Over 30,000 households in Kilifi County can now access better entertainment content after GOtv commissioned the fifth signal transmission site in the area.
Kilifi station brings to 29 the total number of transmission stations and pushes GOTv signal coverage up to 80 percent across Kenya.
The new transmission site at Kutafiti in Kilifi town will serve Pwani University, Takaungu, Kiwandani, Barane, Mikingirini Primary School, Mdzongoloni Primary School and Sokoke areas.
Further, residents of Ezamoyo, Dzunguni, Tezo, Thuva, Ganze, Jaribuni, Galanema, Mkongoni, Chairman Primary School will be getting a good signal, too.
Parts of Vipingo ridge (covered by Mazeras), Mkomani, Dindiri, Mitangoni Primary School, Marere College, Bahari Girls Secondary School, Basi and Maya Island Primary School and Masjid will also be served by the new station.
MultiChoice Kenya managing director Nancy Matemu reiterated the company’s intention to continue making significant investments in the entertainment industry.
“We are confident that the residents of Kilifi will find great value in our offering which offers a world of entertainment on different packages,” Ms Matemu said.
Kilifi governor Amason Kingi commended the company for ensuring locals have access to local and international shows and opening up the devolved unit to investors.
“As we expand our partnership with MultiChoice today, we welcome GOtv to Kilifi county and look forward to the opportunities that this investment will offer the people,” said Mr Kingi.
GOtv offers local and international general entertainment channels on over 70 local and global channels on five packages – Supa (Sh1,499), Max (Sh1,150), Plus (Sh870), Value (Sh550) and Lite (Sh199), giving a mix of channels on the various packages.
“GOtv customers in Kilifi can get sales and aftersales support from our service partners namely Alrazaq (Malindi), Milano (Malindi), Kilifi Satellite Mike Spares (Watamu), Fahad Electricals and Eity Consults,” Ms Matemu explained.