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StarTimes launches 24hr news channel

February 14, 2019

By Chris Forrester

StarTimes has announced the listing of PLUS TV Africa, a 24-hour news channel which will be available on its Nigerian service at Channel 308 on digital terrestrial television (Antenna) and all StarTimes bouquets.

Plus TV’s Marketing Director, Qasim Elegbede, says: “Plus TV Africa is a proof of our effort in meeting the demand of our subscribers seeking for more news and entertainment channels. As a listening organisation fulfilling its promise to customers, we have over time provided the best access to great, educative, informative and entertainment content on our platform. The yearnings of our customers have led to the launch of Plus TV Africa.”

StarTimes says it is the leading digital-TV operator in Africa, covering 80 per cent of the continent’s population with a massive distribution network of over 200 brand halls, 3,000 convenience stores and 5,000 distributors. It owns a featured content platform, with 440 authorised channels and household subscribers of over 4.2 million in Nigeria alone.

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