Tag Archives: Azam Media

Azam media acquired licenses to air local TV channels

Azam media has received operator license to broadcast local channels. According to Azam Media CEO, Mr Tido Mhando, Very soon, the FTAs will be back on Azam decoders. As soon as they are back, one will be able to watch them even after expiry of their subscription fees while the Pay Tv channels will disappear. [...]

FTA Azam Media to beam Rio 2016 Olympic Games in Tanzania

Free-to-air broadcaster, Azam Media has bought the media rights for Rio 2016 Olympic Games from Infront Sports & Media. Under the deal, the channel will air around six hours of Olympic coverage a day in Tanzania. The agreement between Infront Sports and Azam Media also covers opening/ closing ceremonies. The broadcaster will also be able [...]

Azam Media plans to launch HD channel

East African DTH provider, Azam Media, plans to launch its first HD channel in July this year. The company aims to have up to four HD channels by the end of the year. Azam Media also plans to tag up with a local broadband operator for alternative delivery mechanisms of television content. The company has [...]

Azam TV forays Rwanda

Tanzania based DTH provider, Azam Media, brings its pay-television service to Rwanda. The firm offers two packages one for English viewers with 80 channels at RWD6,500 per month and the other and the other for French speakers with 60 channels at RWF9,000 per month. “We are coming in at a time when Rwandans need [...]

Azam Media extends association with Eutelsat

Azam Media has extended its partnership with Eutelsat to ramp up satellite capacity on Eutelsat 7B satellite. This additional capacity will help Azam TV to extend its services to Rwanda, Burundi, Zambia, Malawi, South Sudan and Zimbabwe with additional content. AzamTV claims to have a subscriber base of 200,000 subscribers in Tanzania, Uganda and Kenya [...]

Azam Media launches services in Kenya

Tanzania-based DTH provider, Azam Media, has launched its pay-TV service in Kenya. The pay-TV platform is pitted against major pay-TV operators including MultiChoice, StarTimes and Zuku. The new service will offer 60 local and international channels and will cost KES 870 (USD 9.6) per month. The service has also launched a fully installed Azam TV setup [...]

Azam Media partners Kudelski for CI+ CAMs

Tanzanian DTH provider, Azam Media, has partnered with Kudelski-owned conditional access module supplier (CAS), SmarDTV, to deploy CI+ CAMs for its DTH service in Tanzania and other East African countries. Demand for better entertainment channels and programs is on the rise in sub-Saharan Africa. iDTVs combined with modules is a fantastic way to accelerate access [...]