Nigeria: StarTimes Increases Channels to Mark Easter


As part of strategies to sustain the growth of NTA Star TV- StarTimes - in the DTT market, handlers of the pay TV brand have announced a new offering to celebrate with subscribers during and after the Easter festival.

Tagged 'Easter Family Reward' the Public Relations Manager of the Pay TV, Irete Anetor, said that the three bumper family packages for the Easter season came with more channels across all the bouquets at no extra cost. He also disclosed that the M35 mobile TV has been slashed for subscribers while the promo lasted.

"StarTimes more Channel, same price campaign is to ensure that its new and existing subscribers in Nigeria enjoys quality affordable digital entertainment with upgrades of its various bouquets. Basic bouquet for N1,000 can now enjoy 35 channels to its former 32; Classic bouquet for N2,000 can enjoy 55 channels to its former 45 channels and the Unique Bouquet for N4,000 can enjoy over 70 plus channels. The upgrade and unification of the bouquets is to afford every one of its subscribers great entertainment in digital broadcasting," said Anetor.

According to him, the new stations include African Movie Channel, a 24-hour Nollywood movie Channel; Europe sport News, latest top sports information in the world; B4U Movies, the first premium Bollywood movie pay channel; Television Continental News (TVC News), a pan Africa new channel; TLC, primarily focus towards reality-style series involving lifestyles, family life, and personal stories.

Other channels include MCS Sport International, the English version of MCS Sports Channel, which features soccer, basketball, golf, wrestling, kick-boxing and CCTV Documentary, NTA Yoruba, Igbo and Hausa. "It's more exciting channels for the viewing pleasure of all our subscribers," he said.

Anetor said further that with the new package, which ends in May, the subscribers to StarTimes Easter Family Reward can save up to N1,000 on purchase of a Decoder and antenna plus 10 meter cable with Free Door to Door home Service while existing subscribers can also enjoy on recharge to any bouquet and get an antenna with 10-metres cable at a discounted rate of N1,500 and also still enjoy Free Door to Door home service.