Tag Archives: Zuku

Viasat World launches Viasat Life across Africa

Female viewers in Africa will be thrilled with Viasat World. The international entertainment group offering pay- TV channels, is introducing a new entertainment channel called Viasat Life, which will be offering mostly female content. The launch will be carried out across three platforms of Africa. Taking effect as from January 2 next year, the new [...]

Zuku partners with Azuri for the launches of solar powered PayGo TV and satellite service

Home entertainment satellite provider Zuku has partnered with UK based provider Azuri Technologies have launched the first integrated pay-as-you-go satellite TV package for rural off-grid consumers in sub Saharan Africa. Combining solar home power, TV, satellite dish and Zuku Smart+ entertainment with 48 TV and 21 radio channels, the AzuriTV system targets households outside the [...]

Zuku to air 2 new channels from Trace

Zuku TV, Wananchi Groups entertainment brand, will now be providing two channels from Trace, the international music and lifestyle broadcaster owned by Modern Times Group. The two channels are Trace Mziki and Trace Gospel. Trace Mziki, offers the best of modern African music. It airs an assortment of worldwide urban acts being very popular in [...]

ZUKU to screen the International Cricket T20 live

ZUKU, the entertainment brand from the Wananchi Group, will be screening live the matches of the International Cricket T20 Zuku quadrangular series which will be held in Kenya. In addition to live streaming, the matches will be aired on Zuku Sports Channel 300. The competition will kick off on September 26 to 30 and national [...]

Zuku offers free TV subscription for three months

Zuku TV, the home entertainment brand owned by the satellite pay-TV provider Wananchi Group, is offering free TV subscription for its new customers, during three months. The offer starts as from 1 September and mid-September will see Zukus existing customers be offered with 30 days of television viewing on their actual bouquet. This will be [...]

Zuku TV secures broadcasting rights for Kenya Sevens Rugby Circuit

Zuku TV, the television provider owned by Wananchi Group, the home and entertainment brand, has bagged the broadcasting rights for the remaining matches of the National Sevens Rugby Circuit in Kenya. Starting in the month of July this year with Masaku Sevens and Elgon Cup, other remaining matches of the competition will be taking place [...]

Zuku introduces new channel named Glam

A new-fangled channel has been unleashed by Wananchi Groups Zuku. Its name is Glam channel, mostly appealing to female viewers. Glam channel proffers a mixture of content, all of interest to women with home-grown productions encompassing shows, lifestyle, drama, realities, music and comedies, on the channel number 711.   The new channel will be substituting [...]

Zuku launches its new smart package in Tanzania

In order to allow low-income earners to enjoy reception of quality digital TV and radio signals, the Wananchi Group-owned company, Zuku has launched smart package with 29 channels and 51 radio stations. Omari Zuberi, the General Manager of Zuku in Tanzania said that their aim is to make sure no one is left behind in [...]

Zuku introduces Nollywood channel

Wananchi group entertainment brands Zuku launched the Zuku Nolly channel which is a 24-hour channel dedicated to showing movies from the Nigerian film industry. The channel provides various types of programs from drama, comedy, romance , to thrillers, traditional fantasy movies and family shows which are all in English and broadcasts seven days a week. [...]

Zuku to launch VoD service in Kenya

Wananchi Groups pay-TV platform, Zuku, has planned to introduce a video-on-demand service in Kenya by the end of this year. The service is currently in the product development phase. It will be up for testing in a few months, said the company. Zuku has not divulged financial details. Our decoders have capabilities for a VoD [...]