GOtv has commissioned the fifth signal transmission site in Kilifi targeting over 30,000 households in the county. This brings to 29 the total number of transmission stations offering a signal coverage of up to 80% across the country.
Kilifi County Governor Amason Kingi, while officiating the event commended the work GOtv is doing to ensure residents of Kilifi access a variety of local and international entertainment channels on the GOtv platform. “Kilifi is known for its rich historical nature, sandy beaches and marine parks, but has also increasingly become a significant hub for local investment in the coastal region,” he said. “We look forward to the opportunities that this investment will offer the people of Kilifi.”
The new transmission site is located at Kutafiti within Kilifi town and will serve the residents of Kilifi town (Pwani University, Takaungu, Kiwandani, Barane, Mikingirini Primary School, Mdzongoloni Primary School, Sokoke, Ezamoyo, Dzunguni, Tezo, Thuva, Ganze, Jaribuni, Galanema, Mkongoni, Chairman Primary School, Lutsangani Secondary School), parts of Vipingo ridge (covered by Mazeras), Mkomani, Dindiri, Mitangoni Primary School, Marere College, Bahari Girls Secondary School, Basi & Maya Island Primary School and Masjid.
Ms Nancy Matimu, MultiChoice Kenya Managing Director, said the company will continue to make significant investments in Kenya.
“GOtv is the country’s leading terrestrial network offering the best and most affordable quality family entertainment,” Ms Matimu said. “Whether it’s local telenovelas, the excitement of world class sport or the latest global blockbusters, we use our investment in leading-edge content and technology systems to deliver the shows that people love into their hands and their living rooms. We are confident that the residents of Kilifi will find great value in our offering which offers a world of entertainment on different packages.”
GOtv offers local and international general entertainment channels on over 70 local and international channels on five packages – Supa (Ksh1,499 pm), Max (Ksh1150pm), Plus (Ksh870pm), Value (Ksh550pm) and Lite (Ksh199pm), offering a different mix of channels on the various packages.
GOtv customers in Kilifi can get sales and aftersales support from Multichoice service partners namely Alrazaq (Malindi), Milano (Malindi), Kilifi Satellite Mike Spares (Watamu), Fahad Electricals and Eity Consults. Services on offer include decoder purchases, payment of subscriptions, package upgrades and downgrades, decoder diagnostics, customer care support, software upgrades, repair or replacement of faulty decoders, customer educàtion on self-help service techniques, installation services and purchase of accessories among others.
Local shows on GOtv include dramas and noveallas on Maisha Magic Plus such as Our Perfect Wedding, Kina, Kovu, Selina, Pete, Hullabaloo Estate, The Turn Up and Pambio Live. Other local entertainment channels on the GOtv are Maisha Magic Poa and Mambo Moto channel with shows from across the East African region.
Sporting content on offer is available on SuperSport Select 1 and 2 which screen football matches with games from the Premier League, La Liga and Serie A and the WWE Channel showcasing daily and weekly fixtures with daily all-round sporting highlights on the SuperSport Blitz Channel.
Lifestyle channels TL Novelas channel, Honey Channel and Food Network have the best cooking shows, relationship talk shows, and wedding shows alongside reality shows from across the globe. Other channels available on the GOtv Supa package include National Geographic, Akili Kids, Nick Junior, Boomerang and Nick Toons for kids.