Safaricom and StarTimes Media Join Forces to Offer Uninterrupted AFCON 2024 Viewing Experience

Safaricom, Kenya’s leading telecommunications provider, and StarTimes Media have forged a strategic partnership to provide football enthusiasts across the country with a seamless viewing experience of the African Cup of Nations (AFCON) 2024. This collaboration aims to cater to the growing demand for convenient and uninterrupted access to live football matches, leveraging mobile devices.

Key Offerings

  1. Tailored Data Bundles: Safaricom has introduced specialized data bundles designed exclusively for AFCON viewers. These include options such as 1.5GB valid for 3 hours at Kshs 50 and 1GB of data valid for 24 hours at Kshs 100, providing a full day’s access to the ‘StarTimes ON Mobile App.’ Additional data bundles include 1.5GB valid for 7 days at Kshs 200 and 2GB valid for a month at Kshs 300.
  2. Live Streaming on StarTimes ON Mobile App: StarTimes will ensure the live streaming of all AFCON games on its ‘StarTimes ON Mobile App.’ This platform allows fans to catch every moment of the tournament and stay connected to the action wherever they are.
  3. Unlimited Internet Connections: The partnership between Safaricom and StarTimes aims to provide football enthusiasts with unlimited internet connectivity, ensuring a smooth and immersive viewing experience.
  4. Accessible Content at a Click: Through this collaboration, fans can easily access matches and other interesting content at the click of a button on their smartphones, enhancing the overall viewing experience.

Customer-Centric Approach

Peter Ndegwa, the CEO of Safaricom, emphasized the company’s commitment to offering more than just services and creating experiences that resonate with customers’ passions. The collaboration with StarTimes is seen as a customer-centric solution to provide innovative and accessible ways for football enthusiasts to enjoy the AFCON 2024.

About AFCON 2024

AFCON is Africa’s premier football festival, and the 2024 edition is hosted by Côte d’Ivoire in West Africa. With 24 African national teams competing, the tournament will culminate in the final match on February 11, 2024.

Final Thoughts

Safaricom’s partnership with StarTimes is poised to enhance the viewing experience for football fans during AFCON 2024. By combining tailored data bundles, live streaming on a dedicated mobile app, and a customer-centric approach, the collaboration aims to make football more accessible and enjoyable for fans across Kenya.


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