DSTV Subscription Packages/Plans And Prices In Nigeria


DSTV is a leading Satellite cable TV service from Multichoice in Nigeria and across Africa.

Since their arrival on the Nigerian pay TV scene in 1994, DSTV has been known to offer exciting packages to their ever-growing subscriber base.

Over the years, we have seen these packages evolve to meet the needs of their subscribers’ demographics.

However, in the last couple of years, DSTV Nigeria has consistently provided amazing packages which will be highlighted in this post.

Before we provide the DSTV bouquet information, you should check out this information about the DSTV decoders especially if you’re a first time subscriber.

DSTV Subscription Packages/Plans And Prices In Nigeria

DSTV offers direct-to-home DTH pay TV services to customers across Africa and boasts of one of the cheapest pay TV packages in Nigeria as well as innovative services like HD channels, HD PVR decoders, and a mobile TV service. Multichoice has added the DSTV Compact Plus package targeted at sports lovers to their offerings.

Barclays English Premier League is now on DSTV. So, if you want to watch the whole 380 matches live, you are better off with DSTV. However, to be able to view the SuperSort channels that show the Barclays Premier league in Nigeria, SSNi3 and SSNi7, you have to subscribe for the DSTV premium package, which goes for N13,980/month.

DSTV also has a cheaper option for sports lovers. The new DSTV Compact Plus package, which shows 90% English Premier league matches, sports coverage, as well as all channels is available in the DSTV Compact bouquet. Compact Plus goes for N9,420 monthly.

DSTV Packages and Bouquets Prices

DSTV initial access cost is around N19,900 to N44,900. This will include cost of satellite dish, DSTV decoder, cables, and installation cost. This price includes 3 months subscription.

DSTV Access N1,800 per month

DSTV Access bouquet offers over 82 channels mostly local and international TV channels, like AIT, Silver Bird, Channels, NTA I, SuperSport BLITZ, Magic World, Aljezeera, Mindset Learn, E Entertainment, Africa Magic (World, Hausa & Yoruba only) and so on.

DSTV Family N3,600 per month

DSTV Family is likely to be the most popular DSTV package; it offers a reasonable selection of TV channels at a reasonable price. DSTV Family offers you all DSTV Access channels and more. Channels added to the DSTV Family package include CNN, Euro News, Channel O, ESPN Classic, Mnet Series, Inspiration, Africa Magic, MTV Base, Cartoon Network, and so on; over 55 digital TV channels in all.

DSTV Family also has all 24 available DSTV Audio services. Audio channels available include BBC (3 channels), Voice of America (VOA), RAI Radio, Ray Power FM, Star FM, music channels, and so on. DSTV Family installation cost is about N24,900. This price includes dish, standard decoder, and connection with 3 months free subscription.

DSTV Compact N6,000 Naira per month

DSTV Compact offers you all DSTV Family channels and more. Channels Added to the Compact package include BBC World, RAI international, Sony Entertainment, MNET Action, Africa Magic Plus, ESPN Sports, SuperSport 10, and so on; 128 channels in all. DSTV Compact also has all 24 available DSTV Audio services.

New Channels Added to the Compact Bouquet (February 2016): AfricaMagic Igbo, AfricaMagic Urban, BBC Brit, CBeebies, Eva, M-City, Zee World while added sports channels inclusive of the newly added are SuperSport 7 Nigeria, SuperSport 3 Africa, SuperSport 10, SuperSport 11 (DStv Channel 231) and SuperSport 12 (DStv Channel 232). Both SuperSport 11 and SuperSport 12 will be dedicated to showcasing the English Premier League, the Spanish La Liga and Euro 2016.

DSTV Compact Plus N9,420 per month

DSTV Compact Plus offers all DSTV Compact channels in addition to two sports channels. The sports channels added are SuperSport 7 and SuperSport 10. It is aimed at giving Sports lovers in Nigeria and across Africa access to premium sports at a more affordable price than is possible with the DSTV Premium package.

Subscribers to the bouquet will be able to watch 90% EPL matches as well as other live sports like the French League, Bundesliga, PSL, Spanish La Liga as well as rugby, golf, tennis, athletics, boxing and motorsport.

New Channels Added to the Compact Bouquet (February 2016): AfricaMagic Igbo, AfricaMagic Urban, BBC Brit, CBeebies, Eva, M-City, Zee World while added sports channels inclusive of the newly added are SuperSport 7 Nigeria, SuperSport 3 Africa, SuperSport 10, SuperSport 11 (DStv Channel 231) and SuperSport 12 (DStv Channel 232). Both SuperSport 11 and SuperSport 12 will be dedicated to showcasing the English Premier League, the Spanish La Liga and Euro 2016. Total channels available are 130.

DSTV Premium N13,980 Naira per month

DSTV Premium package is the high-end package offering you all available DSTV SD/HD video, and audio channels. Channels exclusive to DSTV Premium package include Mnet Movies 1 & 2, Discovery channel, SuperSport 3, History Channel, Boomerang, Discovery, all HD channels, and so on. DSTV Premium package is for people who want nothing less than the best. There are 130 channels in total.

If you subscribe to the Premium bouquet, you get DSTV Mobile+ package free if you have a DSTV Drifta decoder.

DSTV Packages in Nigeria (and Prices)

DSTV Subscription Packages/Plans And Prices In Nigeria

Below are the available decoder options, their prices as well as the different packages which they work with.

  • Explora + Dish Kit + 1 Month DStv Premium Subscription + Smart LNB (N38300)
  • Explora + Dish Kit + 1 Month DStv Compact Plus Subscription + Smart LNB (N33500)
  • Explora + Dish Kit + 1 Month DStv Compact Subscription + Smart LNB (N29900)

If you already have the dish or you want to upgrade to the Explora decoder, you can purchase the Explora decoder alone for N20000

The second type of decoder is the HD which comes in the following packages:

  • 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)

Now that we know about the decoder packages, let’s dive into the subscription packages.

DSTV Premium

This is the highest priced DSTV package as well as the most complete. The premium bouquet provides full access to 178 channels at N14700.

The channels fall into several categories however, the most popular are the documentary, sports, entertainment, news and children categories.

If you’re looking to see the channels available on offer with this premium package, you will find the most popular categories and their exciting channels in the list 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 category which comes 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

These bouquets provide exciting channels for your pleasure all day long. The Compact Plus is the more expensive of the two and it cost N9900 per month.

On the other hand, the Compact Bouquet cost N6300 per monthly subscription.

Compact Plus package provides access to 174 channels which have been highlighted below based on their categories:

  • 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 which have been highlighted based on their categories

  • 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

This bouquet offers 108 exciting channels at a rate of N3600 per month

  • 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

The Access bouquet is packed with 90 channels and this plan provides good value at a very affordable cost of 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

DSTV Indian is another interesting package which comes at a very pocket friendly rate of N1800 per month

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

DSTV Great Wall

This is another interesting option which cost N1000 per month

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

DSTV Plans in Nigeria (and Prices): Old Information

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.


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.



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