Can I use my DSTV Explora with Compact? Does the Explora allow people to sign up for packages other than DSTV Premium? This is a question that, for one reason or the other, a lot of people have been asking. The worry among many is that because the Explora, which is DSTV’s latest decoder, has PVR functions, they are not going to be able to subscribe to cheaper bouquets on it. Is that true?
Does the Explora work on Compact and Compact Plus?
You can use the DSTV Explora with Compact, Compact Plus or with any other DSTV package. It doesn’t mean that if you buy the Explora you will have to subscribe to DSTV Premium. In fact, you can subscribe to DSTV Easyview, which costs R29 per month, on the Explora.
Do I get PVR functions?
That’s the answer to the question, can I use the DSTV Explora with Compact. The answer is, yes you can. You can use this decoder with any DSTV package of your choice.
One thing to note about the Explora is that it comes with PVR functions. It means you will be able to record, rewind, and pause live TV.
That gives you amazing viewing convenience. You no longer need to run on your TV’s schedule. Instead, you get to have your TV run on your own schedule.
If there are 2 programs that you like showing on different channels at once, you can record one and watch the other. If you are busy in the kitchen while your show is showing, you can pause the program to get on with your cooking.
If there is something that you wish to review, you can rewind live TV. So, there is a lot that you can do on the Explora. But do you get PVR functions on other packages that are not DSTV premium?
To get PVR functions, you simply need to pay an access fee. It doesn’t matter what package you may be on. You can still pay the access fee and you will be able to record, rewind and pause TV.
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In this article, we answered the question can I use the DSTV Explora with Compact. We noted that the Explora can be used with all DSTV packages, including Compact Plus, Family and Access. The latest version of of the Explora is the Ultra. Even with that, you will still be able to watch any bouquet of your choice on the Explora. So, there is no restriction as to the package to which you can subscribe.