Posts Tagged ‘free-to-air’
A review of Smart TV (a digital terrestial TV service in Ghana)
Wednesday, November 17th, 2010

I have monitored the Smart TV service for a while now, having obtained the Smart TV receiver two weeks ago. The following review is based on my personal experience using the service. What is Smart TV? Smart TV is a pan-African brand providing tailor-made and affordable pay TV solutions to consumers across Africa. Currently Smart TV is available in Ghana and is on the verge of commercial launch in Kenya and Uganda. Smart TV is a brand owned by ...  [Read more]

free2view, another free digital satellite TV for Africa
Wednesday, August 18th, 2010

free2view is not exactly new - it has been in existence for years. They have been lurking in the shadows for a while now, but relaunched properly some months ago with a mission of capturing former GTV subscribers. Before now, free2view had been at loggerheads with ICASA, South Africa's regulatory body in charge of broadcasting, post and telecommunication. The Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (Icasa) warned that if the UK ...  [Read more]

SMART TV, Ghana’s latest digital terrestrial television service launches
Friday, April 30th, 2010

SMART TV, a new digital terrestrial television service was launched today by Next Generation Broadcasting (NGB) in collaboration with Ghana Broadcasting Corporation (GBC). The service would witness a commercial roll-out come May 2010. According to Citi FM Online: The station would offer both pay-TV service and free-to-air service of existing local stations on the Digital Terrestrial Television (DTT) network. SMART TV will initially air in ...  [Read more]