Chinese subscription TV company plans to start operating in Angola

24 March 2017

Startimes Media, a company that provides television by subscription to about 10 million customers in Africa, plans to expand on the continent and Angola is one of the countries under consideration, said the Chinese carrier’s vice president of TV in Kenya, Mark Lisboa.

The company currently operates in 14 sub-Saharan African countries, including Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Mozambique and South Africa.

Speaking to Chinese news agency Xinhua, Lisboa said the company planned to expand its presence on the continent and reach a total of 20 countries by the end of the year.

The countries included in this expansion process in addition to Angola, include Egypt, Namibia and Swaziland.

The company offers about 440 channels including news, movies, series, sports and children’s entertainment. (macauhub)