With a little or no subscription fee, you can view 16 DSTV channels in Nigeria on most mobile phones and computers. All you need is a DSTV mobile drifta to watch all 16 channels on your Mac based or windows laptop, desktop computers and even on Smartphones and tablets. DSTV mobile channels covers entertainment, news, sports and so on.
About DSTV mobile drifta
As I mentioned earlier, all you need to watch DSTV mobile is a DSTV mobile drifta which is In USB and Wi-Fi option. DSTV mobile drifta USB connects to your computer through the USB port while the Wi-Fi drifta connects to both your computer and Smartphone through Wi-Fi. Keep in mind that your computer or Smartphone must be Wi-Fi enabled to use the Wi-Fi drifta while the USB drifta only require a USB port computer.
DSTV mobile drifta price in Nigeria
Am sure you must have figured out the cheaper and most expensive among those drifta from the features. The Wi-Fi drifta is currently sold for N12,250 in Nigeria, while the USB drifta is at N8,500. Personally, I recommend the Wi-Fi drifta as it allows you watch DSTV channels on both computers and most mobile phones, but the choice is still yours to make.
How DSTV mobile works
Note that DSTV mobile isn’t yet available in all Nigerian states, but you can still get a pretty good coverage in Anambra, Enugu, Abuja, Lagos, Aba, Port Harcourt, Benin, Asaba, Ibadan, Kaduna. To watch DSTV mobile on your computer and Smartphones, firtly acquire the USB or Wi-Fi drifta from any DSTV outlet and follow the instructions below.
DSTV mobile for windows based computers
System requirement: Must be running windows XP, windows vista, windows 7 or windows 8 operating system, with 32Bit or 64Bit processor, a minimum disk space of 100MB and a USB or Wi-Fi feature ( depending on your drifta ).
Installing and using the application: Insert the CD that came with the device to install the DSTV mobile software, connect the drifta to your computer through USB cable ( for USB drifta ), power on the drifta by pressing & holding the power button and wait for the DVB-H light to go steady green. You can now launch the drifta application on your computer, and once it finishes the channel scan, click the “ schedule ” icon to view all your channels. It’s as easy as that.
DSTV mobile for Mac based computers
Device requirement: Apple Mac running OS X 10.6.8 or higher and 100MB hard drive space.
Installing and using the application: An internet connection is needed for this. Move to Mac APP store, search for “ DSTV mobile ” and install the application. Turn On your USB or Wi-Fi drifta and connect it to the Mac , once the DVB-H light is going steady, launch the DSTV mobile application on your Mac. It will start displaying mobile TV after the channel scan.
DSTV mobile for Blackberry devices
Required blackberry devices: Bold 9000, Bold 9700, Bold 9790, Curve 8520, Curve 8900, Curve 9300, Curve 9380 ( and higher ).
Installing and using the APP: Move to your blackberry APP world, search for “ drifta ” and install the APP. Turn On the Wi-Fi drifta and wait for the DVB-H light to go steady, then connect the Blackberry Wi-Fi to the drifta. Launch the drifta APP on the Blackberry and it will perform a channel scan, you can select a channel to watch from the channel list. Simple, isn’t it?
DSTV mobile subscription
The monthly subscription fee for DSTV mobile is N660 but you are given two free channels, which means you are subscribing for 14 channels with just N660. You will also enjoy free DSTV mobile for 3 months when you acquire a new drifta in Nigeria. Visit DSTV mobile Nigeria website for more information.