What’s New?


Single View HD (DStv HD)

What do I Get?

The Single View HD Decoder (DStv HD Decoder) is HD capable, Dolby Digital 5.1 Capable and comes with a brand new user interface (all the screens and menus you use when watching TV). It also has great search features (making it easy for you to find something to watch), plus an 8 day TV Guide and more.

Great Value

  • Watch all the action in crystal clear HD**
  • Plan your viewing with the 8 day TV Guide
  • Easily find something to watch with the great search options
  • Press i on any channel to display the i-Plate and then scroll down to check out what’s on for the next 24 hours
  • Set reminders for your favourite shows
  • Control what your kids can watch with Parental Control
  • Set up your Favourite Channels (no more surfing across all channels when looking for your favourite one)
  • Link your DStv HD to another XtraView capable decoder to get access to two different channels in your home at the same time

** HD channels available on selected packages only. HD viewing only available when the decoder is connected to a HD TV via HDMI. XtraView requires the payment of an additional access fee per month.


DStv Explora

Introducing the all new DStv Explora!

The DStv Explora is set to significantly change the way you experience and control your TV.

More Content

  • More space for your recordings (up to 220 hours of personal recorded content)
  • More DStv Catch Up and BoxOffice
  • DStv Catch Up now includes more series than on any other PVR, series stacking (more than one episode on selected series), movies, sports highlights, documentaries and kids’ shows
  • More series recordings (and you can prioritise the series being recorded

Better Content Discovery

  • Advanced content discovery with search results across 8-day TV guide, playlist, DStv Catch Up and BoxOffice.
  • Search movies currently running and upcoming, live sport for the next 24 hours, as well as theme, key word and advanced searches.

Modern and Intuitive user interface

  • DStv Central button from where to manage all activities.
  • DStv Catch Up and BoxOffice now have posters for better discovery of content.
  • Ability to find other airings of a specific movie or show
  • New remote control with dedicated shortcut buttons to DStv Central, BoxOffice, DStv Catch Up, Playlist, Search, TV and Options

All the great PVR functions, just better

  • View 1, Record 1
  • Pause Live TV for up to 2 hours — retain buffer on channel change and when launching applications
  • Applications refreshed and modernized — News24, SuperSport, Weather
  • Parental Control
  • HD capable (720p and 1080i)
  • Dolby Digital 5.1 capable
  • XtraView capable (compatible with all other XtraView decoders)
  • Widescreen capable
  • Hearing Impaired Subtitles capable (when available)
  • HD User Interface