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Manchester United announces partnership with StarTimes to offer MUTV in Africa

Millions of Manchester United fans in Africa will gain access to MUTV under an agreement with StarTimes, the continents leading digital TV operator. StarTimes will distribute MUTV to subscribers in over 30 countries across sub-Saharan African, representing the biggest agreement of its kind by Manchester United in the region. Viewers in countries including Nigeria, South [...]

StarTimes is bringing over 250 hours of IMPACT Wrestling

IMPACT Wrestling announced a partnership with StarTimes, by bringing more than 250 hours of IMPACT Wrestling content to the platform in 2021. The acquisition extends IMPACTs reach even further across the globe, bringing a slate of the promotions most popular series to over 13 million DVB subscribers and 20 million OTT users throughout Sub-Saharan Africa [...]

StarTimes airing special TV content to its Sub-Saharan African audiences

StarTimes has shown its constant commitment to provide quality content to African families by offering Funke Akindeles Industreet drama series and another season of Jenifas Diary as well as movie hours dedicated to new and exclusive Nollywood movies weekly. This initiative will provide top family entertainment to more audiences across sub-Saharan Africa. The new season [...]

StarTimes announced new agreement with CAF for Total CHAN in SSA

The Confederation Africaine de Football (CAF) and StarTimes have announced the signing of an agreement by which the media group obtains the broadcasting rights for the Total African Nations Championship, Cameroon 2020 (Total CHAN Cameroon 2020), scheduled from 16 January to 7 February 2021 in Cameroon. Under this agreement, the operating license issued by CAF [...]

African Movie Channel rolls out exclusive Originals across Africa

African Movie Channel (AMC) is airing its newest original and exclusive movies from its own production hub, AMCOP AMC Original Productions, every Friday from January till December 2021, all in High Definition; African Movie Channel HD recently became the worlds first HD Nollywood channel. AMC is a premium 24-hour African movie channel, airing only [...]

StarTimes to add Wakaati TV in Nigeria

Wakaati TV will debut in Nigeria to boost the industry and will go live on StarTimes and also online. The entertainment channel will produce original and contents all while showcasing Nollywood blockbuster movies across its platforms. Speaking at the unveiling ceremony in Lagos, the MD/CEO, Wakaati Network Limited, Olurotimi Akingbogun, said there had been some [...]

StarTimes sealed deal with Kenyan soccer federation

StarTimes is now the official broadcast partner for the Football Kenya Federation (FKF) in a seven-year deal worth about 1.1 million U.S. dollars annually. The new sponsorship deal will involve transmission of Betking Premier League matches, 30 Betika Super League matches and friendly matches of the Kenyan national soccer team, Harambee Stars. “We have progressively [...]

Broadcasters in Africa select SynProNize dramas for Africa

Broadcasters in Africa including StarTimes and e.tv have selected dramas from Dubai-based producer and distributor SynProNize. Free-to-air channel e.tv licensed romantic drama series Piya Naam Ka Diya (All for Love), African pay TV platform StarTimes picked up Swaragini (A Tale of Two Sisters) and Gathbandhan (The Odd Couple) and Onua TV in Ghana acquired Cello. [...]