DStv Now

Watch your favourite channels anytime, anywhere on your smart device

DStv Now is a free app for DStv customers. It's the home of DStv on the move - with the ability to watch Live TV, see the full DStv TV Guide, enjoy DStv Catch Up content and manage your account at your convenience on a variety of devices, from desktop and laptop computers, to a multitude of Android and iOS-based tablets and smartphones.

The channels available for streaming on DStv Now, and Catch Up content available depends on the package you have subscribed to (DStv Premium, Compact Plus, Compact, Access, Family or Easy View), as well as the country you’re subscribing from. I

n addition, not all the channels available on your package have streaming rights, therefore they may not be available on DStv Now.

For more information, visit the DStv Now website.
Or, download the app:



Catch Up

Do entertainment any time, anywhere (even at cousin Milly’s wedding)

DStv Catch Up is a value added service offered at no additional cost to DStv Premium customers with a PVR decoder, DStv Compact Plus and Compact customers with an Explora. 

DStv Catch Up allows customers to catch up on their favourite series, movies, documentaries and sports events when it suits them. It is a great way to not miss a single second of entertainment and to discover the great content available on DStv. A selection of the most popular shows is automatically sent to customers’ decoders  - ready and waiting for them to watch whenever they have the time.

The content made available on DStv Catch Up is linked to the DStv package of the customer, eg DStv Compact customers will see channels and content available on DStv Compact.

To watch on your TV you will require:

Watch on your mobile device by downloading the application:



Rent movies from the comfort of your couch or anywhere really...

BoxOffice is South Africa's first online movie rental service. You’ll have access to some of the biggest Hollywood blockbusters directly from your TV, PC or mobile device. Movies are available for streaming or to download.

To rent on your TV you will require:

  • A DStv PVR Decoder (SD/HD, DStv Explora, DStv Explora 2)
  • Refer to boxoffice.dstv.com/help for the different payment methods and other FAQs

Or, you can rent online via the BoxOffice website