19th June, 2012
Details Nigeria has launched the newest and most innovative pay television service on the latest Digital Video Broadcast (DVB-T2) technology, Gotv in Lagos.
GOtv is a low cost product that utilises the latest DVB-T2 standard technology which leapfrogs the outdated T1 system still being used by some pay television operators to launch digital services -thus providing Nigerians with only the latest and best digital technology worldwide.
GOtv provides television lovers with a dramatic improvement on picture and sound quality and an exciting channel line-up. It offers subscribers the most advanced technology and broadcast system in Africa and the rest of the world and currently the only digital television pay service on DVB-T2 technology in Nigeria.
Featuring two bouquets, GOtv offers great family entertainment channels and subscribers will be able to enjoy a wide selection of local and international channels, a total of 33 channels for GOtv plus and 22 channels for GOtv at an affordable price.
GOtv subscribers will have access to news, children’s programming, documentaries, series and movies. The channels are carefully selected to cater for different tastes and cultures. The line-up is designed to ensure that viewers enjoy improved pictures and sound quality which are synonymous with digital television.
Some of the channels that will be available to GOtv subscribers include AfricaMagic Movies, AfricaMagic World, AfricaMagic Yoruba, AfricaMagic Hausa, E! Entertainment, Discovery World, eTV Africa, Select Sports, Al Jazeera, CNN, Channel O, Disney Junior, Kidsco, Islamic Channels, One Gospel and Sound City, among others.
So far, GOtv has been launched in Ibadan and Port Harcourt and will soon be launched in other cities in the country. The Pay-TV service does not require a satellite dish and there is no installation cost. All it requires is a GOtv decoder and a stub or grid antenna.