StarTimes Nigeria Guide

StarTimes Nigeria Decoder, Channels and Prices in 2021

This is a complete guide on StarTimes Nigeria —  Current Startimes decoder price; StarTimes Bouquet, Channels, and Prices; and how to recharge StarTimes decoder in Nigeria.

StarTimes is owned by Startimes Media, a Chinese company that offers Digital Terrestial Television.

Startimes Nigeria is a subsidiary of StarTimes Media.

StarTimes which was established in China in the year 1988 currently has its operations in 8 African Countries, namely Nigeria, Tanzania, Kenya, Rwanda, Uganda, Guinea, Central African Republic, and Burundi.

Startimes was introduced in Nigeria in 2010. Startimes Nigeria is in partnership with the Nigerian Television Authority (NTA).

Startimes is using Direct-to-home (DTH), called Dish TV,  to gain the heart of many Pay-Tv subscribers in Nigeria.

Startimes has dealers in every major city in Nigeria.

If you wish to know the latest price of Startimes decoder in Nigeria; StarTimes Bouquet, Channels, and Prices; how to recharge StarTimes decoder, how to solve Startimes errors, then this article is for you.

Latest Prices of Startimes Decoder in Nigeria

Startimes has 3 types of decoders namely Startimes SD Decoder, Startimes HD Decoder, and StartimesCombo Decoder.

Startimes decoder is cheap and easy to get in Nigeria.  Below are the current prices of StarTimes decoders in Nigeria.

1. StarTimes SD Decoder

The current price of Startimes SD Decoder in Nigeria ranges between ₦8,000 – ₦10,000 depending on where you are buying it from.

Features of Startimes SD Decoder

Startimes SD Decoder has the following features:

  • The product has a sleek, stylish, and modern look.
  • Multi-language support
  • Auto / Manual search capability
  • Parental control support
  • Add favorite/book programme support
  • New hardware platform
  • New user interface
  • Superior mechanical design

2. StarTimes HD Decoder

The current price of Startimes HD Decoder in Nigeria is ₦10,000 – ₦14,000 depending on where you are buying it from.

Features of Startimes HD Decoder

Startimes HD Decoder has the following features:

  • High Picture Quality
  • Weather friendly(No Dish Installation needed)
  • Easy installation(Plug and Play)Free home delivery, door to door service

3. StarTimes Combo Decoder

The current price of Startimes Combo decoder in Nigeria is ₦12,00 – ₦16,000 depending on where you are buying it from.

Features of Startimes Combo Decoder

Startimes Combo Decoder has the following features:

  • Support both Terrestrial TV(DTT) Service and Satellite TV(DTH) Service of StarTimes
  • Fully DVB-T2, DVB-T, DVB-S2 and DVB-S2 Compliant
  • Support Hardware Decoding of HEVC at 1080p60, FULL HD Digital Picture Quality
  • Simple Remote Control
  • Friendly User Interface
  • Integrated Electronic Programme Guide
  • Automatic Software Upgrade

StarTimes Nigeria Bouquet, Channels, and Prices

StarTimes offers both antenna and dish bouquet. There are different Startimes subscription prices for both the Startimes antenna decoders and Startimes dish decoders.

Startimes antenna has 3 bouquets while the Startimes dish has 5 bouquets.

StarTimes Antenna Decoder Packages

StarTimes Antenna has 3 Packages, namely StarTimes DTT Nova Bouquet, StarTimes DTT Basic Bouquet, and StarTimes DTT Classic Bouquet.

1. StarTimes Nova Bouquet (₦900/m)

StarTimes Nova Bouquet subscription price is ₦900 per Month. StarTimes Nova Bouquet has 31 Channels in total.

StarTimes Nova Bouquet Channels List

The current channels on StarTimes Nova Bouquet are:

  1. NIGBATI TV
  2. JIMJAM
  3. ST DADIN KOWA
  4. NTA NEWS 24
  5. GALAXY TV
  6. CHANNELS
  7. PLUS TV AFRICA
  8. E-STARS
  9. ORISUN
  10. FARIN WATA
  11. NTA KNOWLEDGE
  12. IQRAA
  13. TVC NG
  14. WAP TV
  15. CGTN
  16. RAVE TV
  17. NTA HAUSA
  18. NTA YORUBA
  19. NTA IGBO
  20. WAZOBIA TV
  21. DOVE TV
  22. LIBERTY
  23. AMC
  24. ST GUIDE
  25. ST SPORTS FOCUS
  26. CNC WORLD
  27. AWA TV
  28. ST KUNGFU
  29. EMMANUEL TV
  30. TVBC
  31. BORDER TV

2. StarTimes Basic Bouquet (₦1700/m)

StarTimes Basic Bouquet subscription price is ₦1700 per Month. StarTimes Basic Bouquet has 40 Channels in total.

StarTimes Basic Bouquet Channels List

The current channels on StarTimes Basic Bouquet are:

  1. BBC WORLD NEWS
  2. E. TV
  3. STAR LIFE
  4. ESPN
  5. ST NOVELA E
  6. ST RISE
  7. LOVE NATURE
  8. NTA E
  9. SKY NEWS
  10. TOONAMI
  11. TNT AFRICA
  12. TVC NEWS
  13. NICKELODEON
  14. AREA TEN
  15. NIGEZIE
  16. ZEE CINEMA
  17. AL JAZEERA
  18. NTA PARLIAMENTARY
  19. ST ZONE
  20. AMC MOVIES
  21. CGTN DOCUMENTARY
  22. ST GOSPEL
  23. ST KASI MUSIC
  24. M6 MUSIC
  25. ST SPORTS LIFE
  26. ST SPORTS ARENA
  27. ST SINO DRAMA
  28. TBN YETU
  29. AFRICA NEWS
  30. ST YORUBA
  31. FOX LIFE
  32. NGW
  33. CNBC
  34. ISI MBIDO
  35. ST NAIJA
  36. TRACE MZIKI
  37. ST KIDS
  38. EWTN
  39. AREWA 24
  40. MUTV

3. StarTimes Classic Bouquet (₦2500/m)

StarTimes Classic Bouquet subscription price is ₦2500 per Month. StarTimes Classic Bouquet has 24 channels in total.

StarTimes Classic Bouquet Channels List

The current channels on StarTimes Classic Bouquet are:

  1. ST ADEPA
  2. FOX NEWS
  3. ESPN 2
  4. COLORS
  5. ST NOLLYWOOD PLUS
  6. ST BOLLYWOOD
  7. STAR GOLD
  8. ST MOVIES PLUS
  9. STAR PLUS
  10. SMITHSONIAN CHANNEL
  11. TDC
  12. EUROSPORT NEWS
  13. BABY TV
  14. FOX
  15. ST SPORTS PREMIUM
  16. ID
  17. E!
  18. NGW
  19. NGC
  20. ST WORLD FOOTBALL HD
  21. ST NOVELA E PLUS
  22. DREAMWORKS
  23. CBEEBIES
  24. TLNOVELAS

StarTimes Dish Decoder Packages

StarTimes Dish has 5 Packages, namely StarTimes DTH Nova Bouquet, StarTimes Sports Plus Bouquet, StarTimes DTH Smart Bouquet, StarTimes DTH Super Bouquet, and StarTimes DTH Chinese Bouquet.

1. StarTimes DTH Nova Bouquet (₦900/m)

StarTimes DTH Nova Bouquet subscription price is ₦900 per Month. StarTimes DTH Nova Bouquet has 30 channels in total.

StarTimes DTH Nova Bouquet Channels List

The current channels on StarTimes DTH Nova Bouquet are:

  1. NIGBATI TV
  2. NTA SPORTS 24
  3. E. TV
  4. ST DADIN KOWA
  5. CHANNELS
  6. PLUS TV AFRICA
  7. E-STARS
  8. ORISUN
  9. FARIN WATA
  10. TVC NEWS
  11. IQRAA
  12. BTV
  13. WAP TV
  14. AIT
  15. DA VINCI
  16. ST SWAHILI
  17. ST SPORTS FOCUS
  18. ST ZONE
  19. AMC MOVIES
  20. NBS
  21. CGTN DOCUMENTARY
  22. MINDSET LEARN
  23. ST GOSPEL
  24. CHANNEL TEN
  25. CNC WORLD
  26. CCTV 4
  27. ST KUNGFU
  28. EMMANUEL TV
  29. CGTN F
  30. BORDER TV

2. StarTimes Sport Plus Bouquet (₦1200/m)

StarTimes Sport Plus Bouquet subscription price is ₦1200 per Month. StarTimes Sport Plus Bouquet has 3 Channels in total.

StarTimes Sport Plus Bouquet Channels List

The current channels on StarTimes Sport Plus Bouquet are:

  1. ST SPORTS PREMIUM
  2. ST SPORTS LIFE
  3. ST WORLD FOOTBALL HD

3. StarTimes Smart Bouquet (₦2200/m)

StarTimes Smart Bouquet subscription price is ₦2200 per Month. StarTimes Smart Bouquet has 37 channels in total.

StarTimes Smart Bouquet Channels List

The current channels on StarTimes Smart Bouquet are:

  1. JIMJAM
  2. BBC WORLD NEWS
  3. STAR LIFE
  4. ESPN
  5. ST AFRICA
  6. DW
  7. STAR PLUS
  8. ST NOVELA E
  9. ST RISE
  10. LOVE NATURE
  11. SKY NEWS
  12. TOONAMI
  13. TNT AFRICA
  14. NICKELODEON
  15. AREA TEN
  16. NIGEZIE
  17. ZEE CINEMA
  18. AL JAZEERA
  19. DOVE TV
  20. FRANCE 24 E
  21. ST KASI MUSIC
  22. M6 MUSIC
  23. ST SPORTS LIFE
  24. ST SINO DRAMA
  25. E!
  26. TBN YETU
  27. AFRICA NEWS
  28. ST YORUBA
  29. NGW
  30. NDTV 24X7
  31. ISI MBIDO
  32. ST NAIJA
  33. TRACE MZIKI
  34. ST KIDS
  35. EWTN
  36. AREWA 24
  37. MUTV

4. StarTimes Super Bouquet (₦4200/m)

StarTimes Super Bouquet subscription price is ₦4200 per Month. StarTimes Super Bouquet has 25 channels in total.

StarTimes Super Bouquet Channels List

The current channels on StarTimes Super Bouquet are:

  1. ST ADEPA
  2. BLOOMBERG
  3. FOX NEWS
  4. ESPN 2
  5. COLORS
  6. MSNBC
  7. ST NOLLYWOOD PLUS
  8. ST BOLLYWOOD
  9. STAR GOLD
  10. ST MOVIES PLUS
  11. SMITHSONIAN CHANNEL
  12. TDC
  13. BABY TV
  14. FOX
  15. ST SPORTS PREMIUM
  16. FUEL TV
  17. CLASSICA
  18. ID
  19. EBONY LIFE
  20. NGC
  21. ST WORLD FOOTBALL HD
  22. ST NOVELA E PLUS
  23. DREAMWORKS
  24. CBEEBIES
  25. TLNOVELAS

5. StarTimes Chinese Bouquet (₦6600/m)

StarTimes Chinese Bouquet subscription price is ₦6600 per Month. StarTimes Chinese Bouquet has 20 channels in total.

StarTimes Chinese Bouquet Channels List

The current channels on StarTimes Chinese Bouquet channels are:

  1. CCTV 13
  2. CCTV 6
  3. CCTV 5+
  4. CCTV 9
  5. 福建卫视
  6. 浙江卫视
  7. CCTV 娱乐
  8. CHINA MOVIES CHANNEL
  9. 东方卫视
  10. HUNAN WORLD
  11. 江苏卫视
  12. 北京卫视
  13. 天津卫视
  14. PHOENIX INFO
  15. CCTV 4
  16. CTI ASIA
  17. 凤凰CNE
  18. ST KUNGFU
  19. 南方卫视
  20. 中国影视

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How to Recharge StarTimes Decoder

There are many ways or methods you can use to pay your Startimes decoder subscription.

Below are 6 methods to recharge Startimes decoder.

Method 1: How Recharge StarTimes Via SMS

To recharge your Startime decoder with your mobile phone using SMS, simply follow the step below.

SMS: CC#Smart Card Num#PIN and send to 32055.

This method is for recharging your Star times decoder only. If you wish to also change your bouquet package, then you might want to try the below method.

Method 2: How to Recharge and Change StarTimes Bouquet Via SMS

You can also change your Startimes bouquet via text message. To do so, simply follow the steps below.

For Basic Bouquet, SMS: CC#Smart Card Num#PIN#B and send to 32055
For Classic Bouquet, SMS: CC#Smart Card Num#PIN#C and send to 32055
For Unique Bouquet, SMS: CC#Smart Card Num#PIN#U and send to 32055

Remember, all SMS should be sent to 32055.

Method 3: How to Recharge StarTimes Via GTBank

You can also pay your Startimes subscription using your GTB bank right from your mobile phone via the GTBank USSD.

To do this, simply Dial: *737*37*AMOUNT*SMARTCARD NUMBER#For Example: *737*37*1000*01XXXXXXX# (To recharge N1000)

To complete the transfer, use the last four numbers on your GTBank Master Card.

Method 4: How to Recharge StarTimes Via QuickTeller ATM Recharge

You can also pay your Startimes subscription from an ATM via Quickteller.

To do this, simply visit any ATM close to you.

Next, put in your ATM card on the ATM and input your ATM 4 digit pin number.

Next, from the menu options that will be shown to you on the ATM, select the Quickteller option.

After that, select Pay Bills from the Quickteller menu list displayed on the ATM screen.

Next, choose Other, and a screen will display Merchant Code.

Enter 240534 as the merchant code, and another message will display that will read Customer Reference.

Next, input your Smartcard Number Select PROCEED

Finally, select the amount you wish to recharge your Startimes decoder with and follow the prompts to complete your subscription.

Method 5: How to Recharge StarTimes Via StarTimes Mobile App

You can also pay your StarTimes subscription with the Startime mobile app if you have it already.

If you don’t have the Startimes mobile app, you will have to visit your mobile app store (Play Store for Android devices and App World for iOS) and install it.

Now you have the Startimes app on your phone, simply follow the steps below.

  • Open the mobile app to go to the Apps homepage.
  • On the Homepage, tap Service
  • Next, select Smart Card, and then select Recharge
  • Select your recharge option (Use coupon, Recharge Card, Online payment, USSD)

If this is your first time to pay your StarTimes subscription via the StarTimes mobile app, you will need to add your Startimes smart card by click on the ‘+’

Method 6: How to Recharge StarTimes Via Paga

You can also pay your Startimes subscription via Paga. To do so, follow the steps below.

Visit www.mypaga.com

Click on register to create a free account. If you already have an account, then click on login to login to your Maga account.

  • From the menu options, choose the pay bills options
  • Next, choose Startimes as your network provider
  • Next, input the amount you wish to recharge and your Startimes smartcard number.
  • Lastly, click ‘go’ and complete your recharge

Common StarTimes Errors and Solutions

Below are common Startimes errors and how to solve them.

How to Solve No Channel Received on StarTimes

To solve No Channel Received on Startimes error, first ensure your Indoor / external antenna is well connected.

If that doesn’t solve the problem, you can try changing your antenna position, or better still, increase the height of your outdoor antenna.

How to Solve No Signal on StarTimes

If you are getting No Signal Error on your Startimes, simply adjust your TV SET till you get signal.

If the problem continues, then get an outdoor antenna, preferably, Yagi Antenna.

If you are already using Yagi Antena, and still having No Signal, any service agent.

How to Solve No Service on StarTimes

If you are having No service error on Startimes, simply follow the procedure below.

First, adjust your antenna, till you receive a signal.

Next, do an Automatic Search. To do this, on your remote control, click the Menu Button, then scroll to System Settings and press OK.

In the displayed list, scroll to Automatic Search, and select Yes and press OK.

Note: Use the right arrow key to select either YES and NO option.

How to Solve No Access/Not Subscribed on StarTimes

If you are getting this error message, it means your subscription has expired.

Hence, you will have to recharge your Startime subscription to continue viewing.

To pay your Startime subscription, follow the process above.

How to Solve Smart Card Not Paired or Wrong Pairing Subscribed on StarTimes

If you are getting this error, it means your Startimes smartcard is wrong wrongly paired or mismatched with another Startimes decoder.

To solve this, simply contact Startimes with their contact details below.

How to Contact Startimes Nigeria

To contact Startimes Nigeria, visit any of their branch nearest to you or simply call any of their hotline below:

094618888   (24 hours everyday)
014618888   (7:00-20:00 everyday(

Alternatively, you can reach them via the contact form on their website.

That’s all on the complete guide on Startimes Nigeria. I hope this article helps?

You might want to also learn how to pay your DSTV subscription online

 

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26 thoughts on “StarTimes Nigeria Decoder, Channels and Prices in 2021”

  1. My husband recharge Classic bouquet & we discover Emmanuel & Dove Tv were no longer there. His decorder no 01831698345

  2. It quite unfortunate STARTIMES has not been fully digitalized, It regrettable , unannounced manners to omit television channels (AMC MOVIES, ETV, NTA PERLIAMENT, NTA E. FOX LIFE and ETV) which i have subscribe to for the past few months , only for me to switch to other package (smart bouquet #2200) I was recharge basic package instead #1700. And I think the needful, they should send back my balance of #500. STARTIMES doesn’t have the right to tell me how my balance of #500 should be spent. A copy of this message will be sent to FEDERAL COMPETITION AND CONSUMER PROTECTION COMMISION. Here are my decoder information
    02110868555
    MR EDAFE

  3. Mr. Edafe Amaja

    Good day all,
    I am here to draw your attention to what has bein going on with basic bouquet package.
    The following listed channel below are always omitted from the package anytime i subscribe my TV, But here in your website the omitted channels are completely listed
    1 ACM MOVIES, 2 NTA .E , 3 FOX LIFE, 4 NTA PARLIAMENT, 5 E TV, kindly explain to me why you these channels are omitted on my TV.
    [email protected],com

  4. Mr. Sekoni Gbenga

    I have 42 inches LG TV that come with inbuilt startime decoder for DTV signals and TV signals. Pls how do I recharge startimefor DTV signals? Do I need special antenna for that? I could only see St Guide on Channel 1.
    Help pls.

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  5. Greetings, changing of banquet through SMS; Cc#smart card number # pin# B then send to 32055 right?, Now my question is about the PIN do I have to buy a starting recharge card in oder to change banquet, and how much card should I buy, because my Nova subscription has not expire.

    1. I have been on basic but my wife went to paga to recharge it, mistakenly the paga lady changed it to Nova and claimed she recharged #1700 for nova, but she actually recharged # 878 approximately #900, and #1700 was given to her, on this 02139317230-5, I discovered it when I came back. So i want to change it back to basic. Thank you.

  6. OLADIPO OLATUNBOSUN

    Am disappointed, I subscribed two months in December 30th 2020 for #3400, my decoder developed fault on the 8th of January 2021. I bought another decoder for #7600.00 on the 11th of January 2021. Your staffs said my account can not be transferred into the new decoder. Please do something about it before is too late. I can’t afford to lose my money.Startimee office Calvary Idimu Ikotun Lagos08035180001.

  7. Yusuf Babatunde Ahmed

    My dad’s decoder with the numbers 02110401334 was on Nova and a subscription of 1000 was paid but it went off after a week.

  8. Good aftn. Last week I wanted to recharge NOVA bouquet on my Android phone but I pressed subscription to antenna N900. Since then all the channels that I normally viewed on NOVA bouquet,it will write, this channel belong to classic/bassic please recharge. Kindly help correct this mistake. Thanks.

    1. How can I loop out on the new star time decoder…I can’t find the loop out port….. unlike the former one …

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