How to watch Bundesliga on DStv

Nancy Marende

DStv is the largest broadcaster of sports content in Africa. It covers football matches across the globe via its SuperSport channels. 

But DStv purchases rights to broadcast football leagues in specific African countries. However, the 2022/2023 season differs because DStv does not cover all top European leagues.

Instead, it only brings you highlights, replays, previews, and reviews from the leagues it does not cover. So, if you are a fan of German leagues, how do you watch the Bundesliga on DStv?

Does DStv show all Bundesliga matches?

Unfortunately, DStv does not have broadcasting rights for Bundesliga matches in Africa. Therefore, you cannot watch live Bundesliga matches on DStv.

Furthermore, you cannot find any German Bundesliga channel on DStv. Instead, you can only get match highlights, previews, reviews, fixtures, and scores of Bundesliga on is a sports platform from DStv. You can access it from any location with an internet connection. However, you can only stream matches on if you have an active DStv subscription.

Which channel shows the German Bundesliga?

If you are in Africa, where DStv dominates, it becomes challenging to watch the Bundesliga, especially if you already have the DStv decoder or subscription.

But that does not mean you cannot watch the Bundesliga in your country. Here is how those from different African countries can watch Bundesliga.

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1. SABC+


Since there is no Bundesliga on SuperSport, you can still watch some of the matches if you are in South Africa through SABC+. Noteworthy, SABC+ acquired the rights to broadcast Bundesliga matches in South Africa.

The platform brings you most Bundesliga matches of the 2022/2023 season. Even better, SABC+ has a dedicated channel for the Bundesliga.

If you have SABC+, head to SABC 3 to catch live Bundesliga matches. Alternatively, South Africans can stream the German league live on the SABC Sports portal.

2. StarTimes


StarTimes is the top broadcaster of the Bundesliga in West and East Africa. The service brings you the Bundesliga through its StarTimes Sports Premium channel.

If you are in Ghana, StarTimes is available on Channel 254 DTT Classic, 245 Sport Plus, and the StarTimes mobile app. In Kenya, StarTimes is available through its two premium platforms, Classic and Smart Bouquet.

Besides the Bundesliga, StarTimes also brings you Ligue 1, UEFA Europa League, and UEFA Euro Qualifying tournaments. However, it requires a subscription to watch the matches.

3. Canal+


Canal+ is a French pay television broadcaster. It has the rights to broadcast the Bundesliga and Bundesliga 2 in French-speaking countries in Sub-Saharan Africa.

Canal+ brings you the Bundesliga and Bundesliga 2 through Canal+ Sport 1 Afrique, its dedicated sports channel in Africa. You can watch all Bundesliga matches on the Canal+ Sport 1 Afrique app or the web.

Canal+ Sport 1 Afrique is a premium channel. Therefore, you require a subscription to watch or stream Bundesliga matches.

4. Azam TV

Azam TV

Azam TV has the rights to broadcast Bundesliga matches in East Africa, particularly in Tanzania and Uganda. The service has two channels that air the Bundesliga, including Azam Sports HD and Azam Sports 2.

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Azam TV airs all Bundesliga matches. However, users require the Azam Pure bouquet subscription to access the matches.

The advantage is that Azam TV broadcasts Bundesliga matches in Swahili, Chichewa, and Luganda commentary.

5. StarSat


StarSat is a branch of StarTimes Media. However, it only covers the South African market.

StarSat brings you the Bundesliga with SABC (South African Broadcasting Corporation). You can also watch Bundesliga 2 on StarSat.

StarSat has two channels for watching the German league, ST World Football and ST Sports Premium. The two channels bring all Bundesliga matches.

However, South Africans can only access the service by paying a premium fee of R99 monthly.

7. GTV

GTV logo
GTV logo

GTV is the national broadcaster of Ghana. It brings you all matches of the 2022/2023 Bundesliga season.

GTV dedicates the Bundesliga to the GTV Sports+ channel 150. However, it also brings you the Ghanaian Premier League, including highlights, previews, fixtures, and news.

The TV service is free-to-air in Ghana. Therefore, you require no subscriptions to watch the sports content on the platform.

8. beIN Sports

beIN Sports

beIN Sports has broadcasting rights for the Bundesliga in North Africa. The broadcaster has several channels dedicated to bringing you the Bundesliga, including beIN Sports HD1 and 5 for Arabic, beIN Sports HD11 for English, and beIN Sports HD14 for French.

Because of its many channels, beIN Sports brings you all the 2022/2023 season Bundesliga matches. You can watch the games on the mobile app or desktop.

However, beIN Sports is a premium service. Therefore, you require a subscription to watch the Bundesliga.

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