Category Archives: DTH

OurTV rolls out DTH service on NigComSat 1R in Nigeria

OurTV, a Direct to Home (DTH) TV Broadcast Satellite Service has rolled out its service on NigComSat 1R. OurTV is managed by Trefoil Network, a Nigerian technology company started in 2015 with an emphasis on information and communication technology, broadcast, network and internet solutions and licensed by the Nigeria Communications Commission (NCC) and the National [...]

NigComSat launched new DTH TV platform in Nigeria

NigComSat, the African Communications Satellite has officially launched a new Direct-to-Home TV platform in Nigeria which is called, NextTV. The new joint venture is between Nigus International and China Great Wall Industry Corporation (CGWIC0).  The new TV service will have over 140 channels. Nigus International will have the lead in the partnership company and will [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]