Tag Archives: StarTimes

StarTimes secure Formula E rights for Sub Saharan Africa

StarTimes has signed a deal to broadcast Formula E motor racing in 37 countries across Africa. The deal covers non-exclusive live and highlights rights across all major markets in sub-Saharan Africa.  Hugo Lavell, Head of Media & Distribution at Formula E, said: As we enter a new year of electric racing, its fantastic to be [...]

Startimes sealed deal with Superights for Geronimo Stilton in Africa

Pay TV operator, Startimes has aquire the rights to broadcast the first season of investigation and adventure series Geronimo Stilton produced by Atlantyca and Superprod from Superights. Geronimo Stiltons first two seasons were produced by Atlantyca, with Superprod coming on as a co-producer for season three. Inspired by the popular book series of the same [...]

StarTimes secures TV rights for Ghana Premier league

StarTimes, the pay TV broadcaster in sub-Saharan Africa acquired the broadcasting rights for the Premier League and the FA Cup in Ghana. The announcement comes just over a month since StarTimes and the Ghana Football Association agreed to mutually terminate an existing agreement for the same properties. This agreement was signed in 2017 and would [...]

StarTimes acquire FA Cup rights for sub-Saharan Africa

StarTimes has acquired the rights to the English FA Cup and FA Community Shield in sub-Saharan Africa. The agreement will allow the broadcaster to show the competition in all languages on its eight sports channels and on the OTT streaming service. StarTimes replaces SuperSport as the sub-Saharan home of the competition. Shi Maochu, sport director [...]

StarTimes to air New Crime TV series

StarTimes welcomed the new crime action television series, Paper Bolt, which is currently enjoying a massive audience on ST Nollywood Plus. The first and biggest detective series on television currently airing on episode 5 of season 1 is broadcast every Monday and Friday on ST Nollywood more at 7:30 p.m. and presents a crowd of [...]

Ghana FC cancels football agreement with StarTimes

The Ghana Football Federation (GFA) has withdrawn a $ 17.9 million deal to get its games covered by the pay-tv operator StarTimes Group.Instead, GFA invited broadcasters and media organisations to make new offers for television and radio rights, with the deadline for submission being 10 December. The GFA offer on the table includes its own [...]

StarTimes and Beijing Municipal sealed deal for joint local content production

StarTimes Kenya and the Beijing Municipal Bureau of Radio and Television unveiled a joint content development works between Kenyan actors and their Chinese counterparts. The development will feature the first-ever Sino-African reality TV show highlighting deep intercultural exchange while building the local capacity of local creators and content developers. Funded by the Chinese government and [...]

StarTimes launched Bundesliga Football School in Ghana

StarTimes operating in the pay-TV sector in Africa, reportedly collaborated with the German Bundesliga on a grassroots project. The Bundesliga Football School is a partnership between Deutsche Fußball Liga (DFL) and StarTimes, the official broadcaster of the German Bundesliga throughout sub-Saharan Africa. The Bundesliga Experience is an event designed to give Ghanaian fans a unique [...]

StarTimes completes DTV project for 1000 Nigerian villages

The Nigerian federal government awarded the Chinese pay-TV company StarTimes a certificate of satisfaction when it completed its digital TV project for 1,000 Nigerian villages. The project supported by the Chinese government is based on one of the resolutions of the Johannesburg Summit of the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation of 2015, during which the Chinese [...]

China to offer satellite TV to 500 villages in Ivory Coast

In Ivory Coast, representatives of the Chinese government have just launched the local part of the project to offer satellite television to 10,000 African villages. The Ivorian part of the initiative will see 500 villages receiving the necessary infrastructure to receive the bouquet of clear channels provided by the project. As part of the project, [...]