Tag Archives: Zuku

Zuku complies with TCRA

Kenyas Wananchi Group, the owner of pay television firm Zuku, has removed free-to-air (FTA) channels from its subscription list for Tanzanian customers in order to comply with the TCRA regulations. Zuku made the announcement on Sunday noting that it was in line with the directive made by Tanzania Communications Regulatory Authority (TCRA) last week that [...]

Pay-TV firm Zuku raises internet service prices

Zuku, the internet and pay-TV service provider announced price increments for its fibre packages as of September 8. The price increase is said to be a bid to cushion the business from increasing its operating costs. Zuku, owned by Wananchi Group, said its slowest internet package will be at 2Mbps while the fastest will be [...]

Viasat World launches Viasat Life across Africa

Female viewers in Africa will be thrilled with Viasat World. The international entertainment group offering pay- TV channels, is introducing a new entertainment channel called Viasat Life, which will be offering mostly female content. The launch will be carried out across three platforms of Africa. Taking effect as from January 2 next year, the new [...]

Zuku partners with Azuri for the launches of solar powered PayGo TV and satellite service

Home entertainment satellite provider Zuku has partnered with UK based provider Azuri Technologies have launched the first integrated pay-as-you-go satellite TV package for rural off-grid consumers in sub Saharan Africa. Combining solar home power, TV, satellite dish and Zuku Smart+ entertainment with 48 TV and 21 radio channels, the AzuriTV system targets households outside the [...]

Zuku to air 2 new channels from Trace

Zuku TV, Wananchi Groups entertainment brand, will now be providing two channels from Trace, the international music and lifestyle broadcaster owned by Modern Times Group. The two channels are Trace Mziki and Trace Gospel. Trace Mziki, offers the best of modern African music. It airs an assortment of worldwide urban acts being very popular in [...]

ZUKU to screen the International Cricket T20 live

ZUKU, the entertainment brand from the Wananchi Group, will be screening live the matches of the International Cricket T20 Zuku quadrangular series which will be held in Kenya. In addition to live streaming, the matches will be aired on Zuku Sports Channel 300. The competition will kick off on September 26 to 30 and national [...]

Zuku TV secures broadcasting rights for Kenya Sevens Rugby Circuit

Zuku TV, the television provider owned by Wananchi Group, the home and entertainment brand, has bagged the broadcasting rights for the remaining matches of the National Sevens Rugby Circuit in Kenya. Starting in the month of July this year with Masaku Sevens and Elgon Cup, other remaining matches of the competition will be taking place [...]

Zuku introduces new channel named Glam

A new-fangled channel has been unleashed by Wananchi Groups Zuku. Its name is Glam channel, mostly appealing to female viewers. Glam channel proffers a mixture of content, all of interest to women with home-grown productions encompassing shows, lifestyle, drama, realities, music and comedies, on the channel number 711.   The new channel will be substituting [...]

Zuku launches its new smart package in Tanzania

In order to allow low-income earners to enjoy reception of quality digital TV and radio signals, the Wananchi Group-owned company, Zuku has launched smart package with 29 channels and 51 radio stations. Omari Zuberi, the General Manager of Zuku in Tanzania said that their aim is to make sure no one is left behind in [...]

Zuku lance une chaîne Nollywood

Zuku qui fait partie du groupe de divertissement Wananchi Group lance la chaîne Zuku Nolly, une chaîne diffusée 24 heures sur 24 dédiée aux films produits par lindustrie cinématographique nigériane. La chaîne propose divers types de programmes allant de la comédie, romance, thrillers au film fantastique et avec des shows qui sont diffusés en anglais [...]