The journey of Multichoice in Nigeria has been a mind-blowing one. They keep up with evolution talking about cable TV in Nigeria.
It is no news that DStv has a new package which comes with a variety of packages for their viewer. DSTV Explora is the top of the line when DStv packages are mentioned today.
Many Nigerians want to use this particular cable TV, but they think it is expensive. While some others using it are not using it maximally. This implies that the level of awareness of Nigerians on DStv Explora is simply not enough.
This post, therefore, seeks to enlighten Nigerians on both the features and Prices of DStv Explora decoder in Nigeria.
DStv Explora is a fantastic cable tv which makes everything possible as it gives room for recording, catching up with favourite channels and programs for up to 220 hours, HD Viewing, and so on.
This cable TV is built to help you ensure that you never miss your favourite shows and get the full value of your subscription. In case you miss the latest episode or interesting series, all you need to do is to connect your decoder to the internet and have it downloaded.
The Box-Office on Explora allows you to rent blockbuster movies for 48 hours. There are also features like organized playlist and crystal clear picture quality to be enjoyed.
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Features of DStv Explora
Full Features of DSTV Explora are listed below
- Record your favourite shows.
- View your favourite shows in HD format.
- A dedicated playlist to arrange your recordings.
- Box Office that shows you your favourite movies.
- More movie recording time of up to 220 hours of content.
- New DSTV Explora remote control.
- Internet access that will enable you to stream and download media contents online.
- The DSTV Catchup feature enables you to catch up with your favourite shows you might have missed.
- Rent and download available movies.
- Store your rented movies for 48 hours.
- Unlimited series recording with priority functions.
- Access over 20 blockbuster movies from the box office.
- Record content even when you are away from home.
- Hundreds of titles on DStv Catch up plus.
- Search button that allows you to search for your favourite movies across an 8-day TV guide.
- HD User interface and apps like news Supersport active and weather apps.
- View one channel while recording another simultaneously.
- Pause live TV for up to 2 hours.
- Parental control functions.
- Widescreen compatibility.
Explora Decoder Prices
Explora with dish kit, smart LNB, and 1-month DStv Compact subscription goes for ₦30,000-₦33,000.
This cable tv with dish kit, smart LNBH, and 1-month Compact Plus subscription is sold around ₦33,000-₦35,000.
Explora with dish kit, smart LNBH, and 1-month Premium subscription goes for ₦38,000-₦45,000.
Note, however, that Explora decoder is to come with installation, the price is ₦50, 000 – ₦55,000. while without installation is ₦30, 000 – ₦36, 000.
DStv Explora Packages
The packages Explora offers are:
DStv Access Package
With N1,800 only, viewers can get over 45 fantastic local and international channels. This is the cheapest of all DStv package available.
The channels in this package include NTA 1, SuperSport BLITZ, African Magic World, African Magic Yoruba, African magic Hausa, E-Entertainment, AIT, SilverBird and other top-rated channels. This package also features audio channels have also been introduced to the package.
DStv Family package
This package offers over 55 local and international channels which include CNN, BBC, African Magic (English), Euro News, ESPN classic, Mnet series, Cartoon Network and so for just N3,800 monthly.
It also provides all the channels available for Access Package. The package also offers 24 audio services available on the network as well as popular radio channels like Voice of America, Star FM, Ray Power, and so on.
The Compact package offers to viewer access to all the channels available on DStv Family package with additional sports channels.
This package is the best option for sports lovers. The package offers over 60 local and international channels including BBC World, MNET Action, ESPN Sport, SuperSport 10, Sony Entertainment and so on to their viewer.
However, this package is also not available on HD decoders and it is just for N6,000 monthly.
DStv Compact Plus
There is just a little difference between DStv Compact and Compact Plus in features but a wider one in price.
This package offers additional channels, most of which are sports channels. They include SuperSports 7 and 10.
Users of compact plus will be able to watch most of the English Premier League games plus other live sports like the French League, Bundesliga, Spanish La Liga as well as rugby, golf, tennis, athletics, boxing, and motorsport. It goes for N9,350 per month.
DStv Premium Package
This is the premium and most expensive of all DStv packages. Premium package gives access to all available channels on the DStv platform which implies that there are over 85 channels available on this package.
The channels on this package include Mnet West, VUZU AMP, Discovery, SuperSport 3, and so on. The premium package is a full complete package; it covers everything on tv, entertainment, news, sports, History, and other related areas. The price for premium is N13,980 monthly.
Difference between DStv Explora and Other DStv Basic Decoder
There are some differentiating features between Explora and other DStv decoders. They include:
- DStv Catch Up for missed events, programs and movies
- Recording Capability which helps to record events and programs you want.
- Playlist Features helps keep the record of saved movies
- Internet Access to connect your other devices to your DStv
- Box Office for streaming movies online
- Instant Search for files on box office, playlist among others
- Installation Notes which guide upgrades
DStv Explora is a fantastic cable TV that offers the viewer a lot of exciting features, access to numerous channels based on package and a lot of other interesting things associated with the DStv Explora.
DStv Explora can be gotten at Multichoice offices across states and dealers in various cities in Nigeria. It can also be purchased on online tech stores in Nigeria as well as other online shopping malls like Jumia, Konga among others.