Plus TV Africa, a 24-Hour news channel will now broadcast across all of Africa via StarTimes dish platform. The pay-tv company announced at the weekend, barely 6 months after the channel launched locally on the pay tv platform.
The upgrade, according to StarTimes is as a result of the superior performance of the channel since it launched last year and its drive to reach a wider audience across more than 30 African countries where it broadcasts, reaching an audience of over 12 million homes with news in business, politics, sports, entertainment and global trends.
According to the David Zhang, the chief executive officer, StarTimes Nigeria, “Plus TV Africa has done well during the pilot phase of the broadcast hence the upgrade to our dish platform. Right now, in all of Africa where we broadcast, Plus TV Africa can be enjoyed”
Also commenting, Kayode Akintemi, the managing director and editor-at-chief at Plus TV Africa, said “The upgrade to broadcast Pan Africa is proof that the hard work the company has put into creating unique and engaging content for various category of audience has paid off.”
He stated emphatically that Plus TV Africa is conceived to become the number one on-air and online source of news and analysis in Africa. Mr. Akintemi added that Plus TV Africa is a station for the millennials and the young at heart hungry for unbundled news and trends with solutions to move the continent forward.
Plus TV Africa is available on channel 508 on StarTimes Dish Platform and on Channel 308 on the Antenna for all StarTimes bouquets. It is also streaming its content live on www.PlusTVAfrica.com/live-tv it has a YouTube Channel with rich content at www.YouTube.com/PlusTVAfrica
StarTimes is the leading digital TV operator in Africa, serving nearly 20 million users with a signal covering the whole continent and a massive distribution network of 200 brand halls, 10,000 convenience stores and 15,000 distributors in 30 countries. StarTimes owns a featured content platform, with 480 authorized channels consisting of news, movies, series, sports, entertainment, children’s programs and more.