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HiTV
Type Public
Founded 1 February 2007
Headquarters Ebute Metta, Lagos State,
 Nigeria
Industry satellite television
Products Direct broadcast satellite
Website Official website
First Nigerian digital television provider

High Television (also known as HiTV) is Entertainment Highway's multi-channel digital satellite TV service in Nigeria, launched in 2007. It used Hypercable Digital Terrestrial technology [1] and launched Direct to Home (DTH) Satellite technology on the August 1, 2007.

HiTV broadcasts its material now only on satellite at the price of N4,000($31.73) monthly. It is the first television platform in Africa to deploy Hypercable, a terrestrial pay per view TV decoder system.

English Premier League License

HiTV obtained English Premier League,Italian Serie A,UEFA CUP,and A1 GP, Broadcast permission in Nigeria. This has gained the pay television station great popularity and it was seen as a vital step in breaking the monopoly once held by DStv in Nigeria. HiTV acquired a license to show 8 live matches a week while DStv was able to gain a license to show 2 live matches a week. HiTV, as of January 2009, had over 203,000 subscribers, making it one of Africa's fastest growing DTH/pay TV operator.Also now has the tv rights to the English carling cup [2009-2011 seasons],the UEFA champions league [2009-2011 seasons],UEFA Europa League [2009-2011 seasons],UEFA Super Cup [2010-2012].

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