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Ghana Launches New DTH Service

By | January 25, 2017
      Photo: Mega-Choice Digital Network

      Photo: Mega-Choice Digital Network

      [Via Satellite 01-25-2017] Mega-Choice Digital Network, an associate company of Crystal TV, Ghana’s first private television network, has launched its new Direct-to-Home (DTH) TV service in Ghana. The network inked a ten-year contract Eutelsat Communications for capacity connected to the African service area of the Eutelsat 16A satellite to support the launch of Mega-Choice that will feature national and international channel brands.

      Mega-Choice is focusing marketing of its new package to viewers in Ghana and will leverage Eutelsat 16A to extend to other West African markets in a second phase. The new platform begins with a mix of free-to-air and pay channels and a strong accent on news and entertainment. The first channels – Aljazeera English, Crystal TV Prime, Crystal TV Xtra, Crystal TV Plus, Deutsche Welle, E TV Ghana, EWTN Africa & Asia, France 24 English, Narrow Gate TV, GMP Newsworld, CGTN, Paradise Music Channel, Metro TV and many others will be available to homes as free-to-air and free-to-view programs while Filmbox Africa, Filmbox Arthouse, Filmbox Action, Fightbox HD, Docubox, FashionBox, Fast & Fun Box, Madscreen Box, 360 Tunebox, Homeland TV, AMNET, Junior World TV and other premium channels including VOD content will be offered as pay-TV content.