DStv PayBill Number 444900: How to Pay for Your DStv Subscription via MPESA in 2024

Learn how to easily renew your DStv subscription using MPESA with our step-by-step guide

Dec 15, 2023 - 00:50
Dec 15, 2023 - 11:25
DStv PayBill Number 444900: How to Pay for Your DStv Subscription via MPESA in 2024
DStv PayBill Number 444900: How to Pay for Your DStv Subscription via MPESA in 2024

Suppose you're a dedicated fan of DStv in Kenya and want to keep enjoying your favourite shows without interruption. In that case, you'll need to know how to pay for your DStv subscription promptly and conveniently. In this comprehensive guide, we'll take you through the straightforward process of using the DStv PayBill Number 444900 to make payments via MPESA. Whether you're a football enthusiast, a movie buff, or just looking for quality entertainment, renewing your DStv subscription has always been challenging. Let's dive into the simple steps to ensure uninterrupted DStv enjoyment.

What You Need

Before we get started, ensure you have the following:

  1. Sufficient funds in your MPESA account to cover your DStv subscription.
  2. Your DStv Smartcard Number.
  3. An activated MPESA line.

Using the Safaricom Sim Tool Kit (STK)

  1. Open your phone's app menu and locate the Safaricom Sim Tool Kit (STK).
  2. Select the "M-Pesa" option.
  3. Choose "Lipa na M-Pesa."
  4. Enter the Business Number 444900, which is the DStv PayBill Number.
  5. Provide your DStv Smartcard Number or Account Number when prompted.
  6. Specify the amount you wish to pay for your DStv subscription renewal.
  7. Enter your MPESA PIN.
  8. Double-check the details for accuracy and completeness.
  9. Confirm your payment.
  10. Wait for the confirmation message from Safaricom verifying your payment.

Using MPESA USSD Code *334#

  1. Open your phone's dialer application.
  2. Dial the MPESA USSD code *334#.
  3. Select option 6, which is the "Lipa na M-Pesa" option.
  4. Choose the "Paybill" option.
  5. Enter the DStv MPESA PayBill Number 444900.
  6. Provide your DStv account number or Smartcard number as the account number.
  7. Specify the amount you wish to pay.
  8. Enter your MPESA PIN to complete the transaction.
  9. Safaricom will send you a confirmation message once the payment is successful.

Using the MySafaricom MPESA App (Recommended)

  1. Open your phone's dialer application and launch the MySafaricom MPESA app.
  2. Select the "MPESA" tab.
  3. Enter your MPESA PIN if prompted.
  4. Choose "Lipa na M-Pesa."
  5. Select the "PayBill" tab.
  6. Enter the DStv PayBill Number (444900), your Smartcard number as the account number, and the desired payment amount.
  7. Click "Continue" and confirm the payment by entering your PIN.
  8. Payment processing typically takes 5 to 30 minutes to reflect. Safaricom will send you a confirmation message.
  9. Restart your DStv decoder to update the subscription renewal.

Alternative Payment Methods

While MPESA is a popular and convenient way to pay for your DStv subscription, there are other options available to suit your preferences:

1. Bank Account Payment

  • Log in to your bank's mobile banking application.
  • Choose "Pay Utilities" and select "DStv."
  • Enter your DStv Smart Card Number or customer number.
  • Input the amount to pay and select your linked bank account.
  • Enter your mobile banking PIN to confirm the payment.

2. Other Payment Methods

  • Conveniently pay via the MyDStv App.
  • Use DStv Mpesa MiniApp.
  • Explore DStv WhatsApp Self-Service at +254 755 896 248.
  • Dial USSD code *423# on your phone to pay your bill.

DStv Packages and Prices in Kenya

Before making your payment, it's essential to know the cost of renewing each DStv package in Kenya:

DStv Package Breakdown

Package Name Channels HD Channels Highlights Monthly Cost (KSh)
Premium 175+ 40+ - Month on Month subscription 9,900
- Enjoy Showmax at NO EXTRA COST
- Stream shows on DStv App, anywhere anytime
- Rent a movie on Box Office @Kshs 250
- Live TV and on-demand content available online
- Enjoy Extra view for only Kshs 1300
Compact Plus 155+ 30+ - Football favorites with UCL, PL, LaLiga & Serie A 6,200
- The best in American sport with NBA and NFL
- All the UFC action on SS Action
- Top place for local content
- Award-winning documentaries
Compact 135+ 25+ - Thrilling Premier League football 3,500
- Dedicated channel for WWE
- Home of local entertainment with Maisha Magic Plus and Maisha Magic East
- Riveting reality shows
- All Kids edutainment channels
- Local and international news
Family 120+ 10+ - All La Liga and Serie A fixtures, Europa League 1,850
- Popular & original TNT Africa Movies
- Kids edutainment channels
- Popular local & international series & drama
- Lifestyle, music & documentaries
Access 95+ 10+ - Select Serie A, EPL and La Liga fixtures & sports highlights magazine shows 1,300
- Great local shows on Maisha Magic East
- Popular international & local movies
- Fantastic kids shows
- Selected HD channels
- Local & International news
EasyView 51+ 10+ - 51 Channels 650
- Great Local content
- Edge of your seat Drama Series
- Unmissable soaps
- Engaging Lifestyle Shows
- All the magic of film on Cinemagic

Contact DStv Kenya

For any inquiries or assistance, you can reach out to DStv Kenya through the following channels:

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Renewing your DStv subscription in Kenya has never been more straightforward. With the DStv PayBill Number 444900 and the convenience of MPESA, you can enjoy top-quality entertainment hassle-free. Choose the DStv package that suits your preferences and budget, follow the easy payment steps, and ensure uninterrupted access to a world of entertainment. Enjoy your favourite shows on DStv in 2024!

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