Tag Archives: StarTimes

Kenya’s state corporation inks partnership deal with StarTimes to boost local film industry

State-owned Kenya Film Commission (KFC) inks agreement deal with Chinese pay-TV company StarTimes to boost the local film industry. The CEO of state-owned Kenya Film Commission (KFC), Timothy Owase, stated that under the agreement StarTimes ON, an online mobile application will be the dedicated platform where the shortlisted films for the ninth edition of Kalasha [...]

StarTimes introduced Tozali TV in Nigeria

StarTimes, subscribers to Nigerias leading pay TV, will experience Tozali TV, a lifestyle TV with rich cultural entertainment content in Hausa and English. Joshua Wang, Managing Director of Startimes, said subscribers in the 19 northern states, are in for a thrilling experience with Tozali TV on Channel 183. He also added, while Tozali TV made [...]

StarTimes encourages Rwandans to produce local contents

According to Officials from StarTimes Rwanda, local content producers can earn money if they innovate with new and original TV entertainment materials that can be aired on StarTimes Rwanda cable TV. StarTimes Rwanda offers over 200 bouquet channels for its subscribers. Local viewers are more interested by local novellas, series and childrens entertainment material. Unfortunately, [...]

Zee Magic available on StarTimes and Starsat in Africa

Zee Africa is bringing Bollywood entertainment to the African audience by rolling out its French General Entertainment Channel (GEC) Zee Magic on digital entertainment platforms StarTimes and Starsat. Zee Magic is available on StarTimes for the French-speaking audiences in countries such as Senegal, Gabon, Mali, Benin, Ivory Coast, Guinea, Burundi, Congo, DRC, Cameroon and Sierra [...]

African Movie Channel Series return to StarTimes

African Movie Channel has launched the African Movie Channel Series (AMC Series) on the StarTimes platforms. AMC Series is a premium 24-hour African entertainment channel, showcasing TV soaps, comedy and drama mainly from Nigeria as well as from all over Africa.  AMC Series viewers will also have exclusive access to various AMC in-house productions like [...]

StarTimes to broadcast 2019 Fiba Basketball World Cup

StarTimes will air the 2019 Fiba Basketball World Cup until September 15. The extended tournament which will be taking place for the first time in China will bring together 32 teams where Africa is being represented by Angola, Cote dIvoire, Nigeria, Senegal and Tunisia. StarTimes Regional Marketing Director Aldrine Nsubuga said: We are excited to [...]

StarTimes to broadcast UEFA Euro 2020 in Sub Saharan Africa

StarTimes has secured transmission rights for UEFA Euro 2020 as well as Qualifiers to EURO 2020, UEFA Nations League 2020/21 and European Qualifiers to FIFA World Cup 2022. between 2019 and 2020 for countries across sub-Saharan Africa, excluding South Africa, and on all media platforms. StarTimes Sports Director, Shi Maochu said that StarTimes is proud [...]

StarTimes invested $1.9m for new TV channel in Kenya

StarTimes Media is developing a new content in Kenya which will target mainly women with local programs. Rembo TV will be available across Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda and will have reality shows and has a language policy for its content that is set to ensure that 60 percent, 30 percent and 10 percent of programs [...]

StarTimes offers free kids channels

StarTimes just announced a week of free viewing for all its kids channels over the holiday period from August 1 to 7. According to the company, this is aimed at entertaining, educating, and providing informative content for children during the holiday period without subscription. Commenting the latest move, StarTimes Public Relations manager, Kunmi Balogun, said, [...]