DStv Family channels in Nigeria: a comprehensive list (2020)

DStv Family channels in Nigeria: a comprehensive list (2020)

Watching TV, especially after a hard day of work, is a favourite pastime of most people. Not only does it help you unwind, but it can also be a great bonding time for you and your family. DStv Family offers an array of channels to choose from. This specific bouquet, as its name suggests, is curated to have everything that the family needs. From mum, dad, to the children, there is something for everyone on the DSTV Family channels list.

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It was reported that DStv had 11 million subscribers in Africa. Of the 11 million, 40% of them were reported to be in Nigeria alone, the remaining 60% being shared among the rest of Sub Saharan African countries. This just goes to show how much the service is loved and used in Nigeria and Africa as a whole.

List of DStv Family channels 2020

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Before enjoying all the incredible DStv Family channels offered on the DStv Family package, you have to pay for the subscription. If you already have the satellite dish and decoder, you will only have to pay the subscription fee (N4,000 p/m).

However, if you are a new user, the process will cost you about N24,900. This price includes the installation fee, a dish, a standard decoder (DStv Explora will cost you more) and 3 months free subscription.

This list of DStv channels shall be divided into categories:

Audio category

  • BBC African Languages
  • BBC World Service
  • BBC World Radio 2
  • Radio France Internationale
  • Star FM
  • TransAfrica Radio
  • Voice of America
  • Rhythm FM
  • RAYFM
  • World Radio Network
  • Channel Islam Internationale
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To make browsing easier, each of the following channels shall have the exact number unto which it can be found on the package

Children’s entertainment category

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  • Nickelodeon - 305
  • Disney Junior - 309
  • Cartoon Network - 301
  • Boomerang - 302
  • JimJam - 310
  • Mindset - 319
  • Cbeebies - 306
  • PBS Kids - 313
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Documentary category

  • Nat Geo Wild - 182
  • CGTN Documentary - 448
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Lifestyle and culture

  • E! Entertainment Television - 124
  • BBC Lifestyle - 174
  • Food Network - 175
  • Spice TV - 190
  • HIP TV - 324

Movies and general entertainment

  • Dish on TV - 100
  • Africa Magic Nollywood Stars - 198
  • Africa Magic Family - 154
  • Africa Magic Hausa - 156
  • AfricaMagic Igbo - 159
  • Africa Magic Yoruba - 157
  • AfricaMagic Epic - 152
  • Maisha Magic Bongo -160
  • Maisha Magic East - 158
  • M-Net City - 115
  • Universal TV -117
  • Telemundo -118
  • M-Net Movies Zone - 139
  • B4U Movies - 451
  • Eva English - 141
  • Eva Plus - 142
  • Star Life - 167
  • Real Time - 155
  • ROK 3 - 164
  • ROK 2 - 169
  • Fashion One - 178
  • POP Central -189
  • Trybe TV - 195
  • Televista - 194
  • CBS Reality - 132
  • FOX - 125
  • FOX Life - 126
  • Discovery Family - 136
  • Zee World - 166
  • e. TV Africa - 250
  • Lagos TV - 256
  • ONTV MAX - 257
  • Galaxy TV - 258
  • Wazobia Max - 259
  • OGTV - 260
  • Arewa 24 - 261
  • wapTV - 262
  • ADOM TV - 280
  • NTA 2 - 369
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Free-to-air

  • NTAi - 251
  • Silverbird - 252
  • AIT - 253
  • Channels - 254
  • MiTV - 255

Music

  • Afro Music Pop - 326
  • MTV Base - 322
  • Fiesta TV - 329
  • Urban TV - 328
  • Sound City - 327
  • TRACE Naija - 325
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News and commerce

  • K24 - 275
  • NTA Parliament - 370
  • BBC World News - 400
  • CNN International - 401
  • SABC News - 404
  • Newzroom Afrika - 405
  • Al Jazeera - 406
  • CGTN News - 409
  • CNBC Africa - 410
  • Bloomberg - 411
  • NDTV247 - 413
  • EuroNews - 414
  • CNC World -415
  • Arise News - 416
  • TVC News Nigeria - 418
  • NTA News 24 - 419
  • JOY NEWS - 421
  • EuroNews French - 438
  • EuroNews German- 445
  • Deutsche Welle - 446
  • Phoenix Chinese News and Entertainment -485
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Religion

  • FAITH - 341
  • DOVE TV - 349
  • DayStar - 342
  • SBN - 345
  • Emmanuel TV - 390
  • Eternal World Television Network (EWTN) - 348
  • Lumen Christi - 350
  • TV Mundial - 680
  • Islam Channel - 347
  • IQRAA - 346
  • TBN Africa - 343
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Special channels

  • RAI Italia - 430
  • China Movies Channel - 481
  • CCTV 4 - 447
  • CGTN French - 449
  • CCTV Entertainment - 480
  • Hunan TV - 483
  • Jiantsu Television - 484
  • RTP Internacional -525
  • Shanghai Dragon TV - 482
  • TV5 Monde Afrique - 437

Sports

  • SuperSport Blitz - 220
  • SuperSport 7 - They are two. On channel 207 and 227
  • SuperSport 8 -228
  • SuperSport 9 - 229
  • SuperSport 10 - 230
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This is the complete DStv Family package channels list as of 2019. Once your subscription has been paid in full, all of the above channels shall be available to you. If you are interested in learning more about all this, you can get in touch with a representative of the service and find out what you need to install to be able to watch all these channels.

As a rule, representatives of the company can consult with you on all the necessary appliances needed for installation and are also able to install them for you. It is up to you to choose the most preferred plan that will meet your needs.

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For any further questions, you can reach the representatives and customer care service people on WhatsApp via the number +234 908 236 8533.

DStv packages in Nigeria

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Apart from the DStv Family package, the subscription service has other packages as well. These packages/bouquets are divided according to the price point. The higher the price point, the more channels available to the subscriber.

Here are the packages arranged from the cheapest to the most expensive

  1. Access - This can be described as the introductory package. It is the smallest and cheapest of the packages. The Access package offers over 172 TV and audio channels. The package has some of the best in local TV series, movies, telenovelas and a great selection of news, music and kids' channels. This package subscription will only cost you N2,000 per month.
  2. Family - With just N4,000 per month, you are guaranteed a perfect family experience. The Family package channels are over 196 in number (audio and TV).
  3. Compact - This subscription package has over 239 TV and audio channels which include a range of lifestyle, news, music, series, kids', religion and interactive channels. It also comes with coveted channels like M-Net Action, M-Net Series and Animal Planet. This package will cost you N6,800 per month.
  4. Compact Plus - Compact Plus has over 246 TV and audio channels. The major difference between the Compact and Compact Plus packages is that Compact Plus is curated for sports lovers. The extra channels on this subscription are for SuperSport which includes European soccer. Compact Plus is available at N10,650 per month.
  5. Premium - With over 302 TV and audio channels, DStv Premium is the ultimate package. Any premium subscriber will have live sports coverage, latest news, top documentaries, non-stop movies, series, kids’ programming, and many more viewing options. The package goes for N15,800 per month.
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DStv Family channels 2019

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DStv also offers specially designed bouquets for non-English speakers. These add-on packages are added to the already existing packages at a minimal subscription fee per month. They are

  • French Touch - It has 7 TV channels and will cost you N1,470 per month.
  • Indian - At a cost of N5,400 per month for this add-on, the viewer shall get over 73 channels. This subscription can be purchased as an add-on to DStv Premium and as a standalone.

These prices are what you will pay to access the different DStv packages. In case you are a new subscriber and do not have all the necessary appliances, the cost of installation of the satellite dish, cables, decoders, and so on will be somewhat different.

How to pay for DStv packages family

It is quite important that you pay for your DStv package on time. This makes sure that your subscription is not cut off and it also allows you to stay in touch with the world through your TV screen.

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The available payment options are via:

  1. MyDStv app - Available on Google Play Store and the App Store for iOS devices.
  2. Internet banking
  3. USSD -Through the eTranzact BankIT solution, you can pay for your subscription directly from your bank account, online and on mobile.
  4. Banking services - You can pay in several Nigerian banks such as Fidelity Bank, Zenith Bank, FCMB Bank, Sterling Bank, Enterprise Bank, and First Bank, among many others.
  5. ATM.
  6. Via the official DStv Africa Nigeria website. Click on 'Pay' and select 'Pay Now'

As seen, the DStv Family channels are not only many but they also have something for everyone. From toddlers to teens and adults, everyone can happily enjoy the DStv Family package.

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