StarTimes Nigeria is a subsidiary Chinese media giant called Startimes media, a media company which provides Digital Terrestrial Television (DTT) Network Services in Nigeria. (Guide of startimes channels)
Founded in 1988 in China, StarTimes is currently functioning in 8 African Countries namely; Nigeria, Tanzania, Kenya, Rwanda, Uganda, Guinea, Central African Republic, and Burundi.
Startimes Nigeria TV Network was found as a result of collaboration between the Nigerian Television Authority (NTA) and its Chinese partners and was unveiled in Nigerian market in 2010. Easy tips on Startimes satellite dish installation.
StarTimes which claims to be the market leader in its DTT category, arguably the fastest growing digital pay-TV platform in Africa.
By its Direct-to-home (DTH) offering called Dish TV, StarTimes confess it is gaining serious cooperation from its subscribers and thereby making its way into the homes of Nigerians with its smart innovative, affordable pricing and rich contents.
StarTimes Nigeria nationwide coverage areas include; Lagos, Abuja, Kano, Aba, Benin, Enugu, Ilorin, Jos, Kaduna, Kano, Markurdi, Onitsha, Port Harcourt, Sokoto, Uyo, Yola, and Ibadan. The TV company which has dealers in the cities it operates hopes to get access to more Nigerian cities soon.
A StarTimes decoder always come along with a remote controller, a 10m outdoor antenna and a one month free Nova StarTimes package.
If the startime signal in your area is weak, you may require an outdoor antenna (sold separately) for better reception of signal and a more enjoyable Startimes Subscription. The outdoor antenna for startimes can be gotten separately for 1,900 Naira in any Nigeria retail shop and the branded StarTimes satellite receiver cost 4, 000 Naira. How To Pay For Dstv subscription,GoTv subscriptionAnd Startimes subscription online
Though the prices of this decoders and its accessories may vary with time, details on current prices can always be seen online from Startimes website. The current decoder prices are shown below;
Prices of startimes decoders
The startimes SD decoder can be gotten at 4,500 Naira
The startimes HD decoder goes for 7, 500 Naira while
The startimes Combo decoder goes for 6,900 Naira
StarTimes Bouquets And Subscriptions
Currently, StarTimes offers customers four bouquets namely: the Nova, Basic, Classic, and Unique bouquets with more than 33, 40, 60, and 80 channels respectively with not stable monthly prices.
The nova banquet
The NOVA bouquet which costs N900/month is the cheapest bouquet and it provides over 26 startimes channel. The channels that come with this package are:
NTA Sports 24
Star Dadin Kowa
The Basic Bouquet
This is another affordable package which costs N1,300/month. It offers over 40 startimes Channel which includes all the Nova bouquet channels plus the extra channels. The channels include:
BBC World News
CORE TV NEWS
Da Vinci Learning
STAR CHINESE 2
STAR NOVELA E1
The Classic Bouquet
Classic bouquet which offers over 60 startimes Channel at N1, 300/month contains all Basic bouquet channels plus the extra channels. They include:
CCTV 9 Documentary
Nature and History
Nta Sports 24
Star Africa 2
Star Bollywood TV
Star Dadin Kowa
Star Sport 2
Trace Sport Stars
The Unique Bouquet
This is the highest priced StarTimes package which offers over 80 Channels at N3, 800/month. It has all the Classic bouquet channels plus the extra channels as shown below.
Fox Sports 2
Nat Geo Gold
Star Movies 1
Star Series E1
True Movies 1
With over 100 hd channels, StarTimes which has not relented but kept on growing stronger and expanding its footprint across the African markets shows that it is working to be a major international media giant with global influence.