public announcement from TStv Africa.
newly inaugurated pay TV, TStv Africa, will begin commercial operation on
decoders nationwide and at least 5,000 decoders TStv would be released to the
public next week for free, adding that it would use the first set of decoders
with one month free subscription to test run its services.
November 1 and by that time, every part of Nigeria would have TStv decoders for
people to buy.
our target for the first quarter is one million units.
targeting four million units within the next one year.
released next week for Nigerians to test and we are going to cover the 36
states of the federation.
units to test and that will last for two weeks,” he said.
releasing the decoders to the public was to ensure that dealers were properly
scrutinised so that the decoders do not fall into the wrong hands.
be sold to Nigerians at a subsidised rate.
of the decoder is N28,000.
someone would pick our decoders and dump them somewhere. That is why we are
very careful because of competition,” he said.
applications and it has been overwhelming processing these people; but so far,
we have been able to accredit more than 748 dealers and we have received
applications from more than 3,000 of them.
commercialized our services even though we are the ones losing because we have
enough decoders to cover the whole of Nigeria.
money put in for us to give decoders out and those decoders don’t get to the
currently has 250 staff on direct employment, while it expects about 10000 to
be engaged indirectly at take off.
infringement on two international content providers, Turner Broadcasting System
and beIN sports, Echefu said the company entered into partnership agreement
with every concerned organization.
and beIN sports channels