India’s Star TV goes encrypted in South Africa to appear on Top TV
The Star channels were encrypted earlier in Jan 2011, making Star the first Indian television network to launch four channels in South Africa. It has joined hands with South African DStv competitor Top TV.
The Top Star pack consists of four brand new channels in the South African market. Star Plus (a Hindi general entertainment channel), Star Gold (the best Bollywood movies), Vijay (a Tamil general entertainment channel) as well as Channel V (a music channel).
Talking about the successful launch, Rajan Singh - Executive Vice President, Star International says, "Viewers are responding to the increased choice now available in the market with the launch of Star channels on Top TV. The Top Star pack offers affordable and innovative content for both the Tamil and Hindi viewers in South Africa. This makes us the first Indian television network to launch four channels on pay television in South Africa."
The entire Top Star bouquet is available at a competitive price point of R60 per month.