Dstv Extra View: How To Subscribe And Prices On Various Packages

The Digital Satellite Television fondly called DStv is a major television service across Africa. It is MultiChoice’s digital satellite TV service covering African countries which include Ghana, Angola, Tanzania, Mauritius, Kenya, Zimbabwe and Uganda.


The television service offers movies, sport, documentaries, lifestyle, music, children, news, culture, religion, entertainment  and consumer channels. DStv has over 9 million subscribers in Africa with Nigeria and South Africa as her major subscribers.


DStv over the years has always seek ways to improve the customer satisfaction and retention. This has made them to launch several decoders and more television channels. To this end, DStv has come to launch a product to end the remote control struggle in homes when everyone wants to watch different channels of interest. With Dstv extra view, all that will be over.


Dstv extra view offers the ultimate flexibility and allows customers to link up to three decoders under the same subscription. With Dstv extra view, you will still pay one subscription fee but with an R85 Access Fee for each XtraView decoder. This means the children can watch cartoon while the adult watch movies and parents watch news at the same time. So everyone is kept happy.


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Decoders Linked

You can link two or three decoders. When you link three, an additional charge will be required. For two decoders to be linked, there are a combination of 11 series single view decoders, Single View DStv HD Decoder, HD PVRs (all models), SD PVR and the DStv Explora.

The decoders that can be linked for three decoders are a combination of the DStv Explora with Single View DStv HD Decoder. DStv Explora must be the primary decoder.

Irrespective of the Dstv extra view you want to set up whether two or three decoders linking, it is advised that you make use of an accredited DStv installer. This is in your own best interest.



The set up price for DStv is not more than N45,000 depending on your location and who is installing for you. This price covers the satellite dish, DStv decoder, cables, installation charges and 3 months subscription charge.

There are a number of packages available on the DStv which include:


DStv Access which is a combination of both local and international television stations. Over 45 TV channels at the rate of N1900 per month.

DStv Family, cost N3800 per month. It covers more stations, over 55 channels that will really take care of your family.


DStv Compact Plus, this offers more channels than compact package with sport channels. It cost N9,900 per month.


DStv Premium, this package gives you access to all DStv channels at the rate of N14700 per month. This is really the world brought into your home.

For further enquiry, please forward an email of enquiry to dstv@nigeria.multichoice.co.za or dstv@mwebnigeria.com or call these toll free numbers 09090630333 (9mobile), 07080630333 (Airtel), 08113630333 (Glo) and 08149860333 (MTN).


    1. The Premium Package is currently N14,700, extra view attracts additional cost which is usually around 2,500 and 3,000 Naira.

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    Kindly update my account I just make a payment on my account and I found out that is not reflecting

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