Distribution In Brief


- Nigeria’s, Daar Communications is set to stir exciting competition in the Digital Satellite TV in Nigeria. According to Daar chairman, Dr. Raymond Dokpesi, the company is doing this in an amazing way, planning to put a staggering forty channels on the Daar platform for a start. Working with nine sub genres, DaarSat, the tentative trade name, has what is now called the foundation channels in DTH which include BBC, Al Jazeera, Fox News, National Geographic, MTV, Discovery and a host of others. DaarSat has lots of children programmes. For a start DaarSat will uplink from Lagos, Accra, Nairobi, Johannesburg, London and New York.

- LG has launch a 21-inch Nigerian TV with menu instructions can be programmed to any of the three major Nigerian languages — Yoruba, Hausa and Igbo.