The Chinese pay TV operator StarTimes is expanding its DTT platform in Daura in Katsina State in Nigeria. Subscribers will now be able to enjoy educative and entertaining programmes under different TV Stations, namely NTA Hausa farin wata TV, Dadin Kowa, Liberty TV and others.
Viewers in Daura will also have access to programmes such as NTA parliament, a platform that enables the people interact with their representatives and other channels of interest that serve Indian movies, news and current affairs are available for viewing.
In his opening speech, the representative of the Director-General of NTA, Maxwell Loko said, “NTA StarTimes is present in about 80 cities in Nigeria and now in Daura. People of Daura will have the opportunity to enjoy digital life; with small amount of money they can watch beautiful content that will educate and entertain them via numerous TV stations especially NTA Hausa, Farin Wata TV, Dadin Kowa, Liberty TV and so many other interesting channels”.
“StarTimes network in its latest move is now shifting from the urban centres to the rural areas so as to sustain the consumers’ enjoyment of digital entertainment,” he added.
Commenting the development, the representative of National Broadcasting Corporation, Mohammad Alhaji Nanu, hailed the coming of StarTimes to Daura, saying the initiative would enable the people be part of global entertainment and news.