Nigeria gets drifta mobile TV

Technology & Convergence

Digital pay TV company, DStv, has introduced Drifta, a mobile TV decoder to its Nigerian subscribers.

The Drifta is a mobile TV decoder that receives a DVB-H signal and converts to a Wi-Fi signal for Wi-Fi enabled viewing devices such as laptops, PCs, tablets and smartphones.

Currently, the device is compatible with the iPod Touch, the iPhone, iPad, PCs and notebooks. Unlimited access will be enjoyed by subscribers on DStv Mobile network coverage areas including Lagos, Abuja, Ibadan, Port Harcourt, Onitsha, Asaba, Benin City, Kaduna and Enugu.

The channels to be accessed by the three bouquet options are, NTA Plus and Channel O on the Free bouquet. Entertainment channels, Mini bouquet, and SS Blitz, SS9 and SS10 will be on Maxi bouquet while only DStv premium subscribers will have access to all the above channels as well as  SS3 on the Maxi plus bouquet.

Managing Director of MultiChoice Nigeria, Joseph Hundah noted that it was the company’s core mission to provide subscribers with more control over their television viewing experience.