Tag Search : StarTimes

Football Broadcast  |  Broadcast Rights: Infighting Within Kenya Football Brings StarTimes Deal Into Question

A tussle over football TV broadcasting rights seems to be on in Kenya with reported infighting between the defunct Kenya Premier League (KPL) and the  Football Kenya Federation (FKF), with the uncertain outcome having a foreboding impact on the PayTV ...
Read more...


Sports Rights  |  StarTimes To Exclusively Broadcast UEFA Europa League In Sub-Saharan Africa Till 2021

UEFA and StarTimes have agreed the Africa's PayTV company will be broadcasting, exclusively, its Europa League competition across the sub-Saharan Africa region until the end of 2021.   StarTimes, the satellite broadcaster has been accorded the exclusive rights to broadcast ...
Read more...


StarTimes Partners To Roll-Out Another Nollywood Channel, PBO TV

StarTimes have announced it is in partnership with the Nollywood production company Big Idea Mediaworks to bring to its platform another Nollywood-content focused TV channel, PBO TV.   The new channel, promoted as "providing premium entertainment to everyone" will offer ...

StarTimes Secures Seven-Year Deal To Broadcast Kenya's Football League Matches

StarTimes, the Chinese-owned satellite TV company with extensive operations across Africa has announced a seven-year contract with the Football Kenya Federation (FKF) to broadcast live the local premier league matches. The deal is set to start from the 2020/21 season. ...

TNT Channel From Warner Media To Go On StartTimes Across Sub-Saharan Africa

Warner Media's TNT channel will launch across Africa's payTV company - StartTimes, it has been announced. According to the statement, the TNT channel will be put on the StarTimes DTT Basic Bouquet as well as Smart Bouquet on its DTH ...

Nigeria: NTA And StarTimes Welcome Lawmakers' Audit, Say No Missing Funds!

The management of NTA-Star TV Network Ltd, a joint venture between the Nigerian Television Authority and the StarTimes Group, has welcomed the forensic audit on its finances and operations, as requested by the Nigeria's Senate's Joint Committee on Finance and ...

StarTimes And MediaPro Sign Canadian Football Coverage Deal

The African PayTV giant, StarTimes has sealed a distribution deal with Spanish producer and broadcaster, MediaPro to allow StarTimes bring the Canadian Premier League (CPL) Island Games competition to its subscribers across Africa.   With this deal, StarTimes is booked ...

Nigeria: Lawmakers Unhappy With StarTimes Pricing Hikes

Members of the Nigerian House of Representatives have indicated their dismay that the PayTV company - StarTimes - has increased its subscription tariff, and has, according to reports, ordered it to review its prices immediately.   StarTimes Nigeria is said ...

StarTimes Gets Broadcast Rights To Spanish LaLiga And UEFA League For Sub Sahara Africa

StarTimes, the pan-African PayTV network has announced the acquisition of broadcasting rights to the Spanish LaLiga and the UEFA Nations League. The agreed broadcast rights are set to start from September 2020 and right across to the 2024 season.   ...

New DreamWorks Animation Kids Channel Added To StarTimes, StarSat Line-Up

The PayTV company StarTimes said it had added a 24-hour DreamWorks animation for kids to its channel set-up across Africa and on StarSat in South Africa.   StarTimes And NBC Universal Networks say they are thrilled to be able to ...

Discovery Seeks African Expansion With Launch Of Two Channels On StarTimes

Discovery has announced it is launching two channels in French on the bouquet of the digital pay-TV broadcaster, StarTimes Africa.  StarTimes is also carrying channels and content on its platform in English for Discovery, including 'Real Time', Discover Family and ...

Nigeria: StarTimes and MTN Join Forces To Distribute Movies And Sports Content

In Nigeria, StarTimes and MTN have announced a strategic move to distribute movies and sports content. In the move, StarTimes is set to offer its video on demand (VoD) content stable to MTN subscribers at reduced data rates.   Speaking ...