Kwesé TV to broadcast Live Winter Olympics


The digital pay TV company, Kwesé TV, is bringing the Olympic Winter Games, PyeongChang 2018, live to its audiences from 9th – 25th February 2018.

Kwesé TV signed a multi-year deal with the International Olympic Committee (IOC) for the broadcast of the Olympic Winter Games, PyeongChang 2018, the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020, the Olympic Winter Games Beijing 2022 and the Olympic Games Paris 2024. Kwesé TV’s broadcast rights include exclusive free-to-air (FTA) rights for sub-Saharan Africa (excluding South Africa) as well as non-exclusive pay-TV rights for the same markets.

Kwesé TV supporters will see the Nigerian team comprised of Seun Adigun, Akuoma Omeoga and Ngozi Onwumere and Simi Adeagbo as they leave a mark on the world at PyeongChang 2018. The broadcast of the games will commence with the opening ceremony at the PyeongChang Olympic Stadium on 9 February on Kwesé Free Sports.
Kwesé Free Sports will provide live coverage of certain sports, the channel will also broadcast two 60 minutes highlights shows which will help viewers catch up on the day’s scores and memorable moments. The Olympic News and Highlights Shows will air at 8am and 3pm local time, daily.

As the exclusive free-to-air broadcaster of the Winter Olympics, Kwesé Free Sports audiences will also be able to watch the opening and closing ceremonies of PyeongChang 2018 as well as all competitions featuring African athletes including the Nigerian Bobsled and Skeleton team as they make history at PyeongChang 2018. Kwesé Free Sports can be accessed by tuning to UHF 32 on analogue TV in Lagos or channel 285 on Kwesé TV regardless of an active subscription.