DStv Now allows an active DStv subscriber in any African country to access regular content based on their subscription bouquet from their mobile device.
Active subscribers can Live stream most channels and as well have access to Catch Up which contains an array of popular shows, sport, and movies. Furthermore, they can download up to 25 videos on Catch Up to watch offline later across up to 4 devices. It is also possible to have access to the full 8-day TV Guide and set reminders to plan to view. They can as well set remote recordings for their Internet-connected DStv Explora, view their DStv account balance, statements and clear error codes on their decoder(s). This exclusive feature is available in South Africa only.
On the other hand, non-active subscribers or non-subscribers in South Africa can download the DStv Now app and therefore register to watch a selection of free live streaming channels and video on their smartphone or tablet. The free Live TV channels accessible in South Africa presently are DStv on TV Real Time, People’s Weather, SuperSport Play, SuperSport Events, Channel O, TBN Africa, The TV Guide features programming schedule and other details of all the active DStv channels.
To recall, dozens of Catch Up content are also present on the platform. They are classified into Series, Movies, Kids, Sports, Show and Actuality. The content is mainly from regular channels like TBN Africa, Mzanzi Magic, SuperSport 1, PBS Kids, and History Channel. Subscribers enjoy the free DStv Now programming on TV by using an Android smartphone or tablet, via a Google Cast device.