Category Archives: DTH

TSTV relaunches via Nigcomsat in Nigeria

The direct-to-home (DTH) platform TSTV Nigeria, which was struggling in its first year of operation, has relaunched using newly acquired Nigcomsat transponder space. The company worked with Intertel, Federal Ministry of Communications and Nigcomsat to migrate to Nigerias first communications satellite and offer all 45 channels in full high definition (HD). TSTV is currently offering [...]

Malawi villages to have access to satellite TV owing to Chinese-aided project

The Malawi government has launched a satellite television project which seeks to make 500 rural communities connected to satellite television services, with assistance from China. The development is a follow-up action since the 2015 Forum on China-Africa Cooperation (FOCAC) summit held in South Africa, and part of China’s pledge to provide satellite TV reception to [...]

StarSat to enhance viewing experience in Africa

StarSat is bringing FilmBox Africa HD and FashionBox HD to the South African pay TV market on StarSats DTH and OTT platforms. Ms. Wu, CEO of On Digital Media, license holder of StarSat said, StarSat has gone to great lengths to enhance the quality and depth of its Pay TV entertainment offer in South Africa [...]

Crtv announces the launch of its own news channel

Cameroon Radio Television (Crtv), Cameroon’s state-owned audiovisual organization, announces the launch of its own news channel on 28 January 2018. According to Crtv CEO Charles Ndongo, January 28 is a symbolic date, in that this state-owned media was launched on January 28, 1988. The option to create a specialty channel is a decision taken since [...]

Direct-to-Home service launched by NIGCOMSAT

In partnership with China Great Wall Industry Corporation (CGWIC), the Nigerian Communication Satellite (NIGCOMSAT) Ltd has launched Direct-to-Home (DTH) services on Thursday in Abuja. Information on the launch was stated by Mr Adamu Idris, the Head, Public Affairs Department of NIGCOMSAT. DTH which refers to distribution of multi-channel television programmes in KU Band by using [...]

TStv to start operation in Nigeria on November 1st

According to its management Telecom Satellite Television (TStv) is set to begin its operation as from 1 November 2017. Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, Bright Echufu said, With modern digital equipment and a group of talented youths, we are bound to change the narration of digital satellite broadcasting in Nigeria. He also added, the [...]

TSTV to launch new DTH satellite service in Nigeria

TSTV is the new satellite TV and is partnering with a Europe-based television station, ABS Global, to launch a Direct-to-Home (DTH) satellite TV in Nigeria on the 1st October 2017. The New TSTV will offer a Pay-As-You-Consume TV service, meaning you only pay for what you consume. TSTV which will soon be available across Nigeria [...]

Kwesé TV and Orange Botswana sealed content deal

Kwesé TV signed a partnership with Orange Botswana to deliver video content to Kwese subscribers. The two companies will use Oranges 4G network to stream content to the customers mobiles and to establish a DTH satellite platform. This streaming will include NBA TV, Viceland, the Premier league and many more of Kwesé catalogue. Lepata Mafa-Nthomola, [...]

Dalkom signed deal with Intelsat to expand DTH services in Africa and Middle East

Intelsat announced that Dalkom Somalia has agreed for satellite services to expand its broadband and Direct-to-Home (DTH) services in East and Central Africa as well as the Middle East. The privately-owned operator based in Somalia signed a multi-year agreement with the firm and will export its broadband enterprise networks to South Sudan and Democratic Republic [...]