In 2012, StarTimes Media launched its digital TV services in the Kenyan market. StarTimes current offerings in the digital TV space include DVB T2 decoders for the Digital Terrestrial platform (DTT), Satellite product offering referred to as StarSat, where a user needs a satellite dish to access a variety of channels and content generation. In 2014, StarTimes unveiled an android smartphone and tablet for the Kenyan market. The devices StarTimes P40 phone and StarPad P80M sold for Kshs. 6,999 and 13,999. The devices did not get as much traction in the market as did other players.
Not much has been heard about the smartphone and tablet or StarTimes venture into hardware devices until now. The company has unveiled a 40-Inch Digital 3-In-1 LED TV, which will sell exclusively on Jumia. The TV features HD Resolution and 2 Built-In Decoders allowing users to directly watch digital television without necessarily purchasing decoders or satellite. Buyers will get two months free DTH Super and DTT Unique Bouquet StarTimes subscription. The TV will retail at Kshs. 46,500. Below are the key features
- Built-in terrestrial & Satellite decoder
- Display Size: 40 inches
- Display Resolution: HD (1080p)
- Screen Technology: LED
- Ultra slim Bezel
- Color: Black
- 2 Months DTH Super and DTT Unique Bouquet free subscription
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