Charles Hamya, General Manager MultiChoice Uganda shakes hands with Pastor Robert Kayanja at the launch of Channel 44 on DStv platform

Reinforces and increases the platform’s wideChristian content offering

MultiChoice Uganda and Channel 44 are delighted to inform DStv customers of the long-awaited launch of the Christian content Channel 44 to the platform. Effective 23 November 2017, the local Ugandan gospel network Channel 44 will premiere on DStv channel 297, reinforcing the current offer of the Christian gospel lifestyle channels by adding one of Uganda’s most identifiable television channels to its line-up.

“We already have a wide offer of divine lifestyle channels and we know that they are very popular among our subscribers. We are very happy to welcome Channel 44 to our channel line-up – it’s a unique Christian gospel channel targeting everyone interested in the growth of their spiritual wellbeing,” said Charles Hamya, General Manager Multichoice Uganda.

Expressing his delight over the launch of the channel onto the DStv platform, Pastor Robert Kayanja, CEO and founder of Channel 44 spoke of the partnership saying: “This partnership shall help Channel 44 reach out to more people and spread the gospel for the spiritual growth of many Ugandans, which is a powerful prospect for us. We urge all our followers to subscribe and receive the word of the Lord wherever they are."

The channel broadcasts gospel content from Uganda and around the world including sermons from renowned televangelists Pastor Joyce Meyer and Pastor Creflo Dollar and also covers some of the best African mega worship music from Uganda and the rest of Africa under the program Gospel Afrik. The popular program 77 days of Glory will also feature on Channel 44’s line up.

Channel 44 will broadcast on all DStv bouquets in Uganda and will join DStv’s local channel lineup of eight channels including UBC, NTV, Bukedde, NBS, BBS, Urban TV, TV West and Spark TV. This is intended to give subscribers premium local content that they can resonate with – Gospel spiritual content included.