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StarTimes CEO seeks media support for improved services


Newly appointed Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of StarTimes Nigeria, David Zhang has sought the support of the Nigerian media for improved services in the country.

Zhang, who spoke at his maiden media briefing in Lagos, affirmed that the company, which started as a pay-TV firm, was established in 2009 as a joint venture between the Nigerian Television Authority (NTA) to form NTA-StarTV Network Limited, popularly known as StarTimes.

Zhang explained that the company is a major investor in Nigeria with investments worth over $220 million just as it provides direct and indirect employment to over 1,000 Nigerians in the 36 states of the federation and another 3, 000 staff through dealership.

Responding to journalists’ questions on his projections for the company, he maintained that StarTimes would create robust and affordable global content for all Nigerians, adding that the firm would launch two additional local channels and produce 10 new films and movies.


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