LAGOS/Nigeria: For affordability and to enable more Nigerians to enjoy its services in the country, StarTimes, has slashed the prices of its 2-in-1 Combo Decoder to N5,900 from N13,900 it was sold before now.
It was said that the launching of 2 in 1 Combo Decoder last year in Nigeria was a move to change the Pay TV landscape in Africa and offer surplus entertainment access to subscribers.
Speaking on the new price slash, Acting Brand and Marketing Director, StarTimes, Qasim Elegbede, said that the price slash was a deliberate move to avail all Nigerians the opportunity to access digital television and entertainment with a decoder that combines both antenna and dish to offer channels on both at very affordable prices.
He 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.
“We are keen to continually enhance access and improve digital television experience for our subscribers.
As a digital TV company, StarTimes’ will ensure that Nigerians continue to enjoy the best of digital television entertainment and experience with a plethora of exciting programmes in high definition (HD) images at very pocket-friendly bouquet rates.
The Combo Decoder offers multiple accesses to subscribers to enjoy both digital terrestrial and digital satellite television channels and offerings on the same decoder and grant ease of access to switch between the options conveniently.
By default, both DTT and DTH have comparative advantages.
But with Combo, StarTimes subscribers will enjoy the combined strength of both.
DTT is embraced as a model for its affordability, low weather interference, portability, more local channels, easy to set up and mobile friendly while DTH is desired for its sharper and clearer images, higher number of international channels, resilience and widespread strength in remote areas. On StarTimes, Nigerians can enjoy fantastic movie channels like ST Yoruba, Iroko 1, Iroko 2, AMC Movies and Series, ST Zone, Orisun, ST Yoruba, and Bollywood channels like Star Plus and Zee Cinema. Music channels like ST music, Nigezie and MTV Base”.