In 2020, Digital TV operator StarTimes has greatly
expanded channel lineup with launching premium international channels &
programs, including sport, news, entertainment and kids offerings so families
can spend quality time watching TV together at home.
As Christmas approaches, families like to
spend quality time watching TV series and movies together at home. TNT Africa
will show them the best Hollywood movies while with Premium Box Office they
will access the top Nollywood films. And thanks to FOX, TLNovelas and TDC they
will be able to browse great dramas & telenovelas from respectively U.S.A.,
Latin America and Turkey.
News and documentaries aficionados can now
enjoy thrilling programs on National Geographic Channel (NGC), National
Geographic Wild (NGW) and SKY News while fashionistas will get to know the
latest trends with Fashionbox.
Kids weren’t forgotten with three amazing
channels, Cbeebies, Toonami and, exclusive to StarTimes in Africa, DreamWorks.
In terms of sport, StarTimes was the first
operator to offer ESPN channels on the continent this year. ESPN broadcast a
vast array of sport content, from NBA to the Turkish, Dutch and U.S. football
This year, StarTimes also acquired the Spanish
La Liga, offering football fans all matches of one of the top European football
leagues, live and in HD. It also added the new UEFA tournament Nations League where
the top European national teams compete against each other. And StarTimes keeps
broadcasting some premium football events such as the UEFA Europa League, the
Emirates FA Cup and the Spanish and Italian national cups.
“Christmas is a time where
we all enjoy simple pleasures such as watching a movie with our children. This
year, they take on a new meaning, we will cherish these moments even more than
before. At StarTimes, all this year, we have been striving to enrich our
bouquets with premium and distinctive programs to keep people informed and
entertained as they were spending a lot of time at home,” said Andy Wang, the CEO of StarTimes.