DSTV Explora


More about the DStv Explora

Did you know that the DStv Explora has been named the Most Innovative Product of the Year in the satellite television category?

You will enjoy every moment of entertainment – it’s more than a PVR!

Change the way you watch TV

  • Watch the action in crystal clear HD
  • Watch one channel, while you record another
  • Pause live TV for up to 2 hours
  • Record up to 220 hours of your favourite shows
  • Easily record entire series
  • Connect your DStv Explora to the internet** and schedule recordings when you’re away from home
  • Fast Forward, Rewind, Instant Replay and Slow Motion
  • Catch up on your viewing with a large selection of the hottest programming on DStv** – including series, movies, kids’ shows, sporting highlights and more.
  • Get Express from the US shows on DStv Catch Up** (available within 24 hours of US broadcast)
  • Connect your DStv Explora to the internet** and discover hundreds more DStv Catch Up** shows to download and enjoy
  • Rent a blockbuster movie from BoxOffice**
  • Use XtraView to connect your DStv Explora to another decoder and get two channels in your home at the same time

Discover the best content

  • Plan your viewing with our 8 day TV guide
  • Looking for something? Simply hit the SEARCH button, make your choice and we’ll show you results across 8 days.
  • There are also search options for movies, live sport, new series plus theme, key word and an advanced search.
  • Instant Search will help you find shows in your Playlist, DStv Catch Up or BoxOffice
  • We also stack series together, making it easy to find and binge watch your favourites
  • You can even find out when a show is on again.

Easy to use

  • There’s one central menu (DStv Central)
  • The remote control has buttons that take you directly to your Playlist, DStv Catch Up, BoxOffice, the TV Guide and Search
  • Posters are used to display content in DStv Catch Up and BoxOffice

Other great features

  • Check out the latest weather and news, or keep updated on the latest sporting action with SuperSport Active
  • Set up your Favourite Channels
  • Control the viewing in your home with Parental Control
  • Surround sound through Dolby Digital
  • Widescreen capable (plus easy switching of Aspect Ratio)
  • Hearing Impaired Subtitles (when available)
  • HD menu