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StarTimes Begins Transmission In Maiduguri

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By Francis Okoye, Maiduguri –

In fulfillment of its promise to deliver quality and affordable entertainment to every Nigerian home leading digital Pay TV Company, StarTimes Nigeria has extended its operations to Maiduguri, the Borno State capital.

StarTimes, a joint venture between Nigeria Television Authority (NTA) and Star Communications in China commenced operations in Nigeria seven years ago and presently the Cable TV provider covers over 60 cities in Nigeria.

In a statement signed and issued on Monday by its Brand and Marketing Director, Qasim Elegbede, the company noted that the expansion drive marks a significant milestone for the growth of the business adding that Maiduguri is an important market for the company.

The statement read in part, “At StarTimes, we pride ourselves on having selected a strong general entertainment and sports programme line-up which has engaging content for viewers of all ages including kids, young adults, men and women, alike. StarTimes promises great entertainment for the whole family and we are gradually delivering on our promise to deliver affordable quality entertainment to every Nigerian home.

“Subscribers in Maiduguri can now purchase our Antenna and decoder for as low as N7,900 and also enjoy one month free subscription. Viewers can look forward to a refreshed channels with the very best in local languages, sports entertainment featuring some familiar faces as well as brand new programming delivering the best entertainment and sports shows, latest news, highlights and live action from across the globe.”

These channels can be viewed on the StarTimes Mobile App which is available for download on both iOS and Android”.

StarTimes is the leading digital-TV operator in Africa, serving nearly 10 million subscribers with a signal covering the whole continent and a massive distribution network of 200 brand halls, 3,000 convenience stores and 5,000 distributors. StarTimes owns a featured content platform, with 480 authorised channels consisting of news, movies, series, sports, entertainment, children’s programmes and more.

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