The price increase has been communicated as a charge for Sports add ons.
All key international sports have been removed from the normal bouquets and will only be available for additional cost.
Their premium sports offering dubbed Sports Plus will now cost an extra Sh600 per month on all their bouquets.
Sources indicate the new charges will be tabulated as follows:
See below the tabulated with increase percentages
Existing bouquets Cost New Sports add on Total Cost to sub Increase Add on package Startimes Unique 1,499 600 2,099 29% Sports Plus Startimes Classic 999 600 1,599 38% Sports Plus Startimes Basic 499 200 699 29% Sports Play Starsat Smart 899 600 1,499 40% Sports Plus Starsat Super 1,799 N/A 1,799 N/A has all sports channels
The increase comes after pay TV DStv recently announced an increase in its bouquet prices citing currency volatility.