Startimes is a Chinese company present in 30 countries with a strong presence in Sub-Saharan Africa, including Kenya. StarTimes Kenya offers both satellite and antenna TV packages with a wide range of channels ranging from live premium sports, kids entertainment, movies, news and documentaries.
StarTimes Kenya services comprise DHT (Direct To Home) and DTT (Digital Terrestrial Television). If you are using a satellite dish with a satellite decoder to receive Startimes TV channels, then you are using the DHT technology.
On the other hand, if your decoder is connected to an aerial or antenna, then your decoder is DTT type.
The aerial decoder is currently going for Ksh. 999 plus a one-month free classic bouquet. The satellite full kit is being offered at Ksh. 2,699 and comes with a one-month free super bouquet. The StarTimes satellite kit comes bundled with a combo decoder, a satellite dish, and a coaxial cable.
The combo decoder alone goes for Ksh. 2,000 at various leading supermarkets outlets and StarTimes offices countrywide. The combo decoder has options to use both a TV Arial as well as a satellite dish.
StarTimes Kenya Packages and Prices
StarTimes Kenya has 3 packages for Satellite and 4 packages for antenna or (aerial) digital television. Startimes recently introduced a Super Kids Addon with over 10 kids’ cartoons, entertainment, and education channels.
The Startimes Super Kids Addon can be added to Nyota or Nova package for just Ksh. 150 per month.
The Super Kids Addon contains the following channels: