DStv Compact channels and subscription price in Nigeria 2022

DStv is a sub-Saharan subscription service that allows Africans in about 50 countries to enjoy music and movies from the continent and beyond. DStv Compact channels are in DStv Compact and Compact Plus packages. Each package has something different and special to offer to subscribers.

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DStv Nigeria is the leading satellite television service in Africa regarding the number of subscribers and infrastructure. Of all DStv packages, the Compact has the most subscribers, and one can upgrade to Compact plus or other higher packages.

DStv Compact channels list

With 160 plus DStv channels to watch, most subscribers admit they are spoilt for choice. The channels in DStv compact are suitable for all types of viewers, from children, teens, sports lovers, music lovers and more.

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What channels are on DStv compact?

There are over 130 DStv Compact channels, with 20 being HD channels. Below is a list of these channels and frequencies. Channels are divided into categories for viewers to know the types of content they air.

Lifestyle & culture, sports, and children channels

Number Lifestyle & culture channels
135 Discovery TLC Entertainment
252 Discovery IDx
174 BBC Lifestyle
175 Food Network
178 Fashion One
190 Spice TV
Number Sports channels
220 SuperSprot Blitz
223 SuperSport 3 (HD/SD)
224 SuperSport 4 (HD/SD)
227 SuperSport 7
228 SuperSport 8
229 SuperSport 9
230 SuperSport 10
Number Children channels
301 Cartoon Network
302 Boomerang
303 Disney Channel
304 Disney XD
305 Nickelodeon
306 CBeebies
307 NickJr
308 NickTOONS
309 Disney Junior
310 JimJam
313 PBS Kids
318 Da Vinci Kids
319 Mindset

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Music and news & commerce channels

Number Music channels
322 MTV Base
323 TRACE Mziki
324 Hip TV
325 TRACE Naija
326 AFRO Music English
327 Sound City
328 Urban TV
329 Fiesta TV
Number News & commerce channels
275 K24
370 NTA Parliament
400 BBC World News
401 CNN International
402 Sky News
404 SABC News
405 Newzroon Afrika
406 Al Jazeera
410 CNBC Africa
411 Bloomberg Television
413 NDTV 24×7
414 EuroNews
415 CNC World
416 Arise News
418 TVC News Nigeria
419 NTA News 24
421 Joy News
438 EuroNews French
445 EuroNews German

Documentary, religion, and specialist channels

Number Documentary channels
171 Investigation Discovery
181 National Geographic
182 Nat Geo Wild
448 CGTN Documentary
Number Religion channels
341 Faith Broadcast Network
342 DayStar
343 TBN Africa
345 SBN
347 Islam Channel
348 EWTN Global Catholic Network
349 Dove TV
350 Lumen Christi
390 Emmanuel TV
680 TV Mundial
Number Specialist channels
430 RAI International
437 TV5 Monde Afrique
446 Deutsche Welle
447 CCTV 4
480 CCTV Entertainment
481 China Movies Channel
482 Shanghai Dragon TV
483 Hunan TV
484 Jiangsu Television
485 Phoenix News and Entertainment
525 RTP Internacional

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Entertainment & movies channels

No. Channel name No. Channel name
110 M-Net Action 160 Maisha Magic Bongo
111 M-Net Movies All Stars 164 ROK 3
112 Studio Universal 165 Ebony Life TV
115 M-Net City 166 Zee World
116 Vuzu (SD/HD) 167 Star Life
117 Universal Channel (HD/SD) 168 ROK
118 Telemundo 189 POP Central
120 BBC Brit 194 Televista
123 ITV Choice (SD/HD) 195 Trybe
124 E! Entertainment Television 197 Naija Stand-Up Comedy
125 FOX (SD/HD) 195 Nigerian Festivals
126 FOX Life 250 e. TV Africa
128 WWE Channel 251 NTAi
129 BET International 252 Silverbird
130 MTV 253 AIT
132 CBS Reality 254 Channels
136 Discovery Family 255 MiTV
137 Turner Classic Movies 257 ONTV MAX
139 M-Net Zone 258 Galaxy
141 Eva 259 Wazobia Max
142 Eva+ 260 OGTV
152 AfricaMagic Epic 261 Arewa 24
153 AfricaMagic Urban 262 wap TV
154 AfricaMagic Family 280 ADOM TV
155 Real Time 296 Wasafi TV
156 AfricaMagic Hausa 369 NTA 2
157 AfricaMagic Yoruba 430 Rai Italia
158 Maisha Magic East 437 TV5 Monde Afrique
159 AfricaMagic Igbo 449451 CGTN FranciasB4U Movies

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What are the DStv Compact Plus channels?

All channels on DStv compact are available on DStv Compact Plus because the former is a lower package. You access all channels airing in the former package when upgrading to a higher one.

However, you cannot access all channels from a former package when you downgrade to a lower one. Below is a list of channels listed on Compact plus that are missing from the Compact package:

Number Channel name
103 1 Magic HD
121 Discovery Channel HD
131 Lifetime Entertainment
151 AfricaMagic Showcase HD
170 Crime & Investigation Network
186 The History Channel
225 SuperSport HD 5 Nigeria
226 SuperSport HD 6 Nigeria
409 CGTN News

Audio channels

DStv Compact and Compact Plus have 53 audio/radio stations combined. These channels are very diverse and cater to all musical tastes. Some play contemporary music, the 80s and 70s hits, rock, jazz, classical music, and reggae.

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DStv subscription channels

Compare subscription fees and channels available in DStv packages to find your perfect match. You can upgrade to a higher package and downgrade to a lower one.

Additionally, pay the annual subscription fee to enjoy a one-month free viewership bonus. Below are DStv subscription packages and prices in 2022:

  1. Padi –DStv Padi has 45+ channels (1 HD channel). Pay ₦2,150 monthly or ₦23,650 per annum to unlock a full year of thrilling entertainment. The package grants you access to Nollywood movies and dramas, international telenovelas, sports highlights, wildlife documentaries, music, kids’ shows and international news.
  2. Yanga – Enjoy Nollywood and Hollywood movies, international telenovelas, reality TV, documentaries, music, kids’ programs, and more on DStv Yanga. The package costs ₦2,950 per month (₦32,450 per annum). It has more than 85 channels (7 HD channels).
  3. Confam – The package has 105+ channels and 10 HD channels. It has diverse content from LaLiga, Serie A action, Africa Magic channels, dramas, movies, reality, documentary shows, news and kids’ channels. DStv Confam costs ₦5,300 or month or ₦58,300 per year.
  4. Compact – Pay ₦9,000 monthly to enjoy all DStv compact channels (130+ channels, 20 HD channels). If you like, pay the annual subscription fee of ₦99,000.
  5. Compact Plus – This subscription has over 145 channels (30 HD channels) and costs an extra ₦5,250 more than the Compact package. A DStv Compact Plus subscriber pays ₦14,250 a month or ₦156,750 per annum.
  6. Premium – DStv Premium comes with free Showmax. The package offers over 160 channels (38 HD channels). Subscribers enjoy non-stop movies, iconic TV series, live sports coverage, latest news, top documentaries, kids programs and more. DStv Premium costs ₦21,000 a month or ₦231,000 for the year.

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DStv add-on packages

Keep your family entertained with DStv add-on packages. The following add-on packages are tailored to meet your personal needs:

  • Great Wall – The add-on package has over six channels airing Chinese content. DStv Great Wall Africa costs ₦1,725 per month and grants you access the China Movie Channel, Zhejiang and CGTN Documentary.
  • Movies – DStv movies cost ₦2,500 per month. The package has three M-net movie channels. You can add it to your DStv Compact Plus, Compact, Confam or Yanga package.
  • French Touch – Pay ₦2,650 per month to watch over 10 DStv French Touch channels. You can access A+, France 24, Planete, Teletoon+, InfoSports+, Piwi+, Novelas TV, Trace Africa French and more.
  • Indian – DStv Indian costs ₦7,100 per month and has more than 15 channels airing Bollywood movies and other Indian programs.
  • French Plus – The package costs ₦9,300 per month and has more than 15 French TV channels, including A+, Canal+, Canal+ Sports 2 and 3, Canal+ Cinema Centre, France 24, Planete, RTL 9, Teletoon+, TF1, InfoSports+, Novelas TV, and Trace Africa French.

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How many sports channels are on the DStv compact?

DStv has around 16 channels for games, but you can only access around seven sports channels on DStv compact packages.

How much is DStv compact now?

The Compact package subscribers pay ₦9,000 per month.

Is channel 151 on DStv compact?

You must upgrade from Compact to Compact plus to watch AfricaMagic Showcase (Channel 151) because it is not among the DStv compact channels.

DStv Compact channels have everything for everyone. Therefore, be assured that you will always access the best entertainment, whichever you choose. In addition, these Compact and Compact Plus packages are fairly priced.

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