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MultiChoice Uganda held a press conference in XX to welcome two of Vision Group’s largest television properties, Urban TV and TV West, to the DStv family on channels 288 and channel 289, respectively.

This exciting partnership will give Ugandan viewers from all over the country an opportunity to enjoy unique content carried under Urban TV and TV West. Both channels boast fantastic line-up of quality local and international programming that includes news, current affairs, entertainment and sports in crystal clear digital quality.

Commenting on MultiChoice Africa’s latest additions on their DStv platforms, the General Manager of MultiChoice Uganda, Charles Hamya, said: “Promoting local content is a vital commitment for us as MultiChoice. Our aim is to continually support the growth and development of the African television industry. The inclusion of Urban TV and TV West speaks into our commitment. We firmly believe that the future of digital television in Africa lies in the adoption of the latest technology and our company’s willingness to invest in showcasing programming that increasingly resonates to the end consumer.”

Robert Kabushenga, Chief Executive Officer of Vision Group, stated: “This partnership has been in the works for years now. We had the foresight to have our channels on the DStv platforms to ensure we tap into their geographical reach and customer base of DStv customers.  The possibilities this collaboration presents are immense and this partnership will expose our viewers to our content in quality HD thanks to DStv.”

He continued, “We are confident that this relationship will endear with the markets interaction to our programming, hence changing the face of television. We are proud that our channels are on the leading digital platforms in Uganda.”

In closing, Mr Hamya thanked Urban and TV West for its commitment and enthusiasm and assured Vision Group that the partnership will bear fruit for the company and its viewers. He also encouraged Ugandan viewers to purchase DStv to get access to these channels and other fantastic channels offered on DStv platforms.

Urban TV and TV West will be available to DStv Premium, DStv Compact Plus, DStv Compact, DStv Family and DStv Access customers on DStv channel 288, channel 289 respectively.