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GOtv delights more Nigerians with digital television

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Digital terrestrial pay-TV, GOtv is quickly becoming a household name with its footprint now reaching over 20 states and Abuja, the Federal Capital Territory. The latest cities to receive GOtv signals and share in the enchantment of digital television are Awka, Ilorin, Ikom, Nsukka, Ondo, Owo, Sagamu, and Umuahia.

TV viewers in these cities can nowto enjoy the benefits of the digital television revolution namely;clearer pictures and sound,by purchasing 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.

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 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 onDisney Junior, JimJam and Nickelodeon which will enable them to laugh and learn,” said GOtv’s general manager, Elizabeth Amkpa.

“For men, there is a lot of sporting action to look forward to. Women can get the best of the red carpet coverage on E! Entertainment as the awards’ season kick-off with the 2015 Golden Globesand Fashion Police returns,” she said.

GOtv was launched in October 2011 in Nigeria, and it is enabling digital migration with readily accessible decoders. Italso covers the following locations -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.