All That You Should Know About TStv

If you have questions like or ask how much is the cost of TStv? How many channels are on TStv? How much is TStv in Nigeria? Who is the owner of TStv? How do I pay my TStv bill? How can I recharge my TStv? Is TStv Pay as you watch?

Where can I buy TStv? Is TStv on free to air? Does TStv show Premier League matches? What happened to TStv? Which free to air decoder is the best?

Is beIN sports on Tstv? Is Tstv still working in Nigeria?

Welcome to a page where you get all TSTv questions and answers alongside related helps that might help you get the best using TStv in Nigeria. The TStv decoder is also known as Set Top Box (STB).

About TStv

TStv Africa, is a Media and Technology company, operators of TStv Africa Pay TV, Briech Teleports and Briech Data Centers. They are committed to people, also committed to the future.

TStv is a Nigerian direct to home pay TV operator, your alternative for best of entertainment, both local and foreign contents and unique global innovations. With TSTV, connecting your world is easy.

Using TStv, you PAY AS YOU GO watching great content and quality programs both local and international shows ranging from ENTERTAINMENTS, MOVIES, SPORTS, LIFESTYLE, NEWS, POLITICS, HEALTH PROGRAMS and more.

As at when writing, TStv have about 100+ channels. TStv is 100% flexible, supports 4K Ultra HD Quality Display, and cost ₦3 Per Channel Fees. With TStv, you be in total control of your subscription.

What is the full meaning of TStv?

TStv is short for Telcom Satellite Television. The name indicates that the TStv company uses a hybrid technology which combines both satellite and telecom (internet) services to offer TV broadcast to its consumers.

Who Owns TStv?

Telecom Satellite Limited, a registered company in Nigeria, is the sole owner of TStv. The CEO and Managing Director of TStv is Bright Echefu.

The company and Asia Broadcast Satellite (ABS) have a multi-transponder agreement under which ABS-3A, Africa beam, which is in the prime video area of 30W, will provide a DTH service into Nigeria.

You are therefore accurate in claiming that TStv is a local TV provider who has come to save us from the negative effects of monopoly with the pay-as-you-go plan.

This is comparable to how Glo introduced per second billing (PSB) in response to MTN and Econet’s (now Airtel’s) denials that it was feasible.

When was TStv launch in Nigeria?

TStv was officially launched in Nigeria on the 1st of October, 2017 (Independence Day).

Features of TStv Decoder

The Set Top Box (STB) has various unique and awesome features. Here, I’ve highlighted them for you.

  • Webcam
  • Video calls with other subscribers via IP
  • Pause subscription function
  • Record and playback
  • Bluetooth 4.0
  • USB 3.0
  • 1GB Ethernet
  • RF for hybrid remote controls
  • 50GB internal storage
  • External hard drive compatibility (up to 1TB)
  • Internet access
  • Wi-Fi 802.11ac

TStv Subscription Price in Nigeria

In Nigeria, the subscription prices are ₦200, ₦500, ₦1000, ₦1500, and ₦3000. Just like the way you make phone calls, you’ll not be billed unless you use the service.

This is the special pay-as-you-go feature that pay TV offers in contrast to the monthly subscription service provided by other providers, where you only pay for the services you actually use.

You have temporary access to watch all channels with every subscription. Depending on your membership, the time changes.

To take use of its 4.5G network, TStv also gives its customers 20GB of free data and then 10GB of data each month for just 3000. It’s fantastic news that you can use WiFi to link your phone and laptop.

I only hope that the network will be strong enough everywhere.

This monthly data is extendable on demand, according to TStv. If I get this right, it indicates that the service is not required. Just if you want to.

Are you reflecting about it in comparison to MTN, GLo, 9mobile, and Airtel data plans? 10GB for 3000 is affordable right?

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Where to Buy TStv Decoder in Nigeria

In several areas of the country Nigeria, STBs are still not for sale. To find out if the product is offered in your state alongside where authorized dealers are located, click here.

TStv plans to launch in Lagos, Kano, Abuja, Port Harcourt, and Owerri for the time being, but eventually hopes to launch on all the 36 states of the country in Nigeria.

Later on, the service will be expanded to additional states. Before expanding to a huge size, the corporation most likely intends to test-run their service on a smaller scale.

I think they’ll improve it even more in this way before making it available elsewhere. To assist in the product’s nationwide distribution, the company is looking for dealers. If you want to become a super-dealer, sub-dealer, or store, sign up here and check if the offer is still available.

TStv Channels List

If you ask how many channels are on TStv? The new TSTV DTH TV plans to air have about 200 channels but you will get started with 100 channels if purchased. With time, this figure will later be increased to 150 and subsequently complete 200 channels.

All live football leagues, including the UEFA Champions League, Europa League, English Premier League, Spanish Laliga, and Italian Serie A, are covered by 12 sports networks on these channels. BeIN Sports 1-10, Fox Sports HD, and Ts Sports are a few of the sports channels.

The channels combine local, regional, and international programs, and they feature news, entertainment, kid-friendly content, as well as sports, health, and educational programming.

You need not worry if you prefer native programs because they will be available in a variety of languages, such as Yoruba, Hausa, Igbo, Ghanaian, Liberian, and Sierra Leonean.

Given that DStv has exclusive rights to certain live football matches, you might be asking if TStv will be allowed to broadcast some of the ones I mentioned above. They claim to have the legal authority and infrastructure to broadcast all thrilling sporting events live in their response to a Facebook post. See the Complete TStv Channels List.

TStv Decoder Price in Nigeria

In Nigeria, TSTV decoder and dish will be available for just ₦5,000 and comes with numerous features. Also note that the price of TSTV varies depending on the state in Nigeria where you’re staying.

A friend in Abuja contacted me early 2022 saying he bought his TSTV at the sum of ₦13,500 excluding the installation. You can now see that the price TSTV in Abuja is different compare to above ₦5,000.

The best thing is that you receive a 20GB data bundle that is free to use. You can connect your phone or laptop to this data bundle over Wi-Fi to make video calls and browse the internet. As a result, it functions as a modem.

Additionally, you may record TV shows to its 50GB internal hard drive. You can connect your external hard drive to add more videos if this space is insufficient.

You can connect to the internet, stream media, and access subscribed material using the decoder. You can also browse material from websites that offer video on demand, Facebook, Twitter, OTT apps, and other sources.

It is created in a way that makes it possible to connect up to 15 people comfortably when used as a router.

Price of TStv subscription packages in Nigeria

In Nigeria, TStv offers 5 subscription packages for its customers. See the table below for TStv subscription packages and price in Nigeria:

S/NTStv Subscription PackagePrices
1.Daily Subscription PackageN200
2.3-Day Subscription packageN500
3.7-Day Subscription packageN750
4.14-Day Subscription packageN1500
5.Monthly Subscription packageN3, 000

How do I pay my TStv bill?

There are several ways to pay your TStv bill online, you can use QuickTeller app or buy TStv voucher from their official website at https://tstvafrica.com/, and follow below steps:

  • Click on Recharge+
  • Buy Voucher
  • Sign in with your username and decoder last 5 digits.
  • Click Sign in or Get Account Number
  • Follow the onscreen instruction to complete the process

TStv Installation

TStv offers Free-View installation, this makes watching TStv free at the moment even without the decoder. This is done to allow them test-run their transmission and also enable consumers to have a taste of what they’re going to be paying for soon.

However, you can only enjoy this free-view if your TV has a built-in receiver or you have a stand-alone receiver like Strong, Qsat and so on.

How to install TStv?

If you reside in Lagos, reach out to Eng. Abdullateef on 08165677846 (also on Whatsapp) for help with the installation. He has done several installations and I confidently recommend him.

How do I contact TStv?

You can contact TStv using the following contact means:

  • Call TStv customer support on (+234) 099 040 900.
  • Email TStv customer support at customer@tstvafrica.com.
  • Website: https://tstvafrica.com/.

On Social Media, follow TStv on the following:

They are always open 24/7/365.

Final Thought

TSTV is a new Nigerian DTH Pay TV operator, your alternative for best of entertainment, local and foreign contents and unique global innovations.

They are committed to their customers by constantly meeting their needs and also providing them with the new value that exceeds their expectations. “Meeting needs. Exceeding expectations”. is their vision for the future.

That’s all I have about TStv for now. Do leave all questions and comments in the comment box below. I’ll respond as soon as possible.

Njoku Valentine

Hi! Am Njoku Valentine Ernest popularly known as ValErnest, am the admin of GenGuide blog, I love sharing general guides ranging from tech gist, updates, reviews, latest happening, and listing in any area that may interest my audience. Am a graduate of The Federal Polytechnic Bida, Niger State in the Computer Science department.

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