Q: Do DSTV installation companies charge for a call out fee?
A: Yes all DSTV installation companies charge a call out fee. It is best advised that one asks what the call out fee is before calling them out.
Q: What is the average time that it takes to install a DSTV?
A: This is all dependent on what needs to be done for the installation. For the most basic installation it can take up to 3 hours.
Q: Is DSTV available overseas?
A: No, DSTV is not available overseas and is only proudly South African.
Q: Are all the DSTV channels available in HD (high definition)?
A: Only certain channels on DSTV are available in HD.
Q: Can DSTV be connected to the internet?
A: Yes DSTV can be connected to the internet.
Q: What is Showmax?
A: Showmax is another DSTV product. Similar to Netflix, Showmax has a variety of movies, series, reality shows and documentaries.
Q: What is a PVR Decoder?
A: A PVR decoder is the premium decoder that allows you to record channels and as well as view them at a later stage.
Q: Can one choose their own channels for a DSTV package?
A: No, all the DSTV packages come already with the chosen channels for each different packages. Unfortunately one cannot make up their own package.
Q: How many DSTV accounts can one have?
A: One can register up to 4 accounts.
Q: How do you know what shows will be playing on the day and at what times?
A: On your DSTV channel there is a TV guide that will show you all the different channels and what will be showing.