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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 [...]

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 [...]

Nigcomsat leases DTH satellite operations

Communication satellite operator, Nigerian Communications Commission (NigComSat), has finalised a deal with Platinum Plus Television (PPTV) to lease its Direct-To-Home (DTH) satellite operations to the television station. The agreement with PPTV was signed in November 2013, following which PPTV carried out a technical audit to ascertain the workability of the system as well as the [...]