Tag Archives: Wananchi

Wananchi, the East African broadcaster has been licensed with over 170 hours of programming from Passion Distribution, the London-based company which specialises in popular programming and formats in genres Factual Entertainment, Reality, Documentaries, Lifestyle, Drama, Comedy and Game-shows. The package deal between the two companies includes ‘Timber Kings’, the factual-entertainment series and ‘Carver Kings’ from […]


African triple-play service provider, Wananchi Group, has extended its partnership with Verimatrix to secure the revenues of its pay-TV platform, Zuku TV, across DTH satellite, digital cable and IP-over-GPON networks, and later this year via over-the-top (OTT) video services. Wananchi had initially chosen Verimatrix in 2010 for its Video Content Authority System (VCAS) for DVB […]


African fibre-optic company, Liquid Telecom, is currently testing its IPTV service, Ipidi, in Nairobi, Kenya, and will launch with subscription VOD, voice and internet services by March 2014. The Liquid service will be a direct competition to Wananchi Online-owned Zuku, which has dominated the triple play service space in Kenya. “It is going to be […]