Digital Satellite Television (DStv) is the abbreviation for MultiChoice’s direct broadcast satellite service in Sub-Saharan Africa. Founded in 1995, the business offers a variety of channels and services to its customers.
More than half of the company’s customers live in South Africa and Nigeria; the rest of the countries served include Kenya, Ghana, Angola, Namibia, Zimbabwe; Uganda; Mauritius; Mozambique; Malawi; Tanzania; Lesotho; Ethiopia; the Democratic Republic of Congo; Gabon; and Botswana.
In South Africa, which DStv channels are available for free? Following is a list of some of the most popular free channels available to DStv subscribers:
Channel 100 is where you can find Dish Network. It is available on every DStv package and does not require a membership to view. All of the DStv packages available to customers, as well as current promotions from DStv and its parent company, Multichoice, are listed here.
Environmental and lifestyle news, as well as current events in Africa, may be found on Channel 180. To make Africa’s natural environment more accessible to everyone, the channel has launched It is through their love of nature and their connection to it that they are able to produce strong and imaginative stories. Weather is used as a discussion starter and a link amongst all subscribers at the same time.
Channel 196 of VOOV TV is available for your viewing pleasure. It’s a mobile app that lets you stream live video to your friends. It was introduced on DStv channel 196 in November 2017 and allows VOOV subscribers known as VOOVers to watch live streams of their own. Live broadcasts of VOOV ambassadors begin the program and each part is given 10 minutes to air. From 17:00 to 20:00 UTC, the show will be on the air. As part of the digital television service, subscribers have the opportunity to engage with their favorite celebrities displayed on the app. A repeat loop is played after the allotted three hours.
Note that some DStv news stations, such as channel 403 live now, are free. As long as you are connected to the digital television service provider’s platform, you can watch the following DStv channels for free: Three hundred and thirteen (313): PBS Kids, 320; Channel O, 343; TBN, 400; CNN, 402; Sky News, 403; Newzroom Afrika, 414; Euronews, 414.