FCT CP Drums Support For New Nigerian Satellite PayTV SLTV

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FCT Police Commissioner, Beneth Igweh, has expressed support for SLTV, a latest indigenous pay television service.

He said approval had been given for the installation of SLTV decoders and satellite dishes in all the Police Divisions under FCT Command, in patronage of the Nigerian brand.

The CP disclosed the endorsement when a delegation of a team and partners of Metrodigital Limited, operators of SLTV, paid him a courtesy visit in his office in Abuja.

CP Igweh, who received the august visitors in company of his management team, directed that all the six Area Commands in the FCT to also benefit from the gesture, including the Police Command headquarters.

He commended SLTV for providing an indigennous alternative to exorbitant and monopolistic satellite Pay TV service providers.

According to him, procuring the decoders was not just a demonstration of support for the local brand, but to ensure that officers and men across the FCT Police Command have access to timely news and information in their offices.

“We must appreciate and support our own that has come to ensure that Nigerians enjoy good and affordable pay TV service, and we are providing this to all our Area Commands and Divisions.

“However, I want SLTV to work harder so that we can have Pay-As-You-Go in Nigeria as obtainable in other climes,” he said.

Earlier in her remark, Princess Nikky Onyeri, Chief Operating Officer of Camroll Quest Ltd, who led the delegation to the Police Command headquarters, said the visit was to explain the operations of SLTV to the FCT Police boss.

She said the meeting was also an opportunity to thank the CP for lending his support for indigenous brands by attending the post-SLTV Launch reception held over the weekend in Abuja.

Onyeri, who presented decoders and dishes to the Police boss, said SLTV offers over 50 HD channels, including 10 sports channels.

She added that the service shows live football matches from the Premier League, Champions League, La Liga, Seria A, and UEFA, among others, with a monthly subscription ranging from N2,500 to N5,000.

“The Police are critical stakeholders in all aspects of our national life, and SLTV wants to work with it as a worthy partner in our collective service to our nation,” she stated.

Recall that the Federal Government, in a bid to offer Nigerians alternatives and enhance competition in the satellite pay television sector, had in March this year unveiled SLTV, an indigenous satellite pay television.

The launch event, held at the Shehu Musa Yar’Adua Centre in Abuja, saw the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), George Akume, stating that “SLTV would provide Nigerians with real value for their money.”

Akume commended Metrodigital Limited, the operators of SLTV, for their patriotic initiative and expressed the Federal Government’s full support for the venture.

Just two months after the launch, SLTV has already gained popularity and acceptance among teeming Nigerian subscribers because of its relatively affordable packages.

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