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Broadcast & Satellite

Star DTV enters Ugandan market

Tuesday 9 February 2010 | 15:32 CET | News
Chinese digital pay-TV company Star DTV has launched operations in Uganda. The pay-TV service has a package of 30 channels for UGX 15,000 per month and 40 channels at UGX 25,000 per month. This is on top of an initial access fee of UGX 120,000. The company promised the charges would be revised downwards as the company deepens its share of the market. The firm has outlets on Kampala road near Aristoc Book Store, in Ntinda, Kira town and Nateete. By the end of this year, ten outlets should be established across the country. Currently, Star channels cover Kampala, Wakiso, Entebbe, Jinja and Masaka. Chen said the whole nation will be covered by 2012, with the total investment expected to reach USD 40 million. Star DTV is operating in Rwanda and has begun work in Tanzania, Kenya and Burundi. With over 20 years experience, the Star Group of companies has more than 7 million digital subscribers in China. Local TV stations such as Bukedde, NTV, NBS and WBS can be accessed through Star DTV.

Categories: Broadcast & Satellite
Countries: Uganda
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hello am jipson from kenya.....i .wanted to know were i can buy as smart card
jipson kamau @ 20/12/2012 - 19:05

We have a problem with our decoder It is so clear that my family sits with sticks and sauce pans just in case one of the characters jumps out of the screen.Now my problem is who can I give my DSTV to because at 15K you cover every thing my family and I watch. Banange you people have done a great job WELL Done
Robert Du Preez @ 8/12/2011 - 18:40

Am Agustin Mayanja in Katende Mpigi but i like your star tv en i bought myself a decoder but please show us current movies especially on MGM Africa; but the movies are too old.
Mayanja Agustin @ 23/9/2011 - 12:38

I bought 2 recharge cards from Mukono yesterday but when I sent to 8383 as directed I have not received any acknowledgement. Kindly assist me. My Smart card no is 02036502476
Angello Mukasa @ 29/4/2011 - 08:40

I am from nairobi kenya, i bought a star dtv decorder last year july and up to now i dont know where to buy a smart card for extra channels, please help! Is there star office in nairobi?
jeremiah odhiambo @ 17/4/2011 - 01:17

i would like to buy kindly let me send the details
BIJU CHERIAN @ 11/4/2011 - 10:52

am personally interested in a set from you. please send me list of all chanels you offer. thnx.
Byoma Akim @ 25/12/2010 - 10:35

Am football fan.if i pay for only 30 channels for 15000/= , do i qualify to watch soccar leagues across the world? plz Star DTV incerase coverage.we cannot go on with the existing expensive monopoly on mkt. mubende
carloss roberts @ 29/11/2010 - 07:57

please increase on your coverage to save us from the boring stations...........and when are you introducing more channels???????
Charles Sseruwu @ 25/11/2010 - 11:53

thx for the business was inquiring is ur signal already in masindi???
clare namanya @ 5/11/2010 - 16:02

Do you broad cast up to Jinja and beyond. i want to own one set from you guys Jinja fan Pk
Peter Mugote @ 5/10/2010 - 11:57


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