Cable Channels Nigeria

Cable Channels Nigeria

By Content Nigeria reporter
October 18, 2017


Cable Channels Nigeria Limited (CCNL) is a consortium of licensed Cable TV (MMDS) operators in the country with vast knowledge and experience spanning more than 20 years and some core investors. This consortium started private broadcasting in Nigeria and pioneered digital PayTV broadcasting as the country set out on this journey of analogue to digital transition since 2009.

CCNL is the Official Nigerian Licensed content aggregator for the DTT and DSAT Free-to-view platforms with the responsibilities to manage, market and promote to the final consumer as a part of the Nigerian National Digital Switchover (DSO) Strategy.

Broadly, our responsibilities include but not limited to:

  • Platform Management;
  • Content Management;
  • Distribution Management;
  • Signal Contribution;
  • Branding and Promotion and other services.


FreeTV is a Free-To-View broadcasting platform offering home Entertainment services to its viewers through highly entertaining and informative channels.  FreeTV is the brand name of the Exclusive Nigerian Free-To-View Licensee on the DTT and DSAT broadcasting platforms.  CCNL is the operator of FreeTV.

With a minimum of 30 Channels of non-stop excitement; The FreeTV Free-to-view platform provides an array of intriguing and entertaining genres suited to viewers between the ages of 0 – 70. FreeTV is rich in content varying from Education, Factual & Lifestyle, Music, Movies & mindboggling series from around the world and Sports.

We bring a world of beautifully displayed cultures and stunning traditions in high resolution to your homes. With the press of a button, you experience the exhilarating benefits of digital television.

Also, characteristic of FreeTV is its News & Information Service platform. This affords users access to daily headline news reports and features from across Nigeria.

With the record for fastest growing digital penetration in the world, FreeTV offers high quality digital services that are affordable, thrilling, exciting, dependable and wholly Nigerian.