Rwanda gets US$ 7 million from China to create a digital film production

Rwanda obtains a loan of US$ 7 million to fund a digital film and TV production studio, the loan came from the Chinese government via the Star Times group. Arthur Asiimwe, Director General of the Rwanda Broadcasting agency commented: The dabbing and production house will facilitate both private and public television houses in the country [...]

Kwesé Free Sport launches FTA premium channel in Rwanda

Econet media launches 24 hours, Free-to-Air (FTA) sport channel in Rwanda with Kwesé sport. The channel will be available in many countries such as Congo DRC, Benin, Togo, Uganda, Ghana, Angola and Tanzania and many more. Five more countries are to receive the Kwesé premium content this year. Kwesé Free Sports channel is the first [...]

StarTimes in Rwanda targeting 400000 subscribers

The Chinese Pay TV operator is targeting 400 000 households in Rwanda that could acquire a digital TV following the company investment of US $ 92 million in the country. The project has been described by Rwandas ambassador in China as a partnership in order to increase penetration and access to information in rural areas [...]

Kwesé TV goes live in Ghana, Rwanda and Zambia  

  Households in Ghana, Rwanda and Zambia has made way for the most recent satellite network in Africa, Kwesé TV. The pay TV satellite service of Kwesé Network has started broadcasting today in the specific parts across Africa and will be followed by other countries shortly. Kwesés own satellite and set-top boxes allow access to [...]

MTN Rwanda introduces Mobile TV

MTN Rwanda is now offering to its subscribers a new mobile application called the MTN TV Irebere Nawe Innovation. The mobile driven application allows users to stream and share videos on their Android data-enabled handsets at an affordable price.   The MTN TV allow customers to select the channel of their choice from a bouquet [...]

Econet’s FTA channel Kwese Sports now in Rwanda  

  Econet Medias branded portfolio Kwese Sports, have something up its sleeves for the Rwandans. The African broadcaster will be showcasing its free to air (FTA) channel Kwese Free Sports in the region. Both local and unique content from across the globe will be available. Sports including football leagues such as Premier League, Brazil Serie [...]

Travelxp now accessible on AzamTV

The deal has been signed between travelxp and AzamTV. Travelxp, the Indian high definition travel lifestyle channel, has tied up with AzamTV, the Tanzanian-based digital satellite service provider, to launch its signal in Tanzania, Kenya, Rwanda, Malawi and Uganda. AzamTV subscribers will be have access to travelxp series content and programs including food, travel, lifestyles [...]

StarTimes sign additional DTT agreement in Africa

The digital migration process in Africa is being intensified and expanded. Additional agreements between StarTimes Group and broadcasting institutions. In view of migrating from analogue to digital broadcasting, the China group has sealed the pact with numerous African countries including Angola, Ghana, Gabon, Ethiopia and Zimbabwe.   In order to boost the process across Africa, [...]