HiTV, now Hi Media offers one the cheapest cable TV subscription rates in Nigeria today. HiTV Direct to Home DTH pay TV offers a rich blend of local and international channels and packages for your entertainment, news, sports, kids, and so on. Although HiTV has lost the right to the Barclays Premier league in Nigeria to DSTV, HiTV still has rights to the UEFA champions league and the Europa cup. In this page, you will find information on HiTV decoders, prices, subscription rates, dealers, packages, and channels.
HiTV decoder & equipment
To subscribe to HiTV, you will need a HiTV decoder, a satellite dish, and a HiTV smart card. You will have to buy these three items. Currently these three piece of equipment costs N15,000 in Nigeria. You will also be required to pay an installation fee of about 5,000 NGN to the installers. HiTV monthly subscription rate is currently N1,900 for the Correct package, and 3,500 Naira monthly for the Premium package. Viewing centres, restaurants, and cafes will pay N15,000 per month for commercial package. Hotels will pay N1200 per room monthly for the hotel package. HiTV equipment and subscription is available nationwide.
HiTV signals are encrypted, so you will require a decoder to decode the signal. The HiTV smartcard, which contains your payment details, must also be inserted into the appropriate slot before the HiTV decoder can work properly. Of course your satellite dish should also be pointing to the right satellite (Eutelsat W4 at 36 degrees East).
HiTV Packages & Bouquet
Currently HiTV has five packages, namely:
- HiTV Correct package – N16,900
- HiTV Premium package – N18,500
- HiTV Commercial package
- HiTV Hotel package
Prices are for complete system including HiTV scratch card, dish, decoder, and one month subscription. Installation cost for the equipment is about N5,000.
HiTV Correct is the entry level Pay TV package in Nigeria. HiTV Correct offers 19 channels for N1,900/month. Some of the channels available include on this package include BBC World, Fox News, Aljezeera, Sony entertainment, and so on. Do not select this package if you are interested in Carling Cup, UEFA champions league, sporting events.
Visit HiTV Correct channels page for details.
HiTV Premium is the high-end Pay TV package for residential consumers, currently offering 32 channels and 4 audio channels at N3,500 monthly. If you plan watching live sporting events like UEFA champions league, Europa cup, etc, this is the package to go for. Channels like Hi Soccer, Hi Sports, Hi Sprots 2, and Fox Entertainment are only available on the Premium package.
Visit HiTV Premium channels page for details.
If you really want to get your value for money on HiTV, we advise you go for the Premium package.
If you want to watch live UEFA champions league matches, and other live sports events, you will have to step-up to the HiTV Premium package.
HiTV Commercial Package:
The HiTV Commercial bouquet is targeted on subscribers using HiTV for public view like viewing centres, club houses, restaurants, and cafes. HiTV Commercial subscribers will pay N15,000 per month.
HiTV Hotel Package:
This package is for hotels. Hotels will pay N1,200 every month for this package.
HiTV has a rich blend of local and international channels. Some of the channels are branded as Hi, like Hi Sports, Hi Soccer, Hi Nolly, Hi Sports 2, Hi Kids, Hi Mix, Hi life, Hi Movies and so on . Some other popular channels on HiTV include:
- Fox News
- Sky News
- BBC World News
- Amuludun TV (Yoruba channel)
- Discovery World
- Sony Entertainment TV
- EuroSports News
- and so on
HiTV Nigeria dealers
HiTV have dealers throughout Nigeria, for a list of authorized HiTV dealers, visit HiTV dealers page.
Upgrading your HiTV and Strong branded decoder
For guide on upgrading your HiTV and strong branded decoders, visit the HiTV decoder upgrade page
HiTV prices & payments
HiTV rates are competitive. Here are HiTV prices
HiTV Decoder, Dish, and smart card – N15,000
HiTV installation – about N5,000
HiTV monthly subscription for Correct Package – N1,900
HiTV monthly subscription for Premium Package – N3,500
HiTV monthly subscription for HiTV Commercial Bouquet – N15,000
HiTV monthly subscription for HiTV Hotel Bouquet – N1,200/room
For latest prices, visit HiTV prices page.
HiTV Payment and subscription
HiTV payments can be made at GTBank branches, HiTV offices, and agent locations in Nigeria. HiTV now support secured internet payment and payments through mobile phones. You can now pay online with your InterSwitch debit cards and e-Tranzact. If you have Internet Banking on GTBank, you can also make secure payments for HiTV via that channel.
For HiTV payment details, visit HiTV payment page.
To Subscribe to HiTV visit HiTV dealers page.
You can also visit HiTV website at www.hitv.com.ng.