Here is a full list of the DStv packages and prices in Kenya. We will also look at channels that are offered by DStv in Kenya and the prices of decoders and installation. DStv is a satellite television service provider in Africa. DStv is an acronym for Digital Satellite Television and is a satellite TV service owned by Multichoice, a South African company.

Launched in 1995, it operates in Africa. It has over 11.9 million subscribers in countries such as Kenya, South Africa, Ghana, Nigeria, Angola, Tanzania, Uganda, Mauritius, Botswana, and Zimbabwe. Through the service, customers are able to access sports, movies, series, documentaries, religious content and news, and much more. DStv increased their package prices which took effect in September 2022.

This new change will see subscribers of the Access and Family packages part with an extra Ksh. 100 over the current rate while the Compact and Compact Plus subscribers will part with Ksh. 200 and Ksh. 400 extra respectively. They also have add-on packages that customers can subscribe to. DStv packages include:

  • DStv Premium.
  • DStv Compact Plus.
  • DStv Compact.
  • DStv Family.
  • DStv Access.

List of DStv Packages and Prices in Kenya

DSTV Kenya PackageDstv Package ChannelsDStv Kenya Package Prices
DSTV Premium Package175kshs.8,400
DSTV Compact DSTV Plus Package155kshs.5,100
DSTV Compact Package135kshs.2,800
DSTV Family Packgae115Kshs.1,500
DSTV Access Package95Kshs.1,050
Add Movies3Kshs.700
French Touch9Kshs.800
French Plus15Kshs.3,600
Great WAll3Kshs.670
DSTV Channels, Packages And Prices In Kenya

List of DStv Packages and Prices Per Month

  1. Access – 95+ Channels with 10+ HD Channels – Ksh. 1,150 per month.
  2. Family – 120+ Channels with 10+ HD Channels – Ksh. 1,600 per month.
  3. DStv Compact 135+ Channels with 25+ HD Channels – Ksh. 3,000 per month
  4. Compact Plus. 155+ Channels with 30+ HD Channels – Ksh. 5,500 per month
  5. Premium – 175+ Channels with 40+ Channels – Ksh. 8,900 per month.

DStv Access Package

This package has accessible 95+ channels. The number of HD channels is 10+. This package goes for Ksh 1,150 only per month.

DStv Family package:

The DStv family package includes channels that are suitable for viewing by the whole family. The DStv Family package is an entry-level package and is perfect for families who want to enjoy a wide variety of local and international entertainment at a great price. It is one of the most popular packages offered by DSTV Kenya and includes channels such as CNN, BBC World News, Nickelodeon, and Disney Junior.

It goes for Ksh 1,600 per month and has 120+ channels and 10+ HD channels. The family package’s main advantage is its excellent value for money. It includes all the channels available on the basic package, plus a wide variety of family-friendly channels. This makes it an ideal choice for families with children.

DStv Compact Package:

The DStv Compact package is our lowest-priced package, available in both South Africa and Kenya. It includes a selection of popular channels, including M-Net, SuperSport, KykNET, BBC World News,, and many more. The package is Ksh 3,000 per month. It has 135+ channels and 25+ HD channels.

There are several advantages of the compact package DSTV package in Kenya. Some of these advantages include the following:

  • The package is relatively affordable.
  • The package offers a wide variety of channels.
  • The package is easy to install and use.
  • The package is compact and takes up less space.

DStv Compact Plus Package:

The Compact Plus DStv package is the most popular in Kenya. Each monthly package goes for Ksh 5,500. The main advantage of the Compact Plus DSTV package is that it is the most affordable way to get all the channels that DStv offers.

This includes all of the channels in the Compact package and many premium channels that are not available with the Compact package. In addition, the Compact Plus package also includes several channels that are not available with any other package, therefore it is the most comprehensive package that DSTV offers.

DStv Premium package:

The premium package is also available in Kenya. The DSTV Premium Package is the most priced and comprehensive package offered by DSTV.

It includes all of the channels in the other packages, as well as a variety of premium channels such as HBO, Showtime, and Staz. The package goes for Ksh 8,900.

The Premium Package also includes a DVR, which allows you to record and watch programs at your convenience. You can view the comprehensive packages.

DStv Packages and Prices in Kenya – Add-on packages.

While the above are the main packages offered, you can choose add-on packages at an extra cost. The add-ons require an existing subscription to be paired with one of the packages in the table.

  • Great Wall: This edition includes Chinese content, including the China Movie Channel, Zhejiang, and CGTN Documentary. It comes at an extra monthly charge of KES 670.
  • Movies: This addition unlocks three more premium movie channels for a month. It costs an extra KES 700 per month to access.
  • French Touch: This addition unlocks French channels, including A+, Info Sports+, France 24, Piwi+, Novelas TV, Planete, Trace Africa French, and Teletoon+. It will cost you an extra KES 800 to access these channels.
  • French Plus: This add-on unlocks the top French channels, including A+, Canal+ Cinema Centre, Canal+ Sports 2 and 3, Canal+, France 24, Novelas TV, InfoSports+, Planete, Teletoon+, TF1, RTL 9, and Trace Africa French. It will cost an extra Ksh 3,600.
  • Indian: This add-on unlocks 15+ Bollywood channels and costs an extra Ksh 4,200.

You can pay a monthly subscription fee to MultiChoice via Mpesa

DStv channels list in Kenya

DStv offers a variety of channels with a wide range of content that includes sports, TV shows, movies, and even kid’s content.


  1. Discovery Family
  2. National
  3. Geographic Channel
  4. Nat Geo Wild
  5. History of football
  6. CTGN documentary


  1. SuperSport Blitz
  2. SuperSport 1 to 12
  3. SS FIFA World Cup
  4. SuperSport Maximo 1
  5. SuperSport Maximo 2

Lifestyle and Culture

  1. Discovery TLC Entertainment
  2. Discovery IDX, BBC Lifestyle
  3. Food Network, Fashion One
  4. Spice TV.


  1. Cartoon Network
  2. Boomerang, Disney Channel
  3. Disney XD
  4. Nickelodeon
  5. Cbeebies
  6. NickJr
  7. Nicktoons
  8. Disney Junior
  9. JimJam
  10. Mindset.


  1. Trace Mziki
  2. Hip TV
  3. Trace Naija
  4. AFRO Music English
  5. Sound City.

News and Commerce

  • KTN News, K24
  • BBC World News
  • CNN International
  • Sky News, SABC News
  • Al Jazeera, CNBC Africa
  • Bloomberg Television
  • NDTV24*7
  • CNC World
  • EuroNews German
  • KTN News, K24
  • CGTN News
  • Joy News
  • EuroNews French
  • EuroNews
  • Deutsche Welle
  • Phoenix Chinese News and Entertainment
  • Specialist: RAI International
  • TV5 Monde Afrique
  • Deutsche Welle
  • CCTV 4.

Religion: Faith Broadcast Network, TBN, DayStar, Islam Channel, Eternal World Television Network, Emmanuel TV, Dove TV, TV Mundial.

Prices of DStv decoders in Kenya

Prices of DStv decoders in Kenya | 2022

The 2 main types are the Zapper HD decoder and the Explora decoder. They can vary in specs including;

  • DSTV Explora (Model 2A)
  • DSTV Single View HD Decoder
  • DSTV Explora
  • DSTV Explora (Model 3A).

The DStv Explora offers subscribers a viewing pleasure to record, Catch Up, and Box Office. The HD SINGLE VIEW (HD Zapper) decoder is aimed at providing an affordable decoder that supports HD and XtraView.

  • HD Zapper Decoder + Dishkit + 1 month of DStv Compact – Ksh. 3,999
  • Explora Decoder + Dishkit + Smart LNB + Installation -. KSh.24,399
  • Explora Decoder + Smart LNB. – KSh.20,599

You can also get DSTV decoders at a discounted price if you order them using a shortcode. Simply dial *423#, select option 3 Buy a Decoder, and follow the prompts.

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