DStv prices in South Africa – 2000-2017

MultiChoice recently announced its annual price adjustments for DStv, which kick in on 1 April.

The subscription fees for several packages will increase, including DStv Premium, Extra, Compact, and Family.

DStv Family was launched in South Africa in 2013 for R175 per month.

Its price has increased steadily over the years and will become R235 per month from April – an increase of 7.3% from last year.

The price of DStv Premium will increase to R789 per month, which is a 3.95% increase.

To get an indication of how DStv prices have increased over the years, the graph below plots the monthly fees of DStv Premium since 2000 and DStv Family since 2013.

DStv Prices

2016 vs 2017

The tables below show the percentage increases of DStv’s latest price hikes.

DStv Packages

DStv Packages
2016
2017
Increase
DStv Premium R759 R789 4%
DStv Extra R459 R489 7%
DStv Compact R345 R365 6%
DStv Family R219 R235 7%
DStv Access R99 R99 0%
DStv EasyView R29 R29 0%

DStv Add-ons

DStv Add-ons
2016
2017
Increase
Access Fee R85 R85 0%
BoxOffice PVR rentals R35 R35 0%
DStv Indian R345 R360 4%
DStv Indian add-on R220 R229 4%
DStv Portuguesa R445 R465 4%
DStv Portuguesa add-on R220 R229 4%

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DStv prices in South Africa – 2000-2017