Tag Archives: Azam TV

African Broadcasters shop for TVF titles

A host of African broadcasters have picked up shows including Pop Up Start Up from London-based factual distributor TVF International. The entrepreneur-focused business show has been acquired by pay TV provider Kwesè TV for pan-Africa, which has also taken environmental travel-entertainment series Across the World with Te Radar and hidden-camera show Hidden Heroes from TVF. [...]

Azam TV to launch in Zimbabwe

The Tanzanian Bakhresa Group of Companies is bringing Azam TV to Zimbabwe. The Bakhresa Group of Companies is owned and chaired by one of the wealthiest Tanzanians: Said Salim Bakhresa. The group of companies has dabbled their trade in food products, road transport services, and media among other things. Azam TV started broadcasting in 2013 and right [...]

Azam TV announced International Film Festival on Sinema Zetu

Azam TV announced the Swahili channel, Sinema Zetu, will soon show the international Film Festival. The festival revolves around Kiswahili Panorama and scheduled to start from the 1st of January 2018 to February. Azam TV holds the honor of hosting the first ever film festival on TV in the East African region.  Professor Martin Mhando [...]

GRB Entertainment brings new shows on StarTimes and Azam TV

GRB Entertainment has recently licensed several shows including family-themed docuseries and lifestyle shows to the pay-tv operator StarTimes and Azam TV. The shows will be aired in Tanzania and Uganda, amongst other countries in Africa. StarTimes has acquired five seasons of My First Home. The show is about first-time homebuyers going through the process of [...]

Turner deals with Azam TV to reach the Eastern African territory with Boing

Turner is expanding its reach over the Eastern African territory with its new deal with Azam TV, the satellite platform in East Africa. Henceforth, Turners Boing Africa, a cartoon-based entertainment channel, will be brought into the continent. Little subscribers aged seven to fourteen of Azam TV will be served with Courage the Cowardly Dog, Johnny [...]

Azam TV inks deal with African Movie Channel for series’ launch

African Movie Channel (AMC) Series, the round the clock channel owned by the pay-TV broadcaster African Movie Channel, will be introduced on the Azam TVs platform, the pay TV operator based in Tanzania. According to the pact, Azam TV subscribers will be eligible to watch African TV series encompassing drama, reality, comedy, lifestyle genres and [...]

Travelxp now accessible on AzamTV

The deal has been signed between travelxp and AzamTV. Travelxp, the Indian high definition travel lifestyle channel, has tied up with AzamTV, the Tanzanian-based digital satellite service provider, to launch its signal in Tanzania, Kenya, Rwanda, Malawi and Uganda. AzamTV subscribers will be have access to travelxp series content and programs including food, travel, lifestyles [...]

Azam TV reduced price of decoder in Rwanda

Azam TV is running a promotion whereby customers can purchase the decoder at a very affordable price of RWF 20000. The decoder comes with a free dish kit which includes a smart card and the satellite dish. Also as part of the promotion, customers can pay a 12-month subscription fee and receive the free dish [...]

Azam TV, Football Kenya Federation in pact

Azam Media and Football Kenya Federation (FKF) have entered into a three-year broadcast deal. As part of the deal, Azam Media will air FKF Premier League matches live on its pay television network, Azam TV.. The pact also enables Azam TV to sell the broadcast rights to local television. The agreement also provides for FKF [...]

Azam TV eyes FUFA deal

Tanzanian pay-TV operator, Azam TV, has reportedly tabled a UGX 1.28 billion (USD 463,436) offer to the Federation of Uganda Football Associations (FUFA) to acquire broadcasting rights of 16 Uganda Premier League clubs per season. The Ugandan football governing body has released an official statement stating, FUFA has received an offer from Azam Pay TV [...]