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StarTimes Announces That It Has 3 Million Subscribers In Nigeria

StarTimes’ Overseas Public Relations Director, William Masy has disclosed that approximately 3 million Nigerians are subscribed to the organisation’s services and products throughout the country’s six geopolitical zones.

Masy announced this recently to a delegation of Nigerian Journalists at the StarTimes Corporate Headquarters in Beijing, China.

According to him, Nigeria has been a large market for the company’s services and products in Africa.

Masy said that StarTimes, which was founded in 1988, had now established subsidiaries in over 30 countries, including Nigeria, Rwanda, Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Mozambique, Guinea, South Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and others.

He added that Nigeria was currently the largest market for StarTimes’ products and services and that out of the 10 million subscribers that the pay-TV operator now had across Africa, 3 million of those subscribers are in Nigeria.
The Public Relations Director said that StarTimes was prepared to assist the Federal Government of Nigerian in completing its ongoing digitalisation programme.

Masy added that approximately 80 percent of the employees of StarTimes were Nigerians.

The company’s spokesperson also confirmed that StarTimes was shopping around for a suitable place in Nigeria to build its factory as it had done in Kenya and a few other countries.

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