Startimes Kenya has joined the long growing list of New Tv Stations launched in the Country. This just comes some few days after the Launch of Metropol Tv, a free to Tv and first of its kind airing business news in the region. Rembo Tv will majorly focus on women matters.
It is now evident that content market is rapidly growing in the region. The Ksh.200 million investment by Startimes will offer opportunity to content producers by giving them a platform. The Channel will be available on both terrestrial and satellite platforms, this is one step in making sure StarTimes retains its customers and create room for growth.
Kenya Film Classification Board CEO Dr. Ezekiel Mutua noted, “It is encouraging to see more broadcast players taking local content production seriously key in enabling our brothers and sisters in creative arts professionalize their talents given the immense talent found across Kenya.”
Rembo Tv will broadcast 24 hours a day and will air in the East African countries among them Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania. The launch comes with a big bang as the company has partnered with over 30 local content developers. In an aim to support local content and women,Rembo Tv has adapted language policy that will see 60% of all contents covered in Swahili language, 30% in English and 10% has been allocated for vernacular.
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Speaking during the launch, StarTimes CEO Andy Wang noted that the launch is in response to growing appeal for authentic Local content that clients can relate with. He also noted that the company is rolling out fresh shows that are expected to sustain the channel’s subscribers appeal moving forward.
We are all exited to see what Rembo will offer and we hope this is another chance for subscribers to enjoy quality services and more choices in terms of viewership.