DStv packages in Nigeria: subscription prices and channels 2024

DStv packages in Nigeria: subscription prices and channels 2024

DStv is a leading satellite television operator in Africa. The MultiChoice-owned corporation is present in a number of African countries, Nigeria included. DStv packages in Nigeria give subscribers the freedom to settle for what they enjoy the most based on their financial capabilities. In an interview with a DStv company representative, we delved into the details of their Prestige subscription package that was launched in 2023, uncovering the offerings tailored to meet the diverse needs of their customers.

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DStv subscription packages. Photo: @DStv
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Do you enjoy a wide range of high-quality channels? If yes, DStv has you covered. The broadcast satellite service allows you access to over 175 channels depending on the size of your pocket. In addition, different audio channels are included in each DStv package to meet the demands of different people.

DStv packages and their prices

Documentaries, music, movies, news and commerce, and sports channels are all available on DStv packages in Nigeria. However, you will have to pay a fee based on your tastes and preferences to gain access to them.

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What are the DStv packages in Nigeria? Here are the DStv subscription prices in 2024, packages available in the country and their monthly subscription prices.

1. DStv Premium - N29,500 per month

This is the best bouquet for you if you prefer watching various entertainment programmes worldwide, with over 160 channels and 38 HD channels. The package includes the most channels of any in the country. Sports, Kids, TV shows, nonstop movies, news, documentaries, and so on are all available on these channels.

2. DStv Compact Plus - N19,800 per month

Compact Plus is designed to provide users with a wide range of programmes. It's the cheapest way to access nearly all sports networks. The package also includes AM Showcase, award-winning documentaries, news, and commerce, among others. It offers more than 145 channels, including 30 HD stations.

3. DStv Compact - N12,500 per month

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DStv packages in Nigeria. Photo: @DStv
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This boutique offers over 130 channels, including 20 HD channels. MTV, SuperSport 9, SuperSport 8, and SuperSport 7 are just a few of the noteworthy high-end channels. This pack is the best and most affordable for movie and entertainment buffs. Notably, all educational and children's channels are available. You can also watch WWE at any time.

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4. DStv Confam - N7,400 per month

This is one of the nicest bouquets for those who can afford it. It contains 105+ channels, including 10 HD stations. It includes entertainment for the entire family and lifestyle, music, and documentaries. Sports fans can tune in to La Liga, Seris A, and the Europa League. In addition, there are many more children's films, dramas, and music available.

5. DStv Yanga - N4,200 per month

It is among DStv's most affordable bouquets. Yanga includes some of the country's most important networks, including Africa Magic Epic, M-Net Movies, and others. There are over 85 channels and 7 HD channels to choose from, including movies, kids, news, local and international music, and business.

6. DStv Padi - N2,950 per month

This is another inexpensive package that anyone can afford. It has about 45 channels, including one HD channel. Nigerian shows on free-to-air and Africa Magic networks are among the package's highlights. There are also channels for kids, movies, and educational programming. In addition, Blitz provides the best sports news for individuals who enjoy sports. Local and international news is also available.

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During a recent interview with Legit.ng, a representative from the satellite television service provider shared insights into the DStv Prestige package, which were highlighted as:

DStv Prestige is the ultimate subscription package for high-value customers who want an ultra-premium viewing experience with added lifestyle benefits. With DStv Prestige, our ultra-premium subscribers can enjoy exclusive access to the latest movies, TV shows, and sports events from around the world, such as F1, as well as unique experiences and perks such as VVIP (very very important person) hospitality and exclusive travel concierge service.
As an annual membership or subscription package, DStv Prestige is designed to provide exceptional value for money to customers who demand the best in entertainment and lifestyle benefits. With DStv Prestige, you will enjoy a personalised customer experience with a dedicated customer service team and priority access to technical support.

DStv channels

To evaluate DStv subscription packages in Nigeria, you must first understand all of the stations available in each category. With this information, you can simply select the optimal package that includes the bulk of your favourite shows.

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Nigerian channels only

  • Africa Magic Epic
  • Africa Magic Family
  • Africa Magic Hausa
  • Africa Magic Igbo
  • Africa Magic Showcase
  • Africa Magic Urban
  • Africa Magic Yoruba
  • HIP TV
  • POP Central
  • ROK
  • ROK 2
  • ROK 3
  • Sound City
  • Spice TV
  • Televista
  • Trybe

General entertainment channels

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  • 1 Magic
  • Africa Magic Family
  • Africa Magic Hausa
  • Africa Magic Igbo
  • Africa Magic Showcase
  • Africa Magic Urban
  • Africa Magic Yoruba
  • BBC Brit
  • BET
  • CBS Reality
  • Comedy Central
  • E! Entertainment
  • FOX
  • FOX Life
  • ITV Choice

Lifetime Entertainment

  • M-Net Africa
  • M-Net City
  • MTV
  • ROK 2
  • ROK 3
  • Televista
  • Trybe
  • Universal Channel
  • VUZU
  • WWE Channel


  • EVA
  • EVA +
  • Star Life
  • Telemundo
  • Zee World

Movie Channels

  • Africa Magic Epic
  • B4U Movies
  • M-Net Movies Action
  • M-Net Movies Action +
  • M-Net Movies All Stars
  • M-Net Movies Premiere West
  • M-Net Movies Smile
  • M-Net Movies Zone
  • ROK
  • Studio Universal
  • TNT Africa

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Documentary, lifestyle and educational channels

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  • BBC Lifestyle
  • CBS Justice
  • CuriosityStream
  • Discovery Channel
  • Discovery Family
  • Discovery ID
  • Discovery TLC Entertainment
  • Fashion One
  • Food Network
  • NatGeo Wild
  • National Geographic Channel
  • Real Time
  • Spice TV
  • The History Channel

Sports channel

  • SuperSport 1
  • SuperSport 10
  • SuperSport 11
  • SuperSport 12
  • SuperSport 2
  • SuperSport 3
  • SuperSport 4
  • SuperSport 5
  • SuperSport 6
  • SuperSport 7
  • SuperSport 8
  • SuperSport 9
  • SuperSport Blitz
  • WWE Channel

News and commerce channels

  • Al Jazeera
  • Arise News
  • BBC World News
  • Bloomberg Television
  • CGTN News
  • CNBC Africa
  • CNC World
  • CNN International
  • EuroNews
  • Joy News
  • NTA parliament
  • Sky News
  • TVC News Nigeria

Kids and teens channels

  • Boomerang
  • Cartoon Network
  • CBeebies
  • Da Vinci Learning
  • Disney Channel
  • Disney Channel XD
  • Disney Junior
  • Jim Jam
  • Mindset
  • Nickelodeon
  • NickJr
  • Nicktoons
  • PBS Kids

Music channels

  • AFRO Music English
  • Hip TV
  • MTV Base
  • POP Central
  • Sound City
  • Trace Gospel
  • TRACE Naija
  • Urban TV

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Local channels

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Compare DStv packages. Photo: @DStv
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  • Arewa 24
  • Ebony Life TV
  • Galaxy TV
  • NTA 2
  • NTA News 24
  • OGtv
  • WAP TV
  • Wazobia Max

HD channels

  • 1 Magic HD
  • Africa Magic Showcase HD
  • Discovery Channel HD
  • Discovery Family HD
  • Discovery ID HD
  • Discovery TLC Entertainment HD
  • Maisha Magic East HD
  • M-Net Movies Action+ HD
  • M-Net Movies Premiere West HD
  • M-Net Movies Smile HD
  • M-Net West HD
  • Newzroom Afrika HD
  • Studio Universal HD
  • SuperSport 1 HD
  • SuperSport 11 HD
  • SuperSport 12 HD
  • SuperSport 2 HD
  • SuperSport 3 HD
  • SuperSport 4 HD
  • SuperSport 5 HD
  • SuperSport 6 HD
  • SuperSport 7 HD
  • SuperSport 8 HD
  • WWE Channel HD

Other channels

  • Adom TV
  • AIT
  • Channels
  • Clouds Plus
  • eTV Africa
  • Fiesta TV
  • K24
  • Lagos TV
  • Maisha Magic Bongo
  • Maisha Magic East
  • Missing Dominion TV
  • MiTV
  • Newzroom Afrika
  • NTA I
  • SABC News
  • Silverbird
  • TRACE Mziki
  • Wasafi TV

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Religious channels

  • Day Star
  • Dove TV
  • Emmanuel TV
  • Eternal Word Television Network
  • Islam Channel
  • Lumen Christi
  • SBN
  • TBN
  • TV Mundial (P)

European and Asian channels

  • CCTV 4
  • CCTV Entertainment
  • CGTN Documentary
  • CGTN French
  • China Movie Channel
  • Deutsche Welle
  • EuroNews French
  • EuroNews German
  • Hunan TV
  • Phoenix News and Entertainment
  • RAI International
  • RTPi (P)
  • Shanghai Dragon TV
  • TV5 Monde Afrique
  • Zhejiang TV

Audio channels

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  • BBC African Languages
  • BBC World Radio 2
  • BBC World Service English
  • Channel Islam Internationale
  • DMX-70's Hits
  • DMX-80's Hits
  • DMX-90's Hits
  • DMX-Adult Contemporary
  • DMX-African Rhythms
  • DMX-Alternative Rock
  • DMX-Arias and Overtures
  • DMX-Beautiful Instrumentals
  • DMX-Blues
  • DMX-Campus Rock
  • DMX-Chamber Music
  • DMX-Cityscapes
  • DMX-Classic Jazz
  • DMX-Classic R&B
  • DMX-Classic Rock
  • DMX-Contemporary Instrumentals
  • DMX-Dance
  • DMX-Familiar Favourites
  • DMX-French Contemporary
  • DMX-Golden Oldies
  • DMX-Gospel
  • DMX-Groove Lounge
  • DMX-Hard Rock
  • DMX-House Party
  • DMX-Italian Contemporary
  • DMX-Light Classical
  • DMX-Love Songs
  • DMX-Metro Blends
  • DMX-Modern Country
  • DMX-Power Hits
  • DMX-Reggae
  • DMX-Smooth Jazz
  • DMX-Soft Hits
  • DMX-Symphonic
  • DMX-The Light
  • DMX-Today's Hits
  • DMX-Traditional Country
  • DMX-Trots Afrikaans
  • DMX-Urban Adult Contemporary
  • DMX-Urban Beat
  • DMX-Y2K Hits
  • Radio France Internationale
  • Rhythm
  • Star
  • TransAfrica Radio
  • Voice of America
  • World Radio Network

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DStv customer care contacts

If you wish to reach the company for further queries, use the contact details below.

  • DStv WhatsApp: +234 908 236 8533
  • DStv USSD: *288#
  • Tel: +234 803 900 3788
  • Email: dstvnigeria@ng.multichoice.com
  • Twittter: @DStvNg
  • Facebook: DStv

You can also contact them via DStv chat. Just click the chat icon in the bottom right-hand corner of the website. If you have any other questions, the customer service team at DStv is always available to answer any queries you may have.

What is the best package on DStv?

All of the DStv packages and prices are reasonable and fair. Those who enjoy watching and learning about different events can opt for the DStv Premium package, which includes all the channels you will enjoy.

How much is the DStv monthly payment?

The prices for the DStv packages and channels range differently depending on the package you are purchasing.

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What is the cheapest package on DStv?

The cheapest package in Nigeria is the DStv Padi which goes for N2,950 per month.

Can you compare DStv packages?

Absolutely yes. DStv has a variety of packages that offer different features and benefits. The Padi package is the most basic and affordable, offering over 45 channels. The Premium package has over 160 channels, with more sports, music, lifestyle, and family channels. You can select up to five packages to compare what channels are available and find your perfect match.

How much do you pay for DStv Explora in Nigeria?

The cost for Explora in Nigeria will vary depending on your chosen package. The cheapest package costs about N2,950 per month, while the most expensive costs N29,500 per month. You can explore the other packages and their prices on the official DStv website.

The above are the current available DStv packages in Nigeria. Importantly, make sure you check what content you will access before subscribing to your bouquet of choice.

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