The launch of a new satellite television, TSTV has been welcomed by many Nigerians who took to their social media platforms to celebrate the new network provider.
While celebrating the new provider, they mocked DSTV and other TV providers saying that TSTV had brought very good competition that would put other providers on their toes.
Many of the Nigerians who alleged exploitation by existing satellite TV providers said that TSTV had affordable rates and better offers.
TSTV among other things, promised to offer pay-per-view, affordable subscription rates with daily subscription available as well as a 20gb free data all for a N5,000 decoder and maximum monthly subscription of N3,000.
Long before it was launched on October 1, many Nigerians had treated the news of its coming which much anticipation, many of whom say that the coming of TSTV will break the control of industry giant in Nigeria, DSTV.
On twitter, NAN observed, TSTV was trending with over 26,000 mentions as at the time of this report.
Some of the Nigerians who expressed their views on their twitter handle said that the launch of TSTV which coincided with the nation’s Independence Day celebration, meant satellite TV independence for Nigerians.
Meanwhile, the Federal Government has granted TSTV tax-free operation for three years as a way of encouraging the company.
Below are some of the tweets by Nigerians:
“Now that #TSTV has officially been launched, we can now use our DSTV dish to cover our generators,” – @uncleDemola
“1st October 2017, the year Nigeria gained Digital Television independence. #TSTV,” – @OluJason