StarTimes app guide to watch live TV for FREE in Zambia

Stream live TV in Zambia with Startimes app

You can now watch live TV and movies in Zambia on the StarTimes app available on Android and iOS. There’s a variety of content for your viewing pleasure ranging from sports, movies, series, documentaries and more.

The bouquet of channels in the app.

No sign-up obligation

Unlike most media streaming content apps, you can access free and trial TV channels without the need for signing up. Aside live TV channels, media content such as movies and series episodes are readily available for free without the need to sign up. However, VIP channels require you to sign up using a quick process. Perks are awarded in form of coins just for signing up, coins can be used to redeem in-app privileges.

ZNBC TV1 Live Streaming
Local channels are free

You can choose to pay for premium content

In order to access VIP channels, you have to sign up and pay a subscription fee for either the Sports or Max package. The sports package only offers sports channels but the max package offers all channels on the StarTimes app.

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Premium channels have a preview of 3 minutes before you upgrade to VIP.

The VIP packages are priced as below:

Sports VIP

SPORT VIP Screenshot


MAX VIP Screenshot

Easy payment options

To pay for a subscription, tap on a package of your choice and pay the fee using Airtel Money or MTN Mobile money. The money will be credited to your StarTimes eWallet and you can later pay for your package.

Why switch to VIP

Startimes app ultra HD screenshot

You gain access to all the VIP channels for live streaming. Enjoy the benefit of UHD (Ultra High Definition) viewing. Gain access to multiple language commentary on sports channels. Benefit from VIP live customer support and Catch-Up on select channels.

Watch VIP channels for free

Starttimes app free VIP channels

If you have a StarTimes decoder then you are in luck because you can watch all the VIP channels for free on the StarTimes app. All you have to do is link your smart card ID and enter the last six digits of your decoder serial number and you are done. In addition to the free access to VIP content, you also get the privilege of VIP live customer support as well as self-service functions.

Get this free gift

Here are 1000 coins for you. Download the StarTimes App now, get rewarded and enjoy free LIVE TV and LIVE matches. Get the StarTimes App here.


Something to note is that the free access limits users to standard definition SD and high definition HD only. Most local TV channels are available for free and the VIP option is quite affordable. Are you going to watch the local news on the StarTimes app?

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