Econet Wireless

Kwesé TV now available in Zimbabwe

Econet Media’s Kwesé TV has launched in Zimbabwe through a partnership with local player Dr Dish, obviating the need to acquire a separate licence of its own, according to local press reports. According to various local reports, Dr Dish, which holds a licence from the Broadcasting Authority of Zimbabwe dating from 2012 that is valid […]

Econet launches free-to-air sports channel in Kenya

Kenya-based Econet Media has launched a free-to-air sports channels that will offer coverage of English Premier League football as well as NBA basketball, Extreme Fighting Championship combat sports and NFL American football. The channel, Kwesé Free Sports, will be available on digital-terrestrial TV and on satellite in Kenya via free-to-air set-top boxes. The channel has […]

Econet Wireless planning new African pay TV service

Econet Wireless, the mobile telecom operator owned by Zimbabwean businessman Stive Masiyiwa, is planning to launch a new pay TV service called Kwesé TV. Masiyiwa announced on his Facebook page in December that the service will offer a range of sports and entertainment programming to sub-Saharan African countries, including to mobile users. He said that […]