Mega-Choice Digital Network, has officially announced the launch of its new Direct-to-Home (DTH) TV service in Ghana. Being an associate company of Crystal TV which is the first private television network in Ghana, Mega-Choice has signed a deal with Eutelsat Communications, extending over 10 years.
Following this, the capacity connected to the African service area of the EUTELSAT 16A satellite will support the launch of Mega-Choice that will feature well-known national and international channel brands.
The new platform will be offering both free-to-air (FTA) and pay channels alongside news and entertainment content. FTA channels and programmes will include Aljazeera English, Crystal TV Prime, Crystal TV Xtra, Crystal TV Plus, Deutsche Welle, E TV Ghana, EWTN Africa & Asia, France 24 English, Narrow Gate TV, GMP Newsworld, CGTN, Paradise Music Channel and Metro TV, among others. Pay-TV content will include Filmbox Africa, Filmbox Arthouse, Filmbox Action, Fightbox HD, Docubox, FashionBox, Fast & Fun Box, Madscreen Box, 360 Tunebox, Homeland TV, AMNET, Junior World TV and many more.
Dr. Chief Crystal-Djirackor, the Group Chairman of Mega-Choice, said: “[…] Relying on the rich experience and expertise of Eutelsat, Mega-Choice Digital Network can now guarantee the best of broadcasting services to its clients across sub-Saharan Africa, enriching the EUTELSAT 16A satellite neighbourhood with quality and compelling content”.
On the other hand, Michel Azibert , Chief Commercial and Development Officer of Eutelsat, commented:“We are delighted to take our relationship with Mega-Choice to a new level with the launch of this new platform on EUTELSAT 16A and to be part of the team that will see Mega-Choice deliver on its promise of digital quality, channel diversity and strong African content”.