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 Broadcasting Commission (NBC).Viewers will have to buy a suitable set-top box and install a dish but there will be no charges or fees for viewing. The box has PVR and IP functionality with a possibility of handling OTT services.The bundle comprised of Al Jazeera news, movie, music and kids’ channels, as well as sports channels, religious and health channels and ‘Nollywood’ series channel.
Commenting on the development, Braide Sayaba, the Head of TV at Trefoil Networks Ltd, expressed, “We started our first transmission in 2015 but today, Trefoil Networks is flagging off sales of OurTV decoders nationwide. OurTV is the first and only H265 DTH Satellite TV in Africa with 18 exciting channels.”