DSTV Nigeria Products, Prices, Bouquets and Subscription Guide


DSTV Nigeria has been pulling the strings in TV entertainment since 1994. Currently, this company has over 11 million subscribers in the country.

Over the years, DSTV Nigeria has been able to introduce affordable packages for the different income groups spread across the nation.

With the different products you can access your DSTV bouquet irrespective of your location.

In this post, we shall be looking at the available DSTV products, bouquets and their prices.

DSTV Nigeria Products, Prices, Bouquets and Subscription Guide

DSTV Nigeria Products, Prices, Bouquets and Subscription Guide

DSTV Mobile

This is a mobile TV service that deploys the Digital Video Broadcast Handheld (DVB-H) technology. With DSTV Mobile, you can keep tabs on live events as well as your favourite programs no matter where you are.

However, DSTV Mobile is only available in Lagos Abuja, Kaduna, Port Harcourt, Enugu, Onitsha, Aba, Port Harcourt, Asaba, Ibadan and Benin.

This service is compatible with the major internet service providers in the country, Glo, MTN, 9Mobile and Airtel. But there are specific phone model that can be used to access the DSTV Mobile service. These include:

  • Nokia 5330 Mobile TV Edition
  • Nokia N77
  • Nokia N96
  • Nokia 5530
  • Nokia 5230
  • Nokia N97
  • Nokia 5800
  • Nokia XpressMusic
  • ZTE F900
  • ZTE F912

DSTV Walka

You can also use the DSTV Walka TV to watch TV on the go. The Walka 7 is a 7 inch mobile device which comes with a rechargeable battery that can power your device for up 6 hours.

Also, the device combines aesthetic with function. It comes with a slim and tactile design combine with a 1.5 inch watts speaker to provide optimal audio quality.

DSTV Drifta

Drifta is another excellent product from DSTV Nigeria. It is a mobile decoder that can also be used to enable you watch your favourite on the go. As long as you have the Drifta and a WiFi enabled device, you’re good to go.

You can get your Drifta for as low as N10000


DSTV Premium

The premium bouquet provides full access to 178 channels at N14700. The popular categories which many premium subscribers love include documentary, sports, entertainment, news and children channels. These channels have been highlighted below:


  1. Crime Investigation Network
  2. Discovery channel
  3. Nat Geo Wild
  4. National Geographic Channel
  5. The History Channel


  1. SuperSport 1
  2. SuperSport 2
  3. SuperSport 3 (HD/SD)
  4. SuperSport 4 (HD/SD)
  5. SuperSport 5 (HD/SD)
  6. SuperSport 6
  7. SuperSport 7
  8. SuperSport 8
  9. SuperSport 9
  10. SuperSport 10
  11. SuperSport 11 (HD/SD)
  12. SuperSport 12 (HD/SD)
  13. Super Sport Blitz


  1. Boomerang
  2. Cartoon Network
  3. Cbeebies
  4. Disney
  5. Disney Junior
  6. Disney XD
  7. JimJam
  8. Mindset
  9. Nick JR
  10. Nickelodeon
  11. NickTOONS


  1. Soundcity
  2. MTV Base
  3. TRACE Mziki
  4. Hip TV
  5. TRACE Naija
  6. AFRO Music English
  7. Planet Radio TV

News and Commerce

  1. Al Jazeera
  2. Arise News
  3. BBC
  4. Bloomberg Television
  5. CNBC Africa
  6. CNC World
  7. CNN International
  8. eTv Africa
  9. Euro News
  10. EuroNews German
  11. SABC News
  12. Sky News

Entertainment and Movies

  1. Africa Magic
  2. Africa Magic Epic Movies
  3. Africa Magic Hausa
  4. Africa Magic Igbo
  5. Africa Magic plus
  6. Africa Magic Showcase
  7. Africa Magic World
  8. Africa Magic Yoruba
  9. B4U Movies
  10. BBC Brit
  11. BET International
  12. CBS Reality
  13. CNBC Africa
  14. Comedy Central
  15. Discovery Family
  16. E! Entertainment Television
  17. Ebony Life TV
  18. Eva
  19. Eva+
  20. FOX
  21. FOX Life
  22. Galaxy TV
  23. ITV Choice
  24. Lifetime Entertainment
  25. Maisha Magic Bongo
  26. Maisha Magic East
  27. M-Net Action
  28. M-Net City
  29. M-Net Movies
  30. M-Net Movies Action+
  31. M-Net Movies Premiere
  32. M-Net Movies Smile
  33. M-Net Movies Zone
  34. M-Net West
  35. MTV
  36. ROK
  37. SONY Entertainment Television
  38. SONY Max
  39. Studio Universal
  40. Telemundo
  41. Trybe
  42. Turner Classic Movies
  43. Universal Channel
  44. Vuzu
  45. Vuzu
  46. Vuzu Amp
  47. Zee World

Other categories include the specialist categories with 11 channels, religion with 9 channels, audio with 46 channels, local TV with 11 channels as well as lifestyle and culture with 6 channels.

DSTV Compact Plus and Compact Bouquet

The Compact Plus Bouquet cost N9900 while the Compact Bouquet cost N6300 per monthly subscription.

DSTV Compact Plus provides access to 174 channels. Below are the categories and the number of channels:

  • Audio – 46
  • Children – 11
  • Documentary – 5
  • Entertainment and Movies – 41
  • Lifestyle and Culture – 6
  • Local TV – 12
  • Music – 7
  • News and Commerce – 14
  • Religion – 9
  • Specialist – 11
  • Sport – 12

On the other hand, DSTV Compact provides access to 151 channels

  • Children – 11
  • Documentary – 3
  • Entertainment and Movies – 37
  • Lifestyle and Culture – 6
  • Local Channels -1
  • Music – 7
  • News and Commerce – 12
  • Religion – 9
  • Specialist – 11
  • Sport – 7

DSTV Family offers 108 exciting channels at N3600

  • Children – 7
  • Documentary – 2
  • Entertainment and Movies – 27
  • Lifestyle and Culture – 4
  • Local Channels – 12
  • Music – 6
  • News and Commerce- 13
  • Religion – 9
  • Specialist -11
  • Sport – 6

DSTV Access offers 90 channels at N1800 per month

  • Audio – 11
  • Children – 4
  • Documentary – 1
  • Entertainment and Movies – 19
  • Lifestyle and Culture – 2
  • Local Channels – 12
  • Music – 5
  • News and Commerce – 12
  • Religion – 9
  • Specialist – 11
  • Sport – 4

DSTV Indian is another interesting package which cost just N1800 per month

  • Audio – 11
  • Entertainment and Movies – 5
  • News and Commerce – 2
  • Religion – 3
  • Specialist – 2

DSTV Great Wall is another option which cost N1000 per month

  • Audio – 10
  • Children – 1
  • News and Commerce – 1
  • Religion – 5
  • Specialist – 7


Now that you know the available options, you can visit any DSTV office around you to purchase your decoder and dish. Below is a list of decoder options and their prices:

  • Explora + Dish Kit + 1 Month DStv Premium Subscription + Smart LNB (N38300)

With the DStv Explora, you can record up to 220 hours of your favourite programmes as well as pause live TV.

  • Explora + Dish Kit + 1 Month DStv Compact Plus Subscription + Smart LNB (N33500)
  • Explora + Dish Kit + 1 Month DStv Compact Subscription + Smart LNB (N29900)
  • You can also get the Explora decoder alone for N20000

  • HD + Dish Kit + 1 Month DStv Premium Subscription (N18300)
  • HD + Dish Kit + 1 Month DStv Compact Plus Subscription (N13500)
  • HD + Dish Kit + 1 Month DStv Compact Subscription (N9900)
  • HD + Dish Kit + 3 Months DStv Access Subscription (N9900)


DSTV Nigeria Products: Old Information

DSTV is one of the topmost Satellite Cable TV service providers in Nigeria, and Africa at large. The Service is offered by Multichoice which services customers throughout Africa. They offer one of the cheapest TV subscription packages and highly innovative services in the country. These include mobile TV service, HD PVR decoders and HD channels. Sport lovers also get to enjoy extra benefits in a dedicated package called DSTV Compact Plus. This review X-rays all the mobile packages, subscription, payment channels you need to know to get on the DSTV Nigeria network.

DSTV Nigeria Products, Prices, Bouquets and Subscription Guide

DSTV Products , Packages and Bouquets
There are currently six DSTV packages and bouquets. Here are the number of channels and prices of packages available:
• DSTV Compact
• DSTV Family
• DSTV Compact Plus
• DSTV Mobile Devices
• DSTV Mobile (able to work on most mobile devices)
• DSTV Access
• DSTV Premium

DSTV Access
So far is the most affordable subscription package even though it offers the smallest number of channels. The number channels with each package increases in from DSTV Family to DSTV Compact Plus bouquet. You will have the largest number of channel options in the DSTV Premium package, the most expensive and it goes for about 11,000 Naira monthly.

Non-English audience too can enjoy special bouquets such as Indian Bouquets, French Bouquets and German Bouquets.

How much do DSTV Packages and Bouquets Cost?
The starting access cost of DSTV varies between N20, 000 to N65, 000 (approximately) depending on the decoder. The starting cost covers installation charges, satellite dish, DSTV decoder and cables. You will also enjoy 3 months subscription access.

DSTV Access costs N1, 500 monthly:
DSTV access is the entry-level package on the DSTV network and it often does not give you HD channels. It is sold for around N24, 900. There are also Audio services on this package.

With the DSTV Access bouquet, you get to enjoy over 45 TV channels both local and international. This includes channels like Al jezeera, SuperSport BLITZ, E Entertainment, Magic World, Mindset Learn, Africa Magic, SilverBird, AIT, Channels and many more. However, DSTV Access bouquet does not include BBC, CNN and MNET channels as at the last check.

DSTV Family N3, 000 per month:
DSTV Family is the most widely known package so far, offering reasonable choice channels at an affordable price. It basically gives you access to all DSTV Access channels and much more. Additional channels in the DSTV Family package include Cartoon Network, CNN, Channel O, ESPN Classic, Euro News, Mnet Series, Africa Magic and lots more. Over 55 channels are in this package.

All the 24 available DSTV Audio services are included in this package. Examples of these include Voice of America (VOA), BBC (3 channels), Ray power FM, RAI radio, music channels, Star FM and lots more. Installation of the DSTV Family package cost N24, 900. For this price, you will get a dish, standard decoder, as well as 3 months free subscription.

Just like DSTV Access, DSTV Family does not include HD channels.

DSTV Compact 5,000 Naira Monthly
DSTV Compact comprises all Family channels and much more. Besides, added channels in this package include Africa Magic Plus, SuperSport 10, MNET Action, Sony Entertainment, ESPN Sports, BBC World, RAI international, and a host of other channels.

DSTV Compact has 60 channels in all and 24 audio services. It is a good choice if you need a wider selection of channels. However, HD channels are also missing.

DSTV Compact Plus Costs N7, 500 per month:
On this bouquet, you get all the channels in the DSTV Compact package with 2 additional Sports channels—SuperSports 7 and 10. Sport lovers can now have wider access to premium sports without the need to drain their bank account or pay more as in a DSTV Premium package.

You will be able to watch close to 90% EPL matches and other live sport actions such as Bundesliga, Spanish La Liga, golf, athletics, French League, motorsport, boxing and so on.

In fact, you are simply better off with DSTV Compact Plus if your sole reason to pay for Premium bouquet subscription is to watch sports. However, 100% of EPL match actions are available for the Premium bouquet. Unfortunately, HD channels are also not available.

DSTV Premium at N11, 000 Monthly
The DSTV Premium package is a high end bouquet which offers you all the available audio, SD/HD channels. The DSTV Premium package gives access to over 85 interesting TV channels as at the last time we checked.

If receiving HD channels is of utmost concern to you, then you should take advantage of their exclusive availability on DSTV Premium. You will also get full access to Premier league’s 24-hour complete HD content service and 100% English Premier League matches. All you need is to have a DSTV HD PVR decoder.
Your subscription to the Premium bouquet comes with DSTV Mobile+ free of charge, of course, provided you have a DSTV Drifta decoder.

DSTV Nigeria Customer Care Services.
1381 Tiamiyu Savage Street; Victoria Island, Lagos State
1 270 3232 or 080 3900 3788
Fax 01 270 3256

or you visit THE Multichoice Nigeria Office:
Legion House
3 Kaura Namoda Street
Area 3 Garki, Abuja
Tel: 2347291/2 Fax: 2347295

Finally, don’t forget that DSTV Nigeria reserves the right to alter any of their packages or prices anytime they deem fit.





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