This guide is on how to track Free to Air channels with your FTA decoder using the frequency and symbol rates.
Please note that some of the channels frequencies listed below are permanently FTA while others are temporarily free.
Advantages of FTA include previlege to watch various channels that's show live sports games like soccer (EPL, La liga, UEFA champion league), Movie, Fashion, News etc. Unlike other television services, such as DSTV and GOTV, FTA satellites don’t come with a subscription price. All you have to do is to pay once for the equipment and the installation.
The type of FTA channels you will locate on an FTA decoder depends on the size of the dish you have and also in the direction it’s pointed to.
* A Satellite Dish;
* A Decoder;
* Radio Frequency cables.
Although the installation process is easy and straightforward and can be done using only the manual that comes with the equipment, it is advisable to get a professional installer.
Dozens of channels in Nigeria are free-to-air television stations. Some basic free-to-air stations in Nigeria include:
* Galaxy TV
* Channels TV
* Silverbird TV
Besides the primary TV stations, there are also numerous satellites you can catch to find more exciting channels and this requires time and dedication. These are specific satellites channels with specific frquencies. Frequencies of Available Free to Air Channels in Nigeria
* Mega Choice at 29/30° East TP: 11294 H: 45000 Dish: 1 m
* Multi TV (Astra2F) at 28.2°, 28.5° and 26° East TP: 11595 H: 30000 Dish: 1 m
* Hotbird at 13° East TP:11541 H:22000 Dish: 3m AFN at 9° East TP: 11804 H: 27500 Dish: 1 m
* Eutelsat at 36° East TP: 12245 H: 27500 Eutelsat at 7° East TP: 11599 H: 27500 Dish: 1 m
* Eutelsat at 15° East Dish: 0.9 m Sirius 4 at 5° East Dish: 0.9 m
* Intelsat 20 at 68.5° East TP: 12633 H: 16166 Dish: 0.6 m
* Intelsat 7 at 68.5° East TP: 12722 H: 26657 Dish: 0.6 m
* Ses at 4.8° East TP: 12014 H: 30000 Dish: 0.6 m (0.9 m recommended)
* NSS7 at 22° West TP: 10986 H: 30000 Dish: 0.6 m
Additionally, there are 50 free television channels owned by Nigeria based Play television package on Multi TV position, Astra 2f @ 28.2 degree East Ku band Africa beam with frequency 12564 H 30000.
* Color International
* Fashion Box
* KBS world
* Tribute TV
* Wap TV
* DW TV
* TVC News
* Rishey TV
* FB Art house
* Yoruba TV
* Mount Zion TV
* Irawo TV
* Tiwa n Tiwa
* 360 TuneBox
* Aforevo TV
* Fast n funBox
* Fight Box
* Game toon
* Fix n Foxi
* Dove TV
* TVC Entertainment
* Docu Box
* X2D etc.