Kwesé TV, the pay TV network in Africa, has recently unveiled ‘Revolt TV’, exclusive to the network. It is a multi-platform TV network based in America and owned by Sean ‘Diddy’ Combs, the international music and business mogul.
Programming from the platform will be accessible on Kwesé TV on channel number 605. Revolt is a youth-focused channel providing music, lifestyle and entertainment programming on the multi-platform of Kwesé which offers linear TV, mobile app, web and streaming services at the users’ own convenience.
With this deal, the pay TV network will serve its users with music news, artist interviews, performances and unique programming to the African audiences. Among the programming of Revolt are ‘The Breakfast Club’, ‘Revolt Sessions’, ‘Revolt Music Conference’, ‘Global Spain Awards’.
Joseph Hundah, the President and Group Chief Executive Officer of Econet Media, commented: “Having REVOLT as part of our premium entertainment offering is a significant feat, we’re excited to be the broadcaster bringing this channel to Africa. We are gearing up to be the home of world-class and exclusive entertainment programming for the continent. Kwesé is dynamic, innovative and fresh and our channel mix reflects this”.
Sean Combs, the Chairman of REVOLT, revealed: “[…] To launch in Africa is a huge honor for me and this deal illustrates the true impact REVOLT has on the culture here at home and abroad”.
On the other hand, James Brown, Executive Vice President and Head of Content Distribution, at REVOLT, said: “[…] This deal reinforces how our core programming strategy, which is centered around music, resonates around the world. We are thrilled to be working with a powerhouse such as Kwesé TV to bring the No. 1 name in music to the continent of Africa”.