The launch of GOtv in Rundu was officiated by Hon. Minister Tjekero
Tweya on Thursday, 27 October 2016 at the newly built GOtv Rundu Transmitter in
the heart of Rundu Town.
A number of dignatories and stakeholders from the Kavango East and
Kavango West region attended the GOtv launch event at Kavango River Lodge, and
were addressed by Hon. Victoria Mbawo Kauma, Regional Councilor for Rundu Urban
Constituency; Hon. Samuel Mbambo, Governor of the Kavango East Region and Hon.
John Thighuru, Chairperson of the Management Committee of the Kavango East
Regional Council respectively.
GOtv is a digital terrestrial TV (DTT) service and home of African
television, and its vision is to be Africa’s first choice for great quality
entertainment.The launch of the GOtv
digital platform provided an exciting opportunity to embrace the future of
television and collectively play a central role in delivering the largest
DVB-T2 rollout in the world.
was first launched in Windhoek in July 2012 and subsequently launched at the
Coast in Walvis Bay in December 2013 and Swakopmund in January 2014. GOtv is currently available in a number of
towns including Okahandja, Rehoboth, Ondangwa, Eenhana, Oshakati and Ongwediva.And, after a journey of more than two years,
GOtv is now officially available in Rundu!
Roger Gertze, General Manager of MultiChoice Namibia commented: “The
introduction of GOtv is a strategic business decision on behalf of MultiChoice
to make Digital Terrestrial Television (DTT) accessible to Namibians by
offering affordable television for all levels of the community. DTT is a multifaceted process with major benefits
and impacts on production, reception and transmission and therefore offers
television viewers more channels, improved picture quality, better reception
and sound, electronic television guides, enhanced parental control features and
allows for an interactive service and mobile television.Digital television also reduces costs for
both broadcasters and television viewers”.
The launch of GOtv has positively contributed towards employment
creation, by empowering retailers, agents and small and medium businesses
through the sales and take-ups of payments for GOtv subscribers.
MultiChoice Namibia is proud to announce that GOtv is selling for a
once-off amount of N$ 299 which includes a decoder, a GO-tenna (grid antenna)
and the 1st month’s free subscription.Thus, GOtv is watched without a satellite dish. This means that
consumers do not require installers and are able to connect their GOtv decoder
and antenna themselves.
GOtv offers a wide variety of genres for your viewing pleasure ranging
from musical entertainment & movies, sport, lifestyle, documentaries, kids
& teens, to religion, and news & commerce.There are currently three packages available:
GOtv Plus: offers 37 television channels and is
available at a monthly subscription fee of N$ 105.
GOtv Value offers 25 channels and is available at N$
GOtv Lite offers 11 channels for an annual
subscription fee of N$ 132 or 3 for months for N$ 57 or a minimal fee of N$ 25
In line with local entertainment and supporting GOtv’s slogan of Live It, Love It
, the award-winning
Capella group, VMSix, hailing from Rundu, performed at the GOtv launch function
residents can enjoy entertainment at the GOtv Gig-Rig including industrial
theatre, exciting competitions and performances by local artists, including
Oteya, until Saturday, 29 October 2016.GOgetters can also visit the GOtv stand at the Kavango Trade Fair from 1
– 5 November 2016 in Rundu.
For more information, please visit www.gotvafrica.com
or follow the
hashtag on social media: #GOtvRundu.
For more information, please contact
Corporate Affairs Manager
Cell 081 680 5205