Who we are:

A subsidiary of StarTimes, Africa’s leading TV broadcaster, StarSat is a digital satellite television provider operating in South Africa.

Acquiring TopTV in 2013, StarSat has been supplying South Africans with quality digital paid TV for over 10 years.


We offer three main packages and multiple add-on packages that viewers can use to customize their experience. Our Special Package is our most affordable bundle and offers over 50 television channels for R109 per month. Our Super Package is our premium bundle and has over 80 channels for R209 per month. Our add-on package includes the Indian Package that has language and culture-specific content. Our top tier package, the Max Package for R299 per month, contains over 150 channels. All the channels on StarSat are on the Max Package.


Our channels are world-class and offer a variety of content that will satisfy everyone in your family. The best movies and series can be caught on ST Movies Plus (ch 100) and the African Movie Channel (ch 185). Keep the young ones entertained with a variety of child-centred channels like Baby TV and ST Kids. International documentary channels like National Geographic, NatGeo Wild and the Smithsonian Channel will keep the intellectual ones engaged and fascinated. Sports and news buffs can stay up to date with the very latest in current events through the likes of ST Sports 1, 2 and 3 (ch 241, 243, 245) and BBC World (ch 256). Drama lovers can catch the very best in Telenovelas, Nollywood and Bollywood series and films, each with channels dedicated to them. Music lovers can listen to everything from gospel music to urban jams through channels like ST SA Music. StarSat has all this and so much more on offer.

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Who they are:

Serving nearly 20 million users through continental coverage, a massive distribution network of close to 200 brand halls, 3000 convenience stores and 5000 distributors, StarTimes is Africa’s leading digital TV operator.


StarTimes is also a notable content creator, with 480 authorized channels covering just about everything, from news and movies to sports and other entertainment.


The vision is “to ensure that every African family can access, afford, watch and share the beauty of digital TV”. By combining satellite and terrestrial DTV systems, in addition to its open and secure digital wireless OTT platform, they are well on their way to do just that.


Public and private broadcasters can count on StarTime’s robust signal transmission services, and customers can enjoy the amazing programs on its platforms, mobile multimedia, wireless Internet connectivity and convenient online services.