StarSat payment options

StarSat payment options

Many South Africans enjoy watching television. It is a simple yet fulfilling source of entertainment for everyone in the family. The local film and television industry has exciting shows, as does the international scene. Today, satellite television is a must-have for the typical South African family. StarSat satellite television is preferred in many homes because of its alluring packages. People love it because it is simple to use, and there is a variety of StarSat payment options for each subscriber.

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Formerly known as TopTV, StarSat offers direct broadcast to all clients. It uses the SES-5 satellite technology that has extensive coverage across the country. To access the digital TV signals that the company offers, you need a StarSat decoder that is affordable. How much does StarSat cost? The package that includes a high definition decoder and a satellite dish costs R599. This cost is inclusive of the installation costs that may sometimes vary slightly depending on the installer.

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StarSat packages

StarSat is one of the most affordable satellite TV in South Africa. Star satellite offers the following packages;

  • Special package with over 50 channels – R109 per month
  • Super package with over 80 channels – R209 per month
  • Max package with over 150 channels – R299 per month
  • Indian package with 9 Indian channels- R109 per month
  • French package with 12 French channels- R129 per month
  • Chinese package with 21 Chinese channels – R209 per month
  • Sports+ package with additional sports channels- R99 per month

Making payments

You can pay your subscription fees using one of these methods:

1. Debit order

To set up a debit order, you should call the StarSat number 011 582 9988. Once the order is processed, the amount due will automatically be subtracted from your bank account each month. The deductions are made on one of these days of the month; 1st, 15th, 25th, 26th, 27th, 28th, 29th and 30th. The payment shows within 24 to 72 hours.

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2. Depositing the amount directly to the bank

Your subscription can be paid at Standard Bank in any of the branches across the nation. You can either fill in a deposit slip or the M65 that is on your statement. The details to use are;

Standard Bank

Bank code: 019 205

Account number: 252 315 533

Account type: Cheque

You can also make the payment at your ATM. For this to be successful, you ought to have selected StarSat as a recipient. Use the same banking details above to complete the transaction.

3. EFT

You can use different internet banking modes to pay your subscription. This requires setting up the internet payment by linking your bank account to the StarSat account. You can link all approved banks to your satellite TV account. The account details to use are;

Standard Bank

Bank code: 019 205

Account number: 252 315 533

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Account type: Cheque

The payment may take some time to reflect. You can also use the i-pay online platform.

4. Using your credit card

To use your credit card, have the card within reach and call the StarSat contact number 011 582 9988. The staff will help you to make the payment. The payment reflects immediately.

5. EasyPay online and EasyPay stores

You can pay for your satellite TV conveniently when you visit an EasyPay store near you. You need to have your EasyPay reference. If you do not have the reference, use the StarSat contact 011 582 9988 to obtain it from one of the friendly members of staff. Alternatively, you can use the EasyPay online platform and save yourself a trip to the store.

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How do I activate StarSat?

To use this satellite TV South Africa, you have to install the decoder and dish. Once you are connected, you can access the StarSat TV guide on Channel 99 that keeps you updated about the time your favourite shows and films will air. If Channel 99 shows, your decoder is already activated. All monthly charges should be paid to your StarSat account on the first day of each month to avoid disconnection. If you pay through the bank, it is necessary to make the payment a few days earlier for the amount to reflect in time.

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StarSat contact details call centre

If you ever experience a StarSat receiver no signal prompt, you can get assistance from the StarSat customer service number. The number is 011 582 9988.

Alternatively, you can reach the company through the StarSat customer care email address:

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Help may also be sought by making physical visits to the company’s branch that is closest to you. The operating hours for each branch are as follows;

Midrand (Headquarters)

Block C, Riverview Office Park

Halfway Gardens x 100 Bekker Road, Midrand

Working Hours: Mon-Fri 8 AM – 5 PM; Saturday 8 AM – 1 PM

Trade Route Mall, Lenasia

Shop L1A, Ground Floor

K43 & Nirvana Drive, Highways, Lenasia

Working Hours: Mon-Thurs 8:30 AM – 6 PM; Friday 9 AM – 7 PM; Saturday 9 AM – 5 PM; Sundays & Public Holidays 9 AM – 3 PM

Chatsworth, Durban

Shop 167, Chatsworth Centre

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17, Joy Hurst Street, Chatsworth, Durban

Operating Hours: Mon-Fri 9 AM – 5 PM; Saturday 8 AM – 5 PM; Sundays & Public Holidays 10:30 AM – 4:30 PM

Phoenix, Durban

Shop 75, 19, Parthenon Street

Phoenix Plaza, Phoenix, Durban, KZN

Operating Hours: Mon-Thurs 9 AM – 5 PM; Friday 9 AM – 6 PM; Saturday 8:30 AM – 5:30 PM; Sundays & Public Holidays 9:30 AM – 4 PM

Khayelitsha, Cape Town

Shop 46, KCT Mall,

Nclazane Street, Khayelitsha.

Operating Hours: Mon-Fri 9 AM – 5 PM; Saturday 8:30 AM – 4 PM; Sundays & Public Holidays 10:30 AM – 1 PM

Mitchells Plain, Cape Town

Unit F18B, Station Plaza

Shopping Centre, Mitchells Plain

Operating Hours: Mon-Fri 9 AM – 5 PM; Saturday 8:30 AM – 4 PM; Sundays & Public Holidays 10:30 AM – 1 PM


140 Chief Albert, Lutuli Street, Pietermaritzburg

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Operating Hours: Mon-Fri 9 AM – 5 PM; Saturday 8 AM – 5 PM; Sundays & Public Holidays 10:30 AM – 4:30 PM

Everyone in South Africa enjoys watching TV. There is more excitement when you have satellite TV because the channels to choose from are many. There is always something to entertain each member of the family. The best satellite TV that will meet all your entertainment needs is StarSat. The company offers a wide array of StarSat payment options to enable you to make your monthly subscriptions conveniently.


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