Wednesday, January 07, 2015

GoTv extends to south-east, delights Nigerians

GOTv, a digital terrestrial pay-TV has continued to extend its services in the South-Eastern parts of the country with latest signal availability now at Awka, the capital of Anambra State, Nsukka in Enugu State and Umuahia, capital of Abia State, reports ITRealms.

Also, ITRealms gathered that GOTv signals now accessible at Ilorin, Ikom, Ondo, Owo and Sagamu, this is coming as GOTv footprints visible in over 20 states and Abuja, the federal capital territory.

General Manager, Elizabeth Amkpa confirmed to ITRealms that TV viewers in these cities now enjoy the benefits of the digital television revolution namely based on clearer pictures and sound, by subscribing to the highly subsidized and latest approved GOtv DVB-T2 decoders for N2,900 in the ongoing “GO Gaga” offer.

“The use of the outdoor antenna (GOtenna) which is sold at a standalone price of N1,600 is recommended to guarantee optimal reception,” she advised.

According to her, with affordability at the core of the GOtv offering, subscribers have the option of two bouquets – GOtv with 28 local and international channels which is accessible at a monthly subscription of N1,000, and GOtv Plus with 41 channels, at a monthly subscription of N1,500.

Both bouquets, she told ITRealms offer seven programming genres namely; news and current affairs, general entertainment, music, documentary, sport, religion, sport and children’s programming. The channels including Al Jazeera, CNN, SuperSport Select 1 and 2, AfricaMagic, E! Entertainment, Mnet Movies Zone, Telemundo, Televista, BET, Sony Max, Faith Broadcasting Network (formerly TBN), One Gospel, Disney Junior, Nickelodeon, JimJam, MTV Base, Hip TV, Discovery World, Nat Geo Wild, Channel ED and several more provide entertainment which cater to the varied tastes of different members of the family.

“With schools just back in session, teenagers can learn of the latest happenings in the world of science, art and business by tuning into Channel ED on GOtv, while pre-schoolers can be engaged with several programming on Disney Junior, JimJam and Nickelodeon which will enable them to laugh and learn,” she said.

Stressing that for men, there is a lot of sporting action to look forward to, even as women could get the best of the red carpet coverage on E! Entertainment as the awards’ season kick-off with the 2015 Golden Globes and Fashion Police returns.

ITRealms recollects that GOtv was launched in October 2011 in Nigeria, and has enabled digital migration with readily accessible decoders, covering Ibadan, Port Harcourt, Lagos, Enugu, Benin, Aba, Owerri, Kano, Kaduna, Onitsha, Asaba, Uyo, Calabar, Osogbo, Ife, Ogbomoso, Akure, Oyo, Jos, Abeokuta, Ilesa, Ede, Iseyin, Makurdi, Ado-ekiti, Mararaba, Suleja, Ondo, Owo, Abraka, Agbarho, Effurun, Ekpan, Jeddo, Kokori, Oghara, Okpe, Sapele, Udu, Ughelli, Warri and Eket.

 +Remmy Nweke (ITRealms) @GOTV

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