Kwese to air 2018 Total African Nations Championships

Wednesday 3 May 2017 | 10:14 CET | News
Kwese Free Sports says it will to be the exclusive broadcaster of the 2018 Total African Nations Championship to be held in Kenya. This will enable the Econet-owned channel to compete with SuperSport, the South African based channel group owned by Naspers, reports Nextvame. Until now, this tournament has been the private garden of SuperSport.

Thank you for visiting Telecompaper

Sign up below to get access to the rest of this article and all the telecom news you need.

  • Register free and gain access to even more articles from Telecompaper. Register here
  • Subscribe and get unlimited access to Telecompaper’s full coverage, with a customised choice of news, commentary, research and alerts.


Already registered?

Categories: Broadcast & Satellite
Companies: Econet / Naspers
Countries: Kenya
::: add a comment

Add comment

Please login or register to leave a comment.

We welcome comments that add value to the discussion. We attempt to block comments that use offensive language or appear to be spam, and our editors frequently review the comments to ensure they are appropriate. If you see a comment that you believe is inappropriate to the discussion, you can bring it to our attention by using the report abuse links. As the comments are written and submitted by visitors of the Telecompaper website, they in no way represent the opinion of Telecompaper.


Safaricom offers unlimited data deals for Kwese Iflix streaming of World Cup

Published 08 Jun 2018 12:45 CET | Kenya
Safaricom is offering data bundles called Giga Football Passes to enable customers to stream all the World Cup men's soccer ...

StarTimes Kenya offers upgrades to boost retention

Published 07 Jul 2017 13:49 CET | Kenya
Kenya's StarTimes Media has announced a reward programme providing upgrades to higher bouquets at no extra cost as well as bonus ...

Bamba Sport signs KES 37 mln deal with Kenyan Premier League

Published 05 Jul 2017 13:28 CET | Kenya
Free-to-air channel Bamba Sport has announced a KES 36.7 million partnership with the Kenyan Premier League (KPL). The ...

Kwese TV expands audience via mobile operator tie-ups

Published 08 Jun 2017 11:09 CET | Ghana
Pan-African TV company Kwese Free Sport has signed distribution agreements with African mobile network operators (MNOs), ...

Kwese Free Sports inks pact with Namibia's NBC

Published 18 May 2017 11:31 CET | Namibia
Pan-African TV company Kwese Free Sports and the Namibian Broadcasting Corporation (NBC) have signed a three-year ...

Kwese TV signs channel deal with Turner

Published 25 Apr 2017 15:35 CET | Zimbabwe
Econet Media's Kwese TV has signed a multi-territory broadcast agreement with Turner to carry its kids and news channels. The ...

ESL partners with Kwese Sports for gaming tourney for SA

Published 12 Apr 2017 15:34 CET | South Africa
ESL has partnered with Kwese Sports to launch the first professional eSports competition in Africa. The tournament boasts a prize ...

Safaricom, Kwese TV ink video distribution partnership

Published 12 Apr 2017 11:19 CET | Kenya
Kenyan operator Safaricom has signed a distribution agreement with Econet Media's Kwese TV to deliver premium video content to ...

Kwese TV partners with MTN Ghana on video streaming

Published 07 Apr 2017 09:41 CET | Ghana
MTN Ghana has partnered with Econet Media's Kwese TV to deliver video content to Ghanaian consumers. Leveraging MTN's 4G network, ...

Kwese, Multichoice secure rights for World Cup 2018

Published 31 Mar 2017 12:29 CET | Africa
FIFA has announced the award of broadcast rights to the FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017 and the 2018 FIFA World Cup in ...

Kwese TV launches pan-African boxing series

Published 28 Mar 2017 14:05 CET | Africa
Africa's Pay-TV broadcaster, Kwese TVm has continued to grow its premium sports offering to include world class boxing action ...

Kwese Free Sports TV shows Kenyan motor sport rallies

Published 07 Nov 2016 09:14 CET | Kenya
Econet Media's TV channel Kwese Free Sports has begun live broadcasting of Kenya's motor sport rallies, with its first ...