesYesYesYesNoNoNo
168 – ROKYesYesYesNoNoNoNo
195 – e.TV ExtraYesYesYesYesYesYesNo
198 – Naija Stand-Up ComedyYesNoNoNoNoNoNo
450 – SET AsiaNoNoNoNoNoNoYes
451 – B4U MoviesNoNoNoNoNoNoYes
452 – ZeeTV
NoNoNoNoNoNoYes
453 – Star PlusNoNoNoNoNoNoYes
454 – Sun TVNoNoNoNoNoNoYes
455 – Star VijayNoNoNoNoNoNoYes
456 – ColorsNoNoNoNoNoNoYes
457 – SET MaxNoNoNoNoNoNoYes
507 – TelemundoNoNoNoNoNoNoNo
508 – EVANoNoNoNoNoNoNo
515 – TV RecordYesYesYesNoNoNoNo
517 – SIC InternationalYesYesYesNoNoNoNo
901 – M-Net Plus 1YesNoNoNoNoNoNo


ChannelDSTV PremiumDSTV Compact PlusCompactFamilyAccessEasyViewIndian
Documentaries & Lifestyle
147 – VIAYesYesYesYesNoNoNo
171 – Discovery IDYesYesYesNoNoNoNo
174 – BBC LifestyleYesYesYesNoNoNoNo
175 – Food NetworkYesYesYesNoNoNoNo
176 – The Home ChannelYesYesYesYesYesNoYes
177 – HGTVYesYesYesNoNoNoNo
178 – Fashion OneYesYesYesYesYesNoNo
179 – Travel ChannelYesYesYesYesNoNoNo
181 – National GeographicYesYesYesNoNoNoNo
182 – Nat Geo WildYesYesYesYesYesNoNo
184 – BBC EarthYesNoNoNoNoNoNo
186 – The History ChannelYesYesNoNoNoNoNo
189 – Ignition TVYesYesYesYesNoNoYes
190 – Spice TVYesYesYesYesYesNoNo


ChannelDSTV PremiumDSTV Compact PlusCompactFamilyAccessEasyViewIndian
Free Channels
173 – TV MallYesYesYesYesYesNoNo
191 – SABC 1YesYesYesYesYesYesYes
192 – SABC 2YesYesYesYesYesYesYes
192 – SABC 2YesYesYesYesYesYesYes
194 – e.TVYesYesYesYesYesYesYes
251 – Soweto TVYesYesYesYesYesYesYes
260 – Bay TVYesYesYesYesYesYesYes
261 – 1 KZNYesYesYesYesYesYesYes
262 – Tshwane TVYesYesYesYesYesYesYes
262 – Tshwane TVYesYesYesYesYesYesYes
262 – Tshwane TVYesYesYesYesYesYesYes
262 – Tshwane TVYesYesYesYesYesYesYes
262 – Tshwane TVYesYesYesYesYesNoNo


ChannelDSTV PremiumDSTV Compact PlusCompactFamilyAccessEasyViewIndian
Sports
127 – Ginx eSportsYesYesYesNoNoNoNo
200 – SuperSport BlitzYesYesYesYesYesYesYes
201 – SuperSport 1YesNoNoNoNoNoNo
202 – SuperSport 2YesNoNoNoNoNoNo
203 – SuperSport 3YesYesYesNoNoNoNo
204 – SuperSport 4YesYesYesNoNoNoNo
205 – SuperSport 5YesNoNoNoNoNoNo
206 – SuperSport 6YesNoNoNoNoNoNo
207 – SuperSport 7YesYesYesNoNoNoNo
208 – SuperSport 8YesYesNoNoNoNoNo
209 – SuperSport 9YesYesYesYesNoNoNo
210 – SuperSport 10YesYesYesYesYesNoYes
211 – SuperSport 11YesYesYesNoNoNoNo
212 – SuperSport 12YesNoNoNoNoNoNo
235 – SuperSport MaximoYesNoNoNoNoNoNo
239 – TellyTrackYesYesYesYesYesNoNo


ChannelDSTV PremiumDSTV Compact PlusCompactFamilyAccessEasyViewIndian
Kids & Teen
301 – Cartoon NetworkYesYesYesYesYesNoNo
302 – BoomerangYesYesYesYesNoNoNo
303 – DisneyYesYesYesNoNoNoNo
304 – Disney Channel XDYesYesYesNoNoNoNo
305 – NickelodeonYesYesNoNoNoNoNo
306 – CbeebiesYesYesNoNoNoNoNo
307 – Nick JrYesNoNoNoNoNoNo
308 – NickTOONSYesYesYesYesNoNoNo
309 – Disney JuniorYesYesYesYesYesNoNo
310 – JimJamYesYesYesYesYesYesNo
311 – eToonzYesYesYesYesYesYesNo
319 – MindsetYesYesYesYesYesYesYes


ChannelDSTV PremiumDSTV Compact PlusCompactFamilyAccessEasyViewIndian
Music
320 – Channel OYesYesYesYesYesNoNo
321 – Mzansi MusicYesYesYesYesYesYesNo
322 – MTV BaseYesYesYesYesYesNoNo
323 – MTV Music 24YesYesNoNoNoNoNo
325 – TRACE UrbanYesYesYesNoNoNoNo
326 – TRACE AfricaYesYesYesYesNoNoNo
327 – Sound CityYesYesYesYesYesNoNo
331 – One GospelYesYesYesYesYesNoNo


ChannelDSTV PremiumDSTV Compact PlusCompactFamilyAccessEasyViewIndian
Religion
340 – DumisaYesYesYesYesYesNoNo
341 – FAITHYesYesYesYesYesYesNo
342 – Day StarYesYesYesYesYesYesNo
343 – TBN AfricaYesYesYesYesYesYesNo
347 – iTV NetworksYesYesYesYesYesYesYes
390 – Emmanuel TVYesYesYesYesYesYesNo


ChannelDSTV PremiumDSTV Compact PlusCompactFamilyAccessEasyViewIndian
News and Commerce
400 – BBC World NewsYesYesYesYesYesNoNo
401 – CNN InternationalYesYesYesNoNoNoNo
402 – Sky NewsYesYesNoNoNoNoNo
403 – eNews Channel AfricaYesYesYesYesNoNoNo
404 – SABC NewsYesYesYesYesYesYesYes
405 – Newzroom AfrikaYesYesYesYesYesYesNo
406 – Al JazeeraYesYesYesYesYesYesYes
407 – Russia TodayYesYesYesYesYesNoNo
408 – Parliamentary ServiceYesYesYesYesYesYesNo
409 – CGTN NewsYesYesYesYesYesYesNo
410 – CNBC AfricaYesYesYesYesYesYesNo
411 – BloombergYesNoNoNoNoNoNo
412 – Business Day TVYesYesYesYesYesYesNo
413 – NDTV 24×7YesYesYesYesYesNoYes


ChannelDSTV PremiumDSTV Compact PlusCompactFamilyAccessEasyViewIndian
Specialist & Foreign
430 – RAI ItaliaYesYesYesNoNoNoNo
431 – Beste van NederlandsYesYesYesNoNoNoNo
435 – RTPiYesYesYesNoNoNoNo
437 – TV5 Monde AfriqueYesYesYesNoNoNoNo
446 – Deutsche WelleYesYesYesNoNoNoNo
447 – CCTV 4YesYesYesYesYesYesNo


ChannelDSTV PremiumDSTV Compact PlusCompactFamilyAccessEasyViewIndian
Interactive
180 – People’s WeatherYesYesYesYesYesYesYes

How Much Do DSTV Packages Cost In 2020

There are a number of options for your DSTV package and satellite entertainment. We have broken them down simply here:

DSTV Premium from R749 P/M. 135+ TV Channels.
DSTV Compact Plus fromR489 P/M. 115+ TV Channels.
DSTV Compact fromR339 P/M. 100+ TV Channels.
DSTV Family fromR249 P/M. 75+ TV Channels.
DSTV Access fromR99 P/M. 55+ TV Channels.
DSTV Easyview fromR29 P/M. 30+ TV Channels.
DSTV Indian fromR395 P/M. 25+ TV Channels.

How to Find Out Your DStv Payment Due Date and Amount

Are you wondering when your next DStv payment due date is? It is quite easy to see on DStv’s new self service dashboard.

Follow these steps.

 

  1. Log into DStv self service at https://www.dstv.co.za/self-service – if you are logged in it will automatically take you to your dashboard.
  2. If your are not logged in – then log in using your username and password:
  3. Click on “dashboard”
  4. Here you should be able to see your DStv payment due date underneath the balance amount that you owe. See image for details.

 

DStv Payment Due Date

We hope you found this useful. Please leave any comments in the section below.

How To Pay Your DStv Account With Your Capitec App On Your Mobile Phone

How to Pay Your DStv Account With Your Capitec App On Your Mobile Phone

It is really easy to pay your DStv account via your Capitec App on your mobile phone. You will need your phone with your Capitec Bank app and your DSTV account number. Follow these easy steps, watch the video above or scroll down and follow along with the images for each step.

Simply:

  1. Open your Capitec Bank app
  2. Click “Transact”
  3. Click “Payments”
  4. Sign in with your secret Remote PIN
  5. Click on the hamburger menu icon in the top right hand corner
  6. Select “Capitec-registered” beneficiary
  7. Search for “DStv” or “Multichoice”
  8. Choose the correct amount – either Box Office DStv or Multichoice DStv
  9. Enter your DStv account number
  10. Choose Next
  11. Enter the amount you want to pay
  12. Click Pay
  13. Click Yes to confirm you want to pay the amount shown
  14. Enter your secret remote pin to confirm.

Need more guidance? Below you will find an image for each step in the process to pay your DStv with the Capitec Banking app.

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Open your Capitec Bank app
How To Pay My DStv Account With The CApitec App On My Mobile Phone Transact
Click “Transact”
How To Pay My DStv Account With The CApitec App On My Mobile Phone Payments
Click “Payments”
How To Pay My DStv Account With The CApitec App On My Mobile Phone Secret Pin
Sign in with your Remote Pin
How To Pay My DStv Account With The CApitec App On My Mobile Phone Add Beneficiary
Click on the hamburger menu icon in the top right hand corner
How To Pay My DStv Account With The CApitec App On My Mobile Phone Add Capitec Registered
Select “Capitec-registered” beneficiary
How To Pay My DStv Account With The CApitec App On My Mobile Phone Search
Search for “DStv” or “Multichoice”
How To Pay My DStv Account With The CApitec App On My Mobile Phone Search DSTV
Choose the correct account – either Box Office DStv or Multichoice DStv
How To Pay My DStv Account With The CApitec App On My Mobile Phone Account number
Enter your DStv account number, then click Next
How To Pay My DStv Account With The CApitec App On My Mobile Phone Amount
Enter the amount you want to pay. Then click Pay.
How To Pay My DStv Account With The CApitec App On My Mobile Phone Confirm
Click “Yes” to confirm you want to pay the amount shown.

Enter your secret remote pin to confirm.
How To Check Your DStv Account Balance On Your Mobile Phone

How To Check Your DStv Account Balance On Your Mobile Phone

It is quick and easy to check your DStv account balance on your mobile phone.

  1. dial *120*68584# on your mobile phone
  2. Click “Reply”
  3. Choose the option showing your account number. eg 1.
  4. Click reply to send selection
  5. Your account details will be shown.
  6. Click “Reply” again
  7. Tap 1. for “Check Balance”
  8. Click reply again to send selection
  9. Your account balance will be shown on screen.

Please note that you cannot use this functionality if you have a 0.00 airtime balance on your phone.

Below you will find some images that will show you how to check your DSTV balance to your mobile phone.

  1. dial *120*68584#

    How To Check Your DStv Account Balance On Your Mobile Phone Image 1

  2. Select option 1

    How To Check Your DStv Account Balance On Your Mobile Phone Image 2

  3. Your DStv account balance will appear on the screen.

    How To Check Your DStv Account Balance On Your Mobile Phone Image 3

This method uses USSD technology.

Click here to find out some other ways to check your DSTV account balance with Self-service.

DSTV Self Service- How to find what to watch

DStv Explora Info: How To Find What You Want To Watch

The DStv Explora has made finding what you’re in the mood for even simpler.
So you can find your perfect entertainment match quick and easy just by a click of a button.

The first option, is to press the “i” on your remote to see the title of what you’re watching. Scroll down to see the DStv schedule for the next 24 hours.

Want a bird’s eye view of all your available channels? Press the right arrow (marked grid) to call up the channel list.

More Options To Guide Your Viewing

Use the TV Guide

Use the TV Guide to check what’s coming up in the next 8 days.

Features

  1. Hit Search to find the show you’re looking for.
  2. You can be as general or specific as you like.
  3. You can do searches based on PG Rating, or on Themes like drama or comedy.
  4. You can search for things like movies starting in the next few minutes. Or all live sports events coming up in the next 24 hours.
  5. You can even search for documentaries or magazine shows that feature your favourite sports team.

DStv Explora Info- How To Find What You Want To Watch_

 Set a reminder on your favourite shows

Here’s another awesome Explora function. If you find something that you really want to watch but it’s already started, you don’t have to panic. You can check when it’s showing by :

Step 1- pressing OK on the program and selecting Other Airings.

Step 2- From here you can set a reminder or a recording and make sure you catch it next time it is on.

Step 3- Press the blue DStv button on your remote to get to DStv Central for a quick look at the latest Box Office and Catch Up shows.

Step 4- Or if you want to go straight to Box Office, just press the green button to go directly to the Box Office menu to rent a movie of your choice. Or press the Catch Up button, to catch up on any series, movies, sports, and more that you might have missed. Easy to find thanks to the categories and program picture displays.

And that’s it! All in the palm of your hand. Check out what’s new, see what’s coming up, or search for something specific.  Rent a new release blockbuster, or catch up on the hottest shows. With the Explora finding something to watch is easy. It’s just a matter of deciding what to watch first!

For more interesting tips and short-cuts, visit www.dstv.com/explora.
DStv Explora – the best just got better.

 

DSTV Self Service-Get the best picture from your tv

Get the best picture from your TV

Do you sometimes feel like you’re not getting the full picture from your tv? Or that your soccer ball is looking more like a rugby ball?

Depending on the DStv channel or program that you are watching, you may want to change the aspect ratio setting on your decoder, so that you are getting the best display possible. It’s really easy to do.

If you have a newer decoder

Step 1- Press the shift and TV Guide buttons on your remote to access the ARC or Aspect Ratio Settings.

Setp 2- Then select the one that works best for you.

If you have an older decoder

Step1- Press the Menu button,

Step 2- Select Advanced Options, followed by TV Installations.

Step 3- Select TV Installations for TV 1

Step 4- Select the Aspect Ratio and mode viewing setting of your choice.

If you have a wide screen television just make sure that it is not set to automatically adjust the picture as this will clash with your decoder settings.

Enjoy your viewing. DStv – so much more for you.

 

 

HD installations with Local DSTV installers

How to reboot your DSTV Decoder

If you experience any of the following problems:

  • an unresponsive decoder
  • frozen picture
  • no audio or video
  • missing channels
  • incorrect channel order
  • or no programming information

Try the following as a possible first step to fixing the issue:

1.Switch the DSTV decoder off at the plug, wait a few seconds, then switch it on again. And your decoder will do the rest.

How to reboot your DSTV Decoder PLug Turn Off

2. If you have an HD PVR decoder, press the reset button on the front of the decoder.

How to reboot your DSTV Decoder Hit Reset Button On Remote

3. If you have DStv Explora, press and hold the standby button on your remote.

Remember to keep your Smartcard inserted throughout the reboot process, or the decoder will be unable to reboot properly.



DSTV Self Service- Connect ID – Stream live sport_

Connect ID – Stream live sport

 

Did you know that DStv Premium subscribers can watch the world’s hottest live sport online at Supersport.com or via the Supersport apps? (iTunes | GooglePlay)

Connect ID - Stream live sport

To get your piece of the action

Step 1- Visit Supersport.com.

Step 2- Click register to create a Connect ID

Step 4- Link your DStv account and get connected today!

DStv – Live is better with digital.

DStv Explora Tips – Parental Control_

DStv Explora Tips – Parental Control

Want to keep an eye on what your children are watching?

Set the Parental Control Setting

Step 1- Hit the blue DStv button on your remote

Step 2- Go to Settings and select the Parental Control option

Step 3- Click on PG Settings. Here you can block shows according to their PG rating, or you can block entire channels

These shows can easily be unlocked with your PG pin and enjoyed when the little ones are safely tucked away.

The DStv Explora – effortless entertainment.
Click here to find out more about the FPB classification guidelines

Find out more about how Remote Recordings work_

Find out more about how Remote Recordings work

You can set remote recordings from your smartphone, tablet, or laptop.
Record whatever you like, from wherever you are. No more missing out!

How to set remote recording

Step 1- Log on to the TV Guide on the DStv Now app or from dstv.com.

Step 2- Type in your Connect ID.

Step 3- Choose the program you want to record and select record. You will receive a confirmation message to confirm the recording.

If there’s already a recording in progress at the same time, the remote recording will take priority.
The Explora will automatically delete any conflicting recordings and try to reschedule whenever possible.

For more information visit dstv.com/GetConnected or for step-by-step videos, go to DStv Catch Up on your DStv Explora

Find out more about how Remote Recordings work

Related: Connected Explora: Remote recordings

My DStv – Where and How to Pay_

My DStv – Where and How to Pay

Looking for a quick and easy way to find out where to pay your DStv subscription?

Option1- Dial *120*68584# and select option 2 (where can I pay)
Option2- Or pay online by visiting dstv.com and click on My DStv, select Pay Now.

DStv Self Service – Where and How to Pay_

 

Please keep your DStv decoder switched on with the Smartcard inserted to receive the reset command after payment has been made.

Quick and easy self-service with DStv!

 

 

DSTV Self Service- How to connect your dstv explora to the internet using an ethernet cable

HOW TO connect your DStv Explora to the internet using an Ethernet cable

If your decoder is in the same room as your router, the easiest way to connect it, is to use an ethernet cable. Follow the easy steps below and get connected to the internet.

Step 1- Plug the ethernet cable into the green ethernet port on the back of your decoder.

Step 2- Plug the other side of the ethernet cable into an ethernet port on your router.

Step 3- Use the connectivity checker to make sure that you a connection has been established with the internet.

Step 4- Press Help, select Tools, select Connectivity Checker and press OK.

Step 5- You will need to switch on your connected services. The default setting for all connected services is off. You will need to manually select which of the services you want enabled.

To do this, simply press the blue DStv button on your remote. Select settings, select User Preferences, select Connected Services. And then choose which services you want on, and which you want off.

DSTV Installations, DSTV Installers

That’s it, you’re connected and rearing to go! Visit dstv.com/GetConnected for more information.

DStv Wifi Connector - How to connect to Explora New

How to connect your DStv Explora to the internet using the DStv WiFi Connector (Manual)

DStv Wifi Connector - How to connect to Explora Old

HOW to connect your DStv Explora to the internet using the DStv WiFi Connector (Automatic)

You now have online access to hundreds of extra titles on Catch Up plus. You can also set recordings on your Explora remotely.

How To Connect Your DStv Explora to the Internet

  1. DStv Wifi Connector - How to connect to Explora OldPrint the check list off the DStv website for a step by step guide. If your decoder and router are too far apart to run a cable between them, you need a DStv Wifi Connector. If your decoder does not have a WPS button, click to this tutorial. Otherwise, follow the steps here.

 

2. Connect the decoder and DStv Wifi Connector with the USB cable. The power LED on the front of the DStv Wifi Connector will change to white. Do not put the DStv Wifi Connector on top of the decoder, place it next to it.



How-to-connect-your-DStv-Explora-to-the-internet-using-the-DStv-WiFi-Connector-Plugin-In-To-Decoder-USB

 

3. First press the WPS button on the router, and next press the WPS button on the DStv Wifi Connector. Wait for 2 minutes. If you cannot get the DStv Explora to connect using the WPS button, use the steps where there is no WPS button on your router (manual setup)

HOW-to-connect-your-DStv-Explora-to-the-internet-using-the-DStv-WiFi-Connector-Power-Light

 

The LED on the front of the DStv Wifi Connector will flash and then change to solid white once an internet connection is established.

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4. Next take the ethernet cable, insert the one side into the green ethernet connector on the decoder, and the other side into the DStv Wifi Connector. Now use the Connectivity Checker on your Explora to confirm that you are connected to the internet. Press Help, select Tools, select Connectivity Checker, and press OK.

DSTV-Connectivity-Checker

Next you will need to switch on the Connected Services. The default setting for all connected services is off. You will need to manually select the services that you want enabled. Press the blue DStv button on your remote. Select Settings, select User Preferences, select Connected Services. And then choose which services you want on and which you want off.



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That’s it! You’re connected, and rearing to go. Visit dstv.com/GetConnected for more information.

DStv Explora tips & tricks_

DStv Explora tips & tricks

Change the way you watch television with DStv Explora!

Your shows are ready when you are. Access DStv Catch Up with more than 200 hours of content. Use the Series Stacking setting to watch multiple episodes of your favourite show. DStv Catch Up Plus has hundreds of extra titles available for download. Look out for the series box sets to download.

Rent the latest blockbusters with Box Office from the comfort of your couch.
Up to 20 titles added each day. Your first rental is for free.

DSTv Tips- DStv Explora tips & tricks_

Never miss a moment. Watch one channel while recording another.You can record up to 220 hours of programming. Record your favourite series automatically and find out when it’s on again.

Your entertainment sorted with easy-to-use menus and categorised playlists.
Make it your own with personalised features – your favourite channels grouped for your convenience.

Less surfing, more exploring! Use the advanced search function to find your favourite series. Type in a search word or part of the word for matching shows to pop up. Specify where and when you want to watch it. Or select the theme and PG rating.

The home of all things DStv. Use DStv Central to easily browse through content. Access sports updates, news, plus local and international weather. And use the dedicated search button to easily access content.

All the power in the palm of your hands!
You can pause live TV for up to 2 hours, and use instant replay or slow motion.

DSTV Catchup Tips

You can watch 2 different channels on separate televisions with XtraView. The Explora offers high definition (HD) viewing with up to 5 times more picture detail and brilliant colour quality. It also supports Dolby Digital sound.

For more information visit www.dstv.com/explora

DStv Explora – Connected Box Tutorial – WiFi without WPS_

DStv Explora – Connected Box Tutorial – WiFi without WPS

Want to connect to your DStv Explora to your home internet? Is your decoder in a different room to your router and too far to run an ethernet cable between the two? Then you will need a DStv WiFi connector to connect your Explora and router wirelessly.

Firstly you need to check whether your router has a WPS button. If it has then you need to watch the tutorial showing you what to do if your router has a WPS button. If not, keep watching this tutorial.

If your router does not have a WPS button

Step 1- Set up your laptop close to your router

Step 2- Make sure your laptop is connected to the internet

Step 3- Place your DStv WiFi connector next to the DStv Explora and not on top of it

Step 4- Take the power cable supply and connect the USB input into your laptop

Step 5- Plug the other side into the power input of the WiFi connector

Step 6- Plug your ethernet cable into the ethernet port on the back of your laptop

Step 7- Plug the other side into the DStv WiFi Connector

Step 8- Open a web browser on your laptop and type http://dstvwifi.local/ in the address bar

Step 9- Select your specific router from the list

Step 10- Enter your wireless password

Step 11- Press connect

Step 12– Disconnect the DStv WiFi Connector from your laptop

DSTV Self- DSTv Wifi Connector

Connecting Your DStv WiFi Connector with Your Explora

Step 13- Plug your ethernet cable into the green ethernet port on the back of your Explora.

Step 14- Plug the other side into the DStv WiFi Connector.

Step 15- Plug the USB cable into the Explora.

Step 16- Plug the other side into the power input of the WiFi connector.

Step 17- Wait for the power LED on the front of the DStv WiFi connector to change to white. Wait for 2 minutes.

The WiFi LED on the front of the DStv WiFi connector will flash and then change to solid white once an internet connection has been established.

Step 18- Now use the Connectivity Checker on your Explora to confirm that you are connected to the internet.

Step 19- Press Help, select Tools, select Connectivity Checker, and press OK.

Next you will need to switch on the Connected Services.

The default setting for all connected services is off. You will need to manually select the services that you want enabled.

Step 1- Press the blue DStv button on your remote.

Step 2- Select Settings

Step 3- Select User Preferences

Step 4- Select Connected Services. And then choose which services you want on and which you want off.

That’s it! You’re connected, and rearing to go. Visit dstv.com/GetConnected for more information.

 

DStv Explora – Connected Box Tutorial – WiFi with WPS

Want to connect to your DStv Explora to your home internet? Is your decoder in a different room to your router and too far to run an ethernet cable between the two? Then you will need a DStv WiFi connector to connect your Explora and router wirelessly.

Firstly, check whether your router has a WPS button. If yes, keep watching this tutorial.
If not, watch the tutorial showing you what to do if your router doesn’t have a WPS button.

To start, place your DStv WiFi connector next to the DStv Explora and not on top of it. Take the power cable supply and connect the USB input into the decoder. Plug the other side into the power input of the WiFi connector. Wait for the power LED on the front of the DStv WiFi connector to change to white.

Connect Your DStv WiFi Connector to the Internet

Press the WPS button on your router. Then press the WPS button on the DStv WiFi connector and wait 2 minutes. The WiFi LED on the front of the DStv WiFi connector will flash and then change to solid white once an internet connection has been established.

Next, plug your ethernet cable into the green ethernet port on the back of your Explora. And plug the other side into the DStv WiFi Connector. Now use the Connectivity Checker on your Explora to confirm that you are connected to the internet. Press Help, select Tools, select Connectivity Checker, and press OK.

Next you will need to switch on the Connected Services. The default setting for all connected services is off. You will need to manually select the services that you want enabled. Press the blue DStv button on your remote. Select Settings, select User Preferences, select Connected Services. And then choose which services you want on and which you want off.

That’s it! You’re connected, and rearing to go. Visit dstv.com/GetConnected for more information.

 

How to connect your Explora to the internet using the ethernet cable_

How to connect your Explora to the internet using the ethernet cable

Want to connect your DStv Explora to your home internet? Is your Explora in the same room as your router? Then the easiest way to do this, is by using an ethernet cable.

Connect your DStv Explora to your home internet

Step 1- Plug an ethernet cable into the green ethernet port on the back of your decoder.

Step 2- Plug the other side of the cable into any ethernet port on your router.

DSTV Self Service-How to connect your Explora to the internet using the ethernet cable_

Step 3- Now use the connectivity checker to make sure that you are connected to the internet.
Step 4- Press Help, select Tools, select Connectivity Checker and press OK.
Step 5- Next you will need to switch on your connected services. The default setting for all connected services is off. You will need to manually select which of the services you want enabled.

Step 6– To do this, press the blue DStv button on your remote. Select settings, select User Preferences, select Connected Services. And then choose which services you want on, and which you want off.

That’s it, you’re connected and rearing to go! Visit dstv.com/GetConnected for more information.

Connected Explora: Remote recording

Do you have your favourite show you don’t want to miss and forgot to set the recording before leaving the house?
No worries! If you’ve connected your DStv Explora to the internet, you can use your mobile phone, tablet, or laptop to set your recording while you’re out and about.

How to do that?

Step 1- Log on to the Tv Guide using the DStv Now app.

Step 2- Type in your connect ID and choose the show you want to record. Recordings can be set up to 8 days in advance.

Step 3- Click to record and that’s it. You will receive a confirmation of your remote recording within a few seconds.

Please remember that remote recordings are given the highest priority on your Explora.
So any conflicting scheduled recordings will be cancelled. The good news is that your Explora will try to reschedule these cancelled recordings wherever possible. There’s no limit to the number of recordings you can schedule. As long as you have enough recording space available. So keep an eye on how much available space you have left.

DSTV Self Service-Connected Explora- Remote recording

It’s a good idea to keep the Auto Delete feature switched on, as this automatically delete older unlocked recordings from your playlist, to make space for new recordings.

The DStv Explora – putting total viewing recording control in your hands!

 

DSTV Catchup- New and improved DSTv Catchup

Explora – New and Improved DStv Catch Up

With the new and upgraded DStv Catch Up there are now even more reasons to spoil yourself with an Explora. Find your favourite shows, discover new ones with the new search feature.

Explora - New and Improved DStv Catch Up

It is now easier than ever to find your favourite shows and discover new ones with the new Instant Search feature. Hit the search button, enter the first few letters of the show you’re looking for, and voila, instant matching search results. Your DSTv experienced is now better than ever.

Explora - New and Improved DStv Catch Up

DStv Catch Up and DStv Catch Up Plus has been merged. If your DStv Explora is connected to the internet, you will find the full selection of Catch Ups available, all in the same place. The little download icon lets you know which shows are available for download. And the great news is, that you can now watch your shows while they download. No more waiting!

More reasons to now upgrade to the Explora and the DStv Premium today.
For more info, visit dstv.com/GetConnected

 

DStv Explora Tips - Explora for All

DStv Explora Tips – Explora for All

Want all the perks of PVR viewing but don’t have DStv Premium?
No problem because you can pause, rewind, fast forward and record your favourites, no matter which DStv package you subscribe to.

All you need is a PVR or DStv Explora, pay our monthly access fee and there you have it. Total viewing control in the palm of your hand.

The DStv Explora – effortless entertainment.

DStv Explora Tips – Record Clashes

Want to record two programs that are showing at the same time? Decisions, decisions!
Your DStv Explora will automatically suggest other airings. So you can choose, not to choose and record boths shows by recording one of them when its next broadcast.

Now that’s convenience! The DStv Explora, effortless entertainment.

DStv Explora Tips – Catch Up_

DStv Explora Tips – Catch Up

Want to catch up to the best DSTV shows on your PVR?
Just hit the Catch Up button on your remote for a selection of the week’s best series, movies, kids shows and sporting highlights.

DStv Catch Up on your DStv Explora even has series stacking, meaning you can watch more than one episode of your favourite show. And if you’ve connected your DStv Explora to the internet, you can access 100’s more titles including entire box sets. Keep an eye out for the little download icon which indicates that your preferred viewing is available for download.

You can either view it straightaway while downloading or download to view later. DStv Catch Up now has instant search. Not only can you find what you’re looking for faster, you can also see what’s available on Box Office and Playlist.

DStv Explora Tips - Catch Up 2

Entertainment at your fingertips! The DStv Explora – effortless entertainment

Wanna Know, What’s On DStv_

Wanna Know, What’s On DStv

Do you want to know the best shows showing on DSTV ? There are loads of ways to find the info you need.

Option 1- First, hit “i” on any channel to see what’s showing now and scroll down to see what’s heading your way.
Option 2- Or press the TV guide button to check out the 8-day schedules across all your DStv channels.
While you’re on this screen, remember you can also quickly and easily set reminders, or schedule recording so that you never miss an episode of your favourite shows.

For programming info at your finger tips, check out the online TV guide on dstv.com. Or download the DStv Now app to access the schedule on your smart device.

There’s a world of information out there. So go and explore with DStv!

Control what your family watches_

DStv ‘s Code of Conduct and Parental Control

DStv is committed to a code of conduct as outlined by the Broadcasting Complaints Commission of South Africa (BCCSA). If you believe that our programming does not adhere to this code, you have the right to be heard.

Please write to the BCCSA and remember that DStv’s Parental Control function is there to help you control what your family watches.

To find out how the Parental Control function it works

Step 1- Press the DStv button on your remote.

Step 2- Scroll to settings, and select PG settings.

Or visit dstv.com for more information.

Visit www.bccsa.co.za or email [email protected]
P.O Box 412 365
Craighall
2024

Have the best of both worlds with XtraView and DStv Explora

Have the best of both worlds with XtraView and DStv Explora

So you really love your current HD PVR decoder, and it still has the recordings you would like to keep and watch later. But you also want a DStv Explora. How on earth do you choose?
The good news, you don’t have to!

The DStv Explora is Xtra View capable, so you can link it to your current PVR decoder. Which means your family can watch two different channels on two different television sets. Plus, record an additional show on your PVR decoder, while you are recording another on your Explora.

Why not have the best of both worlds with Xtra View and a DStv Explora decoder?