A lot of people always wonder if the difference between the DStv packages – Compact and Compact Plus – is just the price and nothing more. Well, the fact that the prices are different should outrightly tell you that the more expensive package which is Compact Plus should offer more entertainment to its subscribers. If you are trying to choose between DStv Compact Plus and Compact packages and want to know more about their differences and channels list, you are in the right company.
Aside from being more expensive than the Compact bouquet, DStv Compact Plus subscribers will also enjoy access to more channels which means more entertainment. However, just like it is with the lower/cheaper packages, the fact that Compact is cheaper than Compact Plus, and has fewer channels does not mean that subscribers will not get enough value for their money.
Compact Vs. Compact Plus – What You Need To Know About Their Differences
Compact Plus is the second most expensive bouquet on DStv in South Africa, and it is quickly followed by the Compact package. Just as their names imply, Compact Plus is an upgraded version of Compact, and subscribers to the package have access to more channels and also pay more.
Sports lovers will absolutely prefer subscribing to the Compact Plus bouquet because it contains more amazing sports channels where you can catch up with football games such as the English Premier League (EPL), Spanish La Liga, Italian Serie A, and most importantly, live UEFA Champions League matches. You can also watch FIFA and Olympic tournaments, and a host of other prominent sports events.
Also, Compact Plus has more movie channels than Compact. For instance the 1magic movie channel. Most South African telenovelas and reality shows like The Real Housewives of Johannesburg (RHOJ) can also be accessed on Compact Plus. All of these contribute to reasons why you should preferably go for Compact Plus.
Notable Differences Between DStv Compact and Compact Plus
Areas of focus
Number of channels
Number of movie and entertainment channels
When it comes to news, music, and religious channels, the difference is not so obvious. In some instances, Compact Plus has just one or two channels more.
You may be wondering which of these packages is a better deal. Well, the answer to that question depends on your preference, but if you are not a sports person and if you are cool with the movie channels which Compact does not have, then Compact may be a better deal for you in terms of price.
What You Should Know About DStv Compact Package
DStv Compact is the 3rd most expensive package on DStv after Compact Plus. Subscribers who are not so interested in sports can consider paying for this package instead of Compact Plus which will cost you R539. The DStv Compact package costs R409 and has a validity period of 30 days.
All channels in the category of religion, foreign and specialist, free and audio channels on compact are the same as those on the Compact Plus bouquet.
Compact Plus is one of the most expensive DStv packages and it contains 142 channels. Subscribers to this package will pay a monthly subscription fee of R539, which is valid for 30 days. After 30 days, failure to renew your package subscription will result in disconnection which attracts a reconnection fee.
With Compact Plus, you will never have to think of what the next interesting show or movie to watch on DStv will be, as the entertainment is endless. If you cannot afford the DStv Premium bouquet, DStv Compact Plus will be an amazing alternative.
Note that all the channels in the category of religion, foreign and specialist, free and audio channels on Compact are the same as those on the Compact Plus bouquet. However, a few more have been added in different categories to give you your money’s worth.
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