Pay TV market gets interesting, as Kwese TV berths

Japheth Omojuwa (left), Tosyn Bucknor and Abiola Kazeem at the launch of Kwese TV in Lagos

Just after the online buzz that followed the arrival of a new pay TV Company TStv, Africa’s dynamic broadcaster, Kwesé has launched its entertainment and sports television network Kwese TV in Nigeria. The launch brings the very best in premium entertainment, international and African series and movies, award-winning children’s entertainment channels, up to-the-minute news and a diverse mix of exclusive channels for the entire family to enjoy.

Speaking at the formal launch at the Renaissance Hotel, GRA, Ikeja, Lagos, GM Kwese TV Nigeria, Elizabeth Amkpa said, “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 viewers of all ages – kids, young adults, men and women, alike.”

She continued: “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 namely linear TV, mobile and digital platforms, providing unlimited viewing options for our subscribers.”

Kwesé is at the forefront of innovation through pioneering groundbreaking payment options that offer flexibility and convenience in the industry.
“With Kwesé, content is not only accessible through our multi-platform service, but also through a revolutionary payment model. We have pioneered ‘pay-as-you-watch’ subscription packages for premium programminng which enables consumers to purchase three and seven day subscriptions at N990 and N1,850 respectively, as well as a 30 day subscription option for only N6,275,” added Amkpa.

The full Kwesé TV bouquet offers over 65 channels of pure entertainment with well-known international channels such as CNN International, DreamWorks, DTX, ESPN, VICELAND, Diddy’s REVOLT TV and homegrown channels such as Channels TV, TVC News and NTA.

Meanwhile, the always on offering features selected free-to-air channels, which form part of Kwesé’s programming line-up, which remain available for viewing on you decoder even with a lapsed subscription. This means Nigerian audiences can remain connected to Kwesé with channels such as Africa News, Flow TV, NTA, Islam TV and of course Kwesé Free Sports.

Kwesé also prides itself in being the exclusive broadcast partner of the National Basketball Association (NBA) in sub-Saharan Africa. Sport lovers can look forward to live action, weekly previews and highlights from the NBA, international boxing (including exclusive coverage of all Anthony Joshua fights), IAAF World Championships and the National Football League among other sports, on Kwesé Sports 1, Kwesé Sports 2 and Kwesé Free Sports which was first introduced to Nigerian audiences earlier this year.

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