DStv Family Package Channels List and Its Price

A basic family is made up of the father, mother, and children. While the father may love watching sports, the mother may prefer soapies and reality TV shows, while the children, on the other hand, may prefer cartoons and kiddies programs. While choosing a DStv bouquet, it is important to understand your family’s needs and go for one that perfectly suits it. With the family in mind, DStv has grouped channels to meet the needs of all members. This package is called DStv Family Package.

All the members of a typical South African family can now enjoy watching their favorite channels paying for just one bouquet. If you love the DStv family package idea and would love to know the price and channel list, then you should keep reading, as we have put all of that together with you in mind.

What You Should Know About DStv Family Bouquet

The DStv family package has over 93 television and radio stations that have been carefully selected with all South African families in mind. With the family bouquet, each family member is assured of top-notch and endless entertainment. Channel types ranging from sports, news, documentaries, cartoons, movies, audio, and lots more are grouped in this package to ensure this.

For you and your family to enjoy this amazing package from DStv, you will have to purchase a DStv decoder (which comes with a dish), install it, and then subscribe for the DStv family package.

South African families do not necessarily have to consider going for another package, as this was carefully created for them, but if you still wish to try out other packages, it is fine; wait until you finish reading this article and get to know the channels available in this plan, then you may be convinced that it is the perfect DStv bouquet for your family.

What Are The Channels Available On DStv Family Package?

Movie Channels On DStv Family Package

Channel Name Channel Number
DStv 100
M-Net Movies 4 108
Vuzu 116
Universal Channel 117
Telemundo 118
BBC Brit 120
Lifetime 131
CBS Reality 132
TLNovelas 133
Discovery TLC Entertainment 135
Discovery Family 136
TNT Africa 137
eMovies 138
eMovies Extra 140
EVA 141
kykNET & Kie 145
Africa Magic Epic 152
AfricaMagic Family 154
Real Time 155
Moja Love 157
Mzansi Wethu 163
Mzansi Bioskop 164
Novela Magic 165
ZEE World 166
Star Life 167
e.TV Extra 195

Documentary And Lifestyle Channels

Channel Name Channel Number
VIA 147
The Home Channel 176
Travel Channel 179
National Geographic 181
Nat Geo Wild 182
WildEarth 183
Ignition TV 189
Spice TV 190

Free Channels On DStv Family Package In South Africa

Channel Name Channel Number
SABC 1 191
SABC 2 192
SABC 3 193
e.TV 194
Soweto TV 251
BAY TV 260
1 KZN 261
Tshwane TV 262
Cape Town TV 263
GauTV 265
Lesotho TV 292
NTA i 299

Sports Channel For Family Package DStv South Africa

Channel Name Channel Number
BLITZ 200
SS LA LIGA 204
SS FOOTBALL 205
SS VARIETY 4 209
TellyTrack 249

Kids And Teens Cartoon Channels

Channel Name Channel Number
Cartoon Network 301
Boomerang 302
NickTOONS 308
Disney Junior 309
JimJam 310
eToonz 311
PBS Kids 313
ZooMoo 314
Pop Primary 317
Da Vinci 318
Mindset 319

Music Channels On DStv Family Bouquet In South Africa

Channel Name Channel Number
KyKNet Nou 146
Channel O 320
Mzansi Music 321
MTV Base 322
TRACE Urban 324
TRACE Africa 326
Sound City 327
One Gospel 331
Trace Gospel 332

Religious Channels On The Family Package

Channel Name Channel Number
Dumisa 340
FAITH 341
Day Star 342
TBN Africa 343
iTV Networks 347
Emmanuel TV 349

News And Commerce Channels

DStv Family Package

Channel Name Channel Number
BBC World News 400
eNews Channel Africa 403
SABC News 404
Newzroom Afrika 405
Al Jazeera 406
Russia Today 407
Parliamentary Service 408
CGTN News 409
CNBC Africa 410
NDTV 24×7 413
Euronews 414
africanews 417
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DStv South African Family Bouquet – Specialist & Foreign Channels

Channel Name Channel Number
RAI Italia 430
RTPi 435
TV5 Monde Afrique 437
CCTV 4

Interactive Channel On The Family Bouquet

Channel Name Channel Number
People’s Weather 180

DStv Family Package Audio Channels

Channel Name Channel Number
Adult Contemporary 751
Today’s Hits 752
Hot Traxx 753
70’s Hits 754
80’s Hits 755
Familiar Favourites 756
Soft Hits 757
Love Songs 758
Metro Blends 759
Cityscapes 760
Groove Lounge 761
House Party 762
Power Hits 763
Dance 764
Trots Afrikaans 765
Campus Rock 766
Alternate Rock 767
Hard Rock 768
Classic Rock 769
Golden Oldies 770
90’s Hits 771
Classic R & B 772
Urban Adult Contemporary 773
Urban Beat 774
Reggae 775
Modern Country 776
Traditional Country 777
Gospel 778
African Rhythm 779
Italian 780
Smooth Jazz 781
Classic Jazz 782
Blues 783
Beautiful Instrumentals 784
Contemporary Instrumental 785
New Age 786
Light Classical 787
Arias And Overtures 788
Chamber Music 789
Symphonic 790
Metro FM 801
Channel Africa 802
Good Hope 803
Ikwekwezi 804
5FM 805
Lesedi FM 806
Ligwalagwala 807
Lotus FM 808
Motsweding FM 809
Munghana Lonene FM 810
Phalaphala FM 811
Radio 2000 812
SAFM 814
Thobela FM 815
trufm 816
Ukhozi FM 817
Umhlobo Wenene FM 818
X-K FM 819
Groot FM 820
LM Radio 821
Hot 91.9 FM 822
Mix 93.8 FM 823
Channel 7 825
Radio Islam 826
BBC World Service English 850
BBC Afrique en Français 851
BBC African Languages 852
Voice Of America 853
World Radio Network 854
Trans World Radio 855
Talk Radio 702 856
Classic FM 857
Jacaranda FM 858
YFM 859
Chinese Radio International 860
Kaya FM 861
Channel Islam International 865
Radio France Internationale 866
Radio Wave 867
Radio Energy 868
1485AM Radio 869
Radio Veritas 870
Radio Vlaanderen internationaal 871
TransAfrica Radio 872
Link FM 875
Radio Kosmos 876
Jozi FM 878
94.7 Highveld Stereo 879
94.5 Kfm 880
Radio Pulpit 882
NNR 883
Capricorn FM 884
Cape Talk 885
Pretoria FM 887
Radio Pretoria 887
Ubuntu Radio 888
Power FM 889

How Much Does DStv Family Package Cost In South Africa?

DStv Family Package

To access the channels above, you will have to pay a subscription fee of R279 per month. This subscription is valid for 30 days, after which if you fail to renew, you will be disconnected. You can also pay in advance to save yourself the stress of making monthly payments.

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How Can I Subscribe For a DStv Family Package?

There are several methods of subscribing to the DStv family package. You can subscribe via the mobile app of Capitec Bank, Standard Bank, FNB, Nedbank Cellphone Banking, ABSA internet banking, USSD codes, and Direct bank payments.

Is Channel 161 On DStv Family Package?

Sadly, channel 161, which is the Mzansi Magic channel, is not on the DStv family package, but you can still enjoy your soap operas on e.tv – which is on the bouquet.

Other DStv Packages That You Can Consider

There are other packages aside from the family bouquet that subscribers can consider. While some of these are cheaper than the family package, others are more expensive. Irrespective of the price, the channels on other packages were also carefully selected to satisfy customers. Still, as you should expect, you are likely to get a better channel combination when you subscribe to the more expensive packages.

Here is a list of all other packages, the number of channels, and their prices.

  • Indian (29): R260
  • EasyView (36): R29
  • DStv Access (66): R115
  • DStv Compact (125): R409
  • DStv Compact Plus (142): R539
  • DStv Premium (158): R829
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