Hi TV services were stopped in November 2011 due to financial difficulties.
(TStv) has announced plans for an October 1 launch date to coincide with Nigeria’s Independence Day celebration, in an entry set to challenge the monopoly of South African Multichoice’s Digital Satellite TV (DStv) in the pay TV market,.
In addition, TStv is offering internet and broadcast services all in one package similar to what Zuku offers its subscribers in Kenya to effectively tame DStv in that East African country.
This means that most Nigerians rely on terrestrial, satellite, or cable Direct-to-Home DTH TV for multi-channel TV.
“TStv, which will commercially launch across Nigeria soon, offers Nigerians complementary internet capacity, smart home, ability to pause subscriptions for a record seven days every month, Video calls and inbuilt 500GB hard drive inside our STBs for content storage, Video on Demand services as well as the regular uninterrupted clean world class contents available 24 hours every day.
Its news channels are BBC America, CNBC, Aljazeera, BBC Radio 2, TVC News, Sky News, Arewa24, AIT, Core TV News, France 24 (English), CCTV News, Channels TV, Bloomberg Television, DW, Fox News, TRT World, Press TV, NTA, Arise News and TV360 Nigeria, while its movie channels are Star Movies, MBC Action, MBC 2, Star Movies, African Movie Channel Series (African Magic), Liberty TV, MBC, Wazobia TV, and WAP TV.
Others are Viasat Life, Fine Living, FOX, FOX Life, Investigation Discovery, MBC 4, MBox HD, PCTV, Star Gold HD, Nollywood TV, Z Cinema, E Entertainment, BEN Bridging the Gap, BET, TS Novella, TS Movies HD and TS Series.