Viasat 1

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This article is about the television broadcaster. For the communications satellite, see ViaSat-1.
Viasat 1
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Launched December 12, 2008
Owned by Modern Times Group
Slogan Your No. 1 Entertainer
Country Ghana
Language English, (UK)
Broadcast area Greater/Central/Western/Ashanti
Headquarters Accra
Website Viasat1 Website

Viasat 1 is a Ghanaian television channel owned by the Swedish listed media group, Modern Times Group (MTG).

The channel was awarded a licence from the National Communications Authority of the Republic of Ghana in December 2007 and started broadcasting on December 12, 2008 on 6 p.m. The first programme on the channel was the movie Duma, followed by The Cosby Show, Friends and CSI: Crime Scene Investigation.[1]

Viasat 1 was MTG's first venture in Africa and became the fifth terrestrial television network in Ghana after GTV, Metro TV, TV3 and TV Africa.


Viasat 1 currently broadcasts the following programs:



Talk Shows[edit]

Game Shows[edit]



Reality Shows[edit]




  1. ^ "MTG LAUNCHES FREE-TV CHANNEL IN GHANA" (Press release). Modern Times Group. December 15, 2008. 

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