StarTimes Nigeria has partnered MTN to offer mobile Internet subscribers on the network a special data bundle for StarTimes ‘ON’ mobile app.
With the video streaming bundles on StarTimes ‘ON’ app, a statement issued on Monday said MTN subscribers could enjoy unlimited entertainment and video on demand service at a cheaper data price than other networks.
Speaking on the development, the General Manager, Data and Devices, MTN, Abiodun Ajayi, said, “With a data bundle of N150, subscribers can enjoy up to 60 minutes of streaming time on StarTimesON by simply sending ST1 via SMS to 131 while for N400 customer gets up to 180 minutes of streaming time by sending ST3 via SMS to 131.”
Also commenting, the OTT Director at StarTimes Nigeria, Tony Tuo, said that all MTN subscribers would also enjoy five premium channels that offered news, music, religion, movies and other entertainment content for free on StarTimes ON.
According to Tuo, “StarTimes ON currently boasts of 3.5 million users in Nigeria and over 12 million across Africa, making its partnership with MTN the latest in an industry where it has become a common trend for telecoms and video operators to partner towards an effective delivery in a market where VOD and live streaming is on the rise.”