Free to air channels in Uganda are limited to the fact that PayTV providers want you to ride on their subscription packages in order to watch your favorite TV channel. Fortunately, most flat screen TVs on sale these days whether bought locally or online have inbuilt free to air DTV (DVB T2) support.
It’s by this fact that buying a PayTV decoder becomes a stress factor than a reliable free digital TV option. So before you make that switch to a free to air version, or eventually you’re not sure of the channels covered, here is a list of all local TV channels you can watch without paying a coin.
List of Free to air channels
|Magic 1 HD|
|Miracle TV (Channel 44)|
|UBC Star TV|
Leading the list by genre, religious channels have become more popular than ever before with a majority of the free to air channels falling in this category. Basically, aside from the UBC affiliated channels and NBS/NTV ushered channels and a few other multi-content channels like Delta TV and STV, expect the rest to be owned by a religious institution.
The next time you opt to auto-tune your free to air decoder and find errors like No signal or scrambled channel displayed on your TV set, then don’t hesitate to double-check on the free to air list.
For instance, Urban TV was initially a free to air channel and now it’s a PayTV channel, so expect changes to this list as more TV Channels embrace Free to air and others staying put on PayTV decoders.