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Broadcast & Satellite

StarTimes Media unveils free-to-air set-top boxes in Kenya

Wednesday 5 June 2013 | 11:59 CET | News
StarTimes Media has announced the introduction of its approved Digital Video Broadcasting Technology 2 (DVB-T2) free-to-air (FTA) set-top box (STB) to the Kenyan market. It has capacity to accommodate both pay-TV and FTA digital services, so that customers can switch without the need to purchase another box. The decoder will be retailing at KES 4,999 with a month's access to the Unique Plus bouquet, which provides over 70 pay-TV channels. Upon expiry of the offer, the subscriber will have access to all FTA local channels for good.

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Categories: Broadcast & Satellite
Companies: Startimes Kenya
Countries: Kenya
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That is good news, but i already have a startimes decorder that i bought last year. Will i be able to view free to air channels with it or can i exchange it with the new one ?
Charles Wambugu @ 6/6/2013 - 11:49


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