What we’re all about
TV of a different sort

StarSat

StarSat is the South African branch of StarTimes Media, the largest satellite television provider in Africa. Since acquiring TopTV in 2013 StarSat has continued to provide South Africans with great entertainment at an excellent price.

 

Our mission is to offer South Africans comprehensive entertainment solutions that will satisfy a large range of tastes at prices they can afford. To that end, we have invested in creating a simple, easy-to-use and practical decoder void of unnecessary gimmicks so that we can offer you a fair price for access to satellite TV. Our brand new Sat3 decoder is a full HD compatible decoder with PVR recording capabilities wrapped up in a simple, attractive design. It’s remote and digital interfaces are simple and easy to understand and navigate. To make sure we can offer quality entertainment at a fair price we offer multiple channel packages for you to choose from.

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Our entry-level Special Package comes with over 60 channels at the measly price of R109 per month. In this package, you will gain access to all SABC channels as well as E-TV (and E-TV Extra). Our local channel selection doesn’t end there, for you will also gain access to proudly South African channels which include Onse TV, Soweto TV and Rising Sun TV, as well as the StarSat channels ST Rise, ST Africa, and ST Gospel. We also feature a few African channels including African Movie Channel (AMC), AMC Series and Africa News, as well as the StarSat channels ST Eyethu, ST Yoruba and ST Swahili.

 

For the kids, we offer multiple channels including JimJam, Toonami and our own ST Kids. For the extreme sports fanatics, we have ESPN and Fuel TV as well as our own ST Sports 2 which feature Ligue 1 matches and World Rally Championship races amongst many others. Our news selection is extensive from the African Galaxy Universal Network to the international BBC World News, Aljazeera and Sky News amongst others. For those who love learning, we have dedicated international documentary channels including National Geographic Wild and Love Nature amongst others. For the God-fearing, we have 6 channels dedicated to the devotion towards God. These include the GOD channel and EWTN, as well as our own ST Gospel. We even have language-specific entertainment for Indian and Portuguese South Africans in the form of StarLife, Glow TV and RTP Internacional.

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Our value-for-money package is the Super Package. For R209 per month, you get all the channels in the Special Package plus 23 additional, top-tier channels to boot. You will gain access to some of the best international channels for your every need, starting with FOX, which features some of the best series on earth. National Geographic, Discovery Family, Investigation Discovery and the Smithsonian channels will show you the best documentaries in the world. In the world of sport, you’ll gain access to ESPN 2 but also to our StarSat sports channels ST Sports 1 and ST Sports 3. These two channels feature the very best in football action including live Bundesliga and FA Cup matches. Lovers of telenovelas will find a home in TLNovelas, Nina Novelas, TDC (the Timeless Drama Channel) and our very own ST Nollywood Plus. To top it all off, you’ll also gain access to GameToon for video game entertainment, EbonyLife TV for African Entertainment, FOX News and Bloomberg for your news needs and even Classica, for the lovers of classical music.

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Our premium, top-of-the-line Max Package is for those who want every channel that StarSat has to offer. This includes not only every channel in the Special and Super Packages but also over 60 additional language-specific channels, including French, Indian and Chinese. All this for only R299 per month.

StarTimes

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.

What we’re all about
TV of a different sort

StarSat

StarSat is the South African branch of StarTimes Media, the largest satellite television provider in Africa. Since acquiring TopTV in 2013 StarSat has continued to provide South Africans with great entertainment at an excellent price.

 

Our mission is to offer South Africans comprehensive entertainment solutions that will satisfy a large range of tastes at prices they can afford. To that end, we have invested in creating a simple, easy-to-use and practical decoder void of unnecessary gimmicks so that we can offer you a fair price for access to satellite TV. Our brand new Sat3 decoder is a full HD compatible decoder with PVR recording capabilities wrapped up in a simple, attractive design. It’s remote and digital interfaces are simple and easy to understand and navigate. To make sure we can offer quality entertainment at a fair price we offer multiple channel packages for you to choose from.

Special Package rectangle

Our entry-level Special Package comes with over 60 channels at the measly price of R109 per month. In this package, you will gain access to all SABC channels as well as E-TV (and E-TV Extra). Our local channel selection doesn’t end there, for you will also gain access to proudly South African channels which include Onse TV, Soweto TV and Rising Sun TV, as well as the StarSat channels ST Rise, ST Africa, and ST Gospel. We also feature a few African channels including African Movie Channel (AMC), AMC Series and Africa News, as well as the StarSat channels ST Eyethu, ST Yoruba and ST Swahili.

 

For the kids, we offer multiple channels including JimJam, Toonami and our own ST Kids. For the extreme sports fanatics, we have ESPN and Fuel TV as well as our own ST Sports 2 which feature Ligue 1 matches and World Rally Championship races amongst many others. Our news selection is extensive from the African Galaxy Universal Network to the international BBC World News, Aljazeera and Sky News amongst others. For those who love learning, we have dedicated international documentary channels including National Geographic Wild and Love Nature amongst others. For the God-fearing, we have 6 channels dedicated to the devotion towards God. These include the GOD channel and EWTN, as well as our own ST Gospel. We even have language-specific entertainment for Indian and Portuguese South Africans in the form of StarLife, Glow TV and RTP Internacional.

Super Package rectangle

Our value-for-money package is the Super Package. For R209 per month, you get all the channels in the Special Package plus 23 additional, top-tier channels to boot. You will gain access to some of the best international channels for your every need, starting with FOX, which features some of the best series on earth. National Geographic, Discovery Family, Investigation Discovery and the Smithsonian channels will show you the best documentaries in the world. In the world of sport, you’ll gain access to ESPN 2 but also to our StarSat sports channels ST Sports 1 and ST Sports 3. These two channels feature the very best in football action including live Bundesliga and FA Cup matches. Lovers of telenovelas will find a home in TLNovelas, Nina Novelas, TDC (the Timeless Drama Channel) and our very own ST Nollywood Plus. To top it all off, you’ll also gain access to GameToon for video game entertainment, EbonyLife TV for African Entertainment, FOX News and Bloomberg for your news needs and even Classica, for the lovers of classical music.

Max Package rectangle

Our premium, top-of-the-line Max Package is for those who want every channel that StarSat has to offer. This includes not only every channel in the Special and Super Packages but also over 60 additional language-specific channels, including French, Indian and Chinese. All this for only R299 per month.

StarTimes

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.