MultiChoice Nigeria: DSTV Plans, Channels and Decoder Prices (UPDATED JUNE 2016)
MultiChoice DSTV Nigeria is one of the satellite cable TV (Television) service of the parent company called MultiChoice. MultiChoice is reputed to offer the widest range of choice channels for direct-to-home pay TV in Nigeria or Africa. The company MultiChoice Africa Limited (MultiChoice Africa) for over twenty (20 years) now has been proudly delivering the best in television entertainment, providing top quality customer service and uplifting local communities across Africa.
Nigerian DSTV subscribers get to enjoy 5 unique bouquets and two types of decoders to choose from. I can assure you that you enter a whole new world of television entertainment with these channels and packages from DSTV. DSTV Bouquets and their respective channels plus the decoders are now presented below. The prices are also indicated. At the very end of this article you would find the full list of channels each bouquet which you can choose from.
MultiChoice DSTV Bouquets
DSTV Access (N1,800 per month)
This is the cheapest bouquet offered by MultiChoice DSTV in Nigeria. It offers more than 45 channels. It is worth mentioning that DSTV created GoTV which also cost about the same price of N1800 per month. This way is Nigeria the company seems to have created its own competition by its self which we find quite an interesting phenomenon.
Channels in the DSTV Access Bouquet include Telemundo, E! Entertainment, Blackbelt TV, CBS Reality, BET, M-Net Movies, MGM, AfricaMagic World, Africa Magic Hausa, Africa Magic Yoruba, Maisha Magic Swahili, Style, Fashion TV, Nat Geo wild, Channel ED, Vox Africa, Spice TV, SuperSport blitz, Super SportSelect 1, SuperSport Select 2, e.TV Africa, NTA+, Silverbird, AIT, Channels, MiTV, Lagos TV, K24, Cartoon Network, Nickelodeon, Disney Junior, JimJam, Mindset, HIP TV, TRACE Urban, Soundcity, One Gospel, PRTV Test Channel, FAITH, Rhema TV, DAYSTAR, Kingdom Africa, Islam Channel, al Jazeera, CCTV News, CNBC Africa, Bloomberg, ND TV247, CNC World, RAI Italia, TV5 Monde Afrique, CCTV 4, CCTV 9, CCTV F, CCTV Entertainment, China Movies Channel, Shanghai Dragon TV, Hunan TV, Jiangsu TV, Phoenix Chinese News and Entertainment, RTP International, Euro News Portugues, TV Mundial, TV Brasil
DSTV Family (N3,600 per month)
This is the favorite family bouquet. This is because of its variety of channels and its moderate price. It has the unique feature of 24 DSTV audio channels. Audio channels in the package include BBC (3 channels), Voice of America (VOA), RAI radio, Ray power FM, Star FM. In addition to that subscribers to the Dstv family package also enjoy over 55 TV channels.
TV channels in the DSTV Family bouquet include all the DSTV Access channels. Additional channels in the package are CBS Drama, Africa Magic Family, Supersport 9, Cartoon Network, Boomerang, Nick TOONS, Mindset, Channel O, MTV ROA, B4U Music, CNN International, CNBC Africa.
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DSTV Compact (N6,000 per month)
This bouquet is usually the choice of medium scale commercial businesses that want to their customers to enjoy television during patronage. It has bouquet has over 60 channels. The channels include all of the Access and Family channels and more. It also has all of the DSTV audio channels
Additional channels in the DSTV Compact Bouquet are M-Net Movies Action Africa, Studio Universal, Universal Channel, BBC Entertainment, SONY, SONY MAX, True Movie, AfricaMagic Epic Movies, Maisha Magic, Ebony Life, Discovery ID, TLC Entertainment, Food Network, National Geographic, Disney Channel, Disney XD, Afro Music Pop, China Movies channel, shanghai Dragon TV, Hunan TV, Jiangsu TV, Phoenix Chinese News and entertainment, TV Mundial, and BBC World News.
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 Select Sports, SuperSport Select 2, SuperSport 11 (HD/SD), SuperSport 9, SuperSport Blitz, (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)
More sport channels are added to the DSTV Compact channels to make the DSTV Compact Plus Bouquet. This is to afford sports lovers the opportunity to watch premium sports without paying for the premium DSTV Bouquet.
The the new channels added to the compact bouquet are: AfricaMagic Igbo, AfricaMagic Urban, BBC Brit, CBeebies, Eva, M-City and Zee World
New Channels Added to the Compact Plus Bouquet (February 2016): 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 Premium (N13,980/month)
DSTV premium as the name implies is preferred or better than all the rest. This is simply reason being it has all of the channels in the Access, Family, Compact, Compact Plus and more. We have about a 100 channels which are present in this bouquet to offer subscribers the widest choice in on-screen entertainment in Africa.
Additional channels for the DSTV Premium bouquet are M-Net West, M-Net Movies Premiere Africa, M-Net Movies Comedy Africa, M-Net Movies family Africa, M-Net Movies+ Africa, M-Net Movies romance Africa, M-Net Movies Showcase Africa, M-Net Movies Action Africa, M-Net Movies Stars, M-Net Edge Africa, Vuzu Amp Africa, Comedy Central, FOX, MTV, Lifetime, Turner Classic Movies, BBC Lifestyle, Travel Channel, Animal Planet, BBC Knowledge, History, TRACE Sport Stars, SuperSport HD3 Nigeria, Supersport 4, SuperSport HD 6A, Supersport 6, Supersport 5 Nigeria, Cbeebies, Nick Jr and Sky News.
DSTV Zapper HD Decoder – Launched November 2014, the DSTV HD Decoder is replacing the existing Standard DSTV Decoder. Cost is N12,500 or a free swap till 30 November 2014 for subscribers who have old decoders and are active from 1 August to 15 September 2014.
DSTV Explora – Features HD, instant replay, ultra slo-mo & rewind, up to 220 hours of recording space, and pause live TV of up to 2 hours. Cost is N30,000.