StarTimes launches Pay-Per-View service

Pay TV channels vendor has staggered its prices for various bouquets enabling its clients to pay daily, weekly and monthly. Speaking during the launch, StarTimes Marketing Director Japhet Akhulia also announced launch of Kenya’s first mobile TV platform. Users can download the StarTimes app for iOS and Android devices from Apple Store and Google Play Store respectively.

“There is no introductory price for the app downloads or viewings as we are still working on a structured payment module that will serve our various market segments,” said Mr Akhulia. Mr Akhulia said the nationwide Satellite StarTimes service will have its Nova package attract a Sh37 per day fee,Sh150 (weekly and Sh449 for the monthly package.

“We are working on a module where our subscribers on the home domestic packages will soon be able to enjoy free access on-the-go via the StarTimes App. All you need to pay for is internet access and you can directly access our platform anywhere in Kenya,” he said. StarTimes strategy takes the war for clients straight to its rivals doorstep as it is the official World Cup Sponsor that it hopes to use to increase its customer base.