List of Authorised TV Broadcasting Stations in Ghana

Over the years the number of TV stations in Ghana has been on the increase. While some of them are Satellite Television, others are in Digital or Analog channels. It’s worth checking the complete list of authorized TV stations in Ghana.

According to the National Communications Authority (NCA), there are about 128 TV stations in Ghana.

Out of the 128 authorized TV stations in Ghana, there are

  • 21 Analogue Terrestrial Television
  • 1 Digital Terrestrial Pay Television (Service only)
  • 5 Digital Terrestrial Pay Television (Service and Frequency)
  • 23 Digital Terrestrial Free-To-Air Television Programme Channel (Nationwide Coverage)
  • 4 Digital Terrestrial Free-To-Air Television Programme Channel (Regional Coverage)
  • 8 Satellite Television Broadcasting (Pay TV Direct-To-Home Bouquet)
  • 10 Satellite Television Broadcasting (Free-To-Air Direct-To-Home Bouquet)
  • 55 Satellite Television Broadcasting (Free-To-Air Direct-To-Home Single Channel)
  • 1 Digital Cable Television

However, out of the 128 licensed TV stations in Ghana, 76 stations are on air.

We all know that Television can be very addictive, especially when you have some captivating programs like Yolo on TV3, KumKum Bagya on Adom.

You get Analog TV Channels on Analog TVS (Cathode Ray Tubes). Digital Stations can be viewed on Digital TVs (Led, Smart, and Plasma TVs). You can also get digital channels on Analog TVs when you combine it with a decoder; like the Quality Decoder from Syndicated Capital.

Satellite TV Stations can be watched on Satellite TVs (Led, Smart, and Plasma TVs). Please note that; not all Plasma, and Led TVs get Satellite Channels. You may need to verify before buying.

The best of these three TV types is the Smart TV. You can do a lot with it compared with the other two: Followed by the Led, and then the Plasma.


List of Authorised TV Stations in Ghana

Currently, most TV channels used in Ghana are on VHF. Only a few are broadcasting on UFH channels. However, the trend in TV broadcast is towards the use of more and more UHF channels because among other reasons, there are more available.

Analog TV Stations in Ghana

  1. GTV – State-owned national TV operated by Ghana Broadcasting Corporation.
  2. TV3
  3. Viasat 1
  4. GHOne
  5. UTV
  6. Net2 TV
  7. Metro TV
  8. eTV Ghana
  9. TV Africa
  10. Crystal TV – Ghana’s first private TV station
    • Crystal Prime
    • Extra, and
    • Crystal Plus
  11. Coastal TV
  12. Kantan Ka TV
  13. Cafdil
  14. Top TV

Digital TV Channels in Ghana

  1. GTV Sports+
  2. GTV
  3. GBC 24
  4. GTV Life
  5. GTV Government
  6. TV XYZ
  7. Oceans TV
  8. 4Syte TV
  9. TV 7
  10. Praise TV
  11. Agoo TV
  12. Angel TV
  13. Max TV
  14. Family TV
  15. Homebase TV
  16. Kantanka TV
  17. Atinka TV
  18. UTV
  19. Aljazeera
  20. Metro TV
  21. Adom TV
  22. Obonu TV
  23. Smile TV
  24. ATV
  25. Rhema TV
  26. Joy Prime

Satellite TV Channels in Ghana

  1. DSTV
  2. MYTV

Free To Air Channels on Satellite TVs or Decoders (Multi Choice)

  1. TV XYZ
  2. Dominion TV
  3. ECN (DW TV)
  4. TV Gold
  5. GH One
  6. Angel TV
  7. Joy Prime
  8. TV3
  9. ZTV
  10. Kessben TV
  11. Pan African TV
  12. Atinka TV
  13. Ice TV
  14. ATV
  15. Precious TV
  16. Joy News
  17. Cine Plus (Formerly Cine Afrik)
  18. Galaxy TV (Nigeria)
  19. Adehye TV
  20. Royal TV
  21. YES TV
  22. Adom TV
  23. Rhema TV
  24. GTV
  25. Rejoice TV
  26. FNN
  27. Zoe TV
  28. Mediation TV
  29. Rescue TV
  30. AMEN TV

These TV channels offer a lot of programs ranging from News, Sports, Music, Movies, and Reality Shows. In fact, the cardinal point of a TV station is to disseminate information in a visual mode.

While some of these channels can be accessed free of charge, others need a subscription. The most popular Satellite televisions like DSTV, GOTV, MULTI TV, and KWESE TV operates on a pay-per-view basis. That simply means that you have to pay before you have access to the contents.

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