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DSTV Nigeria | Channels, HD PVR Decoders

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Multichoice DSTV is the leading cable TV Satellite service in Nigeria and Africa at large. The service offers direct-to-home DTH pay TV services to customers across Africa and boasts of the most cost-effective pay-TV packages in Nigeria and as innovative services like HD PVR decoders, HD channels, and a mobile streaming services like Showmax and DSTV Now. Multichoice has the DSTV Compact Plus package targeted at sports lovers and has introduced three new bouquet within the DSTV Padi, DSTV Yanga and DSTV Confam with the Access and Family packages discontinued.

Multichoice DSTV is the leading cable TV Satellite service in Nigeria and Africa at large. The service offers direct-to-home DTH pay-TV services to customers across Africa and boasts of the most cost-effective pay-TV packages in Nigeria and as innovative services like HD PVR decoders, HD channels,  and mobile streaming services like Showmax and DSTV Now. Multichoice has the DSTV Compact Plus package targeted at sports lovers and has introduced three new bouquet within the DSTV Padi, DSTV Yanga, and DSTV Confam with the Access and Family packages discontinued.

You will also find more information on how  about the Explora Decoder and also information on to order for a DSTV package or subscribe to DSTV from dealers in Nigeria.

HD PVR Decoder channels currently available on DSTV include the following,

SuperSport HD 3,

SuperSport HD 11,

SuperSport HD 12,

M-NET West HD,

1Magic HD,

M-NET Movies Smile HD,

M-NET Action+ HD,

M-MET Premium HD,

others are

Studio Universal HD,

WWE Channel HD,

TLC HD,

Discovery Family HD,

Africa Magic Showcase HD,

Discovery HD Showcase,

Discovery ID HD.

 HD PVR offers bright and crisp pictures quality and also a crystal clear sound.

Barclays English Premier League is also available on DSTV. So, if you choose to watch all 380 matches live, you are better off with the pay-TV service.

However, to be able to view all the SuperSport channels that show the Barclays Premier League in Nigeria, you will have to subscribe for the DSTV Compact Plus package, which goes for ₦10,925/month.

The Premium package has over 150 channels available on DSTV Premium, which costs ₦16,200 monthly. The Premium package also comes with a free subscription to the Showmax streaming service.

The Compact package also offers some sports channels.

DSTV EXPLORA HD PVR Decoders

DSTV Explora is the most advanced HD PVR decoder from Multichioce. It offers a whole lot of features that gives a great viewing experience.

The DSTV-Explora is first an HD PVR decoder. This means that you can watch very high-quality HD content from HD channels. It also means that you can record content on the decoder and saves in the hard drive of the decoder. According to Multichoice, the DSTV Explora can record up to 220 hours of content.

However, the DSTV Explora decoder is not just a PVR decoder, it also comes with internet connection access allowing you to stream and download content online.

The DSTV Explora Catchup feature enables you to catchup with programs you may have missed, plus other content shown on the decoder. The DSTV BoxOffice gives you exclusive access to the latest blockbuster movies,which are all up for rent at a cheap rate.

You can rent a blockbuster movie of your choice and download the movies and keep them for up to 48 hours.

The cost of the DSTV Explora decoder is currently at 55,000 Naira with installation kit (LNB, Dish, etc).

DSTV SD & HD PVR Decoders

To view the DSTV channels, you will require a satellite dish (with dish kit like LNB, etc), a DSTV decoder (Explora Decoder or HD Zapper Decoder), smart card as well as a remote control.

DSTV is a pay Satellite cable TV service, so signals are encrypted. pay the subscription of the package of your choice and then insert the smart card into your decoder, your decoder will then be able to decode the encrypted DSTV digital TV signals.

DSTV also offers HD ready Personal Video Recording functions (PVR) built-into the DSTV Explora, which you can marry with another Zapper decoder to have access to an Xtraview, to enabling you watch two channels while recording another two channels, all simultaneously using one subscription package.

The  DSTV Explora enables subscribers to record live TV programs like football match and this improve greatly the user experience. With the DSTV-Explora decoder, subscribers can record up to 220 hours of programming and have full access to all PVR functions,like being able to pause live programmes, maybe when interrupted by a call and starting exactly where you stopped with a click the play button on the remote .

 DSTV Subscription Packages & Price List for 2020

one of the DSTV Explora PVR decoders functions includes an instant replay feature, Other PVR functions includes rewinding and fast-forwarding live TV and recording live TV programs.

Recording is not the only advantage of the DSTV-Explora, the HD stands for High Definition quality, this means that you get more details on your HDTV when watching the new HD channels.

Your HD PVR decoder delivers brighter, crispier, more colorful, and smoother pictures qualilty to your living room.

The DSTV HD PVR decoders cost higher than the standard/classic decoders,but has more festure that will add more value to user experience.

DSTV now has seven high definition (HD) channels. DStv Premium plan subscribers with DSTV HD PVR decoders can now watch full dedicated HD channels.

HD channels currently available on the satellite TV service include SuperSport HD-1, SuperSport HD-2, and SuperSport HD-3, as well as M-MET Premium HD, M-NET West HD, 1Magic HD, M-NET Action+ HD,M-NET Movies Smile HD, Studio Universal HD, WWE Channel HD, TLC HD, Africa Magic Showcase HD, and Discovery Family HD. HD offers bright and crisp pictures quality also a crystal clear sound.

To experience the full power of HD, you may have to upgrade some hardware in addition to the HD PVR decoder. This will include an HD ready TV (HDTV) and a surround sound system (Home theatre).

DSTV Channels

there is no doubt that DSTV Nigeria Channels HD PVR Decoders has the best selections of channels Satellite TV service in Nigeria or Africa.DSTV Nigeria has a High-quality digital TV signal.

Watch exciting DSTV channels for your live sports, entertainment,news,

DSTV Nigeria Channels HD PVR Decoders will be divided into categories:

Documentaries

  • BBC African Language
  • BBC World Service
  • BBC World Radio 2
  • Radio France Internationale
  • Star FM
  • TransAfrica Radio Voice of America
  • Rhythm FM
  • RAYFM World Radio Network
  • Channel Islam Internationale

Children’s entertainment category includes

  • Nickelodeon – 305
  • Disney Junior – 309
  • Cartoon Network – 301
  • Boomerang – 302
  • JimJam – 310
  • Mindset – 319
  • Cbeebies – 306
  • PBS Kids – 313

News and commerce

  • K24 – 275
  • NTA Parliament – 370
  • BBC World News – 400
  • CNN International – 401
  • SABC News – 404
  • Newzroom Afrika – 405
  • Al Jazeera – 406
  • CGTN News – 409
  • CNBC Africa – 410
  • Bloomberg – 411
  • NDTV247 – 413
  • EuroNews – 414
  • CNC World -415
  • Arise News – 416
  • TVC News Nigeria – 418
  • NTA News 24 – 419
  • JOY NEWS – 421
  • EuroNews French – 438
  • EuroNews German- 445
  • Deutsche Welle – 446
  • Phoenix Chinese
  • News and Entertainment -485

Documentary category

  • Nat Geo Wild – 18
  • CGTN Documentary – 448

Lifestyle and culture

  • E! Entertainment Television – 124
  • BBC Lifestyle – 174
  • Food Network – 175
  • Spice TV – 190
  • HIP TV – 324

Movies and general entertainment

  • Dish on TV – 10
  • Africa Magic Nollywood Stars – 198
  • Africa Magic Family – 154
  • Africa Magic Hausa – 156
  • AfricaMagic Igbo – 159
  • Africa Magic Yoruba – 157
  • AfricaMagic Epic – 152
  • Maisha Magic Bongo -160
  • Maisha Magic East – 158
  • M-Net City – 115
  • Universal TV -117
  • Telemundo -118
  • M-Net Movies Zone – 139
  • B4U Movies – 451
  • Eva English – 141
  • Eva Plus – 142
  • Star Life – 167
  • Real Time – 155
  • ROK 3 – 164
  • ROK 2 – 169
  • Fashion One – 178
  • POP Central -189
  • Trybe TV – 195
  • Televista – 194
  • CBS Reality – 132
  • FOX – 125
  • FOX Life – 126
  • Discovery Family – 136
  • Zee World – 166
  • e. TV Africa – 250
  • Lagos TV – 256
  • ONTV MAX – 257
  • Galaxy TV – 258
  • Wazobia Max – 259
  • OGTV – 260
  • Arewa 24 – 261
  • wapTV – 262
  • ADOM TV – 280
  • NTA 2 – 369
  • NTAi – 251
  • Silverbird – 252
  • AIT – 253
  • Channels – 254
  • MiTV – 255
  • Afro Music Pop – 326
  • MTV Base – 322
  • Fiesta TV – 329
  • Urban TV – 328
  • Sound City – 327
  • TRACE Naija – 32

Religion

  • FAITH – 341
  • DOVE TV – 349
  • DayStar – 342
  • SBN – 345
  • Emmanuel TV – 390
  • Eternal World Television Network (EWTN) – 348
  • Lumen Christi – 350
  • TV Mundial – 680
  • Islam Channel – 347
  • IQRAA – 346
  • TBN Africa – 343

Special channels

  • RAI Italia – 430
  • China Movies Channel – 481
  • CCTV 4 – 447
  • CGTN French – 449
  • CCTV Entertainment – 480
  • Hunan TV – 483
  • Jiantsu Television – 484
  • RTP Internacional -525
  • Shanghai Dragon TV – 482
  • TV5 Monde Afrique – 437

Sports

  • SuperSport Blitz – 220
  • SuperSport 7 – 227
  • SuperSport 8 -228
  • SuperSport 9 – 229
  • SuperSport 10 – 230

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