How to cancel DStv

Updated: July 5, 2021

Dstv Membership Perks

Launched in 1995, DStv has quickly become South Africa’s largest digital streaming service. Hosting a range of sport, movies, tv shows, and more for subscribers to enjoy. But although they’ve enjoyed much success, not everyone is happy with their membership. So if you want to know how to cancel DStv, follow the instructions below.

Steps to cancel DStv

Step 1 – Login to your DStv account

You can login to your account by visit this page –

Step 2 – Go to your account page

After you’ve logged in visit the main menu and click on the option to see your account details.

Step 3 – Select the ‘Add or Change’ option

From here click on the ‘Add or Change’ option to modify your subscriptions.

Step 4 – Choose which subscription you want to cancel

Select which subscription you’d like to cancel and follow the instructions.

How else can you cancel

As DStv is a completely digital service, the easiest way to cancel is by following the above steps. However, if you’d like to talk to one of their staff members about cancelling, send them a message on social media – links are below.

Why do people cancel DStv

DStv is one of the largest digital content providers in South Africa, with more than 20 million paying members. Although in recent times, there’s been an influx of international competitors that threaten to steal away some of their members.

One of the most popular reasons people end up closing their DStv subscriptions is because of the cost. It’s not cheap to have a recurring monthly fee for a digital subscription service, and sometimes that cost is just too high to keep it going.

Shows Availabel On Dstv
Shows available On Dstv

Another reason some people cancel is that DStv isn’t putting out any good new movies or tv shows. Their whole platform is built around providing its South African users like yourself with good quality content that’s always being updated. And if they stop doing that, many people will simply cancel their subscriptions.

Final thoughts

Despite having millions of paying subscribers in South Africa, many people have already cancelled their subscriptions to DStv for various reasons. If that sounds like you, hopefully the instruction above have helped you cancel in no time.

If you’d like to talk to one of their representatives, feel free to reach out to them on social media:

Hi! I'm Carly - I've been helping people cancel their services for many years now after I was stung by one of the largest organizations in the world over and over. I spent weeks trying to cancel but they always gave me the runaround. And so, I created MyCancel to help you cancel whatever it is you're trying to cancel and quickly as possible. If you have a question - feel free to send me an email!

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