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OneWeb opens Ghana teleport with Tinsky

Satellite operator OneWeb has opened up its teleport in Ghana and fitted 15 of its antennas and related customer equipment. Tinsky Connect was selected as OneWeb’s technical engineering partner for its first west African SNP. The gateway is located in Tema on the outskirts of Accra, Ghana, on a site of six hectares. The site […]

May 26, 2022By Chris Forrester

Boomerang Africa finds new home on GOtv

Iconic animated shows like Tom and Jerry, Looney Tunes and Mr Bean have found a new home in Africa with the launch of Boomerang on GOtv. Boomerang Africa, is now accessible on the pre-existing GOtv MAX package in Kenya and Uganda and the brand-new GOtv SUPA premium offering, available in Kenya, Uganda, Ghana, Zambia, Namibia, […]

December 2, 2021

StarTimes to invest $1m in Ghanaian football

StarTimes’ Ghanaian operation says it will invest more than $1 million in covering local football matches this winter. StarTimes Ghana was last season’s (2020-2021) football official broadcast rights holder, and extends that relationship with the Ghana Football Assoc. for this winter’s coverage. The broadcaster says that fans can now look forward to even better television […]

October 28, 2021By Chris Forrester

SES launches HD+ for Ghana

SES is tapping into local enthusiasm for multi-channel TV in Ghana by adding HD+ technology to its regular transmissions. HD+, a subsidiary of SES, offers a significantly improved HD signal (1600 x 900 pixels) and is proving to be a tangible success in Germany. Subscribers in Ghana will need a new decoder box capable of […]

December 16, 2020By Chris Forrester

Report: Satellite TV grows in Ghana, Nigeria

Viewers in Ghana and Nigeria are growing increasingly fond of satellite DTH availability. A study from SES, part of their annual Satellite Monitor survey, reveals a steady increase in the penetration of satellite TV across Africa. The study on TV reception also shows an increase in SES reach from 33 million African households in 2018 […]

June 25, 2020By Chris Forrester