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StarTimes Signs Broadcasting Deal With Discovery, Fox

StarTimes has, on the 29th June 2018, signed deals with both Discovery and Fox to bring high quality entertainment to viewers across Africa through TV and OTT platform.
StarTimes signs broadcasting deal with Fox
According to the Vice President and General Manager for Discovery in the Middle East and Africa (MEA), Amanda Turnbull, and the Head of Content Operation Center, StarTimes, Janet Liu, agreed on the broadcast rights of three general entertainment and lifestyle channels.
The deal will see StarTimes subscribers enjoy the best in family entertainment with the new addition of Discovery Family, alongside suspense-filled, true-crime channel, Investigation Discovery (ID), which will remain on the platform.
StarTimes signs broadcasting deal with Discovery
StarTimes and Discovery are also planning the launch of a new female lifestyle channel. Customized especially for the modern African woman, Real Time will launch later this year.
Fox Executive Vice President, Adam Theiler, and StarTimes Head of Content Operation Center, Janet Liu, agreed to continue to broadcast Fox channels on StarTimes platform.
These channels are FOX Channel, FOX Life, FOX Sports, FOX Sports 2, National Geographic Channel, Nat Geo Wild, Baby TV and Voyage. They will be available in English, French and Portuguese.
Furthermore, StarTimes will also offer Fox and National Geographic content on its OTT platform. SVOD services Fox+ and NG+ will join some 70 channels already available on the StarTimes App.
Pioneer of video streaming in Africa, leading digital TV operator StarTimes enriches its platform’s content to fulfill growing demand from African users. StarTimes App, the digital TV operator OTT platform, has been launched in partnership with 23 telecom operators and now reaches 450 million mobile phone users.

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