StarTimes is a Chinese media company whose presence is majorly felt in Sub-Saharan Africa countries. Startimes now operates in over 16 African countries and is competing with South Africa’s DStv in offering live sports (including Bundesliga) and premier entertainment content to its millions of viewers.

StarTimes has been operating in Nigeria since 2010 offering digital TV content in DTH and DTT transmissions. Digital Terrestrial Television (DTT) is where you connect an antenna to your StarTimes decoder to receive Startimes subscription channels.

Direct-to-Home (DHT) on the other hand requires a satellite dish with a clear sky view facing the StarTimes transmission satellite, SES 5.

With StarTimes Nigeria you can choose between Antenna bouquets or Satellite TV bouquets channels.

StarTimes Decoder Prices

The prices of StarTimes decoders change at the discretion of StarTimes company. For the updated cost of StarTimes decoders, you can visit the StarTimes website. The new decoders come with a 1-month premium content subscription.

Here is the list of current StarTimes decoder prices in Nigeria.

  • StarTimes SD DTT Decoder goes for 4500 Naira
  • starTimes HD DTT Decoder is sold at 7500 Naira
  • The StarTimes combo decoder is being sold at 6900 Naira

StarTimes Nigeria Antenna Bouquets and Channels

StarTimes Nigeria has three antennae (DTT)  bouquets; Nova, Basic, and Classic offering a varying number of channels. Here is a list of StarTimes Nigeria Antenna packages and their prices:

Bouquet Number of Channels Price (Naira)
Nova 30+ 900
Basic 40+ 1700
Classic 60+ 2500
The Nova Bouquet Channels

Channels in the Nova package include:

  1. STV Guide
  2. AIT
  3. Nigbati TV
  4. Dove TV
  5. E-Stars
  6. Farin Wata
  7. NTA Yoruba
  8. NTA Hausa
  9. NTA Igbo
  10. CGTN News
  11. Galaxy TV
  12. Iqraa
  13. LTV
  14. MITV
  15. NTA Entertainment
  16. TVBC
  17. TVC Nigeria
  18. TVC News
  19. Orisun
  20. Liberty TV
  21. Star Dadin Kowa
  22. Star Kungfu
  23. Silverbird TV
  24. Wazobia TV
  25. ST Sports Focus
  26. Jim Jam
  27. AMC
  28. CNC World
  29. Rave TV
  30. Plus TV Africa
  31. Emanuel TV
The Basic Bouquet Channels

The Basic bouquet consists of all the Nova bouquet channels and some more premium TV channels. Channels in this package include:

  1. ST Zone
  2. Al Jazeera
  3. AMC-Nigeria
  4. Animaux
  5. BBC World News
  6. SKY News
  7. CNC World News
  8. CGTN News
  9. Da Vinci Learning
  10. ST Dadin Kowa
  11. TBN
  12. TVBC
  13. eTV
  14. Farin Wata
  15. MCS Extreme
  16. Nigezie
  17. Galaxy TV
  18. AMC Series
  19. AMC Movies
  20. NTA Entertainment
  21. Border TV
  22. Star Novela E1
  23. Wap TV
  24. Nickelodeon
  25. ESPN
  26. Zee Cinema
  27. Toonami
  28. ST Rise
  29. Nina TV
  30. Love Nature
  31. TNT Africa
  32. Area Ten
  33. NTA Parliamentary
  34. CGTN Documentary
  35. ST Gospel
  36. ST SA Music
  37. ST Sports Life
  38. ST Sino Drama
  39. ST Sports Arena
  40. Africa News
  41. ST Yoruba
  42. Nat Geo Wild
  43. CNBC
  44. Fox Life
  45. ST Kids
  46. Trace Mziki
  47. ST Naija
  48. Arewa 24
  49. Rave TV
  50. Plus TV Africa
  51. Emanuel TV
The Classic Bouquet Channels

The StarTimes Nigeria Classic bouquet goes for 2500 Naira and has over 60 TV channels. This is the premium bouquet in the antenna category.

Channels in this package include:

  1. ST Zone
  2. Al Jazeera
  3. AMC-Nigeria
  4. Animaux
  5. BBC World News
  6. SKY News
  7. Eurosport News
  8. Fox News
  9. Galaxy TV
  10. CGTN News
  11. Da Vinci Learning
  12. Star Life
  13. TBN
  14. DTN
  15. eTV
  16. FARIN WATA
  17. MCS Extreme
  18. Nigezie
  19. AMC Series
  20. AMC Movies
  21. NTA Entertainment
  22. ST Dadin Kowa
  23. ST Novela E1
  24. Wap TV
  25. Nickelodeon
  26. Baby TV
  27. ESPN
  28. ESPN 2
  29. Zee Cinema
  30. Toonami
  31. ST Rise
  32. Nina TV
  33. Love Nature
  34. TNT Africa
  35. Area Ten
  36. NTA Parliamentary
  37. CGTN Documentary
  38. ST Gospel
  39. ST SA Music
  40. ST Sports Life
  41. ST Sports Premium
  42. ST Sino Drama
  43. ST Sports Arena
  44. Africa News
  45. ST Yoruba
  46. Nat Geo Wild
  47. CNBC
  48. Fox Life
  49. FOX
  50. ST Kids
  51. ST ADEPA
  52. Plus TV Africa
  53. Emanuel TV
  54. Fine Living
  55. Trace Mziki
  56. ST Naija
  57. Arewa 24
  58. ST Bollywood
  59. ST Nollywood Plus
  60. Star Gold
  61. Colors
  62. MTV Base
  63. Star Plus
  64. ST Movies Plus
  65. Smithsonian Channel
  66. Discovery Family
  67. Fashion One
  68. ST Soul
  69. Investigation Discovery
  70. E! Entertainment
  71. National Geographic Channel
  72. ST World Football
  73. ST Novela E Plus
  74. Dreamworks
  75. Cbeebies
  76. TLNovelas

StarTimes Nigeria Customer Care Contacts

You can contact customer care in any of the following ways:

Phone Number: 014618888/094618888

Email:  dm@startimes.com.ng

Twitter Handle: @startimes_ng

Facebook Page: StarTimesNG

Visit StarTimes Nigeria office: AFRIBANK House, Fatai Atere Way, Oshodi, Lagos, Nigeria

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