BBC Lifestyle is a South African television channel broadcast exclusively on MultiChoice Africa's DStv platform which was one of four BBC-branded themed channels that replaced BBC Prime and BBC Food in September 2008, and provides inspiration for home, family and life.
DStv: Channel 174
Bouquet: Premium, Compact Plus, Compact, Family
576i (SDTV, 4:3) - Terrestrial
576i (SDTV, 16:9) - DStv
1080p (HDTV, 16:9) - DStv (since 28 October, 2020)
BBC Lifestyle positions itself as a "must have" channel in which real human stories guide you into transforming your world; from revamping your home to invigorating your cooking, revolutionising your wardrobe and polishing parenting skills, helping you to become healthier, happier and get the best out of life.
The channel aims to be inspiring, daring, always in-the-know, sassy and energetic, alive with inspirational ideas to transform your life.
Originally offered in Standard Definition (SD), the channel upgraded to High Definition (1080p) on 28 October, 2020.
The channel extended to the DStv Family bouquet on Friday 1 September 2023.