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GOtv welcome 2 new channels +Parliamentary Committee on Communications DTT Site



Kingsley Afful, GOtv Business Manager GOtv Ghana Limited has launched two new channels on its GOtv Plus bouquet. The two (2) channels are M-Net Movies Zone and SuperSport Select 2. The media launch was held at the Dynasty Chinese Restaurant in Osu and attended by members of the media, selected accredited GOtv dealers and representatives of GOtv Ghana Limited.

Addressing the audience, the Business Development Manager of GOtv Ghana Limited, Kingsley Afful, said “M-Net Movies Zone is destined to become a popular viewing choice among fast growing GOtv Plus subscribers. There will be six new movies released every week on the channel and if you miss any movie, the titles will be re-screened to give you more opportunities to view.   SuperSport Select 2 will screen African football, live matches from the EPL, UEFA Champions League and Italian football and several other sports including boxing, athletics and athletics”.

The launch of the two channels, M-Net Movies Zone and SuperSport Select 2, will offer GOtv Plus subscribers with more live sports action and new exciting movies every week.

M-Net Movies Zone, available on GOtv channel 2 is a movie channel which will provide GOtv Plus subscribers access to the best movies ranging from dramas, comedies, family movies to something that will satisfy the action buffs whist SuperSport Select 2 is a twenty four (24) hour variety sports channel which broadcasts local events, FIFA and CAF football competitions plus other sporting disciplines such as basketball, athletics and boxing is available on GOtv channel 32.

In his closing remarks, the Managing Director of GOtv Ghana Limited, Cecil Sunkwa-Mills indicated that GOtv is uniquely placed to become the home of African television with rich African content on channels like AfricaMagic, Channel O, SuperSport and e.TV Africa


Meanwhile. the Parliamentary Select Sub Committee on Communications on Thursday was hosted by GOtv Ghana Limited Ghana to a visit to the Atomic Hill Digital Terrestrial Transmission site of GOtv Ghana Limited. The Committee, made up of Hon. Anthony Christian Dadzie, Hon. Ahmend Ibrahim, Hon. Richard Quashigah, Hon. Jeff Kavianu, Hon. Ken Agyapong, Hon. Joe Baidoe-Ansah, Hon. Ursla Owusu, Hon. Albert Abongo, Hon. Fritz Baffour, Hon. James Avedzi, Hon. Bashir Alhassan, Hon. Amin Suleimani, Hon. Daniel Botwe, Hon. Frederick Opare-Ansah and Hon. Shirley Botchway, was led by the chairperson, Hon. Herod Cobbina. The terrestrial television platform remains one of the most important television delivery platforms in Europe. It is currently one of the most widespread broadcast transmission systems and provides viewers with nearly universal access to both free-to-air and pay television services. The conversion of the terrestrial platform from analogue to digital technology has enabled increased competition in the television market. In many European markets, viewers have been able to access many new services, including greater television programme choice, enhanced quality, and interactivity. The launch of pay services on the DTT platform has allowed viewers to benefit from such services as pay-per-view events, near video-on-demand, and basic pay bouquets. The unique features of the DTT platform allow viewers to benefit from regional and local services as well as portable and mobile reception.

Ghana will be migrating from analogue to digital terrestrial television in the near future and therefore the visit was to familiarize the committee with the benefits of DVB – T2 and to use GOtv as a case study. The Director of GOtv Ghana Limited, Mr. Cecil Sunkwa-Mills, briefed the committee on GOtv’s investments, operations and roll out plans in Ghana and its relevance to the upcoming digital migration.

“Currently, GOtv is the only pay television service provider in the country that uses the Digital Video Broadcast standard technology (DVB T2) which is the most advanced technology standard available in the market worldwide. GOtv is a perfect example of plug and play technology at its best, with your decoder and antenna, you can set up the device yourself.

If your TV is not digital and compatible, a GOtv decoder will act as a receiver box for catching the digital signals and ensure you can use the TV when Ghana migrates to digital transmission.


The GOtv service as you might be aware was specially created to make available an affordable digital television product for all. GOtv offers great family entertainment from local to international channels at affordable prices”, he said. Speaking on behalf of the committee, Hon Herod Cobbina, expressed their appreciation to GOtv Ghana Limited for giving them an insight into its operations, and for sharing with them the investment and set up needed at a Digital Terrestrial Transmission site. He applauded GOtv Ghana Limited for using the latest transmission technology which he indicated is the standard adopted by Ghana for the migration of all transmissions from analogue to digital.

The Parliamentary Committee on Communications compromising of eighteen members is mandated by the parliament of the Republic of Ghana to deal with general matters relating to communications. ]]>

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