Tag Archives: Zuku TV

Wananchi deploys Verimatrix security for Zuku TV

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 [...]

Zuku Tanzania launches ITV channel

Wananchi Group owned pay-TV operator, Zuku TV, has launched free-to-air (FTA) channel, Independent Television Limited (ITV), on its platform in Tanzania to expand its satellite bouquet offering. With ITV now on our platform we have further enhanced our already strong bouquet offering of 104 channels for our Tanzanian audience. We truly believe that we are [...]

Zuku TV to commission feature-length Swahili films

Zuku TV, run by East Africas Wananchi Group, plans to commission feature-length Swahili films which will be telecast on Zuku Swahili Movies – a tailor-made movie channel for East African audiences. Zuku TV is currently looking for original submissions which bring a fresh outlook to East African television content which ca appeal audience across the [...]

Zuku launches new kids channel

Zuku TV, run by East Africas leading home entertainment operator, Wananchi Group, has launched its new kids channel, Zuku Kids. Zuku has partnered with local companies like Dreamcatcher Productions and Laugh Industry to create exclusive content for the kids channel. The channel will showcase content of African origin and internationally acquired shows. “We are excited [...]

Zuku TV to be broadcast outside East Africa with Intelvision deal

Wananchi group, which owns East African pay-TV operator, Zuku TV, has signed a three year licensing deal with Seychelles-based cable operator, Intelvision, to broadcast Zukus channels outside East Africa for the first time. Starting November 1, Intelvision will start broadcasting Zuku Life, all four Zuku Movies channels and Zuku Swahili Movies. We are very pleased [...]