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CEO Pledges To Make StarTimes More Affordable In Nigeria

The CEO of StarTimes Nigeria, David Zhang, held a media press briefing at the Radisson Hotel, Ikeja, Lagos earlier this week.

Zhang, who had worked for four years as the CEO of StarTimes Kenya until January 2019 when he was appointed as CEO of StarTimes Nigeria, said that one of his primary goals is to make the digital pay-TV service affordable and available to all.

Zhang expressed that he loves the Nigerian people and declared that since StarTimes launched in Nigeria in 2010, its mission had remained unchanged – to offer affordable entertainment to every household in Africa. He said that StarTimes does this through innovation, diligence, integrity and devotion. Zhang noted that all of the hard work put in by StarTimes in Africa has helped the pay-TV operator get closer to its vision – to become one of the leading and most influential media groups in the world.

The CEO also announced that StarTimes’ most recent business offering, its OTT service called StarTimes ON. StarTimes ON is doing very well and is the future of StarTimes streaming services.

Zhang joined StarTimes Group in China over 30 years ago and had worked in the company’s overseas department in Africa for almost seven years.

The Brand and Marketing Director StarTimes, Qasim Elegbede informed the media that by July 2019, the company would introduce a solar panel power system.

Elegbede said that with the solar panel there would be no need for electricity and the subscribers would still get to watch all their programmes at any time of the day.
He added that StarTimes would soon unveil ten projects of local content, movies and series.

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