Sports TV: Time to grow local competitions
Since the end of the FIFA World Cup in July, the competition in the African sports television market has continued to grow. While all the three major players in the English-speaking market – SuperSport, StarTimes and Kwese TV – shared the rights to the biggest football showpiece of the summer, they have each made different…
Anthony Joshua set to rumble against Povetkin
The international boxing community will stand still on Saturday, September 22 to witness Nigerian-born British boxer, Anthony Joshua defend his world titles against Alexander Povetkin. The much-loved Joshua hopes to retain his IBO, WBA, IBF and WBO heavyweight titles, while seasoned boxer, Povetkin attempts to strip his opponent of the titles, securing heavy weight glory…
Kwesé TV brings best in college basketball with March Madness
Kwesé TV has announced that it would broadcast exclusive coverage of basketball’s biggest college tournament, the popular National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) March Madness tournament starting on March 11. This tournament showcases the best in college basketball and is a significant highlight of the season for basketball fans all over the world over. African…
WTA Tour to be aired live on Kwesé TV
Kwesé TV is bringing the action live as top professional women tennis players compete for cash and rankings in the Women’s Tennis Association (WTA) Tour. Kwesé TV subscribers will be able to watch the Qatar Total Open taking place in Doha from February 12-18. Kwesé TV will also air the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships,…
Kwesé in distribution agreement with MTN Nigeria
Kwesé TV, Nigeria’s newest pay TV broadcast network, and the country’s largest telecommunications company, MTN, have collaborated on the sale of Kwesé TV decoders through MTN stores across Nigeria.
Kwese TV, TV One sign exclusive broadcast deal
Kwese TV Africa’s Dynamic satellite TV network, has signed an exclusive broadcast deal which will see the addition of TV One content to its programming.
Competition rises in PayTv market as operators’ crash access fee
Both new and existing operators, including Multichoice Nigeria (DStv), StarTimes, Consat and MyTV Telecom Satellite TV (TSTV) and Kwese TV are slugging it out competitively in the Nigerian market.
Kwese TV targets increase in 30 per cent African TV viewership
While Kwese TV, a new television operator in Nigeria is offering ‘pay as you watch’ subscription, a revolutionary initiative, the firm’s long term target is to increase television viewers in Africa, which is currently put at 30 per cent.