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Viasat Broadcasting, part of the international entertainment company Modern Times Group (MTG), announced the rebranding of its pay-TV channels. OnTuesday 29 April all channels will get a new look and feel. All rebranded channels will get a new logo, benefit from a new on-air package and off-air identity. The new logos and look have been optimised to look good on any device to support multi-screen viewing on all TV Everywhere services.
The channels that will be rebranded are the factual channels Viasat Explorer, Viasat Crime, Viasat Nature and Viasat History.
Laetitia Royaards, Head of Pay-TV Africa commented: “We have...
Zuku TV seeks to commission feature length Swahili films for broadcast on Zuku Swahili Movies, the only TV channel dedicated to showcasing the best of Swahili films 24/7.
Zuku Swahili Movies is a premium movie channel tailor made for all audiences within the East African region. The channel seeks to respond to strong consumer demand for Africa-produced and Africa-themed programming and prides itself on the quality of its output.
We are looking for submissions that are bold, ambitious, unique, original and bring a fresh outlook to East African television content.
The concept should have a broad viewer appeal and possess the ability to...
Wananchi Group, owner of the home entertainment and communication services brand, Zuku, would like to extend sincere apologies for the inconvenience experienced by some of our customers between 27th October 2014 to 5th November 2014 arising from a substantial outage in our high capacity fiber optic network in Nairobi and Mombasa regions.
The interruption was caused by a difficult decision to suspend all our network related activities to ensure the safety of our contractors, customers and members of the public. We consider it our duty to all parties to take health and safety matters extremely seriously.
We would like to assure all...
On the 5th of February ZUKU introduced four (4) new entertainment and sports channels, TRACE SPORTS STARS, LOLWE TV, MCS ENTERTAINMENT and KOMBAT SPORTS.
KOMBATSPORT - Kombat Sports is an all fight sports channel from France dedicated to more than 20 fight sports and martial arts disciplines. An interesting Action oriented sports channel. (boxing, kickboxing, muaythai, karate, Taekwondo and Kungfu)
MCS International - MCS International is a sports channel from France that brings exclusive premium sport content including football (MLS (US league), Russian League, French National league, Everton TV, Chelsea TV, Barça TV, Bayern TV,Marseille TV,Juventus Channel,Milan Channel), basketball, volleyball, tennis...
Zuku TV is looking to partner with local content producers to co-produce or commission a bold and original reality show.
We are looking for scripts or proposals that are unique, original, entertaining and bring fresh insight into the industry. The concept should also have a broad appeal and possess the ability to travel across the continent.
Wananchi Group is a home entertainment operator in East Africa incorporating integrated media and telecoms through its Wananchi business service and Zuku platforms. Operating in a rapidly growing and competitive business environment the group's vice chairman, Richard Bell joined CNBC Africa to talk about the strategy for 2015.
Mr. Bell started off by highlighting the performance of Wananchi Group in the previous year (2014). One of the thing he highlighted was that, Wananchi Group managed to build fiber infrastructure to over 25,000 homes in Nairobi and Mombasa and rollout is still in progress to make sure Wananchi Group brings high speed...