Tag Archives: Azam TV

GoQuest Media to air new series on Azam TV

GoQuest Media has secured a new distribution deals for its new TV drama, Ruby Ring in Africa. The series has been picked by the Tanzania-based digital satellite service provider Azam TV for the Azam Media channel in local language, covering eight East African countries. Jimmy George, VP of sales and acquisitions at GoQuest Media, said: [...]

SPI/FilmBox extends in Africa with Azam TV, MTN and habeshaview

SPI International / FilmBox has entered into new channel distribution agreements across Africa with Azam TV, the MTN Group and habeshaview. Platform subscribers will be able to access eight SPI / FilmBox channels, including Hollywood FilmBox Africa. Channel distribution agreements also include FilmBox Arthouse, Gametoon, Fightbox, Fast & FunBox, DocuBox, FashionBox and 360 TuneBox. We [...]

Azam TV reduces prices and offer free subscriptions

PayTV giants, Azam has recently announced that they have slashed their prices by offering its customers more value for their money. The move will also see Azam TV existing customers receive free subscription following persistent appeals for more affordable kit/subscription fees. With the new changes, a full kit will cost UGX 130,000 (US$ 57) down [...]

Azam TV hosts Sinema Zetu International Film Festival 2019

The 2nd Sinema Zetu International Film Festival (SZIFF) started on 1st of January 2019. These 53 days long festival focus on ‘Swahili Panorama’ and World Cinema’. Swahili Panorama represents Feature Films, SERIES, Dramas, Short Films & Documentaries produced in Swahili.   ‘World Cinema represents movies from any country/language, produced or subtitled in English. Thus, any movie [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]