CNBC Africa launched on Star Times Nigeria

7 October 2016


Star Times Nigeria, the pay-TV networks operator in Africa, has launched on its platform, the important business and financial news channel, CNBC Africa. It will be available on channel 309, around the clock and for the subscribers of StarTimes’ Basic, Classic and Unique Bouquet across Nigeria.

This development, will increase CNBC Africa’s audience in the western part of Africa by about three and a half million new viewers. Upon its launch on StarTimes digital television network in Nigeria, the channel will thus elevate its viewership which already spans massively across the African continent.

Israel Bolaji, the Head of Public Relations at StarTimes Nigeria, noted that: “As a business, this addition means an exciting scale-up on our life enriching news channel options for esteemed subscribers and reinforces StarTimes’ stature as the fastest growing Pay TV network operator in Africa”.

StarTimes Marketing Director, Oludare Kafar, said, “The new channel will grant subscribers smooth access to various news and programs which provide insightful business information, analysis and intelligence from seasoned anchors and experts both on the African and international financial markets”.

Sid Wahi, the executive director for ABN Group, stated that: “CNBC Africa has had the best Pan African business content for well over 9 years now. Getting onto additional terrestrial platforms like StarTimes paves the way for us to reach new audiences in new markets”.

Source: Nextv News 3 October 2016