Category Archives: Free to Air

Kwesé launched free premium bouquet in Botswana

After launching its pay TV services in Gaborone recently, the Pan-African broadcaster, Kwesé has added supplementary bouquet to its offering  known as Kwesé Free bouquet. Shadi Linchwe,  marketing and public relations manager said in an interview with Showbiz, The bouquet would feature at least five channels available to its pay subscription customers. Free Sports Channel [...]

Kwesé TV to be launched in all Botswana

Kwesé launched the broadcast of its FTA channel Kwesé Free sport in Botswana’s capital Gaborone in March earlier this year. Following the success of the program they decided to unveil the complete Kwesé packaging, introducing viewers to the new content with third-party channels, entertainment and sports. Marketing and PR Manager at Kwesé, Shadi Linchwe declared [...]

Zimbabwe grants operating license to Kwesé TV

Zimbabwean Government has licensed telecommunication company Kwese TV, a development which is thought to bring competition to DStv. KweseTV is changing the face of television as it is believed to bring to life the concept of TV everywhere and anywhere.  Econet Wireless Zimbabwe employees were given decoders while Kwese TV readies the launch of the [...]

SABC gained rights to broadcast NBA Africa Game 2017

SABC announced it has secured rights to broadcast the National Basketball Association (NBA) Africa Game 2017 which will take place during the weekend at the TicketPro Dome in Johannesburg.  SABC spokesperson Kaizer Kganyago said, The NBA Africa Game pits NBA players of African origin versus the NBA players from the rest of the world. Dirk [...]

BISCON TV debuts on GOtv

BISCON TV, a lifestyle and entertainment television channel that showcases sports, business, politics, lifestyle, culture, arts and entertainment and celebrates the Nigerian people is making its debut on GOtv. John Ugbe, the Managing Director, MultiChoice Nigeria said on the addition of the channel, We are committed to giving our subscribers a variety of local content [...]

Arabsat launched its Free-To-Air DVB-S2 platform

Arabsat, the Middle East satellite operator launched its free-to-air (FTA) DVB-S2 platform for both broadcasters and viewers, offering a range of HD international TV channels. The channels will reach homes with a minimum receive dish size across the Middle East, North Africa and Europe via the Arabsat BADR-4 satellite at 26° East. In his comments, [...]

Arabsat launched its Free-To-Air DVB-S2 platform

Arabsat, the Middle East satellite operator launched its free-to-air (FTA) DVB-S2 platform for both broadcasters and viewers, offering a range of HD international TV channels. The channels will reach homes with a minimum receive dish size across the Middle East, North Africa and Europe via the Arabsat BADR-4 satellite at 26° East. In his comments, [...]

Arabsat launched its Free-To-Air DVB-S2 platform

Arabsat, the Middle East satellite operator launched its free-to-air (FTA) DVB-S2 platform for both broadcasters and viewers, offering a range of HD international TV channels. The channels will reach homes with a minimum receive dish size across the Middle East, North Africa and Europe via the Arabsat BADR-4 satellite at 26° East. In his comments, [...]

Bamba Sport channel to broadcast KPL

Free to Air channel Bamba Sport has announced a Sh36.7 million partnerships with Kenyan Premier League (KPL). Under the agreement, KPL matches will be aired live on Bamba Sport, Kiss TV, and Radio Jambo as from next week.  The acquisition of the top tier league adds two local football products on Bamba Sport after the [...]

Kenyan FTA channels on DTT platform reduced to 60

The number of Kenyan free-to-air television channels on the digital terrestrial platform fell to 60 from 66 at the end of December 2016. The Communications Authority of Kenya (CA) said the financials constraints hitting the six television channels are the main cause of this problem. Digital migration ended in March 2015 but has left some [...]