The General Manager of Kwesé TV Nigeria, Lizzy Amkpa, guaranteed subscribers of home-grown content unique to the Nigerian market, she told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos. Subscribers will be able to benefit from pay-as-you-watch options which was recently launched in the Nigerian market.
Amkpa said, “We are excited to launch our dynamic content business in Nigeria; a market that we know is hungry for a compelling alternative pay-TV network.” She added, “At Kwesé, we pride ourselves in having selected strong general entertainment and sports programmes lined-up which we believe will be well-received by viewers of all ages including kids, young adults, men and women. Our business is premised on the concept of TV anywhere and everywhere, this means we have made our premium content easily accessible across different platforms such as linear TV, mobile and digital platforms.”
Kwesé TV bouquet provides more than 65 channels of entertainment with popular international such as Dreamworks, DTX, ESPN, CNN International to the Nigerian market as well as included U.S based REVOLT TV to name some home-grown channels such as Channels TV, TVC NEWS and NTA.
Amkpa said, “however, as we continue to work in the market we welcome home-grown initiatives to develop and produce exciting programmes that have never been seen before.” She sustained that Nigerian subscribers would remain linked to Kwesé with channels as Islam TV, NTA, Africa News, Flow TV and Kwesé Free Sports. Nigerian viewers were introduced to National Football League on Kwesé Sports 1 and Kwesé Sports 2 as well as Kwesé Free Sports earlier in the year.
“Kwesé Free Sports is Africa’s largest and first Pan-Africa free-to-air TV channel available in 25 countries, providing premium sporting content to sports fans for free. The channel currently holds exclusive free-to-air rights to the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia, the English Premier League and the upcoming Nigeria- British born boxer, Anthony Joshua’s fight on October 28. Basically, we are pro-Nigeria and we welcome content developers to develop new programmes and also would welcome new channels that are relatively unique to the Nigeria Market,” she said.new programmes and also would welcome new channels that are relatively unique to the Nigeria Market,” she said.