DSTV Botswana package and decoder prices
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DStv Botswana new package and decoder prices

DStv Botswana new package and decoder prices

DStv Botswana package and decoder prices are subject to change over time. It may be difficult to keep up, at times, with new prices for a few reasons. The first one is that there isn’t much information online about the subject. Secondly, there is no direct on-demand USSD or SMS alert service to give current price information for your favourite DStv bouquet. But, for the fact that you’re reading this article, luck is on your side. We publish up to date  DStv package pricing information for Botswana and the rest of other African countries where Multichoice is present.

A brief information load before you read any further, DStv Botswana is a pay-TV service from Multichoice. As a platform, there are more than 216 channels to choose from – with content for everyone.

In this article, we cover package and decoder prices to help you make the right buying decisions.

DStv Botswana packages and prices

Package: DStv Premium

Price: 795

Channels: 216


DStv Premium is the all-access to content on the platform in standard bouquets. In short, subscribers to this bouquet gain unlimited access to all standard channels. Premium is the package for those that want it all: live sports, latest movies, top-notch reality TV and more.

Package: DStv Compact Plus

Price: P585

Channels: 201


DStv compact plus bouquet is fairly close in comparison to premium. Although some of the channels that premier latest TV shows are absent, there’s no compromise on sports channels. The big family of SuperSport channels are present. Subscribers can watch live big-league soccer matches such as UEFA, La Liga and Serie A. Motorsports such as Formula 1 and MotoGP can be viewed on the bouquet.

Package: DStv Compact

Price: P410

Channels: 159


DStv compact is the bouquet for people with a desire for a dash of soccer and a sprinkle of local African content. Equally, the package doesn’t lack in entertainment channels as viewers have access to E!, M-net Action and many more to choose from. 

Package: DStv Family

Price: P260

Channels: 143


DStv family is by design a package for the family. Most of the channels in the bouquet televise family-friendly content to keep the little ones entertained and out of trouble. However, adults do have access to entertainment and news channels too, to stay up to date with current affairs.

Package: DStv Access

Price: P120

Channels: 60


First off, DStv Access is the entry-level package to the platform. It is perfect for those who want to see what Multichoice has to offer or running on a budget. Although extremely affordable, the package doesn’t compromise on good entertainment. Sports and African channels such as SuperSport 4 and Africa Magic are available. According to the DStv Botswana website, the package is a representation of great entertainment coming in small packages.

DStv Botswana add-on package

Unlike standard, DStv add-on packages can’t be purchased alone. If a customer wants to subscribe to an add-on package, she needs to purchase a standard package like Access or any other.

DStv Botswana package prices Indian

Package: DStv Indian

Price: P330

Channels: 40


Without a doubt, Multichoice have diversity in their content provision to accommodate all kinds of clients. To obviously achieve this, Multichoice offers an add-on package in the form of Indian bouquet. The bouquet gives access to content from across Bollywood. 

Clear E16 and E30 errors

dstv zambia clear error codes

In case you have paid for a package but are unable to gain viewing, you will need to do a few things to have access. Firstly, to avoid errors, make sure to pay for a package before your due date. Secondly, inform Multichoice if you’re making an upgrade or downgrade to your current package. Now that we’ve covered the preventive measures, here’s how to deal with errors after payment:

For more detailed information on what each error means and how to clear it, read this article on common DStv errors.

Updated DStv Botswana Explora and HD Decoder prices

The prices below are the up to date DStv decoder prices in Botswana. Covered below are the Explora 2 and HD single view decoder. If you’re interested in knowing the price of DStv decoders in other countries, click on the country: Zambia.

DStv Explora 2 Decoder price in Botswana: P999

DSTV Explora Decoder

Product: DStv Explora 2

Price: P999

Inside the Box: Decoder, Smart Card, Remote controller, Smart LNB, HDMI Cable and power pack


With an Explora, you can record up to 220 hours of your favourite programmes, pause live TV, get more DStv Catch Up and BoxOffice content and so much more. This is however at a monthly PVR access fee of P72.

Explora 2 Features

Catch Up

DStv Catch Up allows you to watch content that you missed. If you connect your DStv Explora to the internet, you’ll discover hundreds of extra Catch up titles downloadable to Explora decoder to watch at your time of convenience. Simply put: never worry about missing a show ever again


BoxOffice allows you to rent the latest blockbuster movies in the comfort of your home without the need for an internet connection. Your first movie rental is free if you are new to the service.

HD Viewing

The DStv Explora has HD (High Definition) as one of its core features meaning that you can enjoy crystal clear viewing on HD channels. Make sure you put your HDMI cable to use.

The Playlist

In addition, the Explora 2 has a detailed playlist interface simple known as “The Playlist”. The Playlist is where you find all your recordings listed and sorted into categories. The sorting feature in the interface is smart enough to group all your series recordings, making it much easier to find what you’re looking for.

More Recording Time

In contrast to its predecessor that could only record up to 110 hours; the Explora 2 has double the recording storage capacity to a total of 220 hours. With so much space, there’s room for everyone.

DStv HD Zapper Decoder price in Botswana: P399 or P549

DStv HD decoder

Product: DStv HD Single View Decoder

Price: P399 standalone or P549 with dish kit

Inside the Box: Decoder, Smart Card, Remote controller, HDMI Cable and power pack


This compact decoder lets you catch all of the action in crystal clear HD picture quality and has user-friendly HD menus and interactive apps.

DStv HD Single View Decoder Features

HD Viewing

The DStv HD Single View Decoder has High Definition display output meaning that you can enjoy crystal clear viewing on HD channels. Make sure you put your HDMI cable to use.


XtraView gives you the ultimate flexibility and allows you to link two or three decoders under the same subscription. This lets you cater to everyone in your family. This is however paid service at a monthly access fee of P72.

Final thoughts

DStv is great entertainment for either commercial or personal use. Evidently, Multichoice has successfully delivered on providing products and services to suit every budget. Kindly hit the bell icon for instant updates on price change and latest products. Have any questions? Feel free to leave us a message via the comment section below, and we will answer you ASAP.

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  1. Does Xtra View work only on decoders under the same roof??

    1. Currently, yes. Get in touch with customer service by >clicking here.

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