Zuku pay TV to launch in Tanzania

African pay TV broadcaster Zuku has launched its service in Tanzania. The Wananchi Group-owned company has launched a package of 80 channels including local free-to-air channels TBC and ITV. It will increase pay TV competition in the country rivaling services from DStv, StarTimes and Easy TV. Wananchi Group chairman Ali Mufuruki said they were targeting […]

Euronews expands in East Africa with Zuku debut

African pay TV platform Zuku has added the English version of news channel Euronews to its line-up. Zuku DTH is currently available in Kenya, where it has 10,000 subscribers. It will launch in Uganda later this month and in Tanzania in November, where Zuku operator Wanachi is predicting 50,000 subscribers by the end of 2011. […]

Zuku to add Star channels

African pay TV platform Zuku has struck a deal with Indian broadcaster Star that will see four channels launch on its service. The company, which offers cable and DTH platforms across Eastern Africa and is owned by media firm Wananchi Group, will launch Star Plus, Gold, News and One. The channels will initially launch in […]