Community members from 10 villagers in Tailevu are all smiles as they will now able to watch the Flying Fijians in action at the Rugby World Cup on Fijian Government digital television platform Walesi.
Villagers and students of Natokalau, Malabe, Naveicovatu, Nasautoka, Nabouva, Wailotua 1 & 2, Nayavu, Naqia and Wailevu cheered as they were presented with a demo of the channels during the launch this afternoon.
The Permanent Secretary for Communications and Information, Mrs Deborah Weiss in launching the initiative said 95-per cent of Fijian households are covered by Walesi transmission and using UHF antenna’s with set-top boxes to receive television broadcast.
“Walesi offers eight digital quality free-to-air channels for the communities across Fiji – FBC, Fiji TV, FBC Plus, MaiTV, Channel 2, FBC 2, Parliament Channel and Hope Channel,” she said.
Members of the community took advantage of the opportunity of getting hold of their own Walesi set-top box at the venue and 10 winners from each village also walked away with a 32-inch LED television, antenna and Walesi set-top box.