Tag Archives: StarTimes

StarTimes and Beijing Municipal sealed deal for joint local content production

StarTimes Kenya and the Beijing Municipal Bureau of Radio and Television unveiled a joint content development works between Kenyan actors and their Chinese counterparts. The development will feature the first-ever Sino-African reality TV show highlighting deep intercultural exchange while building the local capacity of local creators and content developers. Funded by the Chinese government and [...]

StarTimes launched Bundesliga Football School in Ghana

StarTimes operating in the pay-TV sector in Africa, reportedly collaborated with the German Bundesliga on a grassroots project. The Bundesliga Football School is a partnership between Deutsche Fußball Liga (DFL) and StarTimes, the official broadcaster of the German Bundesliga throughout sub-Saharan Africa. The Bundesliga Experience is an event designed to give Ghanaian fans a unique [...]

StarTimes completes DTV project for 1000 Nigerian villages

The Nigerian federal government awarded the Chinese pay-TV company StarTimes a certificate of satisfaction when it completed its digital TV project for 1,000 Nigerian villages. The project supported by the Chinese government is based on one of the resolutions of the Johannesburg Summit of the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation of 2015, during which the Chinese [...]

China to offer satellite TV to 500 villages in Ivory Coast

In Ivory Coast, representatives of the Chinese government have just launched the local part of the project to offer satellite television to 10,000 African villages. The Ivorian part of the initiative will see 500 villages receiving the necessary infrastructure to receive the bouquet of clear channels provided by the project. As part of the project, [...]

Kenya’s state corporation inks partnership deal with StarTimes to boost local film industry

State-owned Kenya Film Commission (KFC) inks agreement deal with Chinese pay-TV company StarTimes to boost the local film industry. The CEO of state-owned Kenya Film Commission (KFC), Timothy Owase, stated that under the agreement StarTimes ON, an online mobile application will be the dedicated platform where the shortlisted films for the ninth edition of Kalasha [...]

StarTimes introduced Tozali TV in Nigeria

StarTimes, subscribers to Nigerias leading pay TV, will experience Tozali TV, a lifestyle TV with rich cultural entertainment content in Hausa and English. Joshua Wang, Managing Director of Startimes, said subscribers in the 19 northern states, are in for a thrilling experience with Tozali TV on Channel 183. He also added, while Tozali TV made [...]

StarTimes encourages Rwandans to produce local contents

According to Officials from StarTimes Rwanda, local content producers can earn money if they innovate with new and original TV entertainment materials that can be aired on StarTimes Rwanda cable TV. StarTimes Rwanda offers over 200 bouquet channels for its subscribers. Local viewers are more interested by local novellas, series and childrens entertainment material. Unfortunately, [...]

Zee Magic available on StarTimes and Starsat in Africa

Zee Africa is bringing Bollywood entertainment to the African audience by rolling out its French General Entertainment Channel (GEC) Zee Magic on digital entertainment platforms StarTimes and Starsat. Zee Magic is available on StarTimes for the French-speaking audiences in countries such as Senegal, Gabon, Mali, Benin, Ivory Coast, Guinea, Burundi, Congo, DRC, Cameroon and Sierra [...]

‘Hello Mr Right’, new dating reality show to air on StarTimes in Nigeria

StarTimes have announced that Africas number 1 dating reality show Hello Mr. Right will commence in Nigeria. The auditions are scheduled on Saturdays and Sundays in Lagos and are opened to both male and female participants who are above 18 years of age and single.  The TV show, currently enjoying massive viewership in other African [...]

African Movie Channel Series return to StarTimes

African Movie Channel has launched the African Movie Channel Series (AMC Series) on the StarTimes platforms. AMC Series is a premium 24-hour African entertainment channel, showcasing TV soaps, comedy and drama mainly from Nigeria as well as from all over Africa.  AMC Series viewers will also have exclusive access to various AMC in-house productions like [...]