CABS revises DStv payment limits. Other ways to pay DStv

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Another financial institution in Zimbabwe has revised their conditions for DStv payments, effectively limiting them. CABS, the largest building society in the country, announced this month that it would no longer allow non-account holders to make DStv payments through it.

They also announced that their customers will only be able to make a single payment for a single Multichoice DStv account a month.

Here’s the full message:

Please note that DSTV transactions will be restricted to a single payment per month. In other words, a CABS account holder will only be able to pay the equivalent of one selected bouquet per month. The DSTV bill payment fee has been pegged at $2.05 (inclusive of the $0.05 stamp duty), across all CABS delivery channels.


The Society will no longer be processing DSTV payments for non-CABS customers, until further notice.

We sincerely apologise for any inconveniences caused.

CABS’ move follows similar limitations that EcoCash made late last year before discontinuing DStv payments completely in December 2016. OK Zimbabwe and Telecash followed suite this year.

EcoCash has however introduced a Rand wallet on the mobile money service and this wallet can make DStv payments. Where to get the rands? Maybe the streets.

We contacted Multichoice Zimbabwe earlier this month and they gave the standard answer that they don’t have control over what the financial institutions decide.

Here’s are the current ways  to pay for your DStv:

  • FBC
  • Ecocash Rand Wallet ABSA
  • CABS (Acc holders only)
  • CBZ
  • FBC
  • NMB
  • BARCLAYS (Acc holders only)
  • POSB
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DStv is a Pay TV service owned by South African company, Multichoice. DStv provides a broad spectrum of entertainment, news and information channels subscribed to via bouquets. Bouquets have a pre selected number of channels. In Zimbabwe, the DStv service is provided by Multichoice Zimbabwe,... Read More About DStv

Multichoice Zimbabwe is the Zimbabwean operation of the South African headquartered company Multichoice Africa. Multichoice Zimbabwe operates as a franchise and is registered under the name Skynet Pvt Ltd. The local company is the one in charge of the DStv pay TV operations in the... Read More About Multichoice Zimbabwe


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  1. hellooo says:

    is posb still offering it on mobile banking??? please confirm coz i doubt

  2. a Zimbabwean Club DJ says:

    potholes paycuts and payment limits…. #zim

  3. ubtvuv45328ustxj says:

    This means more money for local content.

  4. Logesh says:

    More updates on Dstv South Africa

  5. Calisio Mavengano says:

    pse keep me posted

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