The Chinese authorities has accomplished its multi-million naira Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) initiative which entails granting entry to satellite tv for pc tv to 1,000 villages throughout all 774 native governments in Nigeria.
The undertaking began in 2017 and was accomplished and delivered to the Federal Government in October.
Speaking at a ceremony held in Abuja, the Chairman, House Committee on Information National Orientation, Ethics and Values, Odebunmi Olusegun lauded StarTimes for promptly executing the undertaking.
“The initiative has brought both countries together in the areas of human capital development. The level of value the access to the satellite TV project brings to these villages cannot be overemphasized,” stated Olusegun.
Economic and Commercial Counsellor on the Embassy of the People’s Republic of China, Mr. Li Yuan expressed gratitude to the Nigerian authorities for his or her cooperation from begin to end of the undertaking. “China is a reliable ally of Nigeria and will continue to work with the Nigeria to ensure Nigerians in the grassroot are not forgotten,” stated Yuan.
According to StarTimes, executors of the undertaking, “all the 1,000 digital villages now have fully installed and operational digital television service comprising of 2,000 sets of solar power projector TV Systems, 1,000 32-inch digital TV sets, satellite dishes and accessories within public facilities such as schools, youth centers and public areas in each village.”
During the set up, greater than 1,000 upkeep technicians acquired specialised expertise via trainings in digital tv tools set up and upkeep.