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StarTimes introduces 8 new channels to its bouquet in Africa

Digital pay TV provider, StarTimes has announced eight new additional channels to its bouquet to boost viewers experience and attract more households. The new thrilling, educative and entertaining channels will emphasize on news, fashion, live-action, and childrens programs for the delight of television viewers across Africa. The new digital television channels include Sky News, Film [...]

StarTimes to partner with AAU to expand online higher education in Africa

StarTimes and The Association of African Universities (AAU) have joined forces to promote higher education in Africa. AAU will present educational videos for free on StarTimes ON streaming app, allowing millions of people to improve their knowledge and skills. The Secretary General of the Association of African Universities (AAU), Prof. Etienne Ehouan Ehile, said that [...]

StarTimes announced partnership with SPI International

SPI/FilmBox signed a new agreement with StarTimes for the expanded distribution of Timeless Drama Channel (TDC) and Gametoon in Africa. The agreement builds on an existing distribution deal covering Filmbox Africa and Fashionbox on StarTimes. Gametoon and TDC are being broadcast in English and Turkish, respectively. TDC will also air with English subtitles. TDC, which [...]

Bundesliga returns on StarTimes

The German football league, the DFL, has recently announced that the Bundesliga will return on Saturday, May 16, 2020 due to the coronavirus pandemic. As Bundesligas strategic partner, digital TV operator StarTimes will broadcast all matches live and exclusive in Africa. StarTimes Sport Director Shi Maochu said It has been a tough period for football [...]

StarTimes introduced new pop-up channel in Nigeria

StarTimes has launched a new 24-hours Islamic pop-up channel named Ibadah TV, dedicated to providing high-quality content such as Muslim prayer, lectures, documentaries, and interviews for Muslim subscribers all over Nigeria, while helping them conduct their fast, fulfilling the need for worship among Muslim audiences. Set up specifically for the period of Ramadan, Ibadah TV [...]

StarTimes launches e-shopping platform ‘StarTimes GO’ in Sub-Saharan Africa

As people are recommended to stay at home, shopping can become a challenge for some families. To solve such a problem, StarTimes is launching an interactive e-shopping platform of premium selection named StarTimes GO. A programme of the same name will be on air on StarTimes channels, offering an access to the no-touch TOP shopping [...]

WarnerMedia and StarTimes ink new agreement to distribute Warner TV and CNN International brands in Francophone Africa

WarnerMedia continues its deployment in French-speaking Africa with the launch of two of its reference brands with the digital television operator StarTimes in Burundi, Guinea, the Democratic Republic of Congo, Madagascar, Rwanda, Côte d’Ivoire, Central African Republic, Mali, Cameroon and Congo. Warner TV and CNN International thus enrich the group’s portfolio already available in StarTimes [...]

StarTimes to air ‘Concert for a Healthy Planet’ in support of WHO

StarTimes will broadcast an event tagged “Concert for a Healthy Planet” in support of the World Health Organization (WHO) and the COVID-19 Solidarity Response Fund for WHO. The online concert headed by the Grammy Award Winner, Ricky Kej LIVE at One Page Spotlight will be broadcasted on Wednesday, April 22 at 3:30 pm on StarTimes [...]

GES 24-hour learning channel now available on StarTimes in Ghana

StarTimes has introduced a new channel to its DTH platform to motivate Ghanaian students to learn from home during the Coronavirus pandemic. The Ghana Learning TV, is a new 24-hour channel launched by the Ghana Education Service (GES) and it is geared towards distance learning for Senior High School and Junior High School students. StarTimes [...]

StarTimes to provide one-month free subscription in Nigeria

StarTimes Nigeria is offering a one-month free to view service for four local television stations on its platform for active and non-active subscribers. The local stations include the Nigerian Television Authority (NTA), Silverbird News 24, Channels Television (AIT), and Africa Independent Television (AIT). StarTimes also announced the debut of the nations leading entertainment station, Ebony [...]