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StarTimes reaches 400 villages with satellite TV in Uganda

StarTimes, the Chinese media company, has completed the second phase of its Uganda satellite TV project and has now reached an extra 400 villages in the country. The pay-TV system will broadcast educational programming as well as conventional channels. Song Wei, Project Director at StarTimes, said connecting villages is set to start this month and [...]

Disney to pull out FOX channel distribution in Africa

Disney has decided to pull the Fox channels distribution in Africa after 11 and a half years. The Walt Disney Company Africa has confirmed the news saying that its FOX channel (DStv 125/StarSat 131) is ending on pay-TV services like MultiChoice’s DStv, StarTimes and StarSat, as well as Zuku across sub-Saharan Africa at the end [...]

StarTimes extends exclusive media rights for Coppa Italia and Supercoppa Italiana in Africa

Africas leading digital TV operator StarTimes has renewed exclusive rights to broadcast Coppa Italia & Supercoppa Italiana for further three seasons in Sub-Saharan Africa. According to the contract with Lega Serie A, StarTimes extends the exclusive rights to the two Italian premier Cup competitions in English, French, Portuguese and African indigenous languages to the 2023/2024 [...]

StarTimes adding new TV content at no extra cost

StarTimes will be adding new TV content for its subscribers at no extra cost. This move aims at introducing an array of content genres for its viewers. One of the programs that is available is Fashion TV Africa, a typical African style fashion channel that enjoys unique shots of brilliant flair thereby highlighting quality, African-themed [...]

StarTimes to broadcast FIBA AfroBasket 2021

Africas digital TV operator StarTimes will exclusively air the African Championship of Nations, FIBA AfroBasket Rwanda 2021. The 30th edition of the AfroBasket, mens basketball continental championship of Africa will take place from August 24 to September 5 2021 in Kigali, Rwandas capital city. 16 national teams divided into four groups will be competing for [...]

StarTimes to offer bonus content to Nyota bouquet subscribers

StarTimes Media has unveiled an aggressive reward programme that will see Nyota bouquet subscribers the platforms lowest package, enjoy six additional channels which are reserved for higher bouquets upon full month or more subscription renewal at the same cost of Ksh.299. StarTimes Media has unveiled an aggressive reward programme that will see Nyota bouquet [...]

ABS-CBN TV shows now available in Africa via StarTimes

Philippine media and entertainment company ABS-CBN Corporation hit action series are now broadcasted in Sub-Saharan Africa on the StarTimes channel. The company said its primetime action series Brothers can now be accessible in South Africa, Kenya, Ghana, Madagascar, among many others, while Fists of Fate began airing in as many countries in Africa last May. [...]

ABS-CBN to showcase top action series via StarTimes across Africa

Philippine media and entertainment company ABS-CBN Corporation announced two of its hit action series are now airing on StarTimes in Sub-Saharan Africa. FPJ’s Ang Probinsyano, which is internationally known as Brothers can now be seen in South Africa, Kenya, Ghana, among many others. Meanwhile, Sandugo, known abroad as Fists of Fate, began airing in Africa last May 2021, also via [...]

StarTimes ON app launches on VIDAA-powered Hisense Smart TVs

StarTimes and VIDAA are delighted to announce that streaming application StarTimes ON just launched on VIDAA-powered Hisense smart TVs. StarTimes ON is a mobile application by Africas leading digital TV operator StarTimes. It combines live TV channels and rich VOD content to offer a premium user experience. StarTimes ON serves 27 million users and ranks [...]