Kwesé TV which offers Pay TV, Play, free to air TV (Kwesé Free Sports) and digital was launched in Ghana with 45 channels. Currently, Kwese TV has presence in 20 countries on the African continent and is planning to further expand its service.
At the launch event, Joseph Hundah, CEO of Econet Media Group stated that Kwesé TV will win the rights to show the English Premier League when the next period for auctioning of the rights comes in 2019.
“We are going to win the rights for the EPL in 2019,” declared Hundah.
Apart from the decoder-enabled multi content platform, some of the platforms on which Kwesé TV operates are Kwesé Free TV (Free-to-air), a Kwesé-branded free-to-air channel that is designed for use by free-to-air public broadcasters throughout sub-Saharan Africa. Featuring selected exclusive sporting content, the Kwesé App on mobile device includes a selection of programming options linked to the Kwesé programming portfolio.
On the other hand, the Kwesé Play (IPTV) is said to be the home of a variety of 3rd party video on demand (VOD) applications. The Kwesé Digital is the branded digital platform that act as platform within the Kwesé’s multiplatform offering on which viewers can stream both live and delayed content.
According to the CEO, there are about 45 channels on the Kwesé TV bouquet some of which are Kwesé Prime, Kwesé Stories, Kwesé Movies 1, Kwesé Movies 2, Kwesé Movies 3, Kwesé Know, Kwesé Kids, Kwesé Family, Kwesé Free Sport, Kwesé Sport 1, Kwesé Sport 2, NBA TV, Revolt TV, E!, Trace Africa, Dreamworks and JimJam.