This is a simple guide on how to pay for your Gotv subscription via Mpesa in Kenya as of 2023. GOtv is a low-cost digital pay-TV operated by Multichoice that was launched in 2011. They offer a wide variety of channels i.e movies, music, children, news and sports. All you need to access GOtv services is a GOtv decoder and a GOtenna. As of 2023, a GOtv decoder costs Ksh 1,299 while a GOtenna retails at Ksh 849.
The 5 main packages that they offer are GOtv Lite (Ksh 199 per month), GOtv Value ( Ksh 590 per month), GOtv Plus( Ksh 930 per month), GOtv max( Ksh 1,149 per month), and GOtv Supa ( Ksh 1,599 per month). Gotv Lite gives you access to 21 channels, GOtv Value 33 channels, GOtv Plus 47 channels , GOtv Max 60 + channels, and GOtv Supa 70 + channels.
Now let’s have a look at how you can pay for your Gotv subscription via Mpesa in Kenya.
How To Pay For Gotv via Mpesa In Kenya 2023
1. Go to your Mpesa Menu
2. Select Lipa na Mpesa
3. Select PayBill
4. Enter 423655 as the business number
5. Enter your Gotv IUC number – the one at the bottom of your decoder with a red sticker
6. Enter the amount you want to pay
7. Enter your Mpesa pin and press OK
8. You will receive a transaction confirmation message from Mpesa.
Multichoice Kenya will then update the payment and your viewing will be back to normal after a few minutes.
How to Activate GOtv after Payment/clearing error E16
After making your payment, your screen might show an E16 error message. This happens when your decoder is turned off when making payment.
The simplest way of solving this error is by sending a text message with the word RESET followed by your IUC number to 22688. You can also dial *423# on your phone to clear the error.
The E16 error can, either way, be solved online at https://eazy.gotvafrica.com/en/ke/clear-error-code.