DStv Lite is a budget-friendly package offered by DStv that provides a range of channels at an affordable price of kshs.650/= per month in Kenya
The channels available on DStv Lite may vary by region, but here is a list of some of the channels that are commonly available on DStv Lite:
Kids Channels on DSTV Lite
Jim Jam is a 24-hour international channel that is dedicated to children’s programming. The channel offers a variety of shows that are designed to be educational and entertaining for young children, Some of the programs on JimJam include Paw Patrol, Curious George, Thomas and Friends, Little brown hair, and many more.
Disney Junior is another kids channel available on DSTV lite. The channel offers a variety of programming that is designed to be both entertaining and educational, featuring popular Disney characters such as Mickey Mouse, Sofia the First, and Doc McStuffins. The programming includes animated series, live-action shows, and interactive content, all of which is carefully curated to be age-appropriate and enjoyable for young children.
Nickelodeon – This channel features a variety of programming, including animated series, live-action shows, and game shows, all of which are designed to be entertaining and engaging for young viewers. Popular shows on Nickelodeon include SpongeBob SquarePants, The Loud House, and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles,
Documentary Channels on DSTV Lite
Safari TV is a local channel targeting a general audience and broadcasting in Swahili. Their programming schedule offers a cultural and travel experience across Tanzania, including travel shows, cultural segments, art shows, and tourism-related features.
NatGeo Wild is a 24-hour international channel that focuses on wildlife and nature programming. The channel showcases a wide range of shows related to wildlife and conservation, including documentaries, series, and specials that explore the natural world and the animals that inhabit it.
Movie Channels on DSTV Lite
Africa Magic Epic is a channel that showcases the richness of African culture and tradition through a variety of programming, including epic movies, traditional African folktales, historical dramas, cultural shows, and music and dance performances. Viewers can enjoy a fascinating journey into the past and immerse themselves in the beauty and splendor of African heritage.
Maisha Magic Movies is a channel that offers a diverse range of local movies, catering to Tanzanian, Kenyan, and Ugandan audience. The channel’s programming showcases stories that are relevant and relatable to the viewers, creating an engaging and exciting viewing experience. It is a great platform for promoting and celebrating local talent, and for preserving and promoting African culture and heritage.
Music Channels On DSVT lite
Trace Mziki offers a mix of popular urban music genres and showcases music videos and live performances from East African artists around the world. The channel also covers local events, popular culture, and interviews with upcoming and established artists.
Faith TV is a Christian-based television channel that broadcasts 24 hours a day. It features a mix of programs including sermons, Christian music, talk shows, and other religious content. The channel aims to inspire and educate its viewers, as well as promote Christian values and beliefs
ITV -Caters to a global Muslim and Non-Muslim audience.
Sports Channels On DSTV Lite
SS Blitz Africa (Channel 220) is a 24-hour sports channel that covers a wide range of sports events across the African continent. The channel provides extensive coverage of local and international sporting events, including football, cricket, rugby, tennis, athletics, and many more.
SS Super Sport Variety 4 : sports channel dedicated to showcasing the best of African football. The channel features live matches, highlights, and analysis of African football leagues, including the Premier Soccer League (PSL) and other African leagues. Additionally, it broadcasts marathons of football matches to give viewers a chance to catch up on missed games.
News and Commerce Channels
Al Jazeera (Channel 406) is an international news and current affairs channel that aims to tell authentic stories about people everywhere. With headquarters in the Middle East and correspondents in 69 bureaus worldwide, it offers a fresh perspective on global news through its impartial and fact-based reporting. The channel has received international praise for its journalism and adds local context to its reporting through on-the-ground presence in as many places as possible.
BBC World News Is an international news channel covering the latest news and current affairs from around the world. It features expert analysis, exclusive reports, global business, sport, weather updates, documentaries, cultural and entertainment programs. Known for its impartial, reliable and accurate news reporting, it is available to viewers in over 200 countries and territories.
Africanews (Channel 417) is a pan-African news channel offering a unique perspective on African and global news. It provides in-depth analysis, expert opinions, and interviews, and covers events across the continent. Africanews is available in English and French and offers news bulletins, current affairs programs, business, sports, and cultural features.
Free Channels/Local Channels
Citizen TV broadcasts in English and Swahili, which could attract a wide range of viewers who speak either or both languages. The channel’s programming, which includes premier current affairs shows, business and sports feature segments, and African movies, seems to cater to a diverse audience with different interests.
On the other hand, KBCTV broadcasts in English and Luganda, which could cater to viewers who speak these languages. The channel’s programming, which includes kids programming, could also attract families with young children. Overall, the variety of talk shows and interactive studio-based entertainment programs could appeal to viewers who enjoy interactive and engaging content.
KTN is a local entertainment channel broadcasting in English and Swahili, targeting a general audience. They offer local series, dramas, reality shows, music blocks, and studio-based entertainment programs, as well as social issue talk shows and kids segments.
NTV is a local channel broadcasting in English and Swahili, targeting a general audience. They offer live news bulletins, current affairs shows, business and sports feature segments, talk shows, local dramas and series, and studio-based entertainment programs.
TVE Tanzania is a local channel targeting a general audience, broadcasting in Swahili. They offer live news updates, business and sports feature segments, talk shows, and studio-based entertainment programs with an interactive programming schedule.
NTVU is a local channel targeting a family audience, broadcasting in English and Luganda. They offer live news bulletins, popular current affairs shows, business and sports feature segments, talk shows, local dramas and series, and live studio-based entertainment programs in their exciting programming schedule.
RTV is a local channel targeting a general audience, broadcasting in English and Kinyarwanda. They offer live news and current affairs programs, local dramas and series, specially curated kids programming, talk shows, and live studio-based entertainment programs in their exciting programming schedule.
Gau TV is a general entertainment channel that celebrates Gauteng and its people. Their programming schedule is diverse, starting with gospel music and morning news, followed by youth-focused educational content and talk shows in the afternoons. Late afternoons and mornings have local dramas and soapies, with repeats available.
TBC1 is a local channel broadcasting in Swahili, offering a mix of live news and current affairs, local series and dramas, and live studio-based talk shows and entertainment programs.