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DStv Kenya Packages 2024, Prices, Channel List and Payment Methods

DStv Kenya packages

This is an updated post on DStv Kenya packages. The article has been updated for 2023 and through to 2024.

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DStv is one of the oldest pay TV services in Kenya. Owned by MultiChoice, DStv has a wide range of TV and radio channels users can access. The number of channels a user can access depends on the specific package they choose. With all DStv packages, you do need a satellite dish and a decoder.

DStv Kenya is popular for its Sports channels under SuperSport. It is particularly popular as it broadcasts all English Premier league matches on SuperSport Premier League Channel 203. If you are a football fan this is the channel to stick to as well as some other Sports oriented channels on SuperSport.

DStv packages price in Kenya 2024

Curious about the different DStv packages prices in Kenya as of 2023. Below is a look at the list including the different packages and number of channels.

DStv PackagePrice per monthAvailable Channels
DStv LiteKsh 65051+ Channels, 10+ HD Channels
DStv AccessKsh 1,30095+ Channels, 10+ HD Channels
DStv FamilyKsh 1,850120+ Channels, 10+ HD Channels
DStv CompactKsh 3,500135+ Channels, 25+ HD Channels
DStv Compact PlusKsh 6,200155+ Channels, 30+ HD Channels
DStv PremiumKsh 9,900175+ Channels, 40+ HD Channels

DStv Kenya packages with channels list

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We have established that the different DStv packages have different channels. The question is, what channels are available on the different packages? In the tables below, I will try highlight the DStv packages and channel lists to help you better understand that. I will start from the most affordable as we progress to the most expensive one.

DStv Lite Channels

DStv Lite channels total 51 as of December 2023. This is the most affordable DStv package you can get in Kenya at the moment. DStv Lite price in Kenya is Ksh 650. With this package, you get up to 10HD channels as well as 3 sports channels and at least 5 kids channels. For sports, you do have access to SuperSport Blitz and SuperSport Variety 4.

Channel name and channel number
Citizen TV (Channel 273), STN TV (Channel 265), KBCTV (Channel 270), NTV (Channel 271), KTN (Channel 272), TVE Tanzania (Channel 295), Zanzibar TV (Channel 291), NTVU (Channel 283), RTV (Channel 299), TBC1 (Channel 290)
Safari TV (Channel 292), NatGeo Wild (Channel 182)
Jim Jam (Channel 310), Disney Junior (Channel 309), Nickelodeon (Channel 305)
Faith (Channel 341), ITV networks (Channel 347), Emmanuel TV (Channel 390), SBN (Channel 345), EWTN (Channel 348)
Citizen TV (Channel 273), K24 (Channel 275), KTN (Channel 272), KTN News (Channel 274), Wasafi TV (Channel 296), Y254 (Channel 376) Citi TV (Channel 363), Plus TV Africa (Channel 408)
Africa Magic Epic (Channel 152), Maisha Magic Movies (Channel 141)
TRACE Mziki (Channel 323)
NBS (Channel 286)
SS Blitz Africa (Channel 220), SS Blitz Variety 4 (Channel 209)
Al Jazeera (Channel 406), BBC World News (Channel 400), Africanews (Channel 417), Newzroom Afrika (Channel 405)

DStv Access Channels

If you need a few more channels, DStv Access is perfect for you. DStv Access channels total 95 with free local channels and a number of Sports channels letting you watch select EPL, Serie A and La liga matches. DStv Access costs ksh 1300 per months and has channels like SuperSport 7, 9, 10 and Blitz.

Africa Magic Family (Channel 154), Africa Magic Hausa (Channel 156), Africa Magic Yoruba (Channel 157), Africa Magic Igbo (Channel 159), Maadii Abol (Channel 489), Maisha Magic East HD (Channel 158), Maisha Magic Bongo (Channel 160), ROK 2 (Channel 169), TeleMundo (Channel 118), Citizen TV (Channel 273)
Discovery Family HD (Channel 136)
Jim Jam (Channel 310), Disney Junior (Channel 309), Nickelodeon (Channel 305), Cbeebies (Channel 306), PBS Kids (Channel 313)
FAITH (Channel 341), Day Star (Channel 342), TBN (Channel 343), SBN (Channel 345) EWTN (Channel 348) Dove TV (Channel349) Emmanuel TV (Channel 390)
Citizen TV (Channel 273), K24 (Channel 275), KTN (Channel 272), KTN News (Channel 274),
Africa Magic Epic (Channel 152), M-Net Movies (Channel 108), B4U Movies (Channel 451)
MTV base (Channel 322)
SS Blitz Africa (Channel 220), SS Football Africa (Channel 225)
Al Jazeera (Channel 406), BBC World News (Channel 400), News Central (Channel 422)

DStv Family Channels

If you have a bigger family, DStv Family is perfect for you. It has over 120 channels and this means that everyone in the family has something to watch. This package costs ksh 1850 per month.

Africa Magic Family (Channel 154), Africa Magic Hausa (Channel 156), Africa Magic Yoruba (Channel 157), Africa Magic Igbo (Channel 159), CBS Reality (Channel 132), Maisha Magic East HD (Channel 158), Maisha Magic Bongo (Channel 160), BET (Channel 129), Universal TV (Channel 117), FOX (Channel 125), TNT Africa (Channel 137)
NatGeo Wild (Channel 182)
Cartoon Network (Channel 301), Disney Junior (Channel 309), Cartoonito (Channel 302), Cbeebies (Channel 306), Moonbug (Channel 314)
Faith (Channel 341), ITV networks (Channel 347), Emmanuel TV (Channel 390), SBN (Channel 345), EWTN (Channel 348)
Citizen TV (Channel 273), K24 (Channel 275), KTN (Channel 272), KTN News (Channel 274),
Africa Magic Epic (Channel 152), M-Net Movies (Channel 108), B4U Movies (Channel 451)
AFRO Music English (Channel 326)
BBC Lifestyle (Channel 174)
SS LaLiga Africa HD (Channel 224), SS Variety 3 Africa HD (Channel 228) , ESPN 1 (Channel 218)
News Central (Channel 422)

DStv Compact Channels in Kenya

DStv Compact has over 135 channels and you only need to pay ksh 3,500 every month. With this package, you get access to some of the premium channels including M-Net Action and M-Net series. Below is a look at some of the channels in this package.

Africa Magic Urban (Channel 153), Africa Magic Family (Channel 154), Africa Magic Hausa (Channel 156), Africa Magic Yoruba (Channel 157), Africa Magic Igbo (Channel 159), BBC Brit (Channel 120), MTV (Channel 130), VUZU (Channel 116), Discovery TLC HD (Channel 135), TLNovelas (Channel 133)
Discovery ID HD (Channel 171)
Cartoon Network (Channel 301), Disney Channel (Channel 303), Cartoonito (Channel 302), Nickelodeon (Channel 305), Nick Jr (Channel 307), NickTOONS (Channel 308), Disney Junior (Channel 309), Moonbug (Channel 314)
Citizen TV (Channel 273), K24 (Channel 275), KTN (Channel 272), KTN News (Channel 274),
KIX (Channel 114), Studio Universal HD (Channel 112), TNT Africa (Channel 137), Africa Magic Epic (Channel 152), ROK (Channel 168)
AFRO Music English (Channel 326)
BBC Lifestyle (Channel 174)
SS Premier League Africa HD (Channel 223) SS Variety 2 Africa HD (Channel 227) WWE Channel HD (Channel 236), ESPN (Channel 218), SS Variety 3 Africa HD (Channel 228), SS Variety 4 Africa HD (Channel 229), SS Blitz Africa (Channel 220), SS La Liga(Channel 204)
CNN International (Channel 401), Sky News (Channel 402), News Central (Channel 422)

DStv Compact Channels

DStv Compact on the other hand will set you back ksh 6,200 every month and for this, you will have access to over 155 channels. Through this pvcakage, you can watch some of the best sporting action including the NBA.

Africa Magic Urban (Channel 153), Africa Magic Family (Channel 154), Africa Magic Hausa (Channel 156), Africa Magic Yoruba (Channel 157), Africa Magic Igbo (Channel 159), Africa Magic Showcase HD (Channel 151), ME (Channel 115), TeleMundo (Channel 118), One Magic (Channel 103)
The History Channel (Channel 186), CBS Justice (Channel 170), Curiosity Channel (Channel 185), Discovery Channel (Channel 121), NatGeo Wild (Channel 182), National Geographic Channel (Channel 181), Investigation Discovery (Channel 171)
Cartoon Network (Channel 301), Disney Channel (Channel 303), Cartoonito (Channel 302), Nickelodeon (Channel 305), Nick Jr (Channel 307), NickTOONS (Channel 308), Disney Junior (Channel 309), Moonbug (Channel 314)
Citizen TV (Channel 273), K24 (Channel 275), KTN (Channel 272), KTN News (Channel 274),
Africa Magic Epic (Channel 152), M-Net Movies 3(Channel 107), M-Net Movies 4 (Channel 108), Studio Universal HD (Channel 112), ROK (Channel 168)
QWEST TV (Channel 330)
SS Football Plus Africa HD (Channel 222), SS Variety 1 Africa HD (Channel 226), SS Variety 2 Africa HD (Channel 227), ESPN 2 (Channel 219), SS Variety 3 Africa HD (Channel 228), SS Variety 4 Africa HD (Channel 229), SS PSL (Channel 202), SS La Liga(Channel 204), SS Premier League (Channel Number 203)
CNN International (Channel 401), Sky News (Channel 402), News Central (Channel 422), , Al Jazeera (Channel 406), Bloomberg Television (Channel 411), CNBC Africa (Channel 410), Africanews (Channel 417)

DStv Premium Channels

DStv is the moist expensive package with over 175 channels. This package costs ksh 9,900 per month and has all the SuperSport channels you may want. If you are a sports lover, this is the right one for you. A DStv Premium subscription also gives access to Showmax at no extra cost.

TLNovelas (Channel 133), Discovery TLC HD (135), Africa Magic Hausa (Channel 156), Africa Magic Yoruba (Channel 157), Africa Magic Igbo (Channel 159), Africa Magic Showcase HD (Channel 151), One Magic (Channel 103), Maisha Magic Plus HD (Channel 163), M-Net Movies
The History Channel (Channel 186), CBS Justice (Channel 170), Curiosity Channel (Channel 185), Discovery Channel (Channel 121), NatGeo Wild (Channel 182), National Geographic Channel (Channel 181), Investigation Discovery (Channel 171), Wild Earth
Cartoon Network (Channel 301), Disney Channel (Channel 303), Cartoonito (Channel 302), Nickelodeon (Channel 305), Nick Jr (Channel 307), NickTOONS (Channel 308), Disney Junior (Channel 309), Moonbug (Channel 314), Da Vinci Kids (Channel 318)
Citizen TV (Channel 273), K24 (Channel 275), KTN (Channel 272), KTN News (Channel 274),
M-Net Movies 1 (Channel 105), M-Net Movies 2 (Channel 106), M-Net Movies 3(Channel 107), M-Net Movies 4 (Channel 108), Studio Universal HD (Channel 112), ROK (Channel 168), TNT Africa (Channel 137)
QWEST TV (Channel 330), TRACE Mziki (Channel 323), MTV base (Channel 322), AFRO Music English (Channel 326)
SS Football Plus Africa HD (Channel 222), SS Variety 1 Africa HD (Channel 226), SS Variety 2 Africa HD (Channel 227), ESPN 2 (Channel 219), SS Variety 3 Africa HD (Channel 228), SS Variety 4 Africa HD (Channel 229), SS PSL (Channel 202), SS La Liga(Channel 204), SS Premier League (Channel Number 203)
CNN International (Channel 401), Sky News (Channel 402), News Central (Channel 422), , Al Jazeera (Channel 406), Bloomberg Television (Channel 411), CNBC Africa (Channel 410),

DStv customer care Contacts kenya

If you want to reach DStv customer care in kenya during work hours, you can do so through phone and even email:

DStv Customer Care number: +254 711 066 000 

Email: mchoice@ke.multichoice.com

WhatsApp:  +254755896248,

Websitehttps://www.dstv.com/en-ke 

Anytime you reach oout to DStv, make sure you have your smart card number as it will be required.

How to pay for DStv Kenya Packages

DStv Kenya packages can be paid through a number of ways ranging from bank deposit, debit order, M-Pesa etc. You can pay through your bank and all you have to do is contact them for that information. For those wishing to pay through M-Pesa, go to the Paybill menu

  1. Enter the DStv Business number i.e. Paybill number: DStv: 444900.
  2. Enter the DStv Basket ID (reference number) as displayed on Eazy Self Service
  3. Enter the amount you want to pay
  4. Confirm the details entered, Click ‘Ok’
  5. The following message will be displayed: Sending >>> Sent Wait for Mpesa to Reply, then Click ‘Ok”
  6. You will then receive a confirmation SMS of your payment.

How to change DStv Package in kenya?

If you are not happy and want to change your package, the process is simple. Just download the MyDStv app or dial *423# and follow the prompts.

About author

Editor at TechArena. I cover all things technology and review new gadgets as I get them. You can reach me on email: kaluka@techarena.co.ke
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