Ghanaian digital terrestrial television provider GOtv today launched an electronic card which is slotted into digital TV sets to enable viewing of GOtv without the need for a separate decoder unit.
The GOCARD was launched in partnership with HISENSE is available from HISENSE electronic retailers in Accra, Kumasi, Tamale, Koforidua and other selected areas in Ghana.
The GOCARD is compatible with the new Hisense 32?, 39?, and 46? inches intergrated television and will retain as a bundled offer.
The devise is a Conditional Access Module (CAM) which is equipped with appropriate hardware facility for subscribers to view all GOtv channels.
Given the card is placed into compliant DT2 integrated digital TVs there is no need for additional cables or remotes.
According to Mr. Cecil Sunkwa-Mills, GOtv Ghana Director, ?Devices like the GOcard are the best and easiest solution to receive digital TV signals. They will support Africa?s digital migration at the economic level and meet the high security requirements regarding content protection.?
GOtv is an exciting new digital pay television service from MultiChoice.? It is available in eight countries in Sub-Saharan Africa on the most advanced T2 Digital Terrestrial Television platform.
GOtv is the home of African entertainment offering a range of exciting television channels designed to meet the needs of the whole family at a highly affordable price. GOtv is innovative, fun, simple, friendly, affordable, relevant and exciting ? offering both local and international channels including news, children?s programming, documentaries, series, sport and movies.
It is set to have the largest DVB-T2 network in other African countries.
GOtv said the innovation is the ?best way to join the digital revolution?, and customers will not be affected by the digital migration, as the GOcard circumvents the need to buy a new TV or decoder once digital signal is activated.
?Our philosophy is to remain innovative in order to continue to deliver the best possible digital television to Kenyans and to keep them at the cutting edge of the move to digital television,? said Cecil Sunkwa-Mills.
?GOtv delivers a selection of the best and exciting international channels as well as great African content in crystal clear picture and sound quality, making it the home of great entertainment.?
The GOcard further differs from the set-top box experience as it relies on menu and channel navigation through the TV set.