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StarTimes Channels, Subscription, Customer Care, TV Bouquet, Facts

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)

Startimes channels

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.

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StarTimes Decoders
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:

Startimes bouquet

Startimes bouquet

AIT
CCTV News
Channels TV
Child Smile
Cool TV
DOVE TV
E-STARS
Galaxy TV
IQRAA
LTV
MITV
NTA ENTERTAINMENT
NTA Sports 24
ORISUN
REAL STAR
Silverbird TV
Star Dadin Kowa
STAR KUNGFU
Star Zone
STV GUIDE
TVC
TVC News
Wazobia TV

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:
ALJAZEERA
AMC
AMC MOVIE
AMC-Nigeria
ANIMAUX
BBC World News
CORE TV NEWS
Da Vinci Learning
DTN
eTV
FARIN WATA
MCS Extreme
Nickelodeon
Nigezie
NTA ENTERTAINMENT
STAR CHINESE 2
STAR NOVELA E1
STAR ONE
TBN
Wap TV

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Startimes tv

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:
AIT
AMC MOVIE
AMC Series
BET
CCTV 4
CCTV 9 Documentary
CCTV News
Channels TV
Child Smile
Cool TV
Discovery Science
DOVE TV
E! Entertainment
E-STARS
Eurosport News
Fine Living
Fox News
Fox Sports
Galaxy TV
GET TV
IQRAA
Iroko Play
JIM JAM
LTV
MITV
MTV Base
Nature and History
NBA TV
NTA ENTERTAINMENT
Nta Sports 24
ORISUN
POP
QYou
REAL STAR
Silverbird TV
Star Africa 2
Star Bollywood TV
Star Dadin Kowa
STAR KUNGFU
Star Sport 2
Star Zone
STV GUIDE
Tiwa’n’Tiwa
TLC
Trace Sport Stars
TVC
TVC News
Wazobia TV

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.

AMC MOVIE
Baby TV
BET
Bloomberg Television
Crime Explorer
Fashion TV
FOX
Fox Sports 2
FX
iroko World
MSNBC
Nat Geo Gold
QYou
Star Gold
Star Movies 1
Star Plus
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.

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27 thoughts on “StarTimes Channels, Subscription, Customer Care, TV Bouquet, Facts”

  1. Christine Simba says:

    Hello.Can you add more news and movies.I would appreciate it.Kristin
    Bye

    1. Frenzy valentine says:

      Hello Christine, this is a tech site. If you have any issue you feel we can solve, let us know. Thanks

  2. Hafsat says:

    I loaded my starting on 28/2/2020 and not been able to view the channels, loaded 1300 and my card no is 02110620314

    1. Frenzy valentine says:

      Contact StarTimes customer care; Phone Number: 08172398558 or 09-4618888 or 01-4618888 you can also contact Startimes TV representative Twitter: https://twitter.com/StarTimes_Ng or @StarTimes_Ng

      1. Danladi Mohammed says:

        I am not receiving some of this program. BBC ,aljazeera love nature , e TV.

        1. Frenzy valentine says:

          If you are not receiving all channels on your StarTimes decoder, perform an automatic channel search and if the problem continues please contact startimes customer care line at 0719 077 077 or you can send them an inbox so they will assist you.

  3. Jubril Abdullahi says:

    I just subscribed and it’s saying card error I don’t just understand

    1. Frenzy valentine says:

      Contact StarTimes customer care

  4. Victoria says:

    I subscribed basic bouquet 1 month just yesterday via quickteller, and i received a message telling me that the estimated stop date is March 17th. Why?

  5. Victoria says:

    I subscribed basic bouquet 1 month just yesterday via quickteller, and i received a message telling me that the estimated stop date is March 17th. Why is it so

    1. Frenzy valentine says:

      Sorry I don’t understands your comment explain more or Contact StarTimes customer care.

      1. AYODELE OMOTUNDE-YOUNG says:

        I loaded 2000 yesterday through GTB account on my 02145801908 startime. But I’m still receiving error code “please recharge” check my profile for the problem. Thanks.

        1. Frenzy valentine says:

          Check if the transaction was successful. Also reset your decoder

  6. Adekunle Philip says:

    I subscribe for classic a month ago, I was able to watch on nova throughout the month.. I sub for classic again this morning, na only nova I dey see again.. wetin happen nau.. my card noba is 02146343354

    1. Frenzy valentine says:

      Reset your decoder

  7. Oyediran J. Olugbenga says:

    It’s like I’m tired of your service. Each time i recharge #1300 worth all the available channels may show for a week after which ‘your subscription has expired’ will begin to appear on the screen for about 4 or 5 days before they started functioning again. The last recharge i made was on the 6th of March and after a week most of the channels are not showing till now. The card number is 01831823354. The office where i bought it has been relocated.

    1. Frenzy valentine says:

      This is not the official page. Please reset your decoder

  8. Sanni Kazeem says:

    I have just changed my subscription plan to basic which channel am I going to use to activate my plan.

    1. Frenzy valentine says:

      You don’t have to use any channel to activate your plan. If your your subscription is not working, turn off your decoder and turn it on…if the issue continues contact startimes customer care

  9. Clement chukwunwike says:

    Gud day, why is I don’t get wazobia tv in my decoder again. I used to get it but now it doesn’t appear whenever I search stations. Tanx

    1. Frenzy valentine says:

      You mean wazobia radio? It should be one of the first channels to show up. Rescan for channels if you don’t see it

  10. Clement chukwunwike says:

    What is happening to wazobia tv, i no longer get
    it whenever I search for channels on my startimes decoder. Secondly my AMC movie channel is always unsubscribe whereas am I basic bouguet, what is the reason. Tanx

    1. Frenzy valentine says:

      Is it showing any error?

  11. Clement chukwunwike says:

    Pls why is it that some channels in my startime doesn’t have audio. What are am I to do ratify it

    1. Frenzy valentine says:

      Check you AV wires. AV wires are those wires used to connect your TV to decoder. It comes mostly in 3 colors, white, red And yellow

  12. Motajo Titilayo says:

    please which code should i press to activate my account if i pay

    1. Frenzy valentine says:

      You can activate startime decoder by dialing *858# from your Safaricom mobile phone.

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