Telecom Satellite TV (TSTV) has partnered with a Europe-based television station, ABS Global, to launch into the Nigerian Broadcasting Service a Direct-to-Home (DTH) satellite TV.
The newly launched pay TV satellite would cover all sub-Saharan African countries and would provide over 100 TV channels to their audience.Managing Director of TSTV, Bright Echefu during the signing of the multi-transponder agreement with their ABS partner disclosed that their services would offer viewers the experience of HD and SD video, internet services, broadband, TV and radio at a very affordable rate.
He said TSTV would be distributed on ABS-3A satellite located at the prime video neighborhood of 3°W and the antenna would be straight to the sky such that there would be no interference.
According to him, “what makes the project unique is that it would start with 100 channels of local, regional and international in Yoruba, Igbo Hausa, Ghanaian,, Sierra Leonean, Liberian Languages among others. It would also provide news, entertainment, education content”.
Also, Managing Director Africa, ABS Global Flavien Bachabi noted that ABS global was providing the space capacity and technical support that would make the TV work adding that the addition of the Nigeria DTH platform from TSTV would undoubtedly strengthen ABS presence in ABS Africa.
He mentioned that TSTV has the right content and premium product to satisfy the growing demand of Nigeria adding that it would assist ABS take Nollywood to great height “We have found out that Nigerians have passion for sport and entertainment industry and we want to be part of the success story”.