StarTimes Subscribers LIFESTYLE

More local content coming to StarTimes as StarTimes Subscribers get subsidies

One way to ensure local filmmakers get a market for their films is by having players such as StarTimes do a lot of Original StarTimes Series and movies; series and…

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Kenya Film Commission and StarTimes BUSINESS

Kenya Film Commission inks partnership with StarTimes for the sake of Kalasha Awards

 Kenya Film Commission has today signed a Memorandum of Understanding with digital television company StarTimes Kenya forging a strategic partnership ahead of the 9th Edition of the Kalasha International Film and…

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TECH NEWS

StarTimes rolls out digital TV sets

  Pay Television Company StarTimes Media has announced the roll out of StarTimes digital television sets into the Kenyan market. The new line of business will complement the pay television…

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Football KENYA

List of FTA media houses in Kenya airing major European Football Leagues live every weekend

The football broadcast landscape in Kenya is changing. More competition is joining the football space. This translates to quality programming for the diehard football fans. Not only that but also…

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HOME APPLIANCES

StarTimes ventures into Television manufacturing

StarTimes is now diversifying into electronics manufacturing in a strategy focused on distributing content through a sole device away from the two device convergence. The company has therefore rolled out…

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OTHERS

Bundesliga to grace StarTimes screens after one month break

Hello Bundesliga lovers, the wait is over – Bundesliga is back after a one month’s break. As you are well aware, nine months ago StarTimes acquired the exclusive rights to…

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TECH NEWS

K24 to air live Italian Serie A league games courtesy of StarTimes

For some reason Kenyans are obsessed with the English Premier league yet it is widely acknowledged that games such as La Liga and the Italian Series A league are way…

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GLOBAL

StarTimes has the full rights to broadcast the Hopman Cup

Tennis is one sport that everybody would like to be associated with despite the fact that it’s not a universal choice of sport like soccer. If you are familiar with…

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HOME ENTERTAINMENT

Zuku TV takes advantage of #BoycottDstvKE as it launches enhanced channel packages

Wananchi Group’s home entertainment brand Zuku has reconfigured its Classic and Premium packages on Direct to Home Satellite Television to enrich its customers’ entertainment experience at no extra cost. The innovative…

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HOME ENTERTAINMENT

FIFA U-20 World Cup 2015 to be televised live on StarTimes

Soccer lovers in Kenya can now catch up on the latest action during this year’s FIFA U-20 World Cup tournament which kicked off last weekend in New Zealand live and exclusively…

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TECH NEWS

Startimes beats Multichoice to its game in new sports properties acquisition

Digital migration war has now elevated to jostling for content among key players to secure content that appeal to consumers with an emphasis on affordability. In the new twist, StarTimes…

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MEDIA HOUSES

StarTimes rolls out new decoder categories for the Kenyan market

In a bid to accommodate more people in the digital television space, StarTimes has rolled out two sets of Pay Tv decoders to the local market in a move aimed…

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TECH NEWS

StarTimes Free to air set top box drops by 17.5% in cost among other service offers

Amid Digital migration debates, StarTimes Media has today effected a 17.5% price drop on the cost of acquiring its type approved DVB T2 Free To Air set top box with…

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TECH NEWS

Media Houses receive digital migration licenses under stringent conditions

After a continuous court battle between Communications Authority and Africa Digital Network a consortium of media houses; Nation Media, Standard Group and Royal media, Supreme court ordered the regulatory body…

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MEDIA HOUSES

This is why a Sober Kenyan cannot Support the Media Houses on Digital Migration wars

Are you peeved by this badly-scripted drama that is going on between the “The Consortium” (I use this term sarcastically) and the Communications Authority of Kenya?  I am, quite so….

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OPINION

The drama continues: fresh law suit and license revocation for top media houses

Suit after suit, appeal after appeal is the new song Kenya is singing to the digital migration. Not so long ago, viewers were treated to a good serving of infomercials…

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TECH NEWS

High Court stops NTV, KTN and Citizen TV advertisements attacking GOtv

Following an advertisement that has been running on three major television channels asking Kenyans to boycott GOtv’s and StarTimes set top boxes and wait for theirs, the Nairobi  High Court…

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OPINION

Hullabaloo in the digital migration:  Double standards and self-centrism by top media houses

Dear Kenyans, BEWARE Startimes and GoTV are distributing NTV’s, QTV’s, KTN’s and Citizen’s content without consent. The three media houses from Africa Digital Network consortium have been running the informercial…

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TECH NEWS

STARTIMES to leverage 38 million Kenyans to the digital switch over

Get your decorder at only 199ksh. Ahead of the grand analogue switch off that begins December 31st, Startimes media has announced an immense drop in the cost of acquiring its…

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OPINION

Zuku leads:Top TEN companies with poor customer care services

This is a continuation from last week’s evaluation of customer care services provided by companies we depend on for services. We agreed on well established customer care and efficient contact…

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MEDIA HOUSES

StarTimes Media Unveils Kshs 6.9 Billion Investment in Kenya.

StarTimes media has announced plans to establish the Group’s Africa headquarters and Dubbing Center for Film and Broadcast Television in Kenya by the end of 2015. The company intends to…

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TECH NEWS

Zuku and Startimes in bad light for hacking KBC system.

With Worldcup’s buzz spread all over, Television channels and other media platforms want to be the first to let you know. The football proceedings need first news fast and media…

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TECH NEWS

Kenyans to access favourite channels on their phones via VOOKA online.

Telecommunications solution provider, Rapid Communications Ltd, has launched vooka online that will stream live startimes TV channels along with other TV content from bollywood and Usalama watch TV via mobile…

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HOME APPLIANCES

StarTimes targets 80% coverage with expansion to 5 major counties.

StarTimes has announced major expansion plans targeting rural Kenya that will see the company’s digital television service being accessed by 80% of the Kenyan population by the end of 2014….

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TECHNOLOGY

Pay-TV firms to accused over consumer breach due to disrupted channels.

Due to failure to deliver content from three local free-to air channels, Digital TV signal distributors GOtv and StarTimes will have to face court after The Kenya Consumer Protection Advisory…

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HOME APPLIANCES

StarTimes Pay Tv slashes 25% on monthly subscriptions.

Pay Television Company StarTimes subscribers will now enjoy a 25% saving on top premium television bouquet with access to over 76 local and international channels to just Ksh1,499 per month…

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TECHNOLOGY

STB decoders prices and where to buy them

Here is the list from Digital TV Kenya on where to buy your CCK approved STB decoders. The STB decoders prices vary from vendor to vendor and some are not…

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TECHNOLOGY

No monthly subscriptions for Digital TV

Digital Migration count down. Four days left. It will be shameful to stare at a blank TV screen just because you have not bought your own digital decoder. For those…

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TECH NEWS

Digital Migration: Consumer Federation warns Kenyans against StarTimes STB decoder

As Digital Migration deadline draws nigh, a number of consumers with Pay TV seem confused on whether they should buy new Set Top Boxes (STBs) or not. Here at Kachwanya…

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TECH NEWS

Digital Migration: Available options from Pay TV providers on FTA

Latest confirmation is that the deadline for Digital Migration is still on December 13th despite media owners’ reservations about the date.If you are interested on details of Digital broadcast works…

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