Tag Archives: StarTimes

GRB Studios seals multiyear licensing and distribution deal with Africa’s Black TV

GRB Studios has inked a multiyear licensing and distribution deal with Black TV and will be collaborating with the African channel, led by actor and producer Thomas Gumede. Black TV is an African pay-TV channel broadcast via Starsat, South Africa, a subsidiary of the Chinese satellite television provider StarTimes. The channel provides original African series, [...]

StarTimes secures 3-year exclusive media rights for Coppa Italia & Supercoppa Italiana

Africas digital TV operator StarTimes and Lega Serie A reached a 3 years deal for the exclusive all media rights to Coppa Italia & Supercoppa Italiana in the region of Sub-Saharan Africa. According to the agreement, StarTimes claims the exclusive rights of the two Italian premier Cup competitions in English, French, Portuguese and African indigenous [...]

StarTimes to dub UEFA Europa League matches in Twi

StarTimes subscribers will be served with Twi commentary in the biggest matches of the UEFA Europa League. StarTimes becomes the first Pay-Tv service provider in Ghana to localize football commentary on TV following the initiative to run Twi commentary over German Bundesliga, French Ligue 1 and the UEFA Europa League. StarTimes localized Ghanaian channel, Adepa [...]

StarTimes inked a 10-year deal with Senegalese professional football league

The Senegalese professional football league has just signed a 10-year partnership with the Chinese company StarTimes and will now be called StarTimes League 1 Senegal. A new showcase to sell the Senegalese football. The information was made public during a press conference organized by Saer Seck, the president of the LSFP, “We have signed a [...]

StarTimes secures rights to Senegalese Ligue 1 for 10 seasons

StarTimes has bagged another exclusive deal for an African domestic league, this time in Senegal for the countrys top tier, Ligue 1. The pay-television operator StarTimes has been trying to secure rights to a domestic league in a Francophone country for over two years, having previously attempted and failed to secure rights to the Cameroonian Elite One and [...]

StarTimes secures exclusive broadcasting rights for UEFA Europa League games

StarTimes has secured exclusive broadcasting rights for UEFA Europa League in Sub-Saharan Africa until 2021. Football fans will be able to enjoy matches between best European clubs as from September 20th. The Brand & Marketing Director of StarTimes, Qasim Elegbede, declared, We are very happy to bring UEFA Europa League to our subscribers. This summer FIFA World [...]

StarTimes rolls out app to increase HIV/AIDS awareness in Kenya

Digital television company StarTimes has introduced a mobile online video application that intends to increase HIV/AIDS awareness among the Kenyan youth. In collaboration with UNAIDS, the two associations propose to scout technology and innovation to unroll HIV/AIDS related content as more youngsters are now prone to watching and streaming contents via their mobile phones. The [...]

Bongo Star Search is back on StarTimes in Tanzania

Bongo Star Search Season 9 will premiere on StarTimes TV. Bongo Star Search is a reality TV show that aims to find rising artists in Tanzania through auditions, is back after a one-year break. The contenders will have the opportunity to win 50 million Tanzanian shillings ($ 22 000) with part of the money being used to develop and [...]

StarTimes will beam live African Freestyle Football competition

StarTimes will broadcast live the first ever African Freestyle Football competition in Nigeria from 13 to 15 September to its over 10 million subscribers across Africa. The tournament is accessible to freestylers all over Africa, beginning with the qualifying rounds and Nigerian championship on September 13- 14 at the Balmoral Convention Centre, Federal Palace Hotel [...]