MultiChoice Nigeria has revealed that it is expanding the content offering on its DStv platform with the introduction of three new channels. The Channels which are from the stables of the Nigerian Television Authority (NTA) and a brand-new local entertainment channel would commence airing on 31st January 2019.
The 24-hour channels which are: NTA 2, NTA Parliament, NTA News 24 and POP Central TV will air on all DStv packages in Nigeria only.
It has been established that NTA News 24 (DStv 419) is an English language general news channel, providing news on current affairs, business, social, economy, sports, entertainment, as well as in-depth discussions and analysis of topical issues from varying perspectives, insightful discussions with experts on current regional and international developments.
NTA 2 (DStv 369) is a Free-to-Air general entertainment channel providing movies, music, events, talk shows and much more while NTA Parliament (DStv 370) will focus on providing live coverage of sittings of the Legislative Arms of Government, National Assembly (State and Federal), House of Representatives and the Senate, as well as discussions and analysis of political, economic, social technological and legal issues affecting Nigeria.
POP Central TV (DStv 189) is a pop-culture entertainment platform dedicated to cultural expressions through diverse content creators across different subcultures, vocations, interests, and groups.
Speaking at the launch of the new channels, Mr. John Ugbe, Managing Director, MultiChoice Nigeria, said: “With the launch of these channels, we have once again enhanced our local content offering and provided our customers with more options to choose from. The new NTA channels and POP Central TV channel will showcase authentic Nigerian content from news to general entertainment that will keep customers in and out of Nigeria abreast of the happenings within the country”, he said.
The new NTA channels and POP Central TV channels will be available from 31 January 2019 to all DStv customers on Premium, Compact +, Compact, Family and Access packages.