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DSTV Nigeria (history, Customer service, payments, and decoders)

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DSTV subscription plans, their complete channels, and their prices

History of DSTV Nigeria

DSTV is a digital satellite service that provides multiple channels. MultiChoice Africa offers the service. After a few years of operation, it was brought to Nigeria in 1996. A joint venture was formed between Adewunmi Ogunsanya and MultiChoice Africa.

Since then, Nigerians have been provided with services from MultiChoice Nigeria. DSTV subscribers enjoy excellent subscriber management services. So far, MultiChoice Nigeria has over 12 offices in Nigeria.

DSTV Nigeria Website

You can always read updates from DSTV Nigeria through its official website. Please visit: www.dstvafrica.com/en-ng.

How can I access DSTV Self Service?

The DSTV self-service helps you manage your subscription and other activities without always having to visit a DSTV office. With a mobile phone, tablet, or PC, you can easily manage payments, clear error messages, or update your details.

Other things you can do with this self-service:

  • You can view payment history.
  • Access the amount due plus the date subscription due.
  • You can update your email address with ease.
  • Find different locations around you where you can pay for a subscription.
  • Locate the nearest DSTV installer.
  • Instant access to frequently asked questions and other useful information.

To get started with DSTV self-service, please click here. Or www.self-service.dstv.com.

Register for DSTV self-service. Now login with either your email address or phone number (depending on which one you used when registering) and enjoy.

How can I contact the DSTV Customer Care in Nigeria?

This is simple. You can reach the customer care of DSTV through the following phone numbers:

– MTN: 08149860333

– Etisalat: 09090630333

– GLO: 08113630333

– Airtel: 07080630333

National Telesales Number: 08039043788.

Below is the head office of MultiChoice:

Plot 1381 Tiamiyu Savage Street, Victoria Island, Lagos, Nigeria.

P.O.Box74291 Victoria Island, Lagos State.

DSTV Care, Nigeria. How to reach them on social media

On social media, you can quickly contact DSTV customer care via WhatsApp, Twitter, and Facebook.

Here is how to communicate with them through any of these platforms:

WhatsApp: 09082368533

Official Twitter: @DStvNg.

Twitter Hashtag: #DStvNgCares.

Facebook: Reach customer care here: @Dstvng.

DSTV Nigeria Promo. When does it start, and what does it involve?

Yes, DSTV has grown to become a giant of the satellite TV service in Africa. No dispute about that.

That’s not all; the brains behind this innovation have always dish out their customers’ varieties of promos here in Nigeria.

DSTV keeps upgrading and boosting its promo. There was the DSTV thanks promo before DSTV Upgrade comes up.

Who can eligible for these two promos? Active and disconnect subscribers can benefit from these offers.

If you are on DSTV packages like DSTV Access, DSTV Family, DSTV Compact, and DSTV Compact Plus, you will enjoy these promos.

But, it’s only the existing customer as of 31st of August, 2019, who can have access to these promos.

While using these offers, you are to pay for your Xtraview/PVR separately.

How Can I Make DSTV Payment in Nigeria

Paying for your DSTV in Nigeria has now been made easy. There are different methods available for subscribers.

One of the fastest options is using Payarena, for paying online.

Follow the steps below to use Payarena:

  • Visit www.payarena.com.
  • When the webpage opens, click on the DSTV logo that shows up.
  • Now choose your bouquet. Then enter the smart card number, your email, and submit.
  • Finally, select a payment option, Visa or MasterCard, and fill in your card details.
  • You can also use eTranzact to recharge your DSTV.
  • While still on the website, Select eTranzact payment.
  • Click on “BankIT’. Input your bank account number. Select the bank you are using. You will receive an OTP (One Time Password).

Now submit the 6-digit code generated.

When you are done, on your mobile phone, dial *389*00#.

DSTV Decoder Price in Nigeria

The initial access cost of DSTV decoder ranges from ₦9,900 to ₦65,000. This cost covers the decoder, cables, and satellite dish. One month’s subscription may also be added to this.

DSTV Explora Price in Nigeria

Some people in Nigeria may want to know the price of the new DSTV Explora. If you visit any MultiChoice office in Lagos, the retail price is ₦60,000, without installation. If you need it with installation, be prepared to drop up to ₦72,000.

Easy DSTV, Nigeria. What are they all about?

Easy DSTV is an innovation from MultiChoice that allows managing your DSTV account online. It helps you to clear error codes with ease. With Easy DSTV, you can always upgrade your dashboard.

What’s more? Easy DSTV allows you to make payments as well as check your balances – this is even better with the new DSTV Africa dashboard.

To start using the Easy DSTV Nigeria, please click here.

DSTV Nigeria App APK

You can get a lot done with the DSTV Nigeria App. This app allows you to stream live TV as well as catch up on sports highlights, or movies. You can also download them to watch offline later.

Download the DSTV app here.


  • Abbey

    Abbey Johnson has a Masters degree as an engineer and has over 3 years of teaching and research experience. He is happiest when on a bike and is also interested in electric energy and computer Science.

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