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List of Channels on DSTV Family


DSTV has slowly and steadily become one of the best sources of entertainment in recent times. This is because DSTV cuts across all ages of people and have something entertaining to offer all ages of their customer base, hence, the reason why families go-ahead to purchase DSTV in their homes – Dads can watch news and documentaries, moms can watch reality shows, and children can enjoy their favorite cartoons.

Multi-choice, the owner of DSTV has over 20.9 million active subscribers. Majority of them are from Nigeria. Many Nigerians would rather go for DStv packages because they offer diverse content.

One thing DSTV did that gives them an edge is that they have found a way to let customers pay for one subscription which then allows you to watch not more than 3 decoders and two streaming devices per household. Another thing is that you can easily access live television and on-demand content online, and you could stream or download shows on mobile phones or tablets for later viewing.

If you are a new subscriber, you will have to spend more to buy the dish and also pay for the installation before your channels can start showing on your decoder. However, once all that is done and you subscribe to the DSTV Family, then you are rest assured to see the following channels there;

List of Channels on DSTV Family

There are different varieties of channels for everyone as earlier stated, therefore this will be grouped into a different segment of entertainment to know extensively what to look out for.

News and Commerce

  • BBC World News;
  • CNN SABC News;
  • Newsroom Afrika;
  • Al Jazeera;
  • CGTN News;
  • Euro News;
  • Arise News;
  • africanews;
  • TVC News Nigeria;
  • NTA News;
  • Joy News.

Lifestyle and Culture

  • BBC Lifestyle;
  • Food Network, and;
  • Spice TV.


  • MTV Base;
  • HIP TV;
  • Sound City;
  • Trace Gospel;
  • TRACE Jama.

Kids and Teen

  • Boomerang;
  • Cartoon Network;
  • Nickelodeon;
  • Cbeebies;
  • Disney Junior;
  • JimJam;
  • PBS Kids;
  • Da Vinci;
  • Mindset.

Specialist and Foreign

  • RAI Italia;
  • Beste van Nederlands;
  • TV5 Monde Afrique;
  • Deutsche Welle;
  • CGTN Documentary;
  • China Movie Channel;
  • RTPi (P)


  • BLITZ;
  • SS LaLiga;
  • SS Football;
  • SS Variety 3;
  • SS Variety 4;
  • ESPN.

General Entertainment

  • M-Net City;
  • Universal Channel;
  • Telemundo;
  • E!;
  • Entertainment BET;
  • CBS Reality;
  • Discovery Family;
  • Africa Magic Family;
  • Africa Magic Hausa;
  • Africa Magic Yoruba;
  • Africa Magic Igbo;
  • Real Time;
  • Moja Love;
  • Maisha Magic East;
  • Maisha Magic Bongo;
  • ROK GH;
  • ROK 2;
  • POP Central;
  • Televista;
  • Trybe;
  • Nigerian Idol.


  • FAITH channel;
  • Day Star;
  • TBN Africa;
  • SBN (Jimmy Swaggart Ministries);
  • Eternal Word;
  • Dove TV;
  • Lumen Christi;
  • Emmanuel TV;
  • TV Mundial (Portuguese).


  • Nat Geo Wild;
  • Ignition TV.


  • M-Net Movies 4 (family movies);
  • TNT Africa (contemporary and Hollywood blockbusters);
  • Africa Magic Epic (African movies);
  • B4U movies (classic and contemporary Bollywood movies).

Audio Channels

  • BBC World Service English;
  • BBC Afrique en Fran├žais;
  • BBC African Languages;
  • Voice of America;
  • World Radio Network;
  • Channel Islam International;
  • Radio France Internationale;
  • RAYFM;
  • Star;
  • Rhythm;
  • TransAfrica Radio.


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