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Best Decoder To Buy In Kenya - GoTV vs DSTV vs Bamba TV vs Zuku vs Startimes

Best Decoder To Buy In Kenya – GoTV vs DSTV vs Bamba TV vs Zuku vs Startimes

This artice is about the Best Decoder To Buy in Kenya. There is no doubt that if you want to buy the best decoder/set box in Kenya, you should choose one with clear signal and lower subscription costs.

Currently, there are four main types of digital set-top boxes in Kenya, namely: GoTV, DSTV, BambaTV and Startimes.
After 6 months of research we came to the following conclusion:

GoTV vs DSTV vs Bamba TV vs Zuku vs Startimes


DSTV and GOTV basically come from a similar family. Africa multiple choice. The only difference they have is that Dstv has more channels than the other counterpart. On top of that, of course, it’s expensive. Multiple choice is very reliable at times, except when it rains, the signal reception is zero or very poor, in cases where you have a satellite dish as the antenna receiver. And of course, you can subscribe to any package you want, each package has its own price.


Startimes is so far the best set top box to buy in Kenya as it has a very strong signal and is not as expensive as other set top boxes. The settings box has two options; There are free channels and others that the customer must subscribe to monthly in order to view them.

Startimes has more than 70 free channels where all local channels can be watched for free. The basic Startimes decoder costs Ksh 3,200 and can be found in all Uchumi supermarkets and other supermarkets in Kenya.


Bamba TVs are the most common set-top boxes in Kenya and are considered the best because they are absolutely free.

Although the signal sometimes turns on and off, the set-top box is recommended for low-to-medium income earners since there are no monthly costs associated with subscriptions. The Bamba TV decoder costs Ksh 3,200 and is available in Uchumi supermarkets and other large supermarkets.

If you are lucky enough to have a well-functioning set-top box, you will be able to enjoy a variety of free channels.

Zuku tv

One of the best things I like about Zuku is that it has an internet subscription package where you pay Ksh 1,200 per month to get free internet. You can also watch local channels for free, including some bonus channels, but most channels are not free. I wait.