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Dstv Access Package
This package is great for general entertainment, both local and international movies, sports, educational channels, and music. FILE PHOTO

DSTV Access is the cheapest package available and it offers no less than 90 channels, including 10 HD channels. The package is great for general family entertainment, movies, both local and foreign, sports, educational programmes, and music.

There are more than 10 HD channels on the cheapest DSTV package known as ‘DStv Access.’ This package is perfect for family entertainment, for regional and international movies, and for educational channels.

DStv Access has more than fifteen local channels and general entertainment networks.

Categories provided by the Access DSTV package

With more than fifty radio channels, the package ensures every aspect is covered by audio. 

Lovers of music can listen to radio stations besides

  • DMX’s 90’s hits
  • DMX ’80s hits
  • DMX’s 70’s hits
  • Jazz classics by DMX
  • Classic rock by DMX
  • DMX ‘Golden Oldies’
  • DMX’s groove lounge
  • DMX’s Hard Rock
  • DMX’s house party
  • DMX’s Italian contemporary
  • DMX’s Traditional country
  • DMX’s Urban Beats
  • DMX’s Urban Contemporary
  • DMX today’s hits
  • DMX’s smooth jazz
  • DMX reggae
  • African Languages on BBC
  • BBC World Radio 2
  • English BBC World Service
  • World Radio Network
  • Voice of America
  • TransAfrica Radio –
  • TransWorld Radio
  • Star FM
  • Radio France Internationale
  • Hot 96
  • NNR.
  • Citizen Radio

Other than audio networks, there are five children’s channels that are family-friendly. 

Children can enjoy such shows with little or no adult supervision; they are

  • Nickelodeon
  • Jimjam
  • Disney Junior
  • PBS Kids
  • Mindset Channel

Channels such as Disney Junior can be watched by younger kids.

The Access DSTV Package has five documentary networks. The channels are mostly educational but also entertaining. 

Nature documentaries can be accessed on the Nat Geo Wild network and Discovery Family. 

These two channels will showcase videos and pictures of game reserves, parks, and wild habitats, providing facts on the animals and commentary on the same.

Under General Entertainment, the Access DSTV Package includes more than twenty networks ranging from local movies, international movies, dramas, comedies, reality shows, and television series. 

Local concepts are given an upper hand here with channels including

  • Maisha East Magic
  • Maisha Magic Bongo
  • AfricanMagic’s Epic Movies
  • AfricanMagic Family
  • AfricanMagic Hausa
  • AfricanMagic Igbo
  • B4U movies
  • Trybe 
  • Vox Africa 
  • Zee World

Numerous international networks provide entertaining content. And these include:

  • E! Entertainment
  • Fox Life
  • M-Net Movies
  • AMC.
  • BET2 
  • Eva+

Some people prefer telenovelas and drama series. The Access DSTV Package includes such coverage.

  • Telemundo 
  • Televista
  • AMC

The Access DSTV package provides a number of local channels. The channels are located in East Africa and are made up of

  • Bukedde TV
  • NTV
  • NTVUganda
  • TV West
  • Urban TV
  • ETV
  • KBC TV
  • Citizen TV
  • K24
  • Channel 44
  • Adom TV
  • Ugandan Broadcasting Corporation (UBC)
  • Urban TV
  • Star TV
  • Wavah Broadcasting Service.

Ugandans love football, and DSTV could not deny such a privilege to the fans. Sports channels include 

  • Supersport 10
  • Supersport 4
  • Supersport 9
  • Supersport Blitz

There are specialist channels included in the Access DSTV Package, Uganda. The specialist channels are available in unique languages, including 

  • CGTN Francais uses French.
  • Shanghai Dragon TV uses Chinese Mandarin
  • Deutsche Welle uses German
  • The China Movie that uses Chinese Mandarin

The channels are mostly accessible to the English-speaking communities around East Africa or others that use them for educational purposes.


With only UGX 43,000 per month, DSTV provides suitable entertainment needs for everyone who needs it on the ‘Access package’. 

The kids enjoy the channel too, and so do the whole family.