Tag Archives: kwesé Play

Kwesé launches VoD product in Kenya

Kwesé has changed its strategy and launched a video streaming product Kwesé Play that will allow users to access VoD platforms from their homes. Kwesé attributed its new strategy to business models that were geared towards premium content rights and content consumption on digital media platforms. In February this year, Kwesé bought a controlling stake [...]

Kwesé to offer gadgets for Internet TV connection clients

Pay TV provider Kwese has delivered converter boxes that offer customers with traditional television sets to connect to the Internet. The devices will be connected to their televisions and Kwesé subscribers will be able to link to an Internet hub that allows them to stream videos and movies from platforms like Netflix, YouTube, TED, Redbull [...]

Kwesé satellite TV closes in Zimbabwe

In a communiqué, Kwesés parent company, Econet Media declared the development had been required by a review of its business strategy and service offerings to align them to changes in the global digital and satellite broadcasting sector, and growth in access to mobile and fixed broadband on the continent. The strategy review will put forward [...]

Kwesé and Vodafone collaborate to bring VOD and live TV content to Ghana

Vodafone Ghana has inked a deal with multiplatform broadcaster Kwesé, to provide the video-on-demand and live TV content to Ghana through the broadcasters video streaming service Kwesé Play. This collaboration will allow Ghanaians to connect a Kwese Play digital TV device to Vodafones high-speed fibre-to-the-home (FTTH) or ADSL broadband service to access unlimited live TV [...]

Kwesé chooses Alpha Networks for African OTT expansion

Econet Medias broadcast platform Kwesé has selected Alpha Networks to deliver its over-the-top (OTT) services Kwesé Play in South Africa and the Kwesé TV app across Africa. Alpha is providing its Tucano back-end platform for the digital video service, which complements Kwesés direct-to-home (DTH) pay and free-to-air satellite TV services. The OTT services, which are being rolled [...]

Econet partners with Roku for Kwese Play in SA

Econet has introduced its Internet Protocol Television (IPTV) service Kwesé Play in South Africa. It is bringing Kwesé Play video streaming service to the country. The company will benefit from Africas largest fibre network, available through sister company Liquid Telecom which concluded its acquisition of Neotel last year. Neotel holds leading-edge 4G and 5G LTE [...]

100 channels in March for Kwese Zimbabwe

Kwese TV announced that is holds 77 channels in Zimbabwe already and is targeting a total of 100 channels for the region by April. Out of the 77 channels, five are free for Zimbabweans to enjoy. Kwese has its own vision for this market and said that it is not trying to emulate other actors [...]

Econet Media group to deploy more Content Delivery Networks in Africa

A subsidiary of Econet Group, Econet Media, is seeking to deliver more Content Delivery Networks (CDNs) in Africa to bring global streaming channels like Netflix, to its networm.  Kwese Play, owned by Strive Masiwiya, throughis subsidiary, Liquid Telecoms, has deployed CDNs successfully across Sub-Saharan Africa. Liquid telecom has been evolving rapidly over the past years [...]