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StarTimes Nigeria Bouquet & subscription prices

StarTimes Nigeria bouquet

StarTimes Nigeria bouquet

StarTimes Nigeria is a subsidiary of Startimes Media. This is a Chinese based company which provides Digital Terrestrial Television (DTT) Network Services in Nigeria.

Introduced in 1988 in China, StarTimes currently functions in 8 African Countries namely; Nigeria, Tanzania, Kenya, Rwanda, Uganda, Guinea, Central African Republic, and Burundi.

Startimes Nigeria TV Network is a joint effort of Nigerian Television Authority (NTA) and its Chinese partners and was launched in Nigerian market in 2010. StarTimes Channels, Subscription, Customer Care, TV Bouquet, Facts

It claims to be the first digital TV to enter the market with a DVB-T (Digital Video Broadcast on Terrestrial) technology which does not require any special installation nor a satellite dish to deploy its services.

Unlike some other pay TV services in Nigeria, StarTimes has simple-to-install antenna and decoders that do not require dish to work. Also, with startimes bouquet prices in nigeria hitting so low, it has provided digital TV to many homes in Nigeria.

In early months of 2010, pay TV was challenged with rising cost and competition amidst deteriorating economic trends. The major TV companies had to constantly re-strategise to maintain their standard, continual survival and profitability.

However, StarTimes, boost to be the number one in the market with its DTT category, insisting that it is one of the fastest growing digital pay-TV platform in Africa.

Through its Direct-to-home (DTH) often referred to as Dish TV, StarTimes says it is gaining getting more subscribers and making into the heart of Nigerians with its innovative, affordable pricing and rich contents.

StarTimes can be found in these Nigeria cities; Lagos, Abuja, Kano, Aba, Benin, Enugu, calabar, Aba, owerri, Ilorin, Jos, Kaduna, Kano, Markurdi, Onitsha, Port Harcourt, Sokoto, Uyo, Yola, and Ibadan and has recently started operating in many others places in Nigeria. The company which has dealers and retail shops  in the cities it operates hopes to cover more cities soon.

StarTimes decoder

StarTimes decoder

StarTimes Decoders

A StarTimes decoder always comes along with a remote control, a 10m outdoor antenna and a free one month Nova StarTimes package.

If you are having issues getting signal in your area, or the signal strength is weak, you will need an outdoor antenna (sold separately) for better and more quality reception to enjoy your Startimes Subscription. The outdoor antenna can be gotten separately for 1,900 Naira while the branded StarTimes satellite receiver cost 4, 000 Naira.

Though StarTimes price in Nigeria vary with time, information on current prices is always online and to be on a safer side, from their website. The current StarTimes decoder prices are listed below;

  • The SD decoder can be gotten at 4,500 Naira
  • The HD decoder goes for 7, 500 Naira while
  • The Combo decoder goes for 6,900 Naira

StarTimes Bouquets And Subscriptions

Currently, StarTimes has four bouquets namely: the Nova, Basic, Classic, and Unique bouquets providing over 33, 40, 60, and 80 channels respectively to its subscribers with varying monthly prices. Top best Alternative to DStv decoder in Nigeria, Africa

The Nova Bouquet

The NOVA bouquet which costs N900/month is the most affordable StarTimes Nigeria bouquet and it provides over 26 channels. The channels that come with this package include:

  • 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
Pay TV

Pay TV

The Basic Bouquet

The price of this StarTimes Nigeria bouquet is N1,300/month. It is very affordable and offers over 40 Channels 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

The Classic Bouquet

Classic bouquet is also an affordable StarTimes bouquet which offers over 60 Channels at N1, 300/month and has 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 most expensive StarTimes  subscription plan but still affordable and cheap compared to other pay TV networks. StarTimes unique Bouquet package which provides over 80 Channels at N3, 800/month has all the Classic bouquet channels plus the extra channels as listed 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 channels, StarTimes which has not relented and has continued to grow stronger and expand its footprint across the African markets and to be an international media giant with global influence.

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