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Fiji One and Pacific Channel to be removed today from Sky Pacific

Fiji TV has announced yesterday that from today, its pay television service division, Sky Pacific, will be officially become part of Digicel Fiji group.  Fiji one and Pacific channels will be removed from the Sky Pacific line up channels. As such, Sky Pacific subscribers will not be able to view the two channels as from […]

Nacanieli Tuilevuka

April 1, 2016 10:39 am

Fiji TV has announced yesterday that from today, its pay television service division, Sky Pacific, will be officially become part of Digicel Fiji group. 

Fiji one and Pacific channels will be removed from the Sky Pacific line up channels. As such, Sky Pacific subscribers will not be able to view the two channels as from today.

A statement from Fiji TV states that Digicel can not receive a pay television license subject to several condition including no paid advertisements and no local content.

Any subscribers interested in watching Fiji One will need either an ultra high frequencies (UHF) antenna or Very high frequencies (VHF) antenna depending on your location. Those living along the corridor of Suva, Nausori, Pacific Harbour, Greater Sigatoka, Nadi/Sabeto, Labasa, and Rakiraki will need to purchase a very high ultra frequency (VHF)antennas. Those living along the corridors of Coral coast, Sigatoka Town, Tavua, Vatukoula and Ba will need to purchase UHF antenna.

In a public announcement yesterday, Fiji TV confirms that the final settlement figure for Sky Pacific’s sale of assets and liabilities will be $4 million but subject to the subscriber base, closing stock of setup boxes as well as outstanding receivables and payables.

Fiji TV signed a business agreement with Digicel in September 2015 to divest it assets and liabilities of Sky Pacific. The initial consideration was $5.75 million plus additional amounts depending on various contents and achievements of milestones.

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