StarTimes launches ON service for online video streaming

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StarTimes Kenya App manager Victor Gichohi (right) explains to Predictive Analytics Lab CEO Timothy Oriedo(left) and TechMoran & Hapa Kenya business and tech editor Feritter Atieno how to install a new brand for its over the top (OTT) business. The online video streaming service to be known as StarTimes ON will be dedicated to providing ultimate entertainment and enriched experience enabling subscribers to access the pay television company channels on the go.

StarTimes Kenya has launched a new brand for it’s over the top (OTT) business. The online video streaming service to be known as StarTimes ON will be dedicated to providing ultimate entertainment and enriched experience enabling subscribers to access the pay television company channels on the go.

The launch of StarTimes ON has seen the previous StarTimes App version being upgraded thereby enabling subscribers to access Live TV, VOD and short videos covering various content genres including news, sports, movies, series, music, entertainment, documentary, kids, religion among others.

“Currently, there are over 150 channels in over 10 languages available on StarTimes ON online platform. More excellent international and local channels will be online and diverse and rich content will be the core of StarTimes ON service,” said Mr. Japhet Akhulia, StarTimes Marketing and PR Director.

Some of the premium international channels available on StarTimes ON include Fox News, BBC World News, France 24, Bloomberg, AMC Movies, Fox Life, Passions TV, Baby TV and National Geographic among others.

StarTimes ON will also provide access to over 40 StarTimes self-owned channels, with the incorporation of hundreds of program hours each day. Users will have access to ST Novela Plus, ST Nollywwod Plus, ST Dadin Kowa, ST World Football, ST Sport Premium among others.

“StarTimes ON subscribers can now access live, replays and key highlights of the premium content at their convenience including multiple sports matches such as the Bundesliga, French Ligue 1, UEFA Europa League as well as other boxing, rugby, basketball and cricket matches,” added Mr. Akhulia.

The StarTimes ON is compatible to the Android and iOS systems is now available for download on Google Play and Apple App Store. The APP will feature Standard Definition (SD), High Definition (HD) and Ultra High Definition (UHD) content.

StarTimes ON is designed to be user friendly under 2G/ 3G or 4G networks. Subscribers will access the APP for free with the exemption of the sports content which is to be accessed at a cost of Ksh 30 per day, Ksh 120 weekly and Ksh 240 monthly.

 

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