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StarTimes launches pay-per-view service starting with Sh. 22


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StarTimes Pay-per-view: The pay television  service provider has launched a pay-per-view  service in Kenya.  The cheapest among the StarTimes Pay-per-view  offering will be their cheapest will be their Nyota daily bouquet at Sh. 22, weekly Sh. 86 while monthly payments have been retained at Sh. 259.

Speaking during the launch, StarTimes Marketing Director Japhet Akhulia also announced launch of Kenya’s first mobile TV platform. Users can download the StarTimes app for iOS and Android devices from Apple Store and Google Play Store respectively.

“There is no introductory price for the app downloads or viewings as we are still working on a structured payment module that will serve our various market segments,” said Mr Akhulia.

StarTimes Terrestrial Decoder platform now available to 70 per cent of the country will see subscribers to the Basic bouquet will attract a Sh. 50 fee for daily viewing, Sh. 200 for weekly subscription and Sh. 599 for the monthly package while the Supa bouquet will attract Sh. 125 for daily viewing, Sh. 500 for weekly subscription and Sh. 1,499 for the monthly access.

Speaking in Nairobi, Mr Akhulia said the nationwide Satellite StarTimes service will have its Nova package attract a Sh. 37 per day fee,Sh. 150 (weekly and Sh. 449 for the monthly package. Smart package will see viewers part with Sh. 75 per day, Sh. 300 (weekly) while its Supa package users will pay Sh. 125 daily, Sh. 50 weekly and Sh. 1,499 monthly.

“We are working on a module where our subscribers on the home domestic packages will soon be able to enjoy free access on-the-go via the StarTimes App. All you need to pay for is internet access and you can directly access our platform anywhere in Kenya,” he said.


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