Digital satellite television mostly referred to as DSTV is the most popular and most used cable television in Nigeria.
This is due to the its wide range of international channels and efficient customer service.

In this article, I am going to give a comprehensive list of DSTV decoders and DSTV channel packages, alongside their prices. This will be a guide to getting started with enjoying the awesome DSTV experience.

List Of DSTV Decoders And Prices

DSTV cable TV are of two types, the high-end DSTV Explora and the Base DSTV HD.

DSTV Explora

As already mentioned, the Explora is the most sophisticated decoder DSTV produces.

DSTV Explora

DSTV Explora Features

Pause, Resume and Rewind Feature: The the Explora decoder, you can rewind, pause and resume a program that is current showing in the Decoder.

Record Programs: in a case where you will not be available to watch your favorite programs or you want to watch a particular program again, the Explora offers a feature that allows you to record Programs that is being shown.

Internet Access: you missed your favorite program and you forgot to set it on record or desire to watch a program you failed to watch, you can have those programs downloaded to your explora decoder.

Box Office: with DSTV explora decoder you can rent block bluster movies, to be returned within 48 hours.

Price of the DSTV Explora

  • The DSTV Explora decoder + Satellite Dish Kit + Smart LNB + One Month DSTV compact subscription will cost you 52,100 Naira.
  • DSTV Explora decoder + Satellite Dish kit + Smart LNBOne-mont DSTV compact plus subscription will cost you 55,590 Naira
  • DSTV Explora + Satellite Dish Kit+ Smart LNB and one month will cost you 61,100 naira

DSTV HD Decoder

The DSTV HD Decoder is only capable of outputting DSTV channels from all packages, all the special functions of the Explora decoder isn’t present here.

Dstv HD decoder

The only similarity between the Explora and HD Decoder is the ability of both of them to output equal DSTV channels.

Price of DSTV HD Decoder

  • The DSTV HD Decoder + satellite Dish kit and one month compact subscription will cost you 11,900 Naira.
  • DSTV HD Decoder + Satellite Disk kit and one month compact plus subscription will cost you 15,700 Naira.
  • DSTV HD Decoder + Satellite Disk Kit and One month premium Subscription will cost you 20,900 Naira.

All DSTV Channels Packages

Below is a summary of all DSTV packages. But if you want a detailed list of all DSTV packages, channels and their prices.

DSTV Premium Package

This is the most expensive channel package on DSTV, it costs 15,800 to subscribe per month.
The DSTV Premium package houses over 185 channels, which includes categories from life style and cultre, sports, local channels like AIT, silver bird, Wazobia max e.t.c, children, music, news and commerce, documentaries, specialists, children, movies, entertainment religion and audio.

DSTV Compact Plus Package

This is the second most expensive channel package in DSTV, it costs 10,650 Naira to subscribe per month.
The DSTV compact plus package houses over 176 channels, which includes categories from lifestyle and culture, sports, local channels like AIT, silver bird, Wazobia max e.t.c, children, music, news and commerce, documentaries, specialists, children, movies, entertainment religion and audio.

DSTV Compact Package

The compact Package stands in the third place of the DSTV channel hierarchy, it costs 6,800 Naira to subscribe per month. The DSTV compact Package houses over 167 channels, which includes categories from lifestyle and culture, sports, local channels like AIT, silver bird, Wazobia max e.t.c, children, music, news and commerce, documentaries, specialists, children, movies, entertainment religion and audio.

DSTV Family Package

The DSTV family Package represents a moderate channel package DSTV users can subscribe to.
The DSTV family Package costs 4000 Naira per month for a subscription, with over 111 channels, which includes categories from lifestyle and culture, sports, local channels like AIT, silver bird, Wazobia max e.t.c, children, music, news and commerce, documentaries, specialists, children, movies, entertainment religion and audio.

DSTV Access Package

The DSTV Access Package costs 2000 Naira per month for its subscription and features over 92 channels, which includes categories from lifestyle and culture, sports, local channels like AIT, silver bird, Wazobia max e.t.c, children, music, news and commerce, documentaries, specialists, children, movies, entertainment religion and audio.

DSTV FTA( Free to Air) package

The DSTV free to Air package is the entry-level DSTV channel package. Though it bears the name ” free to Air”, you are still required to pay a fee of 1,600 Naira to be gain access to these so-called Free to Air channels.
The FTA package only contains local channels like NTA, Lagos TV, Silver bird, Channels and channels TV.

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