TELECOMS & TECHNOLOGY

Kwesé launches Scoop Network Africa channel

Kwesé TV will air Africa's newest entertainment channel Scoop Network Africa on 26th July 2018. Scoop Network's programme schedule will comprise of a mix of light entertainment magazines with movie, ...

By nextvafrica | Published: 05 July 2018

TELECOMS & TECHNOLOGY

Econet steps up Kwese iflix roll out

Econet Wireless has literally thrown all men forward and mounted an all-out attack on the market to ensure it wins an early victory in the video-on-demand game with Kwese iflix.Last Friday the company...

By Staff reporter | Published: 30 June 2018

TELECOMS & TECHNOLOGY

World Cup boosts Kwese iflix service

The Fifa 2018 World Cup tournament has been a boon for the uptake of Kwesé iflix, Econet Media's recently launched video-on-demand service, which offers top sports and entertainment content on mobile...

By Staff reporter | Published: 25 June 2018

TELECOMS & TECHNOLOGY

Kwese TV creates 2 500 jobs in Zimbabwe

Kwese TV, a unit of Econet Media, has created 2 500 jobs in Zimbabwe since it was launched in October last year.The satellite and broadcasting TV network, which is currently offering flexible packages...

By Staff reporter | Published: 04 June 2018

TELECOMS & TECHNOLOGY

Kwese Play comes to Zimbabwe

ECONET Media on Wednesday launched a new product on the local market, Kwese Play, a Roku powered streaming box device with over 200 streaming channels in partnership with ZOL and Econet after it was f...

By Staff reporter | Published: 01 June 2018

SOCCER

Kwese brings Russia 2018 to Zimbabwe

ECONET Media's Kwesé yesterday said they will be broadcasting all the 64 Fifa World Cup matches on all its digital platforms.Speaking at a media briefing in the capital, head of Kwesé TV in Zimbabwe...

By Staff reporter | Published: 31 May 2018

TELECOMS & TECHNOLOGY

Kwese TV launch twin apps

The Econet Group is rolling out some exciting entertainment products and packages. Today, Kwese TV launched Kwese Play TV app and Kwese iFlix app, to cement its presence on the broadcasting space ahea...

By Staff reporter | Published: 30 May 2018

SOCCER

Kwese TV takes over Zimbabwe Mighty Warriors

IN a landmark development that shook domestic football yesterday, Kwese TV announced it has taken over the sponsorship of the Mighty Warriors' participation in the African Cup of Nations qualifiers in...

By Staff reporter | Published: 12 April 2018

TELECOMS & TECHNOLOGY

Zimpapers going to war with DStv and Kwese

In January the Broadcasting Authority of Zimbabwe (BAZ) called for interested parties to submit licence applications for; Video On Demand Services (VoD), Webcasting Services and Content Distribution S...

By Staff reporter | Published: 29 March 2018

TELECOMS & TECHNOLOGY

Kwese TV offers free Facebook access

Aggressiveness could be the key strategy for Zimbabwean telecom and media company Econet Wireless, whose Kwese pay television platform is offering free Facebook access and a subscription package for c...

By Staff reporter | Published: 15 March 2018

TELECOMS & TECHNOLOGY

Kwesé TV acquires stake in iflix Africa

Econet Media's pan-African media company Kwesé TV has acquired a significant stake in iflix Africa to form part of its diverse broadcast offering, as the core vehicle to deliver seamless mobile exper...

By Staff reporter | Published: 22 February 2018

BUSINESS NEWS

Kwese TV snubs PSL television rights

ECONET Media has said Kwese TV has not submitted any bid for the Castle Lager Premier Soccer League television rights and declared that it doesn't intend to submit bids anytime in the near future.In a...

By Staff reporter | Published: 06 February 2018

TELECOMS & TECHNOLOGY

Kwese TV taken to court

DR Dish Private (Ltd) says it is pursuing various options after Econet Media-owned Kwese TV severed ties with the company, while assuring its subscribers that they will not be left stranded.This comes...

By Staff reporter | Published: 23 January 2018

TELECOMS & TECHNOLOGY

Kwese TV looking for graduates trainees

Kwesé TV, an African entertainment company which is also a brand of Econet Media Limited (aka the media arm of Econet) is looking for graduates in the entertainment industry for an internship program...

By TechZim | Published: 18 January 2018

TELECOMS & TECHNOLOGY

Kwese licence limbo sparks unease

Econet Media has reportedly activated its "contractual termination clause" with Dr Dish, the licence holder on the back of whom they were running their Kwese TV services in Zimbabwe.This has had the e...

By Staff reporter | Published: 14 January 2018

BUSINESS NEWS

SuperSport, Kwese in running for PSL TV rights

PREMIER Soccer League clubs will get the biggest hint of who will be granted the next broadcasting rights when the top-flight body's governors convene in Harare for an extraordinary meeting today.All ...

By Staff reporter | Published: 15 December 2017

TELECOMS & TECHNOLOGY

BAZ seeks another order to bar Kwese TV

THE Broadcasting Authority of Zimbabwe (BAZ) this week approached the High Court again seeking to bar Kwese TV from broadcasting.Kwese TV received a major boost last week after Dr Dish's application s...

By Staff reporter | Published: 06 October 2017

TELECOMS & TECHNOLOGY

Kwese boost for Technites enterprise

Econet Wireless Group's Technites enterprise has received a significant boost from the High Court ruling on Kwese TV as a ramp up in installations could see Technites earning as much as $50 a day for ...

By Staff reporter | Published: 05 October 2017

TELECOMS & TECHNOLOGY

Kwese TV wins again

Econet Media's Kwese TV has been granted permission by the High Court to continue broadcasting until the Supreme Court rules on the appeal filed by the Broadcasting Authority of Zimbabwe (BAZ).Kwese T...

By Staff reporter | Published: 29 September 2017

TELECOMS & TECHNOLOGY

KweseTV caught in ambush marketing storm

THE Premier Soccer League were yesterday caught in an embarrassing offside position once again when billboards of a rival broadcasting company were still being displayed at Luveve during a Castle Lage...

By Staff reporter | Published: 28 September 2017

TELECOMS & TECHNOLOGY

Kwese forces DStv to slash monthly subscriptions

MultiChoice Zimbabwe yesterday announced a major decrease of DStv subscription prices and launched a new, affordable, entry level package unique to the local market to be known as DStv Lite.The price ...

By Staff reporter | Published: 26 September 2017

TELECOMS & TECHNOLOGY

Blocked in Zim, Kwese TV launches in SA

ZIMBABWEAN telecoms tycoon Strive Masiyiwa's new pay television service, Kwese TV, has kick-started services in South Africa through a partnership with Netflix, it said on Friday as it seeks to claw u...

By Staff reporter | Published: 19 September 2017

TELECOMS & TECHNOLOGY

Kwesé, Netflix launch unique African play

Africa's newest pan-African broadcaster Econet Media, is proud to announce the launch of its Internet Protocol Television (IPTV) service Kwesé Play - a video streaming service delivered on high-spee...

By Agencies | Published: 14 September 2017

TELECOMS & TECHNOLOGY

Kwese TV seeks permission to operate in Zim

Dr Dish (Pvt) Limited, which recently partnered Econet Media Limited (Mauritius) to distribute Kwese TV satellite content to the Zimbabwean viewership, has filed an urgent chamber application seeking ...

By Staff reporter | Published: 14 September 2017

TELECOMS & TECHNOLOGY

BAZ contests Kwese ruling

The Broadcasting Authority of Zimbabwe (BAZ) has approached the Supreme Court contesting a High Court decision allowing Econet Media Limited (Mauritius) to distribute Kwese TV satellite content to the...

By Staff reporter | Published: 13 September 2017
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