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TVC consumates DStv, GOtv partnership

Foremost media organization, the Continental Broadcasting Service (CBS) has reaffirmed its determination to be in the forefront of sharing African stories as the company Thursday in Lagos, consummated partnership with MultiChoice Nigeria on DStv and GOTv, reports ITRealms.

This brings TVC to be among African channels making the continent proud on both DSTv and GOTv respectively in the company’s quest to democratize information for the African populace.

The Chief Executive Officer, CBS, Mr. Nigel Parsons said at the launch of the channels that CBS has continued to deepen information penetration and reach Africa-wide.

TVC News Nigeria, he said, is now available on DStv channel 418 and GOtv channel 45, while TVC Entertainment is on GOtv channel 27.

He also described the partnership with MultiChoice Africa, operators of DSTv and GOTv as reinforcing TVC’s vision of being the continent’s first truly pan-African 24-hour news station, 24-hour Nigeria-centric news channel and 24/7 entertainment channel.

For the Managing Director, MultiChoice Nigeria, Mr. John Ugbe, who was represented at the occasion by the Public Relations Manager, Ms Caroline Oghuma, welcomed the addition of homegrown channels on the DStv and GOtv platforms, saying he believes both play a pivotal role in showcasing the channels’ rich content to the rest of Africa.

“We are deeply committed to Africa and support the growth of original African programming. The collaboration with Continental Broadcasting Service will complement and expand our range of quality local content on our platforms,” he said.

ITRealms recalls that CBS, established in 2007, owns and operates TVC News (the first pan-African 24-hour News station), TVC Entertainment, TVC News Nigeria, Radio Continental 102. 3 FM, Adaba 88.9 FM Akure and Uniq 103.1 FM, Ilesha.

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Pix: Nigel Parsons, MD/CEO, CBS, Caroline Oghuma, PR Manager MultiChoice and Lemi Olalemi, Deputy MD/CEO

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