Tag Archives: NTV

NTV to air BBC’s Smart Money Show

Smart Money was launched officially on Monday, October 22, 2018 with a nearly all-African-journalists team behind sharing the compelling entrepreneurship stories under the BBC Smart Money banner. The first production of the BBC Smart Money will be available on seven local channels, with Kenyas NTV set to air the program on Wednesday, October 24, 2018 at 10.05 [...]

Catch Fifa World Cup matches on NTV

Football fans in Kenya will be treated to the 2018 Fifa World Cup on NTV. This is after Nation Media (NTV) Group on Thursday signed an agreement with Kwese Free Sports to broadcast 32 matches of the world’s premier sports event live. Monica Ndung’u, Kwese Sports General Manager commented on the new deal, “This is [...]

NTV Kenya partners three stations for content

NTV Kenya innovates. The popular television station owned by Nation Media Group, has collaborated with three local stations namely Njata TV, Star TV and Lolwe TV for content broadcast across the platforms. A larger array of programming as well as improved content will be available on the four television stations. Joe Muganda, the chief executive [...]

Local version of Dragons’ Den to air in September in Kenya

The entrepreneurs special reality show reaches Kenya.  Rebranded Lions Den for Kenya, this version of the popular international Dragons Den will be officially launched September next and will be aired every Monday evening on NTV.   The project became a reality thanks to a joint partnership among Dragons Den, NTV and Kenya Commercial Bank (KCB). [...]

NTV Uganda launched Luganda channel Spark TV

A new TV station, Spark TV, a sister station to NTV Uganda was launched in Kampala. Spark TV will provide an all-encompassing programming for young and progressive female viewers. Spark TV is available on different digital platforms like Startimes and GOtv as well as on all free-to-air set top boxes. Spark joins other Luganda-only TV [...]

Four African broadcasters resume broadcasting on 5 March

Four African broadcasters NTV, KTN, Citizen TV and QTV will resume broadcasting on 5 March which were off air since 14 February due a dispute with Communications Authority of Kenya over digital migration.    The broadcasters have struck a deal with the government which lets them broadcast in Nairobi on the digital platform. Communications Authority [...]

StarTimes reintroduces local channels in Kenya

Chinese pay-TV provider, StarTimes Media, has re-introduced major local channels, KTN, NTV and Citizen TV, on its digital television platform in Kenya following Supreme Courts ruling on September 29. NTV, Citizen and KTN had challenged Communications Commission of Kenya (CAK) over the award of digital migration contract to StarTimes. The Supreme Court had blocked Kenyan [...]