StarTimes to reduce subscription prices in September to up its game against competitors

The Chinese-owned pay TV operator, StarTimes, announced a price slash in its subscription fee for its classic bouquet as from September 1. The bouquet includes the channels Ebony Life TV, ST Nollywood and Fox and ST Kids. 

The news that it is offering free viewing for all its subscribers in August was also a much welcomed one. The free viewing includes all new channels and is available to all customers irrespective of the subscription package.

Kunmi Balogun the company’s Public Relations Manager said in a statement that “This reinforces our commitment to ensuring that our customers enjoy the best for less.” The statement read in part “Starting from September 1, all StarTimes subscribers will enjoy more entertainment for less. With the addition of new entertainment, movies and kiddie’s channels. We are aware of the economic challenges faced by many Nigerians and have resolved to allow them watch all our new channels for free this August and reduce our subscription rate come September 1.”