Digital Satellite Television DSTV customers in the country now have a wider choice for subscribing to service providers as a new company opened its doors early January this year in Lilongwe to provide, according to their marketing manager, quality affordable DSTV services to as many Malawians as possible.
Emmanuel Mpinganjira, marketing manager for StarSat, said they are happy with the reaction of Malawians for embracing them though they are just new on the market scene in Malawi.
“We started selling on 8th of January but by today Jan 23rd we have already sold over forty decoders. As a new company, we feel this is a huge start for our business and we can see a beautiful future for our business,” jubilated Mpinganjira.
For introductory offers, customers pay MK21, 000 for a decoder and access to 80 channels. Normally, they sell dish, lnb and decoder at MK37 000 with free installation.
Normally the charges are MK12 500 for a full bouquet of 80 channels, they are also offering other bouquets such as StarSat special of 29 channels at MK3 500, StarSat smart at MK7 000 of over 50 channels and many more.
StarSat channels include Africa magic, Africa 2, Star movies, Novela movies, Aljazeera, France 24, CCTV. On sports, they have Star sports 1, 2 and 3 which beam UEFA and LALIGA among others. They also beam Premier League but not live. They have children channels such as Nick, Baby TV. In addition, they also provide 15 Indian channels and 12 Chinese channels.
Mpinganjira said StarSat is a subsidiary of Star Times and they are available in many African countries such as Ghana, Tanzania, Kenya, Botswana, South Africa, Mozambique and Uganda just to mention a few.
He disclosed that they will be opening offices in Blantyre and Mzuzu in the near future to expand their business.
Mpinganjira also said they will be talking to many players in the industry in order to increase the number of their channels they are providing.
“On the cards, we are looking to add more sports channels, news and Malawian channels in addition to MBC which we already have.
“We missed the Africa Cup of Nations because we started working late but we assure our customers that next time they will have it,” explained the marketing manager. – LINA.Follow and Subscribe Nyasa TV :