StarSat announces spring bouquet adjustment

To celebrate the arrival of spring and the Heritage month, South Africa’s most affordable PayTV operator StarSat is proud to announce that with non-increased subscriptions, from 1st September, 2017, we will launch, rebrand and replace several new channels to bring more exciting programs to our subscribers:

New Channels to be launched: Soweto TV, Trace Africa, ST Naija, ST Novela E Plus and ST KungFu Plus:

  • Soweto TV – channel 488 – available on the R99 Special package.

Soweto TV is a dynamic local community TV channel that services the community of Soweto and extended areas around Joburg, boasting a viewership of more than 3 million.  Celebrating 10 years of broadcasting, the channel’s content is driven and guided by four pillars, ie. Brand Soweto – at the forefront of all sub cultures – all things Township, everything Soweto; History of Soweto – rich culture and heritage; good News – uplifting and inspirational stories; Entrepreneurial Opportunities – educating & showcasing SMME’s and the heroes behind them, telling real stories for real people.

  • ST Naija – channel 324 – available on the R99 Special package.

ST Naija is dedicated to Nigerian and Ghanaian music in all its forms: Afro-pop, Afro beat, Afro-hip, Hip-hop, R & B, Ragga, Dancehall and many more.  From trendy hits to golden classics and some international hits.

  • Trace Africa – channel 334 – available on the R199 Super package.

Trace Africa is the #1 channel for African music offering a unique combination of the best African artists from all over Africa, with the most complete library of African music.  The music video mix will be 70% from Southern Africa and 30% from other African countries.

  • ST Novela E Plus – channel 128 – available on the R199 Super package.

ST Novela E Plus is a female skewed channel and airs English dubbed telenovelas from Mexico, The Philippines and Turkey.

  • ST KungFu Plus – channel 156 – available on the R199 Super package.

ST KungFu Plus showcases Chinese Kung Fu as well as China’s landscapes, culture, arts and customs.  It presents a developing, confident and beautiful China to our viewers. All programmes have been translated and dubbed into English.

Rebranded channels:

  • ST Movies 1 (Channel 100) has rebranded to ST Movies Plus
  • ST Novela E1 (Channel 127) has rebranded to ST Novela E
  • Star Life OK (Channel 562) has rebranded to Star Bharat


Channel to be terminated from September 15, 2017:

 RTP – channel 370

Beside these value added offerings, StarSat also delivers sports fans huge sport feasts covering major sports such as —

Soccer offering, that includes the FIFA World Cup European QualifiersGerman Bundesliga, Italian Serie A, French Ligue 1, Chinese Super League, Scottish Premier League, Belgian Pro League and Dutch Eredivisie. We keep fans on the edge of their seats!

& a wide sports offering that includes the FIBA Basketball tournaments, mixed martial arts competitions (UFC and One Championship) and lots more.

Currently, StarSat is running a Sport promo — with any full month subscription on any bouquet, the subscriber will receive FREE subscription on StarSat’s two HD sport channels!


For more information, visit: