DSTV still remains the major cable satellite TV provider in Nigeria. Since launching in Nigeria in 1994, the Multichoice partnered digital station has waxed stronger in providing Nigerian homes with entertainment, news, documentaries, lifestyle, culture, children shows and sports over the years.
Better than the rest in the country today, with the best channels which subscribers can choose from, DSTV can boast of various HD channels and SD channels, in addition to numerous pre existing channels which customers have always enjoyed.
DSTV also offers the luxury of HD PVR decoders (personal video recording) and SD (standard definition) decoders, which add a whole new dimension to your viewing pleasure. As Dstv is a paid satellite television service, its signals are encrypted such that, your decoders can encrypt and decode digital TV signals but for a fee, which I am about to share with you, the various bouquets and their prices available in Nigeria.
DSTV access is a package that offers you numerous channels to choose from, you get as much as forty channels which include both international and indigenous channels. DSTV access allows you enjoy super sports Blitz, Al jazeera, E- entertainment and Mindset learn. Its local channels include Africa magic Yoruba and Africa magic Hausa, it also has music channels like Hip TV, Trace, Sound city and news channels like AIT, Silver bird, NTA1 and channels television. It also has audio channels but does not have channels like CNN, BBC and Mnet channels.
This package costs only N1,800 for 30 days, dual view access fee and HD PVR access fee is N2,160.
Another exciting package is the Dstv family which is very well subscribed to in Nigeria. It comes with all the channels in the access package, over 24 audio channels and lots more. It has Mnet series, Inspiration and Africa magic. For news it has CNN, Euro News, and some Chinese news stations, It also has music channels like MTV base and cartoon network for the kids, plus audio stations like VOA (voice of America) RAI, Ray Power FM, not forgetting sports channels like Supersports select and Supersports 9 , etc.
This package costs N3,600 for 30 days.
On the DSTV compact package you would enjoy BBC world, RAI international, SONY entertainment, Mnet action, Africa Magic Plus ,super sport 10 which are included among the over 60 channels you would enjoy with all the stations included in the Dstv family package. It is also important to note here that, HD channels are not accessible in this package.
It costs N6,000 for 30 days.
DSTV COMPACT PLUS
In addition to all the channels in the compact package, the compact plus offers you over 67 channels. Like the others you enjoy movies, music, news and lots of sports. The compact plus was created for sports lovers in Nigeria, especially for football that cuts across several leagues in Europe and Africa. There is no stopping you from enjoying the EPL, La Liga, BUNDESLIGA and the champion’s league to mention a few .
This package costs N9,420 for 30 days.
Finally, the richest of all the packages in terms of channels is the premium package. It offers all channels available on the service in Nigeria with over 95 channels including all HD and SD channels, not forgetting audio channels too. Enjoy unlimited access to channels like Discovery channel, all Supersports and Supersports HD channels to mention a few.
This package costs N13,980 for 30 days.