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Kwese inks collaborative deal with Discovery Communication

Monday 14 November 2016 | 09:34 CET | News
Econet Media's Kwese and Discovery Communications have signed a collaborative broadcasting deal in Africa. New content will be available on the platform with the addition of the IDX, Discovery Science, Animal Planet and DTX channels. DTX and Animal Planet will be exclusive to Kwese across Africa.

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Categories: Broadcast & Satellite
Companies: Discovery Communications / Econet
Countries: Africa
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