By: Eli Kondo/ www.africanakua.com, Ghana.
Digital TV operator StarTimes has been expanding its lineup of channels these last weeks with eight new channels including news, entertainment and kids offerings so the whole family can spend quality time watching TV.
Here are the new and noteworthy channels that have recently launched:
Sky News is a world class, 24-hour news channel with a spirit of innovation covering a wide range of topics such as finance, politics, technology, entertainment, sports, etc.
Fans of novelas will be delighted to watch Timeless Drama Channel (TDC) and its critically-acclaimed Turkish shows, famous for crosses cultural boundaries by capturing universal themes and family values, when Tlnovelas broadcasts the best-rated Mexican novelas of all time.
FilmBox is dedicated to a wide audience of movie fans. It offers more than 300 premiere titles every year, and features the best directors’ films, television series and miniseries, as well as high-budget television productions.
FashionBox HD is a one-stop shop for all things style. It features inspirational, educational and always highly entertaining content on shopping, lifestyle and new fashion trends.
Gametoon is a worldwide entertainment TV channel for millennials revolving around gaming and eSports. The Gametoon channel features highlights of popular video games, entertainment content from gaming youtubers, video game tournaments.
Toonami primarily airs Japanese anime and occasionally American action animation, while CBeebieshelps pre-schoolers learn whilst they play fun games, watch clips and sing songs.
“We are going through unprecedented times. As most of us spend time at home and seek entertainment, we want to ensure people have access to a rich and diverse content. In the meantime, we wanted to reward our subscribers for their loyalty by giving them more value,” says Felix Ahonzo, C.O.O of StarTimes Ghana.
StarTimes is the leading digital TV operator in Africa, serving 13 million DVB subscribers and 20 million OTT users in 30+ countries. StarTimes owns a 600+ channels’ content platform combining African local channels (75%) and international channels (25%, including Chinese channels 1.5%). The company’s vision is “To ensure that every African family can access, afford, watch and share the beauty of digital TV”.
In 2019, StarTimes had been named best pay TV provider in three countries: Ghana (Business and Financial Services Excellence Awards), Kenya (KUZA Awards 2019) and Uganda (People’s Choice Quality Awards).