How To Start Dstv And Gotv Subscription Business 2020

Due to how lucrative it’s, a lot of are now searching for how to start dstv and goth subscription business. On this post i’m going to tell you the importance and requirements for starting a dstv and gotv subscription business.

gotv and dstv subscription business is another strategy of making side income for your self, there is no limitations on how much you could earn. You could make a lot of money depending on how many customers you are recharging their decoder.

Gotv and dstv are the most use decoders, but its seems that the people that is recharging the decoders are few and that is a great opportunity for some people to Starr making money. On this post you are going to learn how to start dstv and gotv recharging business to help you start paying your bills or double your hustle.

I’m going to tell you everything you need to know about this lucrative business and also how to become dstv and gotv agent.

Dstv and gotv Subscription business is a type of business model in which people pay a certain amount monthly/yearly in other to enjoy certain benefits/services, And there is more focus on retaining customer than getting new customers.

Now that you have the basic understanding of subscription business, the next step is to do a survey in your local community. You need to find out the average number of people using DStv and GOtv monthly in your area. Endeavor to separate the people using it from those that just have it lying down at home.

Requirements For Starting Dstv And Gotv Subscription Business

The things needed before starting subscription business is not much, As a matter of facts, some the main things needed are,

  1. Good smart phone/laptop
  2. Good internet connection

That’s all, now before i go ahead and show you how to start dstv and gotv subscription business, let’s see if it’s lucrative or not.

Is Dstv and Gotv Subscription Business Lucrative Or Not

I know you’ll will be wondering if this business is profitable or not because no body would like to venture on a business that is not profitable. The amount of money you can make depends on how many decoder you are recharging daily.

Let’s assume you are recharging 30 decoders daily and you gain per decoder is 500, that’s 500×30 =15,000 in Nigerian currency.

How Much Does It Cost To Become A Dstv And Gotv Agent

You don’t have to pay a dime before becoming an agent, your work is to subscribe other people’s decoder or installing it for them and you’ll tell them how much to pay you.

Who is DStv And Gotv agent?

Namely, there are agents and dealers and before you start searching for a job, let’s find out what the difference is. In fact, there’s no big difference between being a dealer and an agent. They are normally able to replace each other. However, there are two types of agents. These types are:

Super agents/dealers

Sub agents/dealers

Both these types perform the same duties. You are expected to:

Provide clients with services after you’ve sold them some of the companies’ products,

Activate new customers’ access to the network,

Sell or exchange decoders for new models,

Provide customers with purely technical services, like the installation of decoders (you will need to pass a special training for it),

Prolong the customers’ subscription,

Render technical and advisory help to clients in every sphere you are competent in (regarding the DStv products, services, warranties, fees, etc), and so on.

Seems to be a good job that’s likely to make you good money, right? Let’s see what they want from you in return to make you their agent.

How To Brand Your Dstv And Gotv Subscription Business

It’s beyond doubt that branding will get you more customers and increase your sales. However, it all depends on the budget you have. You can decide to:

Open an office in an accessible location.

Create online presence with Facebook and Instagram page.

Operate a Whatsapp group.

Run Facebook ads.

Create a website to operate 24/7.

Create a branded shirt and walk into corporate offices to get new customers. Most companies will even patronize you if they don’t have to leave their office before they get the subscription done. However, you need to build the trust.

How To Start Dstv And Gotv Subscription Business

There is no big deal or hard process in starting a subscription business, all you have to do is to pay for the subscription and charge your client any amount you want, Below is how to recharge it.

How To Recharge Dstv And Gotv

Paying for the subscription is the easiest part and we’ve over 10 ways to do it. However, I advice you use Quickteller or GTBank Mobile App because of their good user interface.

  • Paying through Quickteller is free, you just need to have a mastercard/visa ATM to pay for the subscription fee. Then you pay using the below link:
    DStv –
    GOtv –
  • For GTBank mobile app, the subscription fee will be deducted directly from your account balance. So you just need to login, navigate over to the menu, choose other payments option, choose cable TV, choose GOtv or DStv, then choose the plans you want, enter the decoder number then PAY.NOTE: GTBank charges ₦100 for this services.

How To Charge Customers As An Agent

Most people charge their customers commission between ₦200 and ₦300 per DStv/Gotv subscription.

However, if you’re in a very competitive environment, charging ₦200 commission will help you get more customers, knowing fully well that it only cost you ₦100 to pay for the service.

How to Receive Payment from your Customers.

You need to ensure that you have added your commission to the total amount of the plan/package the customer is subscribing on GOtv/DStv. You can now request for payment into your bank account or cash if you have an office location.

If you always accept cash payment, you need to ensure that enough money is in your bank account, so that you can always have money to pay for the subscription.


Now you have learned how to start dstv and gotv subscription business, the next thing is to start making money for your self.

Updated: August 8, 2020 — 3:11 pm


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  1. abdussamad aliyu

    wow…awesome i really want to start this biz.

    1. Follow the instructions on the post.

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