Tag Archives: StarTimes

StarTimes, SMiT launch CI Plus 1.3 CAM in Africa

StarTimes and SMiT collaborate to launch CI Plus 1.3 CAM with an operator profile function on the African market. Commenting on the development, Bingyu Xiang, general manager of CAM products, SMIT, declared, We are delighted to cooperate with StarTimes to launch the new CI Plus 1.3 CAM supporting operator profile on the African market. The [...]

StarTimes bags deals with Discovery and Fox

To ensure the delivering of quality content to its customers, cable TV operator, StarTimes signed deals with both Discovery and Fox to bring high quality entertainment to viewers across Africa through TV and OTT platform. Amanda Turnbull, Vice President and General Manager for Discovery in the Middle East and Africa (MEA), and StarTimes Head of [...]

EbonyLife TV expands with VoD service and partnership with StarTimes

EbonyLife TV will be broadcasted on the StarTimes Network from August 1, 2018. The collaboration with StarTimes is a bid to provide premium, homegrown content to a larger audience across Africa. In addition to the expansion of its linear television audience, EbonyLife has launched a global, digital video-on-demand (VoD) service, EbonyLife ON, that allows Nigerian subscribers, who [...]

StarTimes to provide 10,000 villages in Africa with satellite TV

StarTimes is in the process of providing 10,000 villages in Africa with satellite television sets in its bid to improve access to information on the continent. Group President of StarTimes, Pang Xingxing said the company is committed to ensuring Africa is digitally switched on in this era of smart technology. In the shortest time possible, [...]

MTN and StarTimes strike a deal to launch TV App in Uganda

MTN Uganda collaborates with StarTimes Uganda that will see the telecommunications giant offer special promotional MTN TV bundles for viewers to watch the latest StarTimes entertainment, sports and news for as low as 0.51 US dollars (for two hours) and 1.02 US dollars (for four hours) per day using the StarTimes app.  MTN Uganda Chief [...]

StarTimes to launch digital TV project in Zambia

Zambia partnered with StarTimes to launch a funded digital television project which will see 500 villages in the southern African nation access satellite television services. The project, part of the Access to Satellite TV for 10,000 African Villages, is undertaken by StarTimes Group, and will be completed in the country by the end of 2018. [...]

Wasafi TV collaborates with StarTimes network in Tanzania

Wasafi TV joined cable network StarTimes. Tanzanian popstar and Wasafi CEO Diamond Platnumz made the announcement during a press conference at the Slipway Hotel in Dar es Salaam. The move is expected to boost Wasafi TV’s reach to a wider Tanzanian audience. Diamond also took the opportunity to launch the Real Lives of Wasafi reality show, which [...]

StarTimes endows in 12 channel IP streaming platform with PlayBox Neo

PlayBox Technology announced the completion of a new television playout system at the Beijing headquarters of StarTimes, one of Chinas leading digital broadcast service providers. The system comprises 12 fully redundant AirBox Neo IP streaming channels in a 6 + 6 dual channel configurations to provide full 1:1 backup protection. PlayBox Technology Asia Pacific engineer [...]

StarTimes joins Pay Tv market in Ethiopia

The Chinese multinational company, StarTimes, launched direct paid broadcast satellite service, making it the other player in the market besides DStv. Bridgetech Broadcasting & Media Plc, the local exclusive agent of StarTimes, started selling subscriptions to customers last week. StarTimes is based in Beijing and was established in 1988. Bridgetech obtained a license from the Ethiopian Broadcasting [...]