DStv Now is the internet-based service of the popular subscription service. You can watch all your favourite content – from live TV and sports, to series and shows, plus Catch Up – on your preferred internet-enabled device.
Beside smartphones and tablets, you can now access the app on Apple TV. The app was launched in 2014, with the initial focus on being a mobile-first product. But it grew in popularity so quickly, that DStv decided to expand the access options. A big appeal of the app is watching DStv without the need of a decoder.
DStv Now is free to all DStv customers. The content you can watch online is linked to your DStv package. You can watch different shows in the same house, without fighting over the remote. One account can be linked to the main decoder in your lounge, and simultaneously give you access to a movie on your tablet in the bedroom. You can link as many devices as you want. A bonus feature of this, is offering your kids access to your DStv subscription away from home.
DStv Now is an over-the-top (OTT) internet video streaming service. It works best with a good high-speed internet connection, ideally uncapped.
How to Connect Your Apple TV with DStv Now
Download the app from the Apple App store. Open the DStv Now App on your Apple TV.
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A pin will be placed on your TV. Access your MacBook, iPad or iPhone and go to now.dstv.com/tv to link your Apple TV. Register to watch the best in DStv entertainment. Verify your phone number to complete registration.
An OTP will be sent to your iPhone. Enter the One Time Pin sent to your phone. Enter your personal information and click Finish. Enter the Pin displayed on your TV.
Your Apple TV is now linked to DStv Now! Go back to your TV and start watching your favourite shows.