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Free-To-Air TV  |  Econet Shuts Down In 13 Countries Across Africa

Econet Media Limited is selling its shares in the satellite broadcast business in at least 13 African countries after going through insolvency, having reportedly accumulated millions of dollars in liabilities. The media group, which primarily traded under the brands Econet ...
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Pay TV  |  Econet Places Pay-TV Business Under Administration

The African pay-TV operator Econet Media has confirmed that it has placed its struggling satellite broadcasting business under administration. Econet, which operates under the brand name “Kwese” will begin talks with creditors to save the business, according to the CEO, ...
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Kwese TV Introduces Free Bouquet

Kwesé TV has been making big strides in the pay-TV industry and is said to be the most rapidly growing broadcast network on the continent. The popular pay-TV platform is available in all English speaking countries in sub-Saharan African through ...

Zimbabwe: Econet Acquires Broadcasting License

Leading telco network provider in Zimbabwe, Econet, has landed a government license to distribute broadcast content, do webcasting and provide Video-on-Demand (VoD) services under its Econet Media unit. Econet Media owns Kwese TV, a pay-TV platform that directly competes with ...

Econet Media Looking To Expand Its Content Delivery Networks (CDN) In Africa

Econet Media, a subsidiary of Econet Group, is set to expand its content delivery networks (CDNs) to host internet-based TV channels such as Netflix and YouTube in Africa.   This comes after a successful launch of Kwese Play in many ...

KWESE TV Goes Live Across Selected Territories In Africa

Econet Media has announced that it's Pay TV Satellite broadcaster - KWESE TV has commenced broadcasting. According to the statement from the organisation press office, KWESE TV will offer a suite of entertainment and sports programming to subscribers in Ghana, ...

Strive Masiyiwa's Broadcast Empire Set To Challenge Multichoice

MultiChoice's strangle of the payTV market in Africa is now facing a full-blown challenge by Strive Masiyiwa who is building up a broadcast empire for this. Econet Media houses the broadcasting platform Kwesé. To make this happen, his Econet Media ...

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