Same app different name: catch six great shows you can binge watch on the DStv App


With DStv, simpler is always better. That’s why the DStv Now app is changing its name to the DStv app. This will simplify the subscriber experience, while still providing subscribers with all the great functionality they already know and love.

The DStv app still lets you stream live TV, catch up on your favourite series, movies and sport highlights, or download them to watch later offline all on the go.

Why you should definitely download the DStv app

As a DStv customer, you can enjoy all of these features on the DStv app.

  • Live stream selected TV channels.
  • Catch up on a selection of the most popular shows, sport and movies.
  • Download up to 25 videos on DStv Catch Up to enjoy offline later across up to four devices.
  • DStv Kids gives you a safe and fun viewing environment with PIN controlled access so little ones can enjoy the coolest shows and movies, without you worrying about them watching something they shouldn’t.
  • Access the full 8-day TV Guide and set reminders to plan your viewing.

How to access the DStv app

To start using the DStv app, you will need access to an Internet-compatible device (like a smartphone, tablet or laptop), a broadband Internet connection and a Connect ID.

Here’s how to sign up.

  • Navigate to the DStv app portal and click on the ‘Sign Up’ button.
  • Fill in your details and click ‘Create Account’.
  • Provide your ID, smartcard or customer number. If you’re not subscribed to DStv, scroll to the bottom and choose ‘Skip’.
  • Name your profile and set your profile picture.
  • Start watching!
  • If you’re planning on watching DStv on your phone or tablet, download the DStv app for Android or

Remember: the content available for viewing or download will depend on your subscription.

Why not use the DStv app to binge watch these 6 shows?

Our Girl

This drama series tells the story of Molly, a young, British working-class woman who joins the army as a way to escape her dead-end life. On her first deployment, she serves as an army medic as the British army withdraws from Afghanistan. Inspirational and emotional, this series has it all!

Darcey & Stacey

Keep up with the real lives of twin sisters Darcey and Stacey – who we first met on 90 Day Fiancé. They used to do everything together, but that’s about to change. Watch as they juggle everything from their fashion empire and family, to hair extensions and nails. The twins are as over-the-top in their style as they are in their determination to find love.


When a 19-year-old village girl leaves everything she knows in search of a job to help pay for her sick mother’s treatment, she ends up as the house help to the Zamanis – a wealthy and powerful family. What will happen as Halita navigates this new world and makes life-changing decisions?

The River 

The Dlaminis and the Mokoenas are two families from opposite sides of a river, one wealthy and one poor. Their different backgrounds come to the fore when the discovery of a diamond unleashes secrets, murder, betrayal and an intense battle for land.


Enakhé tells the dramatic story of a naive daughter who must fill the shoes of her powerful father. Follow her journey as she takes on the role of leader of her extended family, and head of a criminal empire, all while contending with internal and external conflict.

Operation Pacific

Amalia is a Colombian drug enforcement agent who is assigned to oversee a multinational taskforce intended to capture a Mexican drug lord. Torn between wanting to be a good mother, wife and agent, and an unexpected romance with a team member, she finds herself in a dangerous and complicated situation.

Download the DStv app to enjoy live streaming services. Want to take control of your viewing experience? Be sure to download the MyDStv app and manage your subscription from the comfort of your home.

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