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The DStv Family Channels List 2023

dstv family channels list

This list of channels in the DStv Family bundle, along with its current 2023 subscription price, is for South African residents and is always updated.

The DStv Family package costs R309 a month and has been the same since April. It includes 181 channels and audio/radio stations.

PackageDStv Family
PriceR309 per month
Number of Channels181 channels
CountrySouth Africa
Year2022/2023

Apart from a few minor changes, the TV networks offered on Family remain the same. What follows is a list of all you can get with this package.

DStv Family Channels 2023

DStv Family ChannelsChannel Number
DStv100
M-Net Movies 4108
ME115
Universal TV117
Telemundo118
CBS Reality132
TLNovelas133
Discovery TLC Entertainment135
Discovery Family136
TNT Africa137
kykNET & Kie145
Africa Magic Epic152
AfricaMagic Family154
Real Time155
Moja Love157
Mzansi Wethu163
Mzansi Bioskop164
Novela Magic165
ZEE World166
Star Life167
VIA147
The Home Channel176
Travel Channel179
People’s Weather180
National Geographic181
Nat Geo Wild182
WildEarth183
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
BLITZ200
SuperSport LA LIGA204
SuperSport FOOTBALL205
SuperSport VARIETY 4209
TellyTrack249
Cartoon Network301
Boomerang302
NickTOONS308
Disney Junior309
JimJam310
PBS Kids313
ZooMoo314
Da Vinci318
Mindset319
KyKNet Nou146
Channel O320
Mzansi Music321
MTV Base322
TRACE Urban325
TRACE Africa326
Sound City327
One Gospel331
Trace Gospel332
Dumisa340
FAITH341
Day Star342
TBN Africa343
iTV Networks347
Emmanuel TV390
BBC World News400
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
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

Family Channels Updates!

You can now watch Zee World’s movie ‘Guddan’, centered around Durga and Guddan, on DStv. This show will air every weekday on channel 166. Additionally, both ‘Twist of Fate’ and ‘Un…Fortunate Love’ are also available to viewers on Zee World.

DStv Family Channels list in PDF

Would you like a PDF format of the list? Having a downloadable version of the list will enable you to see your channels offline whenever you choose.

Click the download button on this page to load the PDF file. Once it’s loaded, press the download button above it to get the list.

Channels on the DStv Family Package

DStv Family is the perfect channel for families looking to enjoy quality time together. With 181 TV channels, there is something for everyone in the family. From educational programming to lighthearted entertainment, DStv Family has it all. Kids can learn about science and nature with National Geographic or explore their creative side with Cartoon Network. Parents can stay up-to-date on current events with CNN or relax and watch a movie on Mzansi Wethu.

You may have certain channels you hope to have when purchasing a DStv package, perusing through the lengthy list to see if those channels are part of the package can be tedious for most people.

Facts about DStv Family

Look no further. We did all the work for you. Here are the best TV channels that come with a DStv family package.

Movie Channels

Kickstart the new year 2023 with exciting shows on your favourite DStv family channels. Whether you’re looking for drama, action, love, thrillers, or comedy, you’ll find them on DStv Family.

With an abundance of options, there is something for everyone to enjoy on this package. Movie channels available include ME, M-Net Movies 4, Universal TV, Telemundo, CBS Reality, AfricaMagic Family, TLNovelas, Discovery TLC Entertainment, Discovery Family, TNT Africa, kykNET & Kie and many more. You can give your loved ones a unique experience with this package.

You may want to use the DStv movie add-on feature. This feature adds top movie channels from premium to your current DStv family subscription at an additional cost of R99.

Channels NameChannel Number
DStv100
M-Net Movies 4108
ME115
Universal TV117
Telemundo118
CBS Reality132
TLNovelas133
Discovery TLC Entertainment135
Discovery Family136
TNT Africa137
kykNET & Kie145
Africa Magic Epic152
AfricaMagic Family154
Real Time155
Moja Love157
Mzansi Wethu163
Mzansi Bioskop164
Novela Magic165
ZEE World166
Star Life167

Sports Channels on DStv Family

Not much changed from last year in this category as most of the TV channels were carried over. These are the sports channels available on the Family package: BLITZ, SuperSport La Liga, SuperSport Football, SuperSport Variety 4, and TellyTrack.

Channel NameChannel Number
BLITZ200
SuperSport Premier Soccer League (PSL)202
SuperSport LA LIGA204
SuperSport FOOTBALL205
SuperSport VARIETY 4209
TellyTrack249

The family package has some really good sports channels. But with the absence of stations like SuperSport Premier League, this may not be the best for football fans.

SuperSport Channels

The Family package comes with 3 SuperSports channels. See them below. Nevertheless, if you’re not satisfied, consider subscribing to a bigger package instead.

Channel NumberName
204SuperSport La Liga
205SuperSport Football
209SuperSport Variety 4

Recommended: Where to watch the FA Cup.

Can I watch the Champions League on DStv Family?

Absolutely! With an active DStv Family subscription, you can watch the 2022/2023 UEFA Champions League on SuperSport La Liga (channel 204). The only downside is that there is only one channel for the UCL, which restricts how many live games can be seen each week.

Music

Get yourself in the mood with top music videos. You’ll get all the gospel music you want on One Gospel and Trace Gospel.

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

Channels for Teenagers

There are certain channels you wouldn’t want your kids to see. This is why the family package comes with lots of safe and entertaining studios for your kids. Keep these open and block them from the TV channels that are only meant for adults.

Channel NameChannel Number
Cartoon Network301
Boomerang302
NickTOONS308
Disney Junior309
JimJam310
PBS Kids313
ZooMoo314
Da Vinci318
Mindset319

Religion

This package includes faith-based TV channels with inspiring messages and music to strengthen your faith. With DStv Family, you can access live services and teachings from wherever you are.

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

What Channels are on DStv Family?

A breakdown of the DStv Family Package shows that it is made up of 19 movie channels, 6 sports channels, 9 music channels, 6 religious channels, 13 news channels, 9 teen channels, 9 documentary channels, and 12 free channels.

When you include radio channels, you’ll have a total of 181 channels on this package.

How much is the DStv Family package?

If you won’t be using any add-ons (like the XtraView or Movies add-on), DStv Family will cost you R309 per month.

Does the DStv Family package have channel 161?

Mzansi Magic (DStv Channel 161) is not available on the Family package.

Does DStv Family have channel 202?

SuperSport PSL (DStv channel 202) is not available on the DStv Family package. But you can still get highlights and repeats for South African PSL matches on other sports channels.

Conclusion

After carefully exploring the TV channels on the DStv family package, it seems the modifications made to some of the larger packages were not implemented on this one. Although many categories remain unchanged, you’ll still find enough TV channels to keep you entertained whenever you turn on your TV.

Since the Family bouquet didn’t get any major upgrade, the price of the package remains the same for both old and new subscribers.

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