Tag Archives: Kwesé Free TV

Kwesé Free TV granted license from South African regulator

South Africas media and communications regulator ICASA has granted a commercial free-to-air TV license to Kwesé Free TV. The regulator said that Kwesé Free TVs service complied with the appropriate South African laws and met a market need. It also judged that the outfits business plan and means of financial support were adequate and that [...]

Kwesé Free TV launched HD sports channel in South Africa

Kwesé has launched five FTA TV channels in South Africa, including a high definition sports channel. ICASA awarded Kwesé with its broadcasting license along with a radio frequency licence. Zolile Ntukwana, group executive for regulatory affairs at Econet Group said, this makes Kwesé Free TV a majority South African black-owned broadcaster. Econet, which also owns [...]

Kwesé Free TV gets terrestrial license in SA

South African people will be able to enjoy a new free-to-air terrestrial television service offering five free channels to viewers, comprising of a dedicated 24-hour sports channel.  Kwesé Free TV, which is 20% own by Econet Group (the parent of Liquid Telecom), is the first free-to-air terrestrial broadcaster to be licensed since e.tv received its [...]