The newly introduced pay TV, TStv Africa will be commercialized and is starting with full operation on the 1st of November, 2017. This was made known to the general public by the Telcomm Satellite TV.
Mr. Bright Echefu, its Managing Director, divulged this while briefing journalist on Saturday in Abuja.
Echefu added that TSTV would launch its services with about one million decoders nationwide.
He said a total figure of 5,000 decoders TSTV would be granted to the general public next week for free, adding that it would use the first set of decoders with a one-month free subscription to test run its services.
Commercialization of our decoders will resume officially on Nov. 1 and by that time, every part of Nigeria would have TSTV decoders for people to buy.
We are releasing about one million which can go round and our target for the first quarter is one million units.
In every quarter we will bring one million units and we are targeting four million units within the next one year.
I can tell you categorically that some decoders will be released next week for Nigerians to test and we are going to cover the 36 states of the federation.
The TSTV decoders will be free and it close to 5,000 units to test and that will last for more than two weeks, he mentioned.