StarTimes Media has announced the introduction of four new entertainment channels on its platform with a key focus on documentary and Pan-Africa content.
The four include National Geographic Wild, National Geographic channel both of which will feature extraordinary tales from the natural world that ignite passion for the world’s wildest animals as well as premium science, adventure and exploration for the Kenyan subscribers.
Other channels include Fox Life and Star Bollywood Africa which will feature Pan African content focused on aspirational, entertaining and compelling local and international drama, tele-novelas and reality shows. Star Bollywood Africa will offer internationally acclaimed back to back Indian movies and drama with English subtitles.
The company has also announced plans to roll out open week from 12th to 20th November where Kenyan subscribers on StarTimes free to air, terrestrial and satellite pay television service will enjoy a week long free access to select premium channels including the four new channels.
Commenting on this latest development, StarTimes VP for Marketing Mark Lisboa noted that subscribers are increasingly becoming astute in the kind of programming availed to them with the new channels offering incisive exploration, adventure and entertainment for the whole family viewing.
“The introduction of these new channels will go a long way in boosting the education and knowledge sharing content for our subscribers. This has coincided with the open week running between November 12 to 20 enabling every household including those with the StarTimes free to air decoders to sample our enriched content at no cost,” said Lisboa.
Other channels that will be available during the Open Week include IDX, World Football, ST Movies, Sports Premium and ST Series E1. The brand continues to offer relevant and competitive programming at the same affordable subscription fees from as low as Kshs 259 for Nyota and Kshs 1,499 for the Unique/ Super package.
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