0
Broadband

KweseTV taken off air after BAZ appeal

Monday 18 September 2017 | 09:13 CET | News
In its appeal to the Supreme Court, BAZ faulted the High Court ruling that gave Econet Media's KweseTV permission to operate in the country, arguing that the lower court (High Court) had "no mandate to preside over the Kwesé TV case. Kwese said it has approached the High Court on an urgent basis for permission to continue broadcasting pending the determination of the appeal in the same court. The statement added that KweseTV would be "happy to make a refund" to any subscribers "at any point in time" even though it urged them to keep their installed decoder and equipment until a ruling is

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.

Subscriptions

Already registered?



Free Headlines in your E-mail

Every day we send out a free e-mail with the most important headlines of the last 24 hours.

Subscribe now

Categories: Broadcast & Satellite / Internet
Companies: Econet Wireless
Countries: Zimbabwe
::: add a comment

Add 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.


Related

Zimbabwean government releases another USD 6 mln for TV digitisation

Published 30 Apr 2018 10:03 CET | Zimbabwe
The Zimbabwean government has released USD 6 million to the Broadcasting Authority of Zimbabwe (BAZ) to complete digitisation ...

Kwese launches mobile TV service in Zimbabwe

Published 27 Oct 2017 09:50 CET | Zimbabwe
Pan-African broadcaster Kwese TV has launched mobile television service Kwese TV Everywhere (TVE) in Zimbabwe, enabling customers ...

Econet Media selects Mediaproxy software to monitor Kwese TV

Published 12 Oct 2017 11:07 CET | Africa
Econet Media has selected Mediaproxy's broadcast compliance and monitoring software for KweseTV. The platform is the world's ...

Kwese gives free month of service after two weeks' disruption

Published 04 Oct 2017 10:25 CET | Zimbabwe
Pan-African pay-television network Kwese Zimbabwe said that it will give customers whose services were disrupted an extra 30 ...

Kwese to provide 5 free channels in Zimbabwe even if subscription lapses

Published 04 Oct 2017 10:17 CET | Zimbabwe
Pan-African pay-television network Kwese TV said that it will soon introduce a general entertainment service called Kwese Free ...

MultiChoice Zimbabwe slashes subscription prices

Published 27 Sep 2017 09:14 CET | Zimbabwe
MultiChoice Zimbabwe has announced a major decrease in DStv subscription prices and has launched an entry-level package unique to ...

Orange Botswana provides Kwese TV streaming to mobiles via video data bundles

Published 21 Sep 2017 11:29 CET | Botswana
Orange Botswana has signed a deal with pan-African, multi-platform pay-TV broadcast network Kwese TV to show content to its ...

Zimbabwe's High Court overturns Kwese TV ban

Published 12 Sep 2017 14:11 CET | Zimbabwe
High Court Judge Justice Charles Hungwe has overturned a ban on Kwese TV by the Broadcasting Authority of Zimbabwe (BAZ), ThisDay ...

BAZ says Kwese TV has no licence to broadcast in Zimbabwe

Published 24 Aug 2017 09:13 CET | Zimbabwe
The Broadcasting Authority of Zimbabwe (BAZ) has announced that it has not issued a licence to Kwese TV to operate in Zimbabwe. ...