Tag Archives: StarTimes

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 [...]

StarTimes to broadcast 2019 Fiba Basketball World Cup

StarTimes will air the 2019 Fiba Basketball World Cup until September 15. The extended tournament which will be taking place for the first time in China will bring together 32 teams where Africa is being represented by Angola, Cote dIvoire, Nigeria, Senegal and Tunisia. StarTimes Regional Marketing Director Aldrine Nsubuga said: We are excited to [...]

StarTimes to broadcast UEFA Euro 2020 in Sub Saharan Africa

StarTimes has secured transmission rights for UEFA Euro 2020 as well as Qualifiers to EURO 2020, UEFA Nations League 2020/21 and European Qualifiers to FIFA World Cup 2022. between 2019 and 2020 for countries across sub-Saharan Africa, excluding South Africa, and on all media platforms. StarTimes Sports Director, Shi Maochu said that StarTimes is proud [...]

StarTimes invested $1.9m for new TV channel in Kenya

StarTimes Media is developing a new content in Kenya which will target mainly women with local programs. Rembo TV will be available across Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda and will have reality shows and has a language policy for its content that is set to ensure that 60 percent, 30 percent and 10 percent of programs [...]

StarTimes offers free kids channels

StarTimes just announced a week of free viewing for all its kids channels over the holiday period from August 1 to 7. According to the company, this is aimed at entertaining, educating, and providing informative content for children during the holiday period without subscription. Commenting the latest move, StarTimes Public Relations manager, Kunmi Balogun, said, [...]

VSKIT collaborates with StarTimes to launch Nigeria’s TV show, ‘Voice to Fame’

Short video sharing platform, VSKIT has partnered with Digital cable TV, StarTimes, to launch the maiden edition of Voice to Fame, a dubbing competition in Nigeria. The TV show will be available on Sunday. The show will see eight contestants challenging celebrities, for a chance to win a grand prize of N2 million. The Voice to [...]

StarTimes partners with MLW to air ‘Fusion’ in Africa

Major League Wrestling has recently announced it has entered into an agreement to broadcast its flagship weekly hour-long program MLW Fusion non-exclusively in Africa on StarTimes. The partnership will commence this summer with weekly episodes of MLW FUSION. The African region is extremely important to Major League Wrestling, and we are thrilled to begin this [...]