Tag Archives: Kwese

Kwesé partners with Safaricom to provide Kenyans with live World Cup games

Kenyan smartphone users will have the opportunity to stream upcoming football World Cup matches on Kwesé iflix on-the-go on their gadgets. This follows the launch of data bundles, dubbed Giga Football Passes by mobile operator Safaricom. The 64 matches of the tournament in Russia will be available live on Kwesé iflix at US$0,98 for 24 [...]

African Broadcasters shop for TVF titles

A host of African broadcasters have picked up shows including Pop Up Start Up from London-based factual distributor TVF International. The entrepreneur-focused business show has been acquired by pay TV provider Kwesè TV for pan-Africa, which has also taken environmental travel-entertainment series Across the World with Te Radar and hidden-camera show Hidden Heroes from TVF. [...]

Kwese TV pulled out 6 channels from subscription service

Satellite and broadcasting network Kwese TV announced the removal of 6 channels from its subscription service since Monday the 12th of March. According to Kwese TV, the change is to enable it to streamline its services. The Channels which are being removed are Kwesé Movies 1, 2 and 3, Kwesé Family, Kwesé Know and Kwesé [...]

Kwesé and CENE Media partner for premium SVOD entertainment in Botswana

Internet Service Provider, CENE Media in partnership with Econet Medias Pan-African media company, Kwesé recently launched the best in on-demand content for Botswana through the broadcasters video streaming service, Kwesé Play. This partnership will enable CENE to use its high-speed fibre-to-the-home (FTTH) service to deliver unlimited entertainment to Batswana available on Kwesé Play. Kwesé Play [...]

Digital Virgo Africa acquires exclusive Mobile Video Content Rights 2018 Football World Cup

Currently present at the Mobile world congress in Barcelona, Digital Virgo, a French company specializing in digital marketing, has acquired the exclusive rights for mobile exploitation of video content related to the 2018 Football World Cup.. The acquisition was made possible thanks to an agreement with FIFA and Econet Media, the parent company of Kwese [...]

Kwesé and iflix strengthen partnership for SVOD services in Sub-Saharan Africa

The worlds leading entertainment service for emerging markets, iflix, and Econet Medias pan-African media company, Kwese, are thrilled to announce an expansion of their ground-breaking partnership in sub-Saharan Africa. Kwesé has acquired a significant stake in iflix Africa, which will now form part of Kwesés diverse broadcast offering, as the core vehicle to deliver seamless [...]

Kwese TV Zimbabwe to broadcast live Harares Friday Fight Night

Kwese TV will beam live, the Friday Fight Night which features five high boxing matches. According to Econet Media, the matches hosted at the City Sports Centre in Harare will be aired on the broadcaster’s Kwese Free Sports channel and the boxing fiesta. Titled the “New Dawn”, the boxing night will feature some of Africa’s [...]

100 channels in March for Kwese Zimbabwe

Kwese TV announced that is holds 77 channels in Zimbabwe already and is targeting a total of 100 channels for the region by April. Out of the 77 channels, five are free for Zimbabweans to enjoy. Kwese has its own vision for this market and said that it is not trying to emulate other actors [...]

Kwesé Nigeria adds Hip TV to its channel line up

Kwesé TV, PAN-African satellite pay television service provider, has added Hip TV, an urbane contemporary music and lifestyle channel for a youthful audience, to its channel line-up. Available on channel 610, the channel includes entertainment news, incisive and exclusive interviews, and red-carpet moments amongst others. Hip TV further strengthens Kwesé TVs music genre, joining an [...]