SES provides capacity for new African pay-TV service

SES New Skies has inked a multi-transponder deal wioth Pathfinder Communications, which is launching 45-channel pay TV service in Nigeria.

The service will be branded Infinity TV and initially reaches consumers in Nigeria. Pathfinder CEO, Tony Ikekwu, said that the plan is to extend the DTH service into Ghana and beyond West Africa. The channel line-up spans sports, lifestyle, news and kids offerings. Channels include BBC World, E! and Fox News alongside several in-house offerings such as Infinity Sports.