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The DStv Compact Plus Channels List 2023

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We are back with the complete channels list for DStv Compact Plus in 2023, including the current cost, and it’s for those who live in South Africa. We have all the information you’ll need.

With a monthly cost of R549, the Compact Plus package provides access to 234 channels, both audio and radio.

PackageDStv Compact Plus
Compact Plus PriceR549 per month
Number of Channels234 channels
CountrySouth Africa
Year2022/2023
Compact Plus with XtraView PriceR659 per month

DStv Compact Plus Channels List

Compact Plus ChannelsChannel Number
DStv100
1Magic103
M-Net Movies 3107
M-Net Movies 4108
Studio Universal112
ITH114
ME115
Universal TV117
Telemundo118
BBC Brit120
Comedy Central122
Timeless Dizi123
E! Entertainment Television124
FOX125
Ginx eSports127
BET129
MTV130
Lifetime131
CBS Reality132
TLNovelas133
Discovery TLC Entertainment135
Discovery Family136
TNT Africa137
Maisha Magic Movies141
kykNET144
kykNET & Kie145
Africa Magic Epic152
AfricaMagic Urban Movies153
AfricaMagic Family154
Real Time155
Moja Love157
Mzansi Magic161
Mzansi Wethu163
Mzansi Bioskop164
Novela Magic165
ZEE World166
Star Life167
ROK168
e.TV Extra195
Annual Nigerian Festivals198
Telemundo507
TV Record515
VIA147
CBS Justice170
Discovery ID171
Honey173
BBC Lifestyle174
Food Network175
The Home Channel176
HGTV177
Travel Channel179
People’s Weather180
National Geographic181
Nat Geo Wild182
WildEarth183
Curiosity Channel185
The History Channel186
Ignition TV189
Spice TV190
SABC 1191
SABC 2192
SABC 3193
e.TV194
Soweto TV251
Bay TV260
1 KZN261
Tshwane TV262
Cape Town TV263
GauTV265
Lesotho TV292
NTA i299
TV Mozambique Internacional701
BLITZ200
SuperSport PSL202
SuperSport Premier League203
SuperSport LA LIGA204
SuperSport FOOTBALL205
SuperSport VARIETY 1206
SuperSport VARIETY 2207
SuperSport VARIETY 3208
SuperSport VARIETY 4209
SuperSport ACTION210
ESPN218
ESPN 2219
WWE Channel236
TellyTrack249
Cartoon Network301
Boomerang302
Disney303
DreamWorks304
Nickelodeon305
Cbeebies306
Nick Jr307
NickTOONS308
Disney Junior309
JimJam310
PBS Kids313
ZooMoo314
Da Vinci318
Mindset319
KyKNet Nou146
Channel O320
Mzansi Music321
MTV Base322
MTV Music 24323
TRACE Urban325
TRACE Africa326
Sound City327
One Gospel331
Trace Gospel332
Dumisa340
FAITH341
Day Star342
TBN Africa343
iTV Networks347
Emmanuel TV390
BBC World News400
CNN International401
Sky News402
eNews Channel Africa403
SABC News404
Newzroom Afrika405
Al Jazeera406
Russia Today407
Parliamentary Service408
CGTN News409
CNBC Africa410
Business Day TV412
NDTV 24×7413
Euronews414
africanews417
RAI Italia430
Beste van Nederlands431
RTPi435
TV5 Monde Afrique437
Deutsche Welle446
CCTV 4447
Adult Contemporary751
Today’s Hits752
Hot Traxx753
70’s Hits754
80’s Hits755
Familiar Favourites756
Soft Hits757
Love Songs758
Metro Blends759
Cityscapes760
Groove Lounge761
House Party762
Power Hits763
Dance764
Trots Afrikaans765
Campus Rock766
Alternate Rock767
Hard Rock768
Classic Rock769
Golden Oldies770
90’s Hits771
Classic R & B772
Urban Adult Contemporary773
Urban Beat774
Reggae775
Modern Country776
Traditional Country777
Gospel778
African Rhythm779
Italian Contemporary780
Smooth Jazz781
Classic Jazz782
Blues783
Beautiful Instrumentals784
Contemporary Instrumental785
New Age786
Light Classical787
Arias And Overtures788
Chamber Music789
Symphonic790
Metro FM801
Channel Africa802
Good Hope803
Ikwekwezi804
5FM805
Lesedi FM806
Ligwalagwala807
Lotus FM808
Motsweding FM809
Munghana Lonene FM810
Phalaphala FM811
Radio 2000812
SAFM814
Thobela FM815
trufm816
Ukhozi FM817
Umhlobo Wenene FM818
X-K FM819
Groot FM820
LM Radio821
Hot 91.9 FM822
Mix 93.8 FM823
Channel 7825
Radio Islam826
BBC World Service English850
BBC Afrique en Français851
BBC African Languages852
Voice Of America853
World Radio Network854
Trans World Radio855
Talk Radio 702856
Classic FM857
Jacaranda FM858
YFM859
Chinese Radio International860
Kaya FM861
Channel Islam International865
Radio France Internationale866
Radio Wave867
Radio Energy868
1485AM Radio869
Radio Veritas870
Radio Vlaanderen internationaal871
TransAfrica Radio872
Link FM875
Radio Kosmos876
Jozi FM878
94.7 Highveld Stereo879
94.5 Kfm880
Radio Pulpit882
NNR883
Capricorn FM884
Cape Talk885
Pretoria FM887
Radio Pretoria887
Ubuntu Radio888
Power FM889

Channel Updates!

Are you a movie enthusiast? If so, there’s terrific news! DStv is now offering Universal+, and it is being offered without charge to Compact plus subscribers.

Universal+ offers an array of entertaining content from top TV networks, including movies, series, and reality TV shows – all organised in one place.

Facts about DStv Compat Plus

Recommended: Where to watch the FA Cup.

UEFA Champions League on DStv Compact Plus

Watch the UCL on DStv Compact Plus

Subscribing to Compact Plus is a great way to watch the 2022/2023 UEFA Champions League; it will be available on the following channels:

  • SuperSport Premier Soccer League (202)
  • SuperSport Premier League (203)
  • SuperSport VARIETY 1 (206)
  • SuperSport VARIETY 2 (207)
  • SuperSport LA LIGA (204).

With Compact Plus, you can also see Europa League games on SuperSport Maximo 1 (241), SuperSport Football (205), SuperSport Variety 1 (206), Variety 2(207), Variety 3(208), and Variety 4(209).

Get DStv Compact Plus Channels list in PDF

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To begin downloading the PDF file, press the button below. After it has loaded, press the download icon at the top of the page to save it.

What Channels are on DStv Compact Plus?

Examining a large list of items can be difficult for many especially when you’ve had a busy day. No one would want to pore over a tedious list of DStv channels. Rather, they’d like to relax while watching the finest TV station available.

With Dish Portal, you get access to some of the best TV channels available on Compact Plus. Whether it’s movies, sports or football that you’re after, we’ve got something that’ll make you smile. Enjoy!

Movie Channels on DStv Compact Plus

Movie channels on Compact Plus

The movies section provides you with a variety of films, including local and global options like Hollywood, Nollywood, Bollywood, and more.

With Compact Plus, you get access to Kyknet on channel 144 and other top-tier entertainment channels.

Channel NameChannel Number
M-Net101
1Magic103
M-Net Movies 1104
M-Net Movies 2106
M-Net Movies 3107
M-Net Movies 4108
Studio Universal112
ITH114
ME115
Vuzu116
Universal Channel117
Telemundo118
BBC Brit120
Discovery Channel121
Comedy Central122
Timeless Dizi123
E! Entertainment Television124
Ginx eSports127
BET129
MTV130
Lifetime131
CBS Reality132
TLNovelas133
tvN Africa134
Discovery TLC Entertainment135
Discovery Family136
TNT Africa137
Maisha Magic Movies141
kykNET144
kykNET & Kie145
kykNet Lekker148
fliekNET149
Africa Magic Epic152
AfricaMagic Urban Movies153
AfricaMagic Family154
Real Time155
Moja Love157
Mzansi Magic161
Mzansi Wethu163
Mzansi Bioskop164
Novela Magic165
ZEE World166
Star Life167
ROK168
e.TV Extra195
Annual African Festivals198
Telemundo507
TV Record515
M-Net Plus 1901
VIA147

DStv Compact Plus Sports Channels

Couple watching Sports on DStv Compact Plus
Sports channels on DStv compact plus

For unlimited access to sports, the Compact Plus DStv package offers a wide range of events all year round. No matter what type of sport you’re looking for, you can find it on this subscription.

Channel NameChannel Number
BLITZ200
SuperSport GRANDSTAND201
SuperSport Premier Soccer League (PSL)202
SuperSport Premier League203
SuperSport LA LIGA204
SuperSport FOOTBALL205
SuperSport VARIETY 1206
SuperSport VARIETY 2207
SuperSport VARIETY 3208
SuperSport VARIETY 4209
SuperSport ACTION210
SuperSport CRICKET212
SuperSport GOLF213
SuperSport TENNIS214
SuperSport MOTORSPORT215
ESPN218
ESPN 2219
WWE Channel236
SuperSport MAXIMO 1241
TellyTrack249

Supersport channels on Compact Plus

This package offers excellent sports channels. With 16 Supersport channels available, you’ll have no trouble finding your favourite games to watch.

Channel NameChannel Number
Supersport BLITZ200
SuperSport GRANDSTAND201
SuperSport Premier Soccer League (PSL)202
SuperSport Premier League203
SuperSport LA LIGA204
SuperSport FOOTBALL205
SuperSport VARIETY 1206
SuperSport VARIETY 2207
SuperSport VARIETY 3208
SuperSport VARIETY 4209
SuperSport ACTION210
SuperSport CRICKET212
SuperSport GOLF213
SuperSport TENNIS214
SuperSport MOTORSPORT215
SuperSport MAXIMO 1241

Football Channels on DStv compact Plus

Xhaka and Lys Mousset | Football on Compact Plus
Lys Mousset of Sheffield and Granit Xhaka of Arsenal pictured during the Premier League game between Arsenal FC and Sheffield United FC at Emirates Stadium.
 — Photo by CosminIftode

This package offers extensive coverage of the English Premier League, Spanish La Liga, French Ligue 1, and more.

Soccer enthusiasts can enjoy live football games on SuperSport’s selection of channels:

Documentaries, Lifestyle, and Wildlife

If you love things that are a little out of the ordinary, this is just the perfect category for you. Here’s where to watch channels related to space, food, fashion, adventures, wildlife, amazing discoveries and much more.

Channel NameChannel Number
CBS Justice170
Discovery ID171
Honey173
BBC Lifestyle174
Food Network175
The Home Channel176
HGTV177
Travel Channel179
People’s Weather180
National Geographic181
Nat Geo Wild182
WildEarth183
BBC Earth184
Curiosity Channel185
The History Channel186
Ignition TV189
Spice TV190

Kids and Teenagers

For those who love cartoons and animations, here is where you’ll find all the TV stations on kids’ series and animated movies. These are the ones you’ll want to leave open for the kids.

Channel NameChannel Number
Cartoon Network301
Boomerang302
Disney303
Nickelodeon305
Cbeebies306
Nick Jr307
NickTOONS308
Disney Junior309
JimJam310
PBS Kids313
ZooMoo314
Da Vinci318
Mindset319

Music Channels on Compact Plus

This category brings you the best local and international music videos without skipping a heartbeat. If you want to know if this package will meet your entertainment needs with regard to music, check out the channels below.

Channel NameChannel Number
KyKNet Nou146
Channel O320
Mzansi Music321
MTV Base322
MTV Music 24323
TRACE Urban325
TRACE Africa326
Sound City327
One Gospel331
Trace Gospel332

Religion

Whenever you feel like worshipping or praying, this is the category you need to get things going. For sermons, gospel music, teachings, prayers, and other religious activities, check the stations below.

Channel NameChannel Number
Dumisa340
FAITH341
Day Star342
TBN Africa343
iTV Networks347
Emmanuel TV390

Local and International News channels

When we were much younger, we hated news channels. Since we didn’t quite understand what they were all about, watching the news was like a punishment. But now we know the value of news because we understand them. Here are all the news stations on Compact Plus.

Channel NameChannel Number
BBC World News400
CNN International401
Sky News402
eNews Channel Africa403
SABC News404
Newzroom Afrika405
Al Jazeera406
Russia Today407
Parliamentary Service408
CGTN News409
CNBC Africa410
Bloomberg411
Business Day TV412
NDTV 24×7413
Euronews414
africanews417

Foreign Channels

From Italy to Holland to France, and even China, here are the foreign TV stations you will find on this bouquet.

Channel NameChannel Number
RAI Italia430
Beste van Nederlands431
RTPi435
TV5 Monde Afrique437
Deutsche Welle446
CCTV 4447

Free Channels

This category includes all the free channels available on DStv.

Channel NameChannel Number
SABC 1191
SABC 2192
SABC 3193
e.TV194
Soweto TV251
Bay TV260
1 KZN261
Tshwane TV262
Cape Town TV263
GauTV265
Lesotho TV292
NTA i299
TV Mozambique Internacional701

Showmax on DStv Compact Plus

DStv Compact Plus users pay R49 to have Showmax. As such, the total cost of using Showmax (R49) and a Compact Plus subscription (R549) is R598.

This appears to be a good deal because Showmax subscriptions go for R99 per month. This means that as long as you are a DStv Compact Plus subscriber, you get to save R50 on all Showmax subscriptions.

Also, if you have the DStv Explora, you can start streaming Showmax movies and kids’ series directly on your big TV screen. This is because your Explora has internet connection capabilities of up to 10 Mbps.

How much is DStv Compact Plus?

The current DStv Compact Plus price is R549 per month.

What is the difference between DStv Compact and Compact Plus?

The main distinction between DStv Compact and Compact Plus is that Compact Plus has more movie content, making it the larger of the two packages.

The cost of Compact Plus package is R549 per month, making it pricier than the Compact plan which is R429 per month.

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