Multichoice preps Nollywood pop-up

By Gabriella Opara
July 26, 2018


Sub-Saharan pay TV company MultiChoice is set to launch a pop-up channel that will broadcast throughout August.

Martin Mabutho

The channel will focus on Nollywood movies and will be accessible to subscribers of MultiChoice-owned pay TV platforms DSTV and GOtv. It will air on DSTV channel 198 and GOtv channel 29.

Feature films such as Isoken, Okafor’s Law, A Trip to Jamaica, Lotanna, Road to Yesterday, Hakkunde and Dinner will all air on the temporary net. It will also feature a special AMVCA block that will showcase the nominees of the forthcoming Africa Magic Viewers’ Choice Awards 2018.

Martin Mabutho, general manager of sales and marketing at MultiChoice Nigeria, said: “With the first ever Nollywood pop-up channel, we are showcasing the best of Nigeria to the rest of the continent and the world at large.

“This presents an amazing opportunity for our subscribers to enjoy the best movies out of Nigeria at no extra cost.”

The Nollywood pop-up channel will also be available on the DSTV Now app.

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