Tag Archives: Kwese

Broadcast deal signed between Kwese and IAAF

After bagging an exclusive agreement with ESPN, Econet Medias Kwese is bringing the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) competitions on the TV platform in sub-Saharan Africa as from 2018.  The procured six-year deal by ESPNs media distribution unit will kick off on January 1st in 2018, seeing Kwese TV becoming the exclusive broadcaster of [...]

Iflix joins Kwesé for SVOD launch in sub- Saharan Africa

Iflix Africa and Econet media team up to bring subscription video on demand (SVOD) services to sub-Saharan Africa. Iflix is the worlds leading Internet TV service for emerging markets and Econet Medias company Kwesé announced they have partnered to bring an unchallenged streaming entertainment service to sub-Saharan Africa. This partnership is seen to leverage off [...]

Kwesé partners with NTA to bring FIFA to Nigerians

The pan-African broadcast network, Kwesé TV partnered with the Nigeria Television Authority (NTA) to deliver the FIFA Confederations Cup 2017 to Nigerians audiences for free on the Kwesé Free Sports channel.  As from Sunday 2 July 2017, Kwesé will broadcast the worlds finest soccer stars together with into the homes of Nigerian soccer lovers, as [...]

Kwesé to broadcast UEFA and FIFA leagues

Kwesé Sports, the Pan-African sports TV company owned by Strive Masiyiwa signed broadcast rights for live and delayed matches, programme highlights, on-demand programming and localised review programmes on its free to air and pay-tv offer. The TV network has signed a four-year deal with the UEFA and FIFA to have broadcasting rights for the associations [...]

Toonami and Kwesé signed deal for its African expansion

Turner the American media group will launch its superhero focused channel, Toonami in Africa with the support of Pay TV platform Kwesé TV. Toonami owns the rights to many ultra-popular superheroes such as Superman, Batman, Green Lantern and Ben 10. A multi-territory agreement has been signed with Kwesé owner Econet Media, on this subject Turner [...]

Kwesé Free Sports and Namibian Broadcasting Corporation inked new deal

Econet Media owned Kwesé Free Sporst and the Namibian Broadcasting Corporation (NBC) just announced a new deal has been signed. The contract was three-year broadcast-sharing contract. Ben Amadasun, the CEO of Kwesé Free Sports declared We pride ourselves on offering world-class sporting action live and in some cases exclusively on our platform, making premium games [...]

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 [...]

Kwesé to enter bidding competition for CHAN broadcasts rights

Kwesé Free Sports, the FTA TV channel declared their will to be the exclusive broadcaster of the 2018 Total African Nations Championship held in Kenya.  By doing so the Econet owned TV channel will compete with SuperSport the South African based channel group owned by Naspers. Up until now this tournament has been the private [...]

Kwesé TV acquired Turner content via Econet Media

Econet Media the telecommunications group owned by Econet Wireless struck a multi-territory broadcast deal with American giant Turner for most of its kids and news channels.   This partnership will be put to good use on Kwese TV to deliver a premium family friendly bouquet with Turner content such as Cartoon network or the CNN [...]

Kwesé to launch Kwesé Sports 1 in Africa

A new premium sports channel has been added to the sports portfolio of the Econet Media. Named Kwesé Sports 1 (KS1), the sports channel will be available on Kwesé and can be viewed on the Kwesé app. More than 90 live sports events will be offered during the launching month. Joseph Hundah, the Group Chief [...]