Nigeria’s Bright Ikechukwu Echefu launched a direct to home satelite television, TSTV on October 1, 2017, with over 5000 Nigerians to be employed.
TSTV which stands for TELCOMS Satellite Television will be bringing to Nigerian’s
screens an array of over 100 channels cutting across movies, sports, music, news and documentary channels among others at affordable rates.
“We’ve successfully ran African Health Television for
more than 5 years without hitches. We have no doubts whatsoever that TSTV would offer an excellent and affordable digital satellite television
services to Nigerians”, Dr Bright says.
About The Founder
The MD/CEO of TSTV, Dr. Bright Echefu hails from Obowo in IMO state, started his education at the Medical college of university of Nigeria Nsukka and later left to pursue further studies abroad.
He is presently the MD/CEO of Bricke and Athens limited owners of AHTV-Heath Television.
He is also the chairman of Bright FM. He is also on the board of Bright joy multiveventurs limited.
Nigerians Reaction To TSTV
TSTV has been welcomed by many Nigerians who took to their social media platforms to celebrate the new provider.Nigerians mocked DSTV and other cable service
providers saying that TSTV has brought very good competition that would put them on
Many of the Nigerians who alleged exploitation by existing satellite TV providers said
that TSTV has affordable rates and better offers.
TSTV among other things, promises to offer pay-per-view, affordable subscription
rates with daily subscription available as well as a 20gb free data all for a N5,000
decoder and maximum monthly subscription of N3,000. Long before it was launched
on Oct. 1, many Nigerians had treated the news of its coming with much anticipation.
Many believe the coming of TSTV will break the control of DSTV. On twitter, TSTV
trended with over 26,000 mentions as at the time of this report.
Some of the Nigerians who expressed their views on their Twitter handle said that the
launch of TSTV which coincided with the nation’s independence day celebration,
meant satellite TV independence for Nigerians.
Meanwhile, the Federal Government has granted TSTV tax free operation for three
years as a way of encouraging the company. This happened at an occasion held today in Abuja, where Lai Mohammed said TSTV will be tax exempted for the following years.
We are happy that Nigerians are creating job opportunities!