Tag Archives: StarTimes

StarTimes to broadcast UNILAG TV in Lagos

The Vice Chancellor of the institution, Prof. Oluwatoyin Ogundipe, gave the assurance at a news conference to launch the University of Lagos Television Station (UNILAG TV) and unveiling of its logo. Today, we are elated to see this great dream come to full manifestation while trailing the blaze not only in Nigeria, but in the [...]

StarTimes offers Satellite TV access to 1000 Nigerian villages

About 1000 Nigerian villages will benefit from the 10,000 African Villages Project, an initiative of the Chinese Government to provide digital TV access to rural communities across Africa. This was revealed during the launching ceremony of the project in Kpaduma Village, a suburb of the Federal Capital Territory. Speaking to journalists, the Chief Executive Officer, [...]

Wildflower is back on StarTimes

The second season of the acclaimed Filipino telenovelas will be aired from January 20th exclusive on ST Novela E Plus. Wildflower is one of the most watched series on primetime in Philippines and was a real success in Africa when premiered by StarTimes last spring. We knew Wildflower had a lot of potentials but we [...]

Startimes sealed TV deals with Kotoko and Kariobangi Sharks

Asante Kotoko and Kariobangi have sealed deals with Chinese Pay-TV Startimes to have the home matches of their CAF Confederation Cup first qualifying round broadcast live.  This means Saturday’s first leg at the Kasarani Stadium starting 3.00pm (1pm GMT) will be live on TV across Africa. ”All parties, including crew who will produce the game, [...]

StarTimes begins online video streaming service

StarTimes, has launched online video streaming service called StarTimes ON for its OTT business. According to a statement announcing the new service on Monday, they provide ultimate entertainment and enriched experience. The original StarTimes App had been upgraded to StarTimes ON, the brand will provide Live TV, Video On Demand and short videos that covered [...]

StarTimes to air Ballon d’Or 2018 live

Pay TV operator StarTimes will broadcast the 2018 Ballon dOr ceremony on 3rd December when the winner of the annual football award is to be unveiled. The live broadcast of the 2018 Ballon dOr Ceremony is set start at 20:00 GMT on Startimes channel. This year Ballon dOr Ceremony definitely attracts wide attention of footballs [...]

GRB Studios seals multiyear licensing and distribution deal with Africa’s Black TV

GRB Studios has inked a multiyear licensing and distribution deal with Black TV and will be collaborating with the African channel, led by actor and producer Thomas Gumede. Black TV is an African pay-TV channel broadcast via Starsat, South Africa, a subsidiary of the Chinese satellite television provider StarTimes. The channel provides original African series, [...]

StarTimes secures 3-year exclusive media rights for Coppa Italia & Supercoppa Italiana

Africas digital TV operator StarTimes and Lega Serie A reached a 3 years deal for the exclusive all media rights to Coppa Italia & Supercoppa Italiana in the region of Sub-Saharan Africa. According to the agreement, StarTimes claims the exclusive rights of the two Italian premier Cup competitions in English, French, Portuguese and African indigenous [...]

StarTimes to dub UEFA Europa League matches in Twi

StarTimes subscribers will be served with Twi commentary in the biggest matches of the UEFA Europa League. StarTimes becomes the first Pay-Tv service provider in Ghana to localize football commentary on TV following the initiative to run Twi commentary over German Bundesliga, French Ligue 1 and the UEFA Europa League. StarTimes localized Ghanaian channel, Adepa [...]