StarTimes’ brand, StarSat has been launched in Zimbabwe. A license for Direct-to-Home (DTH) satellite TV has already been secured in the month of January and operations for setting up is under process.
The Chinese satellite television provider in South Africa, StarTimes, operates in 16 countries across the sub-Saharan Africa and has its offices in 29 countries with 8 million subscribers across the continent.
The StarSat decoder will be priced at 36 USD. Monthly subscriptions for five months are actually charged at 10 USD for StarSat Special, StarSat Super is at 19 USD, StarSat Sport is at 9 USD, 19 USD for StarSat Chinese and 10 USD for StarSat Indian.
Content to be available on StarSat are English Premier League matches, Bundesliga, La Liga, Chinese Movies, Indian Movies, African Movies (iRoko), AMC Series, Fox Lie, Discovery, SABC 1, SABC 2, SABC 2, Nat Geo & Wild, StarSat Sports, Discovery Science, BBC World News, Bloomberg TV, MSNBC, God TV, ZEE CINEMA, CCTV, NDTV, KISS TV among others.