Startimes,also as a branding name of Star Media(Tanzania) Limited, is a Technology company that was established in 1988 in China. Pioneer and key player in digital television solution in China and Africa, where we have acquired over 7 million subscribers. We are currently operating in 10 African Countries,Nigeria,Tanzania,Kenya,Rwanda,Uganda,Guinea,Central African Republic,Burundi,Mozambique, Senegal, and we are working on providing our network in more than 20 countries sooner than you expect.
Our operation in Tanzania is a Joint Venture with the Tanzania Broadcasting Corporation (TBC) and our products offering digital multiplex service in Tanzania include Digital Television Sets, digital decoders and other value-adding services to serve the masses of Tanzania. We are deploying a unique technology that allows our Digital TV to be offered to subscribers at an affordable price.
Startimes decoder operates based on the DVB-T (Digital Video Broadcast-Terrestrial) standard which requires no dish. All that is needed is an antenna, to pick up the transmission frequency. Based on its unique technology, Startimes decoder is all weather friendly, including rainy days. Also with its unique plug and play device mechanism, no professional assistance or installation cost is required.
Our values are Innovation, Integrity, Diligence and Devotion.
STAR MEDIA Technology partners include Cisco, Conax, ST, Ericsson and Harmonic.