MultiChoice, Eutelsat seal new capacity lease deal

Branch Supervisor, MultiChoice Office, Ikeja, Isoken Ogbasi (left); Branch Manager, Segun Ogunsemowo, Public Relations Manager, MultiChoice Nigeria, Caroline Oghuma MultiChoice Super Dealer, John Ogbata and, Branch Manager, Multichoice, Surulere, Daniel Ebesunun during the DStv customers’ forum Akowonjo in Lagos at the weekend          				            PHOTO: FEMI ADEBESIN-KUTI

Branch Supervisor, MultiChoice Office, Ikeja, Isoken Ogbasi (left); Branch Manager, Segun Ogunsemowo, Public Relations Manager, MultiChoice Nigeria, Caroline Oghuma MultiChoice Super Dealer, John Ogbata and, Branch Manager, Multichoice, Surulere, Daniel Ebesunun during the DStv customers’ forum Akowonjo in Lagos at the weekend PHOTO: FEMI ADEBESIN-KUTI

Eutelsat Communications and MultiChoice Africa, one of Africa’s most prominent video entertainment companies, have announced at IBC in Amsterdam, the signature of a nine-year contract for the expansion of the MultiChoice DStv platform at Eutelsat’s 36° East video neighbourhood.

The new contract for one transponder reinforces the longstanding relationship between MultiChoice Africa and Eutelsat and will further anchor 36° East as a premier location for digital video entertainment services in Africa.

MultiChoice Africa Chief Executive Officer, Tim Jacobs, said: “Thanks to the additional capacity booked with Eutelsat we will be able to accelerate our services and live up to our brand promise of delivering a great customer experience through providing the best possible video entertainment service in Africa marked by quality and choice. We look forward to strengthening our cooperation with our longstanding satellite partner.”

Chief Commercial and Development Officer at Eutelsat, Michel Azibert, added: “This contract further anchors our cluster of high-power satellites at 36° East as a point of reference for broadcasting in Sub-Saharan Africa and our longstanding relationship with MultiChoice Africa, a video company that is a hallmark for quality and creativity.”



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