How to Pay GOTV Using Airtel Money

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GOTV decoder. Credit: Hope Maria Modesta
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GOTV is a television service that operates in Uganda and various African countries. This service is not free; all GOTV subscribers need to dive deep into their pockets to pay for GOTV subscription in order to access different GOTV packages. There are different ways to pay for GOTV including pay way, through the bank, or using different agents. Although, the most convenient way is to pay on the go using mobile money, especially Airtel Money. This article shows you how to pay for GOTV subscription using Airtel Money. But first, let’s take a look at the different GOTV packages and subscription charges.

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GOtv Packages & Subscription Charges

These are the available GOTV Uganda packages with their subscription charges per month.

GOTV Package

Charges (UGX)

GOTV Value

18,000

GOTV Plus

29,000

GOTV Max

42,000

GOTV Lite Monthly

13,000

GOTV Lite Quarterly

31,000

GOTV Lite Annual

84,000

How to Pay GOTV Using Airtel Money

Before you start the paying process, make sure your decoder is on.

Step 1

Launch the phone app.

pay GOTV using Airtel Money

Step 2

Dial *185# and press yes (call button).

pay GOTV using Airtel Money

Step 3

Select option 4, Pay Bill.

pay GOTV using Airtel Money

Step 4

Then choose option 3 which is Pay TV and click enter to proceed.

Pay GOTV using Airtel Money

Step 5

In the next option Select option 1 under Pay TV which is DSTV / GOTV.

Pay GOTV using Airtel Money

Step 6

In this case, opt for option 2 which is Pay GOTV.

Pay GOTV using Airtel Money

Step 7

Enter your GOTV number / IUC /SC. This is a 10 digit code. You can check the back of your decoder for the IUC/SC number.

Pay GOTV using Airtel Money

Step 8

Select any GOTV package that you would like to pay for. If you are not sure about which package to pay for, then check out this GOTV package guide.

Pay GOTV using Airtel Money

Step 9

Verify the details of your Name, GOTV package, and then Enter the Amount of the GOTV package you have opted for.

Pay GOTV using Airtel Money

Step 10

Confirm payment with your Airtel Money PIN.

Pay GOTV using Airtel Money

How to Change to a different GOTV Package

Each package comes with different channel offers. So if you realize that the package you paid for does not have the channels you want then you can choose to top up to gain access to a different package.

  • Dial *185#.
  • Select option 4, Pay Bill.
  • Choose option 3, Pay TV.
  • Select option 1, DSTV / GOTV.
  • Opt for option 2 which is GOTV.
  • Enter GOTV number.
  • Select option 7, Top up.
  • Enter Amount of Top Up. (If you are upgrading from GOTV Plus to GOTV Max, then you need to enter the amount of UGX 13,000).
  • Confirm Payment with Airtel Money PIN.