By Our Correspondent
In an unprecedented move, StarTimes, a Nigerian digital television company, has launched the first of its kind two-in-one combo decoder in Nigeria.
The innovative product which is the first of its kind in Africa, is equipped with the latest decoder technology to combine the features of both digital terrestrial (DTT) and digital satellite (DTH) television technologies on a single device effectively.
While unveiling the new decoder in Lagos recently, Marketing Director, StarTimes Nigeria, Mr. Oludare Kafar said: “The two-in-one combo decoder is a game-changing product from StarTimes and it was deliberately designed with latest global technology to lavish subscribers with unprecedented access to digital television and entertainment.
Interestingly, this new combo decoder works with both antenna and dish and offers channels on both for the price of one. It also grants our esteemed customers access to over 100 channels across the genres with an enhanced high definition (HD) picture quality.”
Kafar noted that the digital television company’s desire is to offer multiple access to subscribers to enjoy both digital terrestrial and digital satellite television channels on the same decoder thereby granting ease of access for viewers to switch between the options conveniently. “We strive to ensure that with a single decoder customer enjoys access to all digital television channels and contents available and this new decoder is expected to replace the traditional single decoder model.”
StarTimes Head of Public Relations, Mr. Israel Bolaji,added that StarTimes will continue to offer subscribers the best in class of pay TV experience with world class channels for drama, sports, kiddies, news, music and religion, adding, “we are keen to continuously enhance access and improve digital television experience for our subscribers.”
“As a digital TV company, StarTimes’ desire and commitment is to ensure that Nigerians continue to enjoy the best of digital television entertainment and experience with a plethora of enjoyable programmes in higher definition (HD) images at very pocket-friendly bouquet rates.
On StarTimes, Nigerians can enjoy fantastic movie channels like ST Yoruba, irokoworld, irokoplay Amc movies, ST Zone, Orisun, ST Yoruba, and Bollywood channels like Star Plus and Zee Cinema. Music channels like ST music, Nigezie and MTV Base; documentary channels like IDX, Nat Geo Gold and Discovery science; news channels – Al Jazeera and Bloomberg; ST Novela, Wazobia, Fox; Jim Jam, Nickelodeon, Baby TV, Fine Living and many more,” Bolaji added.