New DStv Prices in Kenya in 2023

As we continue to adapt to the economic realities of 2023, it’s crucial to stay about the changes that directly impact our daily lives—especially some of these recurring expenses and subscriptions. As everything seems to be increasing in price, Kenyans are set to feel the pinch with their TVs.

The leading satellite television service provider, DStv has announced a price adjustment across its various, a move occasioned by the increased cost of living in the country. This blog post will break down these changes, starting from the smallest tier to the priciest.

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New DStv Prices in Kenya Starting August 1, 2023

Well, here are the prices for the various DStv tiers that you might want to subscribe to this year.

  1. Access 1,300 KES – The Access package, which offers a basic selection of channels, has seen a price increase of 13.04%. The price has moved from 1,150 Kenyan shillings (KES) to 1,300 KES. This package remains a budget-friendly option for those seeking basic entertainment.
  2. Family Package: 1,850 KES – The Family package, designed to offer a variety of channels suitable for family viewing, has also seen a price adjustment. The new price is 1,850 KES, marking a 15.63% increase from the previous 1,600 KES. Despite the increase, this package continues provide a mix of adult and children’s programming at an affordable rate.
  3. Compact Package: 3,500 KES – The Compact package, offering a selection of entertainment, news, and children’s channels, has experienced the most significant percentage increase. The price has risen by 16.67%, from 3, KES to 3,500 KES. This package remains a popular choice for many Kenyan households, providing a balance of entertainment options.
  4. Compact Plus Package: 6,200 KES – The Compact Plus package, a favourite among many due to its balanced mix of entertainment and news channels, now stands at 6,200 KES, a 12.73% increase from the previous 5,500 KES. Despite the price adjustment, this package continues to offer a blend of lifestyle, sports, and movie channels, making it a popular choice for families.
  5. Premium Package: 9,900 KES – Lastly, the Premium package, which offers a wide array of channels, including sports, movies, and international news, has seen an increase of 11.11%. The price has moved from 8,900 KES to 9,900 KES. adjustment reflects the value that DStv places on its premium content, ensuring that subscribers continue to enjoy top-tier entertainment.

While these price adjustments may initially seem daunting, it’s important to remember that DStv is committed to providing quality content. The company continually invests in acquiring the best local and international content, ensuring that subscribers have access to a wide variety of programming.

Moreover, DStv has also been at the forefront of technological advancements in the broadcasting industry. The company has consistently upgraded its services to provide better picture quality, more channels, and innovative features like Catch Up, BoxOffice, and DStv Now.


These features enhance the viewing experience and are more value for subscribers. In conclusion, while the new DStv prices in Kenya for 2023 represent an increase across all packages, they are a reflection of the increased cost of living in the country. As subscribers, we can look forward to another year of pain and taxes, but with entertainment from DStv.

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