GOtv launches STB alternative in Kenya

MultiChoice owned DTT provider, GOtv Kenya, has partnered with Neotion to launch GOcard- an electronic card which slots into digital TV sets to enable viewing of GOtv without the need for a set top box decoder.

“Our philosophy is to remain innovative in order to continue to deliver the best possible digital television to Kenyans and to keep them at the cutting edge of the move to digital television,” said Felix Kyengo, general manager at GOtv Kenya.

The conditional access module, can be slotted into CI+ enabled digital television sets to access channels provided by GOtv service. GOcard is currently available in Nairobi, Mombasa, and Kisumu at the cost of KES 3,499 (USD 40) which includes two months of GOtv subscribers and an external GOtenna device for optimal viewing quality.