DSTV subscription price, and package – 2020

DSTV is by far the best cable satellite TV service in Nigeria, covering the entire African continent. This article contains the new current DSTV subscription price list for 2020.

DSTV Services in Nigeria is controlled by Multichoice and offers one of the cheapest TV subscriptions in Nigeria. HD channels, HD PVR set-top boxes, and DSTV mobile TV service are just a few of the services Multichoice has added for DSTV Nigeria.

Also, for sports enthusiasts, the DSTV Compact Plus package added by Multichoice can be useful. It is a cheaper option for sports fans. DStv Compact Plus package shows 90% of Premier League, Spanish La Liga, Bundesliga matches, covers various sports, and many channels available in this DSTV Compact package.

With the current packages of the new DSTV Nigeria price list for 2020, the DSTV Compact Plus package has a monthly price of the only N12,400. There is also a new DSTV Explora, which has recently been added to the sector offered by DSTV.

Although NBC and the National Assembly have ordered Multichoice to lower rates due to the COVID-19 pandemic, DSTV has started to cut important channels from most of its plans. They even say that they could stop showing football games because they couldn’t keep up with weak patronage and the struggling Nigerian economy.

Before you proceed to view the various DSTV packages in Nigeria, be aware that you can now manage your monthly bouquet subscription through DSTV online subscription services anywhere in Nigeria via the internet or mobile phone.

DSTV subscription price, and package for November 2020 (New)

The initial charge for DSTV access is usually between N19,900 and N45,000. Although the price varies, this upfront charge will cover the cost of a satellite dish, cable, DSTV set-top box, and other setup fees with a 3-month subscription. Multichoice seems to have abolished the family and access package and increased the prices of the rest. See them below

DSTV access package costs N2,000 per month (canceled)

Over 90 TV channels, mostly local and international TV channels, are offered in the DSTV Access package. Local channels in Nigeria like SilverBird, AIT, and NTA, international channels, and channels like Africa Magic, SuperSport BLITZ, Aljazeera, E Entertainment, etc. are also offered DSTV access sector.

Channels like BBC, CNN, and MNET are not available at the time of writing.

DSTV family plan costs N4,000 per month (canceled)

As the name suggests, the DSTV family bouquet was created with family in mind. Often known as the most popular DSTV package in Nigeria, especially in homes, it gives you access to over 110 DSTV access channels along with other additional channels like Euro News, CNN, Mnet Series, Channel O, Cartoon Network for Kids, Africa Magic, ESPN Classic s over 55 digital TV channels in this package. Be aware that HD channels are not included in the DSTV family package.

The DSTV family also offers all the available DSTV 24 audio services, including Voice of America (VOA), Star FM, RAI radio, BBC (3 channels), Ray Power FM, etc. With an installation price of 24,900 N, you offer three months of free subscriptions, a satellite dish, and a standard decoder.

DStv Compact Plus package costs N12,400 per month.

As mentioned in this article’s commencement, the DSTV Compact Plus package also offers over 155 DSTV Compact channels plus two sports channels. These sports channels include SuperSport 7 & SuperSport 10. This package gives sports fans more comprehensive access to different types of top-level sports compared to the expensive DSTV Premium package.

Sports like basketball, golf, tennis, motorsports, La Liga, etc. They are accessible to those who have subscribed to the DSTV Compact subsidiary. You will also be able to watch 90% of English Premier League games if you are a fan of English football.

DSTV Premium package costs 2020 N18,400 Naira per month

The DSTV Premium package is a complete package that gives you access to all available DSTV SD/HD videos and all audio channels. This package is the best because DSTV Premium packages’ exclusive channels are Mnet Movies 1 and 2, History Channel, Discovery Channel, Boomerang SuperSport 3, and all HD channels, and much more.

To subscribe to this package, you also get the free DSTV Mobile + package if you have a DSTV Drift decoder.

Compact DSTV package costs N7,900 per month.

This package has more than 135 channels, as seen on the DSTV website, and costs N7,900.

The DSTV Confam package costs N4,615 per month.

DSTV Confam is part of Multichoice’s affordable plans and has over 120 subscriber channels. It costs N4,615 per month.

DSTV Yanga package costs N2,565 per month

DSTV Yang is a new low-cost package containing over 95 channels. This package costs N2,500 per month.

The DSTV Padi package costs N 1,850 per month.

The DSTV Padi subscription package costs only 1800, and subscribers to this plan can watch over 40 channels.

The DSTV French Touch costs N2,300

Subscribers who opt for the DSTV French Toast additional option have access to 10 channels.

Indian DSTV costs N6,200 per month.

This DSTV supplement has over 15 channels and is priced at N5,400 per month.

DSTV French Plus costs N8,100

It also has over 15 channels and has a monthly subscription of N6,360.

How much is the new DSTV Explore in Nigeria 2020?

DStv Explora is used to be sold at Multichoice’s offices in Lagos at a retail price of N45,000 (without installation) and N 35,000 (with installation). The sales subsidiary used to be N1,850.

However, from the subsequent update from MultiChoice in 2020: Below are the available DSTV subscription prices, decoder options, and the different packages they work with.

  • Discover the Smart LNB chain set (N45,000)
  • Explore + Meal package + DStv Compact Plus + Smart LNB monthly subscription (N33.500)
  • Explore + Tableware set + 1 month DStv Compact + Smart LNB subscription (N29,900)

If you already have a dish or if you want to upgrade it to Explora Decoder, you can buy Explora Decoder for only N45000

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

  • HD Zapper decoder + cookware + 1 month subscription to DStv Compact (N18.600)
  • HD Zapper + Channel (N10,000)

Now that we know set-top boxes let’s dive into subscription plans.

DSTV Premium

This is the most expensive DSTV package. This state-of-the-art branch offers full access to 178 channels at a price of N18,400.

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

If you want to see the available channels offered with this premium package, you will find the most famous 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
  6. Sport
  7. SuperSport 1
  8. SuperSport 2
  9. SuperSport 3 (HD/SD)
  10. SuperSport 4 (HD/SD)
  11. SuperSport 5 (HD/SD)
  12. SuperSport 6
  13. SuperSport 7
  14. SuperSport 8
  15. SuperSport 9
  16. SuperSport 10
  17. SuperSport 11 (HD/SD)
  18. SuperSport 12 (HD/SD)
  19. SuperSport 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 11 channels, religion with nine channels, audio with 46 channels, local TV with 11 channels, and lifestyle and culture with six channels.

DStv Compact Plus and Compact package

These bouquets provide exciting channels for your enjoyment throughout the day. Compact Plus is more expensive than both and costs N12,400 per month.

On the other hand, the compact package costs N7,900 per monthly subscription.

The Compact Plus pack provides access to 174 channels, which are highlighted below by 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, the DSTV Compact offers access to 151 channels, 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 (Not Available)

This bouquet offers 108 exciting channels at a rate of N4000 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 (Not Available)

The Access bouquet is packed with 90 channels, and this plan provides good value at a very affordable cost of N2000 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 exciting package which comes at a very pocket-friendly rate of N5,540 per month

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

DSTV Great Wall (Not Available)

This is another exciting option which cost N1000 per month

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

DSTV Nigeria Details: Website, Email Address, and Address

(DStv Nigeria) Office Address in Lagos

Land 1381 Tiamiyu Savage Street; Victoria Island, Lagos State

1270 3232 or 080 3900 3788

Fax 01270 3256

(DStv Nigeria) Office Address in Abuja

Legion House

Kaura Namoda Street, 3

Zone 3 Garki, Abuja

Phone: 2347291/2 Fax: 2347295

(DStv Nigeria) Email Addresses

e-mail: [email protected]

email: [email protected]

DSTV official website: www.dstv.com

Update: DSTV Nigeria Toll-Free Lines

DSTV has launched toll-free numbers to accommodate Multichoice users on all online service providers in Nigeria (MTN, GLO, AIRTEL, and ETISALAT) if you have any questions about the 2020 DSTV subscription price list.

The DSTV call center’s working hours are now 8 a.M to 9 p. M. Saturdays, Sundays, and public holidays.

DSTV toll free lines are: 09090630333 for Etisalat, 07080630333 for Airtel, 08113630333 for Glo and 08149860333 for MTN.

The latest news on the increase in DSTV subscription prices (November 2020)

According to Multichoice, DStv subscribers will pay N18,400 instead of N15,800 from September next month. With this announcement, the cable company promised to adjust the prices of DStv and GOtv from September 1, 2020, to apply the new VAT rate of 7.5% to 5%.

From now on, Compact Plus subscribers will have to pay N12,400 against N10,650. Also, the price of the compact branch has increased from N6,800 to N7,900. Confam subsidiaries will now pay N4,615 against N4,500, while those using the Yang plan will pay N2,565 against N2,500.

Max on GOtv subscribers will pay N3,280 from N3,200, while Jolli and Jinja subscribers will pay N2.460 and N16.640, respectively.

MultiChoice duly explained that the price increase was in line with federal government legislation, which increased VAT in January 2020, with practical application on February 1, 2020.

“To bring some relief to customers, MultiChoice Nigeria has absorbed the cost of the VAT increase over the past four months, keeping its products and services at the old 5% VAT, but this is no longer possible, and a mandatory 7.5% VAT will apply by that”.

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