New Satellite Network Kwese TV Begins to Broadcast in Africa
Kwesé TV, a new satellite network in Africa has officially launched. The Kwesé Network’s pay-TV satellite service started broadcasting on Monday, beaming its full suite of programming to households in Ghana, Rwanda and Zambia, which make up the initial phase of the Kwesé TV rollout across Africa; other countries will be announced in due course. Viewers in these countries can now access Kwesé TV via Kwesé’s own satellite and Set-Top-Box (STB) available at retailers. Additionally, the company’s multi-platform offering cuts across linear, mobile and digital, making content accessible though free-to-air TV, mobile applications, web streaming and pay-TV (linear).
In addition to its multi-platform, multi-screen broadcasting model, Kwesé’s is offering a “pay-as-you-watch” service that enables viewers to purchase three- or seven-day passes to its full programming bouquet. The monthly subscription option, which gives subscribers access to the full suite of Kwesé TV programming, is available at $25 per month excluding Value-Added Tax (VAT).