The year 2013 has been a special one for GOtv and to celebrate its second year of operations in Nigeria, GOtv hosted media stakeholders at a Content Showcase event held at the Regent Hotel on 8 October 2013 in Lagos. The exclusive media event was aimed at raising awareness of the exciting content and programming which the digital pay-TV offers for family entertainment.
This pay-TV brand has brought viewers content that sizzles, inspires and provides entertainment for the whole family. From movies, series, documentaries and news; to sports, fashion, kids and music, GOtv has been bringing GOGetters television that’s all about quantity and quality.
With a range of content from pioneering TV brands, channels include SuperSport, M-Net Movies Zone, AfricaMagic, E! Entertainment, Sony Entertainment Television, SonyMax, CNN, Channel O, Style, MTV Base, KidsCo, Disney Junior and Nickelodeon; GOtv is entertaining Africa!
In her welcome address, General Manager GOtv, Mrs Elizabeth Amkpa said “This year, not only do we celebrate GOtv’s 02nd birthday, but also the fact that we have been bringing subscribers television that’s all about quantity and quality,”
“GOtv has a wide range of genres! From music, movies, fashion, series, lifestyle and sports; to news, documentaries, current affairs and kids – we have it all. In the past year we’ve brought viewers new channels such as Blackbelt TV, M-Net Movies Zone and SuperSport Select 2. We’ve also brought big events such as the 2013 AFCON Cup and Big Brother, and the month of August kicked off another exciting season of football. In August also, we launched PRTV and Telemundo – a channel we are very thrilled to have on our platform, she added.”
Telemundo is a 24-hour telenovela channel that offers a wide range of themes for the whole GOFamily. From traditional romance stories, mystery, action and adventure and stories based on real-life events, Telemundo is dedicated to bringing the most compelling Spanish language shows – all offering GOGetters a dramatic rollercoaster of romance, passion, thrills, shocking scandal and betrayal.
With surprising twists behind the scenes, the 2013 – 2014 football season is not to be missed. GOtv is bringing viewers action from leading football leagues such as the EPL, Bundesliga, Series A and the UEFA Champions League. Sir Alex Ferguson is no longer king of the jungle and with new game-changers, GOGetters are in for a dramatic and breath-taking treat from their favourite players this football season.
Other highlights from October include award-winning movies such as SLEEPY HOLLOW starring Johnny Depp as Constable Ichabod Crane and Christina Ricci on Sony Entertainment Television, One Gospel PLAYLIST TOP 10; a Music Mix hour featuring the “TOP 10” most requested videos on the channel. THE WORLD’S DUMBEST on Sony Max showcasing some of society’s most cerebrally challenged specimens who continue to challenge the notion that humans are nature’s superior species, MICKEY MOUSE CLUB HOUSE for kids on Disney Junior, BIG BASE HEAVYWEIGHTS WEEKEND on MTV Base and GIULIANA & BILL: RANCIC REWIND; which premieres Tuesday, 29 October on the Style Network.
Since launch in 2011, GOtv has provided entertainment that is relevant, accessible and all about family. Sports fanatics, adrenaline junkies, fashion and celebrity lovers, movie addicts and documentary fans are all accommodated. And, not forgetting the great kiddies’ programming – this means with GOtv there’s enough space on the couch for everyone to enjoy great TV!
Today GOtv is available in eight countries throughout Africa: Ghana, Kenya, Malawi, Namibia, Nigeria, Uganda, Zambia and Zimbabwe, and is growing fast with expansions into new cities and new territories. Winning the hearts and homes of viewers, GOtv continues to bring great entertainment to its GOGetters and GOFamilies across the continent.
In Nigeria, GOtv has three bouquets available: GOtv, GOtv Plus and GOtv Open. With GOtv you get 28 channels such as SonyMax, Al Jazeera, SuperSport Select and Channel O; with GOtv Plus you’ll get 39 channels that give you value for money with channels such as SuperSport Select 1, SuperSport Select 2, M-Net Movies Zone, Sony Entertainment Television, CNN and Disney Junior. GOtv Open provides viewing of the National Broadcaster and other Free-To-Air services, all in digital quality.
GOtv is also available in Ibadan, Port Harcourt, Lagos, Enugu, Benin, Aba, Owerri, Kano, Kaduna, Onitsha, Asaba and Uyo.