Here’s What the $7 DStv Lite Package Contains…

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Yesterday Techzim announced the reduction in prices of DStv packages by Multichoice, while we also did a comparison to what we’re being charged locally and what those in South Africa are paying as well.

When one scrutinises the list of packages, a $7 bouquet stands out as the new entry-level point for someone to start enjoying entertainment in Zimbabwe. The amount sounds “reasonable” but it becomes all relative based on the channels that one will be able to enjoy.

As a bit of background, DStv actually launched DStv lite in South Africa in 2010 to their audience there and later rebranded it to DStv Access in April 2013. It seems that either the name was a success down South (but then why would you rebrand?) or that the department that deals with the naming of bouquets didn’t really wanna spend time finding something that will resonate with us here. DStv lite is currently only offered in Zimbabwe as of date.

DStv Lite comes with a mix of 28 channels, that cover various categories one will be hoping to enjoy. The list of channels is below (yes it currently shows 25, we’re working to find out the other 3):

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Kids

  • Jim Jam
  • Mindset Learn

Movies and Entertainment

  • eTV Africa
  • Eva +
  • Mzansi Wethu HD
  • Sony Entertainment TV
  • ZTV

Music

  • Mzansi Music
  • One Gospel

News

  • CGTN News
  • NDTV 24 x7
  • People’s Weather
  • SABC News

Religion

  • Emmanuel TV
  • Faith TV
  • ITV Networks
  • TBN

Sports

  • Supersport Blitz HD
  • Supersport 9

Specialist

  • BVN
  • CCTV
  • Deutshe Welle
  • RAI
  • RTPi
  • TV5 Monde

Hat tip to Creativeloop.co.zw

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33 Comments

  1. Charity Maramba says:

    Please accept our currency . we are having problem topping up here in Zim

    1. Anonymous says:

      Time to move over to Kwese TV – sure they wont show Steven Segal, Jean Claud van Damme or Dolf Lundgren movies non-stop, week after week after week after week ……..

  2. Anonymous says:

    High rate yatikwadza

  3. llkk says:

    Ahhh. Unowona chii papaapa?

  4. Anonymous says:

    Pliz accept our currency pliz

  5. Muse says:

    No offence DSTV, but that should be your free channels bouquet.

    1. Anonymous says:

      Agreed!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  6. TTT says:

    $7 is too much for those channels….

    1. masakure says:

      ummmmm $7 yekuendesera mahara shuwa unoonei apa

    2. mavz says:

      we can afford $5

  7. felixmhlanga says:

    What a good opportunity for those watching ovhd in Zimbabwe?

  8. angry zim says:

    This is utter rubbish $7 is too much for this nonsensical channels multichoice do something better if you can’t order is something better in our currency better scratch it off. Rubbish.

  9. gift gwenzi says:

    isaiiwo zeworld telemundo mnet actionit world be better

  10. Gv1 says:

    Ndoswera ndakagarira blitz zuva rese kkkk,itai srs pa sport apo

  11. VaMadzana says:

    add something for the boys, kana ss7 zvirinani many will subscribe even put ss3 only

  12. Happymore says:

    Kwaaaa zvakaoma

  13. sekuru Dhiziri says:

    kkkk ah chero dhora hariite apo.

  14. costen says:

    There is nothing to watch here

  15. amos says:

    plz guyz mukaramba makakwidza maprice in zim pple are going to run on kwese tv cz it accept any currency plus its cheaper

  16. Anonymous says:

    guyz why dont you add zee world nickelodeon and mnet action fo th other 3

  17. Sos says:

    Stop playing with people isai zvinoonekwa kwete list yamakanda iyi

  18. Town Fella says:

    Kkkkkkk Dstv please, let’s get real, you shouldn’t even be charging for this “LITE” bouquet, there are no channels of substance, but like seriously who would sit sit at home all weekend watching People’s Weather and say that they’re watching news, or better still spend the evening at home watching Supersport Blitz and say they’re watching sport, like seriously, WHO DOES THAT!!!!

  19. Makorobido says:

    Tava ne Kwese so won’t bother

  20. Liry daRuler says:

    Hahahahahahaha thanx for the JOKE Dstv, really made me laugh! Now off to KWESE!

  21. Anonymous says:

    CGTN News Kumberi

  22. Anonymous says:

    Kwese is better guys

  23. ephraim says:

    please accept our currency and other payments especially ecocash

  24. Gracious says:

    haiwawo hapana nezviripo apa kurasa mari chaiko thot zee world and some other better channels are available nxah

  25. Anonymous says:

    Hahaha ndochiiko ichochi taane ma shares ku Kwese

  26. Anonymous says:

    kuona free channels kukawana nani than too see izvi

  27. vimbai says:

    Haina dhiri DSTV. Re $7 racho unongobhadhara $11 re $11 wobhadhara $17 kuno ku Chipinge. Kwese ndizvo. Even usina cash unobhadhara kuona kwe 1 day.

  28. phiri says:

    Marara awa!

  29. Prosper says:

    pamacomments ose 32 andaverenga ndashaya kana 1 wandaona ari kufarira zvamuri kuita. guys be serious. shape up or ship out. kkkkk

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