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. [...]

Azam Media and TFF sealed broadcasting rights worth US 10.5 million

Azam Media and Tanzania Football Federation (TFF) have signed a r five-year deal worth TZS 23 billion (USD 10.5 million) which will see the former retain Mainland Premier League TV broadcasting rights. The contract was signed in Dar es Salaam by Azam Media, TFF and the Tanzania Premier League Board.   Speaking during the signing [...]

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 [...]

UK’s Landscape Channel comes to 42 African countries

UK-based Landscape HD has concluded an agreement with Azam Media in Tanzania to provide its lifestyle music channel in 42 countries across sub-Sahara Africa using Eutelsat Ku-band satellite at 7 degrees East. The Azam feed will give us access to over 800 million potential viewers across a major developing continent, said Nick Austin, Chairman of [...]