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New free-to-air satellite service Imperial TV launched

by Mandla Ndlovu
01 Dec 2022 at 16:52hrs | Views
A new free-to-air satellite TV service Imperial TV HD has been launched on Eutelsat 7B at 7° E available in 83 countries with an estimated combined viewership of 53 million.

Imperial TV's bouquet carries a range of content from top Christian sermons, documentaries, movies, kids content, drama series, gospel music, talk shows to reality programming among a list of its channels seen by this reporter.

According to the President and Chief Executive Officer of Imperial TV, Dr. Isaiah Brian Sovi, the bouquet carries about 200 channels on it.

"At Imperial TV we are excited to launch the new satellite decoder that is poised to bring fresh, dynamic and exciting family friendly content to the consumers of television" Sovi said. "As the team leader, I am proud to say that 24 months of putting together a team of engineers, content developers, broadcasting infrastructure and sourcing CapEx has birthed this behemoth satellite TV service that will change the Broadcasting landscaped beginning with Sub-Saharan Africa, Middle East and set to expand to other continents as the time goes."

The  Imperial TV HD decoder comes as a relief to television consumers as they do not have to pay monthly subscriptions to access about 200 Television Channels on the decoder. Sovi added that the company will be availing other innovative means of distributing content to the viewers.

Added Sovi, "As a 21st multimedia company we have incorporated cutting digital and technology infrastructure to meet up with the demands of the ever evolving consumer trends in the broadcasting market.

"We are offering Video on Demand products, IPTV, Livestreaming and OTT platforms to  make sure that our consumers get the programing they want wherever they are and whenever they desire.

"We will also be progressively incorporating Artificial Intelligence to assist us in monitoring consumer preference and delivering bespoke of tailor made products to our viewers. To the love of live television, we are promising augmented reality as the technology that will be used to deliver such content to them."
Top Christian Channels in the bouquet include Miracle TV, Prophetic Channel, God TV, Imperial TV and  Emmanuel TV, Yadah TV, Mercy and KICC TV  among others.

The media company is Headquartered in Zambia and has operations office in  South Africa and is in the process of opening up  distribution centers in different African countries.  

Source - Byo24News