CTL Nigeria Bouquets and Decoder Prices


A lot of people haven’t heard of CTL Nigeria, and that’s understandable. But CTL Nigeria is not a new kid on the block when it comes to provision of Cable Television Services in Nigeria.


Communication Trends Limited (CTL) first started out in 1994. CTL started out strong and was quite popular at the time until they ran into some problems which took several years to solve.

Now, the company is back on its feet and is even better than it used to be. CTL has now come with wide coverage, cheap decoders and subscription packages as well as a large variety of entertainment and sports channels.


CTL has a very wide coverage with a presence in most major cities in Nigeria.  Some of the cities where you are sure to find CTL  coverage in Nigeria include Ibadan, Port Harcourt, Akwa Ibom, Benin, Bayelsa, Delta, Aba, Owerri, Lagos, Warri and several other cities.

Decoder and Installation

CTL decoder is really cheap compared to the costs of decoder for some other major Satellite Television services providers. You can get a CTL decoder for between N8, 000 and N10, 000. This cost also covers for the antenna which is very effective and gives clear and sharp signals.

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You can get the decoder from any of their dealers or you can call their customer support centre to find out the address of the closest dealer to you. Their contact details are;

Phone Number: +234 8104631617 or +234 8058736388.

Email address: info@trendtv.tv.

Although CTL is quite easy to install, the dealers and agents also offer installation services so you can get assistance for installation of your new CTL cable from them.


CTL subscription costs N2, 800 per month although when you pay for 3 months subscription at once, you would only have to pay N7, 000.


CTL is certainly a bargain. It offers about 56 solid channels across different genres. There are several sports channels, musical channels, religious channels, Fashion channels, Movie Channels, Children’s channels and basically everything you would need.

For just N2, 800 per month, you get the following channels Sound City, Channels TV, MBC Action, Natgeo Wild, NTA, Star movie, Nollywood, Bloomberg, Emerald, Mtv and Mtv base, CNN, Aljazeera, Bollywood, Emerald Tv, Fox and Fox movie, BET, CCTV News, Cartoon Network, Dubai one, AIT Sport, TBN, Makosa, City TV, Joy sport, series, France 24, dove vision, GH one and all popular sport channels.

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How to Subscribe

You don’t have to go through any stress at all to subscribe. Subscription is done through purchase of recharge pins which you can get from any of the dealer outlets.

When you scratch the card to reveal the pin, simply send the following text message from your mobile phone;

VCR {PIN} CA [Smart Card Number}

The number to send to is 32818.

You would immediately get a response saying that your voucher has been assigned to your smart card successfully

CTL Customer Service

If you have any enquiries or complaints, you can contact the CTL customer service centre on 08104631617 or 08058736388.


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  1. godwin michael

    CTL cable network is the most annoying Cable network in Nigeria, they are nothing to write home about. GOTV is far more better than them,rubbish network.

  2. ochuko ukwade

    why is ctl dcoder showing startimes stations instead

  3. solomon

    How do l refresh my subscription on line myself

  4. Cletus

    Currently Iam your customer and it is serving my purpose right. Do you have multi view system?

  5. Oziegbe

    When u are seeing no access on your TV screen what those that mean?

  6. Lawani

    Hello, please can anyone tell me if Ctl signal ve come up…! I live in Benin City

  7. Lawani

    Today is the sixth day & I ve not received signal on my decoder CTL can be so annoying. This is the second time in two years…

  8. Louis

    What is the current cost of the CTL Decoder. I would like to purchase one. I’m in FUTO area of Owerri. I hope the coverage will be there

  9. AAmandikwa francis From Ph

    My CTL is not showing after subscription & d customer care line is not going. Not happy at all

  10. Dede

    Does CTL have Fox News in any of its bouquets?

  11. habeebllah

    pls is ctl still working cos I gey trend tv decoder

  12. prince benedict

    please im in owerri,but i can only veiw,showtime tv,and they are always repeating movies,please why dont you people show other movies,eg isakaba,egg of life and other older movies,i would really appreciate,i love CTL,
    please stop reapeating movies over and over again

  13. jude chijioke

    Does it work in oron (Akwa Ibom state )

  14. Orji ikechukwu

    I want to know if it works in Lagos because I saw it in ph and is working very fine

  15. Awelewa John

    Where can I get ctl cable in Lagos and does it work in Lagos?

  16. Ajangs

    I have used CTL for over 15 years is so saddened that i have to walk away from them. I cant watch football at home because the stations for premier league and champions league are scrambled. The customer services is not functional regardless of the day u calling. You should be the leader in this business setting the pace for others but its so unfortunate that i have to move to your competitors. I wish i wouldn’t sincerely except i can stay at home during football matches, i will have no choice.

  17. gentle

    Do they offer supper sports 3

  18. Charles

    I don’t know of other states,but CTL in Enugu is becoming irrelevant,such that before you know it,other cable networks will eclipse it,that is,if they have not done so. Right now,as I write, English Premiership matches are going on,but the only sports channel functional here is not showing any. Of what use is CTL to me now,or why must I continue to subscribe to a cable network that is no longer delivering on services. It is from one problem to another: if most channels are not off air,the few ones still alive are giving irrelevant programmes. I have been using CTL since 2000,right from Onitsha. The difficulties I am experiencing in Enugu,I never got in Onitsha.

  19. abuyak

    CTL HAVE NEVER IMPROVED, WHY SCRACHING CARDS BEFORE PAYMENT? PLS MAKE IT ONLINE FULLY LIKE OTHER TV. one has to look for and outlet to buy card before recharging, haba!. pls upgrade!!!

  20. Denco Ishiekwene

    am Denco Ishiekwene 4rm kwale Delta state, is CTL coverage working in kwale ?

  21. Yusuf Dawud Ebbo

    my antenna got spoil and up to now i have not getting good one. Any one i bought does not last up to now. pls help me out

  22. lizzy

    What is the website of ctl tv

  23. ohumeti

    Good day I stay in ugbolokoso are of warri delta state, can ctltv work there? and how much is your current price of

  24. Afolabi Abiola

    I want to know if CTL has gone fully digital and working uninterruptedly at Lugbe Abuja.

  25. Desmond

    Pls I was using the old ctl decoder while I was in school in Benin but I’m presently in Enugu,I stopped using it since 2007,thou hv changed d decoder to the new one and I want to start using it. I want to know if it will work cos I want to subscribe…

  26. Success umoh

    I want to know if it is working in ikot ekpene, (Akwa ibom state)

    1. Scofield

      Please,I want to know if it is working in Ogwashi-uku in Aniocha south of Delta state

  27. Plz, can someone tell me if CTL show WWE wrestling live!
    Also, is skysports channel available on CTL bonquet

  28. adewale elijah

    Good morning am engineer Adewale from Treasures Media.we are having our an ambittion turning our outfit into TV channel.and to be transmitting on your platform.kindly let me know how we can meet and what it takes,pls..you’re lifted

  29. christopher

    I have a CTL decoder the old make which is trendgidital TV is showing me antenna sign in my screen when I scan it will scan but am not seeing the channels neither is’t showing…I need a solution and what must be the cause to its problem?

  30. Adebayo Philip Oloyede

    Hello Vic! Is CTL live and active in phase 2 site 1, Kubwa, a suburb town – Abuja ,FCT. Do you have authorised dealer and where can i get them? How many banquette do you operate and how much does each decoder and monthly subscription goes for for a beginner? Do you air live EPL, LALIGA,SERIE A and BUNDLESLIGA? How about the up coming EURO 2016? How many children (Cartoon)station do you have? Your cooperation is highly needed please!

  31. Adebayo Philip Oloyede

    Hello vic! Is CTL active in PHASE 2 Site 1,Kubwa, Abuja. If yes, do you air Life EPL, LALIGA, UCL SERIE A AND BUNDLESLIGA. How about the up coming EURO 2016.Presently, how many banquette do you have ? Also,do you have authorised dealer in Abuja? where is the (their) location? How much does your decoder and each banquette subscription goes for? Please ! I’m waiting for your response. Thanks!

  32. David Tion

    I own a sport(soccer) viewing center in Japeh Town in Vandeikya – Benue State. Wishing to expand the center by introducing CTL services there. I currently lived in Abuja-
    Could there be any CTL signals to enable installation?
    Thank You.

  33. jude

    Is your services available in nsukka, enugu state?

  34. Sammie

    is CTL working in oghara,

  35. Sammie

    is CTL working in oghara,delta state

  36. gbliss

    is CTL working in sapele, delta state?

  37. Ifems

    how much is CTL subscription? what are bouquet?

    1. niveey

      I bought mine for #13,000 excluding the cables..

      1. Niveey,
        Thanks for your feedback on the price of CTL.

      2. Ifems

        how channels are in ctl

      3. Jerry

        Is ctl service available in bwari town abuja

  38. Emmanuel

    I like CTL but my annoyance is your insistence that it cannot be viewed in Lagos. Though, I believe you’re working tirelessly to break the jinx for the benefit of majority of Nigerians.
    Please, do something also in the South west as I cannot wait to see it working perfectly here.
    This is one of the essences of competition.

  39. Noble

    Does ctl works in lagos (oshodi/isolo) and does it show all la liga matches life? Thanks, pls I need your response sir

  40. Xstar

    Please is there any channel that shows Korean movies or series?

  41. Israel D Ikyum

    Pls, I will like to know if the cable service is available in North-East region of Nigeria. I’m currently based in Borno State.

  42. Godson

    Pls Vic, Can CTL work in Calabar, i have been using it back in PH, but since i was posted to calabar for work, i want to know wether it will work here in Calabar!

  43. Ifenna

    Can CTL work in Bahayzin Across, Kubwa, Abuja. Kind confirm, to enable me buy one.

  44. Benfor

    I’m in Lagos nd I’m highly interested in having one. Plzzzz where can I get one #Trend decoder in Apapa Wharf Lagos state

  45. jonathan eyina

    Plz i’m a ctl user.but thunder stroke one morning and ever since
    the machine wasn’t functional anymore. Can I subscribe for three months and have a chance of getting a new machine?

  46. is CTL services in Enugu


      YES.CTL is in Enugu as i have been enjoying it for over 5 years now in Enugu,

      1. Ifeanyi

        Do you knw if ctl is in nsukka? Please help’me with their contact number thanks

  47. Ibrahim Tada Sule

    I live in Gwagwalada Abuja, can I get ctl service here?

  48. Omwens

    Benin city has been enjoying CTL for over half a decade,I can guarantee that in the that time.I have had no reason to regret buying the decoder sometime around 2009,Yes it does work and works very well.

    EPL,LA LIGA,UCL,SERIE A(not all football matches are in English Commentaries),TENNIS,NBA,NEWS,UFC(I LOVE MMA),MOVIES (though not necessarily recent movies),CHRISTIAN NETWORKS,CARTOONS,NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC and about 20 other cool channels

    guess what? Bundesliga just got added this December 2015 and that’s a fact

  49. nelson ifeanyi mandela

    mr vic were can i find CTL office in portharcourt?

  50. ThE OnE

    I use CTL and I want to tell u that they show Live EPL, lal iga and Champions League matches…so Vic is very right….I live in Benin so CTL works very well here…xx

  51. Funny how ‘Vic’ keep dodging the question of if ctl shows EPL and UCL matches….i bet it doesnt and u are not proud to say it.

    1. Kcy
      CTL shows epl and ucl.

  52. Does ctl has coverage in awka, Anambra state.

  53. Richard

    Pls where can I get CTL in aba and I hpe it shows live epl matches

  54. Abdul

    I like to buy CTL

  55. adam

    is there ctl services in 5th avenue gwarimpa abuja?

  56. Johnson

    bought your decoder in PH but can’t use it…showing no signal.

  57. More

    I live near the Nigeria Cement Company Nkalagu, Ebonyi state. Pls, can I get CTL signal here.

  58. Terry

    Is ctl service at Lakowe, lagos state after ajah. I want to get one

    1. Terry,
      CTL is not in the South Western part of Nigeria at the moment

  59. bekee kelechi

    Pls I just installed the cable but after scanning all I get is NO ACCESS (5).what could be the cause? 07031557905. Pls only text.

  60. Precious

    Pls can anybody confirm for me the number of stations on CTL because nt all the stations listed here are actually on it

  61. CHRIS

    I used to subscribe CTL, but I abandon it when we find it difficult to use it to watch matches. pls any improvement in terms of showing live matches?

  62. Why does it show a bad antenna signal on my screen

  63. vincent

    is ctl signal in igbo-etche axis of port harcourt .and also do ctl recieve channelstv and ait stations

  64. steve

    Does CTL work in EKET LGA of Akwa Ibom state. i want to buy and i stay in Eket

  65. Ben Joy

    Please,where can i get your decoder in ogba/ishaga axis in lagos. Thanks

    1. Hello Ben Joy
      CTL may not work in your location.

  66. Jimmy Davies

    Pls when will CTL introduce dish to finally bring the so call DSTV to an end? I write from Akwa Ibom State, it is said that CTL is in Akwa Ibom yes, but it is basically in the state capital few distance away from the state capital, signal is lost. U knw if dish is introduce, that automatically will bring to an end the so call DSTV. Pls help us the less privilege Nigerians who cannot aford that high subscription rate of the so call DSTV are not smiling at all. Pls talk to me and Nigerians. Thanks.

  67. prince uzo

    I bought a new decorder in owerri on 19th Sept 2015 but uptil now I am yet to receive my one month subscription after my details I was asked to send. What was wromg?

  68. Sunday

    let me know the ctl channel

    1. Hello Sunday,
      You can find list of CTL Channels and more details here: http://www.trendtv.tv/channels.html

  69. Sunday

    pls is ctl work in ibadan because i want to buy it

    1. Hello Sunday,
      I cannot guarantee CTL will work in Ibadan as it is dominant in the south-south and south-eastern states.
      CTL transmitter/signal may not be in your region.

  70. Prince

    I hope Trend digital is CTL? I have the decoder but my antenal is not longer functioning were can i buy the antenal, am in portharcourt

    1. Hello Prince,
      Yes, Trend Digital is the same as CTL.
      You can find all CTL dealers nationwide here: http://www.trendtv.tv/findadealer.html

  71. Obi David

    is ctl currently having issues in owerri..cus after rescanning no statioms shows..

  72. emeka

    do they show life epl, laliga and uefa matches….and pls can u list d sports channels that they air?

  73. Charles

    Pls I want to know if CTL can show EPL,Uefa Champions league and so on.

  74. murphy

    i am currently using it portharcourt and its ok. kindly let me know if your signal covers Ubiaja in Edo State.
    Thank You.

  75. Ajanaku Amos

    I bought your system (CTL) in 2014 but it was not functioning. The agent promised that it would be functional in August 2015. What do I need to get the system work? I’m in Ibadan.

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