These channels are Television Continental (TVC), which will offer TVC News Nigeria, TVC Entertainment and TVC News; Galaxy TV, Wazobia TV and Wazobia FM.
TVC News Nigeria, TVC Entertainment and TVC News will be available on DStv, while TVC News Nigeria, TVC Entertainment, Galaxy TV, Wazobia TV and Wazobia FM will be available on GOtv. The channels will be available to Premium, Compact Plus, Compact, Family and Access subscribers on DStv and on Plus and Value subscribers on GOtv.
TVC will be the premier destination for contemporary, quality entertainment, news and information in Nigeria and across sub-saharan Africa. TVC News Nigeria will be on DStv channel 418 and GOtv channel 45 and TVC Entertainment on DStv channel 193 and GOtv channel 27. TVC News will be available to only DStv subscribers on channel 417.
Galaxy Television will broadcast current news, from Nigeria, Africa and the rest of the world and will be on GOtv channel 99. Wazobia TV on GOtv channel 98, is a family entertainment television channel bringing the best innovative and inspiring content while its sister company, Wazobia FM radio station (GOtv channel 303) brings a vibrant blend of indigenous artists from all over the African continent infused with global and national news, topical issues, sports, interviews, games and entertainment gist, all delivered in PIDGIN language.
The channels join the growing number of Nigeria’s local channels on DStv and GOtv. Other free to air stations on DStv and GOtv include; NTA I, Channels TV, Africa Independent Television (AIT), SilverBird Television, Lagos Television and ONTV MAX.
Managing Director, MultiChoice Nigeria, John Ugbe speaking on the new development said it will further boost African programming on the company’s platforms. He also noted that the new channels will provide subscribers with broader holiday entertainment options.
“As we regularly assess the quality of our content and we ensure that it caters to the tastes and preferences of our various subscribers. We are constantly driven to ensure that all subscribers are satisfied with the total offering and are always looking for ways to increase their satisfaction”, he said.
TVC channels, Galaxy TV, Wazobia TV and Wazobia FM will be available from 15 December 2015 to Premium, Compact Plus, Compact, Family and Access subscribers on DStv as well as GOtv Plus, Value and Lite subscribers.