Multichoice Ghana Limited has this week launched its mobile service in the Ashanti region. From 9th August 2013, DStv and GOtv subscribers in the Ashanti region can watch DStv and GOtv whilst on the go.
DStv and GOtv subscribers in Kumasi and its environs can catch selected channels and programs on any of the range of DStv Mobile devices, which are Walka 7”, Walka 3.5”, Drifta USB, Drifta Wifi and IDrifta.
At a media launch at the Royal Lamerta Hotel, MS. Anne Sackey, Marketing/PR Manager of Multichoice Ghana speaking on behalf of the General Manager said Multichoice have remained at the cutting edge of mobile technology with the introduction of the mobile service in response to the increasingly mobile culture of Ghanaians.
“With a mobile device, DStv and GOtv subscribers can watch selected DStv and GOtv channels whilst on the go. We also have plans of expanding the coverage of the mobile service to other parts of the country before the end of the year and also the range of mobile compatible devices from the current Windows, iOS and Android devices to include Blackberry and Symbian 3 smart phones”, he said.
Apart from DStv Access subscribers, all other DStv subscribers and GOtv Plus subscribers can enjoy the mobile service for free when they purchase a mobile device.
The DStv Walka handset is a portable, slim, light-weight DVB-H digital TV player with a built in signal receiver which allows a subscriber to watch DStv and GOtv in areas where there is DVB-H coverage. It comes in 3.5 and 7 inch screen sizes.
The Drifta is a mobile TV decoder that receives DVB-H signal and converts it into a Wi-Fi signal for Wi-Fi enabled viewing devices: laptops, PCs, tablets and smartphones within a DVB-H coverage area. The Drifta USB and Wifi devices are compatible with certain Android, BlackBerry, iOS, Symbian smartphones, tablets, Windows and Mac computers. The Idrifta is a plug and play receiver for Apple iOS devices.
Subscribers can buy the range of DStv Mobile devices at the Multichoice Ghana offices in Accra and Kumasi or from any of the accredited DStv and GOtv accredited dealers or visit www.dstvmobile.com