Q: How long does a DSTV installation take?
A: This is all dependent on the availability of the DSTV installation company. Generally once you have contacted them it can take up to a day for them to come through to you to install your DSTV. An installation can take up 2 – 3 hours but this is also dependent on what the installation requires.
Q: Is DSTV available in HD (high definition)?
A: Yes there are selected channels on DSTV which are in HD.
Q: How many DSTV accounts can I register?
A: The most amount that can be registered on ones name is four accounts.
Q: Can you watch DSTV while overseas?
A: No you cannot. DSTV is only registered to South Africa.
Q: Can DSTV be connected to the internet?
A: Yes, with Showmax now being available it does require to be connected to the internet.
Q: What is DSTV Now?
A: DSTV now allows you to view DSTV on different devices, phones, laptops and tablets.
Q: Can you choose the channels that you want on your package?
A: No, all packages have been pre-made. We offer different packages to choose from but one cannot choose their own channels.
Q: Where do I get the DSTV Guide?
A: A DSTV Guide is posted out, but can also be viewed on DSTV if you push TV Guide on your remote control.
Q: Can I record programmes if I don’t have a PVR Decoder?
A: In order to be able to record you will need the PVR Decoder.
Q: Can I upgrade my DSTV at any time?
A: Yes you can upgrade your DSTV at any time, however monthly subscription will be more.