Mon. Mar 8th, 2021
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DSTV is one of the most popular digital TV content provider in Africa, and particularly in Kenya if you ever ask me. The giant digital content provider delivers a wide array of digital content for its many Kenyan subscribers, including latest news, sports, music, movies, animations, TV series, soap operas and reality shows, not forgetting documentaries. And it is one of the digital content provider with best picture quality. Due to this fact, it has surpassed ZUKU, Gotv and StarTimes.

An added bonus for football fans is the English Premiere League on DSTV. Football fans can enjoy streaming endlessly on DSTV.

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So, today we are going to look at how you can pay for DSTV packages via Mpesa and watch your favourite shows on your smartphone.

The first thing a DSTV subscriber needs to have to proceed paying for their packages via Mpesa is, is the DSTV Mpesa paybill number, which is 444900 and an active Mpesa account. Remember, DSTV subscribers can also easily check their balance and pay DSTV via Mpesa through their smartphones.

Below is the procedure to follow to pay DSTV via Mpesa:

  1. Access your Safaricom Menu, then select Mpesa.
  2. Select Lipa na Mpesa, then Pay Bill.
  3. Enter the DSTV Mpesa Pay bill number, 444900.
  4. Next, enter your DSTV Smart Card number (the Smart Card number is on the card in the decoder).
  5. Next, enter the amount to pay according to your package.
  6. Insert your M-Pesa PIN.
  7. Double check and confirm that you have entered the right information and hit OK to send and complete the Mpesa transaction.
  8. You will then receive a transaction confirmation SMS from Mpesa. And you are done.


Now that you have learnt how to pay DSTV via Mpesa, let us now look at how you can watch your favourite shows on DSTV via your smartphone.

Sometimes you may be far away from home and would like to get the latest developments or watch soap operas and TV series, or perhaps you may have missed your favourite show. The truth is, you don’t have to carry your decoder everywhere you go. It is now even easier to watch that amazing channel you fancy so much via your smartphone.

When DSTV launched DSTV Now, you can now easily watch DSTV channels on any device you have, including laptops, desktops, tablets and of course your smartphone.

So, the question here is. How can I watch DSTV channels on my smartphone?

It’s really very simple, you just have to sign up for DSTV Now at, and then proceed to download the DSTV Now app, which is available for both Android and iOS smartphones. Then login to your account and enjoy watching great shows.

Subscribers can enjoy watching any missed episodes or find new series and movies using Catch Up.

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Silvaro D'Silvas

By Silvaro D'Silvas

An adventurer on pursuit for knowledge and to share it with the World.

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