DStv has been around since 1995, serving over 40 countries in sub-Saharan Africa. They offer premium TV content, ranging from Premier League live matches to news and entertainment channels for the whole family (source: DStv Kenya website). Once you subscribe to any DStv packages in Kenya, you can stream online on a computer or mobile device at no extra cost.

DStv offers various decoders in Kenya for watching their content. The HD Zapper Decoder costs Ksh. 3,499 and comes with a 1-month DStv Family package. On the other hand, the DStv Explora decoder and a smart LNB cost Ksh. 10,499. The full kit, including the dish, costs Ksh. 13,499.

The DStv Explora decoder is also XtraView compatible, which means you can link it to another decoder within your home and share the same subscription. However, you’ll need to pay an extra access fee for each additional decoder connected.

Link explorer decoder to 2 other DStv decoders

Connect DStv Explora decoder to 2 others in separate rooms | Image DStv Africa

You can link up to 3 decoders in separate rooms, with the extra view function. The DStv Explora decoder is the primary decoder and you can link it to any combination of 2 DStv Exploras or 2 Single View DStv HD decoder arrangements.

The Explora decoder also allows you can to pause and rewind live TV, schedule recordings of your favourite shows, and even rent a Box Office movie straight from the cinema.

Read: List of DStv Kenya Channels per Bouquet.

However, to access the PVR (record and pause live TV) functionality, you must pay an additional monthly fee.

Packages Offered by DStv  Kenya and their Prices

DStv compact package

DStv Africa compact package channels

Multichoice Kenya recently adjusted the DStv subscription charges of their packages upwards, with the higher packages bearing a bigger change.

DStv has added another package called DStv Lite, now going for Ksh. 700 per month and comes with over 51 TV channels.

Here are the DStv packages and their updated prices:

DStv Bouquet Monthly Subscription Number of Channels
DStv Lite Ksh 700 55+
DStv Access Ksh 1,300 95+
DStv Family Ksh 2,000 120+
DStv Compact Ksh 3,700 135+
Compact Plus Ksh 6,500 155+
DStv Premium Ksh 10,500 175+

The DStv Add-on Packages

You can subscribe to the following add-on packages in addition to your normal DStv monthly subscription:

DStv Add-On Bouquets Monthly Subscription Number of Channels
Indian Ksh 1,700 4+
Portuguesa Ksh 8,000 11+
Great Wall (Chinese) Ksh 810 10+
French Touch Ksh 960 9+
French Plus Ksh 4,300 15+
Movies Add-on Package Ksh 850 3

For any queries regarding DStv Kenya packages, you can utilize the self-service platforms available, contact customer care, or visit Multichoice Kenya offices for assistance.

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