Kwese launches another sports channel

Tuesday 20 December 2016 | 10:07 CET | News
Econet Media has added another premium sports channel to its portfolio, namely KweseSports 1 (KS1), which will show more than 90 live sports events in its launch month alone. They include the NBA, Pakistan's cricket tour of Australia, Spanish Copa del Rey football, English Aviva Premiership rugby and the Extreme Fighting Championship (EFC).

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Companies: Econet
Countries: Africa
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