Kwesé TV debuts with pay-as-you-watch

Kwese TV

Kwesé has launched its entertainment and sports television network, Kwese TV, in Nigeria. The cable TV offers a three, seven and 30 days subscription option which gives customers flexibility and total control of their TV.

Equipping the public on why Kwesé TV is in Nigeria and what it offers, Elizabeth Amkpa, General Manager Kwesé TV Nigeria disclosed; “We are excited to launch our dynamic content business in Nigeria, a market that we know is hungry for a compelling alternative pay TV network. At Kwesé we pride ourselves in having selected a strong general entertainment and sports programming line-up which we believe will be well received by children, young adults, men and women alike.

“Kwesé is a brand of the media arm of Econet Media Limited and we offer three, seven and 30 days at N990, N1, 850, and N6, 275 respectively. Our business is premised on the concept of TV anywhere and everywhere. This means we have made our premium content easily accessible across a number of platforms like linear TV, mobile and digital platforms, providing unlimited viewing options for our subscribers.”

Harping on the flexibility of Kwesé TV’s payment plan and content balancing, Joseph Hundah, President and CEO Econet Media, said; “The important thing is to have an offer that can bring new people into Pay TV, especially for those who never considered going into pay TV before.

Hence, the focus in not to jostle for existing subscribers but to bring in new subscribers to the cable TV family.”

Kwesé TV offers a full bouquet of over 65 channels regardless of selected payment plan. The channels feature 21 exclusive channels, 29 non-exclusive channels of entertainment with international channels such as CNN International, DreamWorks, DTX, ESPN, VICELAND, Diddy’s REVOLT TV and home-grown channels such as Channels TV, TVC News and NTA. Kwesé Free Sports, KFS, is also available for current subscribers and when subscription finishes, and it airs on local TV on UHF 22. The channel holds exclusive free-to-air rights to the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia.

“Getting a Kwesé TV satellite dish and decoder costs N10, 960 including installation. First time subscribers are also offered a free subscription to Kwesé TV’s full entertainment and sports bouquet for the first 30 days.” Amkpa added.