Watch DSTV On Your Laptop With DSTV Mobile Drifta

What do I Get?

The Drifta is a mobile decoder that allows you to access DStv Mobile channels using a Wi-Fi enabled viewing device like laptops, PCs, tablets and smartphones so that you can 'watch wherever you are' in select cities in South Africa

Great Value

  • Mobile TV guide to help you plan what you want to watch
  • Small, lightweight and ultraportable
  • Digital picture and sound quality
  • Re-chargeable, with up to 3 hours of viewing

DStv Mobile for DStv Premium subscribers

Watch TV on the go at no extra cost

Using the Drifta

  • Your Drifta can be activated online on www.dstvmobile.com or by calling the DStv Call Centre.
  • Install the DStv Mobile Decoder application onto your device
  • Press the power button on the Drifta and wait for the green light to remain steady (this could take up to 3 minutes the first time)
  • Ensure that your Wi-Fi is enabled on your device, and that you're connected to the internet
  • Launch the Drifta application* and follow the simple instructions
  • Simply choose your channel to start watching DStv Mobile
* The application may perform a firmware upgrade if required

On your Android Smartphone

Simply go to the Android Market, and download the free 'DStv Mobile Decoder' application, and follow the instructions.

On your laptop or PC

If you're running Windows XP, Vista or Windows 7, you will need to install and set up the Drifta Windows application CD, and then connect your Drifta to your laptop or PC with the USB cable.
If you're running Mac OS X, purchase the free 'DStv Mobile Decoder' application, and then connect your Drifta via Wi-Fi or USB.

On your iPad, iPhone or iPod

Simply download the free 'DStv Mobile Decoder' application from your app store.

On your Blackberry

*This is a beta version for the Blackberry Bold 9000 and 9700, and the Blackberry Curve 8520, 8900 and 9300
Simply download the free 'DStv Mobile Decoder' application from your app store.


There are 4 bouquet options for the Drifta:
Free bouquet (2 channels):   No charges Mini bouquet (12 channels – no sport):   N680/month Maxi bouquet (15 channels + sport): N1600/month Maxi Plus bouquet (Maxi + SuperSport 3 ): FREE to DStv Premium subscribers only
So, How Much is the Drifta?
As at the time of publishing this, DStv Drifta costs N14,700 though you might get it at a cheaper price if it is among the DEALS of the Day at DealDey website

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