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Viewers upbeat, as Itage Telifisan Launches on NigComSat

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Itage Telifisan, a premium 24-hour Yoruba lifestyle television channel, is set to launch on NigComSat on Wednesday, April 12, 2023. The channel is heavy on clean entertainment, including movies and music, with other things in-between, and aims to promote the cultural values of the Yoruba race worldwide.

Itage Telifisan started transmission on July 7, 2021, on the AVO video-on-demand digital platform and is also available on several other digital platforms.

The channel has been well-received by viewers, and the management of NigComSat has entered into a 3-year carriage contract with Itage TV.

With the launch on NigComSat, Itage Telifisan will become NigComSat’s main Yoruba language channel, which is currently developing its own decoder, to enable monetization through monthly subscriptions. The encryption of the channel will ensure that only subscribed viewers can access its programming.


The Nigeria Communication Satellite (Nigcomsat) provides digital satellite television in Nigeria through its Direct-to-Home (DTH) platform. Nigcomsat uses the KU Band in the satellite transmission of television programs. It already boasts of other exciting channels in entertainment, sports, news, busines and more

“We are thrilled to launch Itage Telifisan on NigComSat and bring our unique blend of entertainment to an even wider audience,” said Itage TV’s CEO, Olawale Olaleye.

He went on to express his happiness with the latest development, while giving viewers and advertisers the assurance to do more in terms of value addition.

His words: “Our focus on promoting Yoruba cultural values through clean entertainment has resonated with viewers, and we are excited to continue to grow and evolve with our audience.”

Itage Telifisan promises to offer viewers a unique and engaging viewing experience, with a range of programming that celebrates the vibrancy and richness of Yoruba culture. With its launch on NigComSat, viewers across the country will be able to access this exciting new channel and join in the celebration of Yoruba culture.

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