The VP of StarTimes, Guo Zi Qi, claimed that the investments over nine years had positioned it as the fastest growing television networks in Nigeria.
China-based pay television company, Startimes, has announced that its investments in Nigeria to boost entertainment for the past nine years has exceeded $220 million, as reported by Vanguard.
Speaking at the launch of the Chinese Animation season in Abuja, Vice President of StarTimes, Guo Zi Qi, claimed that along with other initiatives of the company, this had positioned it as the fastest growing television networks in Nigeria.
Speakers at the event spoke of the absence of a single dedicated cartoon channel that is African in origin and content, on any of the television networks currently operating in Nigeria.
Also at the event the Executive Director of the Nigerian Film and Video Censors Board, NFVCB, Adedayo Thomas, called for increased collaboration between Nigeria and the government of China to arrest the influx of uncensored and unclassified films into the country.