By Felix Oketcho
MultiChoice is proud to announce a brand new channel Star Life, a channel specially created with the African audiences in mind.
Star Life will be a 24/7 English language channel available which will be available on DStv from Monday, 27 August.
DStv customers on DStv Premium, DStv Compact Plus, DStv Compact, DStv Family will have access to this new offering.
With over two decades of award-winning and number one rated shows in its repertoire, Star Life will showcase only the very best family dramas (daily soaps, both short and long form), celebrity dance shows and blockbuster movies from its famed library of A-List Bollywood movies.
“Delighting our customers with exceptional content is key for our business. What makes Star Life a remarkable addition to our content offering is that it has content that is relatable, with shows that aim to tell stories about weaknesses, strengths, miracles and victories,” said Yolisa Phahle, General Entertainment CEO, MultiChoice.
A fully owned subsidiary of 21st Century Fox, Star Life is the undisputed global powerhouse in Indian programming and a market leader in most of the 100+ countries it operates in worldwide. Star Life brings to Africa extraordinary journeys of ordinary people, progressive storylines, inspirational characters and compelling dramas, produced to the highest international production standards.
Gaurav Jandwani, Senior Vice President & Business Head UK/Europe & South Africa, Star Network said: “At Star, we believe in creating stories for the world, stimulating imagination and showcasing the limitless power of ordinary people. With Star Life, we are proud to bring to Africa, engaging programming, in neutral African English, which would leave our viewers inspired, rejuvenated, moved and delighted. With DStv we are delighted to partner with the best of platforms in the region, making Star Life the most widely available channel in its genre in Southern Africa.”
Star Life will be available on DStv channel 167. Come and celebrate a beautiful world with Star Life on DStv.