1 November 2021 – Nairobi, Kenya
Multichoice launched the GOtv Supa package which offers a range of lifestyle and entertainment channels, featuring more entertainment for the kids, more drama-filled telenovelas, and more proudly local content, among them Akili Kids! Kenya’s number one TV station for children and families.
“With the festive season fast approaching, families need affordable ways to spend time together. The launch of this entertainment focused GOtv package will allow our subscribers to do exactly that. With more choice and greater entertainment value, the new GOtv SUPA package joins an already extensive line up of content offering available to our GOtv customers, to ensure there is something for everyone to enjoy on GOtv this holiday,” says Nancy Matimu, Managing Director MultiChoice Kenya.
Akili Kids! which was previously only available to view in the FTA segment of the GOtv digital pay platform, will now be available on channel 63 across GOtv Lite, GOtv Value, GOtv plus, GOtv Max and GOtv Supa.
“We are delighted to be where the majority of Kenyans are! This is great news, not just for us, but especially for our audience who will no longer have to search and scan to find us” says Jeff Schon, CEO & Co-Founder Akili Network.
This designated channel assignment on GOtv will guarantee the Network’s audiences the best picture quality and widest terrestrial signal coverage across Kenya, bound to significantly impact the reach and viewership of the TV station, re-affirming their commitment to making children’s media more accessible to upto 40% of the Kenyan population.
About GOTV KENYA
GOtv Kenya, isan affordable digital pay-TV that is a subsidy of MultiChoice Africa. The digital terrestrial television (DTT) platform was introduced to the Kenyan market in 2011 with the assurance of delivering great entertainment television for the whole family.
About Akili Kids! and Akili Network Akili Network are the creators of Akili Kids!, Kenya’s first and only educational children’s and family TV channel. Akili Kids! reaches an average of 5.4 million children and 4.2 million adults, parents and caregivers every week, and is available for free country-wide on free-to- air television, and on satellite TV platforms including: DStv, GOtv, StarTimes, Zuku, and the Akili Kids! Website, as well as Safaricom’s Baze mobile video platform. Our mission is to become the most trusted children’s and family brand in sub-Saharan Africa. We do this by providing a safe, free, and engaging content destination with learning outcomes for children and their families, and making ourselves available on every viewing platform, ensuring access for everyone.
For broadcast details visit: www.akilikids.co.ke or follow us on Facebook @AkiliKidsTV