How To Scan NASCO Satellite TV For Free To Air Channels In Ghana

Africa’s leading producer and exporter of Television sets is Nasco. With millions of TV sets sold so far, Nasco stands tall among the top Television brands in Ghana, Africa and indeed the world as a whole.

Be it Smart Tv, Digital TV or Satellite TV, Nasco has something for all pockets.

Nasco TV sets have in fact become toasts of many rooms both for the young and old.

In this article, our focus is on how to scan your Nasco Satellite TV for Free to Air Channels across the globe.

What Are Free To Air Channels?

Free to Air Channels also called FTA channels are TV or Radio channels which do not require any subscription fee or any form of payment before viewers are allowed to watch.

These channels are broadcasted without any encryption or lock and so can be accessed by any TV set that has the right models or receiving elements to access the kinds of channels involved.

Some of the popular Free-to-air channels available in Ghana are TV3, Net 2 TV, GTV, Metro TV, Joy Prime, Adom TV, TV Africa, Crystal TV and many others.

Requirements For Accessing Free To Air Channels

Even though Free to Air channels are free of charge and do not require any payment or subscription in order for the user to enjoy these channels, there are some requirements that all receiving TV sets must meet before having access to these channels for free.

For digital channels, your Nasco television must have the normal two poles antennae that can either be placed on top of the TV and connected to the back or held up outside on a pole.

For Satellite channels, your Nasco television must have a satellite dish installed and connected.

Without these requirements, you can have your Nasco Television beautifully installed on your wall or on your TV stand but you may never get to use it for the purpose you bought it – to watch channels.

How To Scan For Digital Channels On Nasco TV Sets

To scan for Digital Channels on your Nasco TV Set, please make sure that your antennae are correctly connected to the jack at the back of your TV. Once you are certain about this, follow the steps below judiciously:

  1. Press the ‘Menu’ key on your remote
  2. Scroll through the menu using the left and right arrow. Then, select ‘Channel Settings.
  3. Press the enter key on your remote
  4. Select the down arrow to select ‘DTV Manual Tuning’
  5. Press Enter to open DTV Manual Tuning Submenu
  6. Select ‘All Channels’ and press enter
  7. When your scan is done, press ‘Menu’ to return or press exit.

How To Scan For Satellite Channels On Nasco TV

Scanning for Satellite Channels on your Nasco TV is very easy and doesn’t take so many steps to execute. Meanwhile, before you follow the steps below, make sure that an accredited dish installer has already installed your satellite dish and has connected it to your TV.

If that is already done, then you can follow the steps below to scan for new satellite TV Channels.

  1. Press ‘Menu’ on your remote control.
  2. Use the left and right arrow to select ‘Channel settings’ from the main menu and press Enter.
  3. Use the Up and Down buttons on your remote to select ‘Auto-Tuning’ and press Enter.
  4. Press the Ok button to search and save all Tv and Radio channels from the current TV source which is satellite channels automatically.


With the daily introduction of new television stations both locally and internationally, there is the need for owners of television sets especially Nasco TV owners to regularly scan for these new channels.

I believe this article was helpful in guiding you to scan for new digital and Satellite TV channels on your Nasco TV.

If you have any reservations, comments or enquiries, kindly leave them in the comment box below or get in touch with us.

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