How to Pay DSTV Subscription Online on Mobile


Are you finding it difficult going to the bank to pay for your DSTV bill or don’t have a  Multichoice office near you where you can pay cash for their DTSV bill?

Well, you can easily pay your bill with the help of your mobile phone, you must be able to connect to the internet.

For you to be able to do this, you must have applied for mobile banking with your bank and have installed the mobile banking software to your mobile phone . Else you will have to use your bank USSD codes to make payment for your DSTV subscription.

I am currently using FirstMobile mobile app which belongs to First Bank PLC to subscribe for dstv using my phone and the app deducts the dstv payment from my First bank account.

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GTBank offers similar service too but their own mobile app is called GTMobile. Other banks in Nigeria also offer dstv payment using ussd codes and their mobile apps. You can walk in to any of their nearby branches to find out more about it.

How to Use Mobile App-FirstMobile App

Launch your FirstMobile app from your phone applications folder.

  1. Sign in with your PIN
  2. Select “Pay Bills”
  3. Select “CableTV bills”
  4. Select “Dstv Subscription”
  5. Select the dstv package you want to pay for.
  6. Enter your Smartcard number in the box provided
  7. The amount i.e price of the DStv package you selected will be displayed automatically
  8. Enter your phone number


Tap “continue and complete the payment process.


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  • Pick up your phone, (Use the phone number you used when you bought the DSTV)
  • Text “RA first 10digits of your smartcard number” to 30333
  • Example: RA 1111111111

Once Multichoice receives your text, they will confirm the payment and activate your bouquet asap.

Alternatively, you can contact the customer care via 080 3900 3788  ( After the voice prompt, you will need to press 0 to connect to a live person)

Just make sure you have necessary details handy i.e Your SmartCard number, name/ phone number used when purchasing the DSTV decoder and your address. They will need all these for verification purposes.

Just wait for some time and check channel 114 (Africa Magic) to confirm your bouquet has been activated for you, should in case your account was suspended before paying the bill.

I hope this information has been helpful.


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