Tag Archives: StarTimes

StarTimes signed deal with Zambian government for DTT

StarTimes acknowledging that Zambia is among the 17 African countries which benefited from the US$ 2.5 billion contract for digital migration, revealed that the group signed a US$273 million contract with the Zambian government for the exercise. StarTimes Vice President Guo Ziqi said that Zambia will further benefit from the 10 000 African Villages Satellite [...]

StarTimes to ink DTT agreement with Sao Tome and Principe government

After negotiations began in early September, the Chinese group StarTimes would have reached an agreement with the government of Sao Tome and Principe a few days ago to deal with the country’s migration from analogue to digital broadcasting. Negotiations focused on financing the country’s technological transition, but it is doubtful that StarTimes also had to [...]

StarTimes bringing live Italian Serie matches to viewers in Africa

The famous Pay TV company, StarTimes, will offer subscribers live coverage of the thrilling Italian league matches this weekend. The matches will feature multiple Scudeto winners Juventus hosting Torino at the Juventus Stadium on Saturday while Sampdoria welcomes AC Milan at the Stadio Luigi Ferraris.  Commenting on the Serie A games, Brands and Marketing Director, [...]

StarTimes plans to take Digital TV to rural Africa

The Chinese Pay TV firm, StarTimes intends to roll out free digital TV project to rural regions of Africa in a Corporate Social Responsibility move. Japheth Akhulia, StarTimes Media Kenya Director of Brand Marketing and PR said that the project will see 10,000 African villages having access to free digital TV service.  The rollout comes [...]

StarTimes to air FIBA Afrobasket

The FIBA, Afrobasket 2017, which being held in Senegal-Tunisia will be aired on StarTimes. Tunisia which is hosting Group A, consisting of Nigeria, the DR Congo, Mali and Ivory Coast will see the teams finishing top two, to the final.  Brands and Marketing Director of StarTimes, Mr. Qasim Elegbede, said StarTimes is ever committed to [...]

StarTimes live broadcasts Italian Super Cup

Popular pay TV company, StarTimes, brings live coverage of the Italian Super Cup encounter with Lazio at the Stadia Olympico and promises the Italian Scudetto winners, Juventus FC, to be the centre of attraction. Speaking about the 2017/2018 European League Season and the match fixtures, Brands and Marketing Director, StarTimes, Qasim Elegbede, said StarTimes is [...]

StarTimes to begin satellite TV project in rural areas in Nigeria

StarTimes, the Chinese firm offering direct-to-home pay TV services, brought its digital TV service to the locality of Hulumi, an underdeveloped rustic Nigerian community as part of its pilot project to provide satellite TV in five Nigerian villages. The project is the outcome of one of the resolutions of the 2015 summit of Forum On [...]

StarTimes hypes the Digital Switch Over with Digital TV sets in Nigeria

As part of efforts deployed to encourage the transition from analogue to digital transmission in Nigeria, Startimes has made digital television sets at a lowered price, available in the country. The pay TV Company strengthened its commitment to new innovations and technologies enhancing digital TV experience for Nigerians over the years, and is now offering [...]

StarTimes to air Beijing TV dramas and movies in Zambia

StarTimes, the Chinese Pay-TV operator  launched the 2017 Beijing TV dramas and movies broadcasting season in Africa, precisely in Lusaka, the Capital city of Zambia.  It is the fourth time that the Beijing TV dramas and movies broadcasting season in Africa is launched, and the first time was it done in Zambia. The countrys audience [...]

StarTimes acquires exclusive media rights to broadcast FIBAs 2017-2021 competition

Africas leading digital TV operator has acquired exclusive media rights in Sub-Saharan Africa for FIBAs national team competitions for the 2017-2021 period. It also includes the FIBA Basketball World Cup 2019 which will be held in China. StarTimes was awarded exclusive free and pay transmission rights across all territories of Sub-Saharan Africa for its leading [...]