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

TELECOMS & TECHNOLOGY

Kwese TV craze hits Harare

ECONET recorded brisk business in Harare yesterday after its shops started selling accessories for its new television pay-per-view offering Kwese TV following a High Court ruling overturning a governm...

By Staff reporter | Published: 10 September 2017

TELECOMS & TECHNOLOGY

High Court withholds ruling on Kwese TV

The High Court yesterday withheld ruling on whether an application by Econet Group's pay television service, Kwese TV, in which it is challenging the Broadcasting Authority of Zimbabwe (Baz) over an o...

By Staff reporter | Published: 06 September 2017

TELECOMS & TECHNOLOGY

Masiyiwa's Kwese TV launches in Botswana

Pan-African pay-television network Kwese TV has launched its satellite broadcasting service in Gaborone, reports Mmegi. Kwese Free Sport was first introduced to viewers in Botswana in March but now th...

By Staff reporter | Published: 05 September 2017

TELECOMS & TECHNOLOGY

Jobs on standby as Kwese awaits licence

As debate rages on whether Kwese TV will be licensed in the country if given the green light, Econet Media's offering could unlock thousands of new jobs for satellite installers in the country.Through...

By Staff reporter | Published: 03 September 2017

TELECOMS & TECHNOLOGY

Zimpapers disputes Kwese links

Zimbabwe Newspapers (1980) has disputed media reports suggesting it renewed interest in partnering with Econet Media's Kwese TV after speculative reports that the latter had been licensed.In a stateme...

By Staff reporter | Published: 01 September 2017

TELECOMS & TECHNOLOGY

'Kwese TV never applied for a licence in Zim'

Econet Wireless' Kwese TV has never applied for a licence to distribute foreign television content in Zimbabwe, and players in the industry are baffled where discussions around that matter are coming ...

By Staff reporter | Published: 29 August 2017

OPINION

Kwese TV ban exposes Mugabe's govt

The government's swift move to bar Econet Media's pay TV service last week was predictable, but deeply worrying because the regime is once again demonstrating that it is averse to reforms.Editorial C...

By Staff reporter | Published: 28 August 2017

TELECOMS & TECHNOLOGY

Zimbabwe cancels Econet's Kwese TV licence

Just a day after launch, Techzim can confirm that Econet has suspended selling Kwese TV in Zimbabwe. The suspension follows a statement issued by the Broadcasting Authority of Zimbabwe last night whic...

By Staff reporter | Published: 24 August 2017

TELECOMS & TECHNOLOGY

Confusion over Kwese TV's Zimbabwe licence

KWESE TV has partnered local player, Dr Dish in a content distribution deal that will see the Econet media owned company beam in the country. However, there is confusion as the Broadcasting Authority ...

By Staff reporter | Published: 24 August 2017

TELECOMS & TECHNOLOGY

Zimbabwe dismiss Kwese TV licence claims

The Broadcasting Authority of Zimbabwe (BAZ) wishes to advise the public that the authority has not issued a licence to Kwese TV to operate in Zimbabwe.This follows media reports suggesting that Kwese...

By Staff reporter | Published: 23 August 2017
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