StarTimes Nigeria Collaborates With MTN For StarTimes ON App
StarTimes Nigeria has joined forces with MTN, Africa’s most extensive information communication technology company, to offer MTN’s mobile internet subscribers a special data bundle for the StarTimes ON mobile app.
Due to the video streaming bundles on StarTimes “ON” App, MTN’s subscribers will now enjoy unlimited video on demand (VOD) entertainment and service at a much cheaper data rate than any other network in Nigeria.
The General Manager of Data & Devices at MTN, Abiodun Ajayi spoke on the new development and noted that with the most affordable data bundle subscribers will enjoy a generous amount of streaming time on StarTimes ON should they complete the SMS registration for the service.
Also commenting on the partnership,Tony Tuo, the OTT director at StarTimes Nigeria, noted that MTN subscribers would even get access to five premium channels that offer music, news, religion, movies and lots of other entertainment content for free on StarTimes ON, a VOD service that users of other networks have to pay a fee to gain access to.
According to Tuo, StarTimes ON currently has over 3.5 million users in Nigeria and approximately 12 million users across Africa, making its collaboration with MTN the latest in a sector where it has become common practice for telecoms and video operators to partner up for effective delivery because VOD and live streaming is on the rise.
StarTimes ON offers over 70 channels with more than 40 of them free to subscribers.
Credit: This article originated from www.nigeriacommunicationsweek.com.ng