Kwesé TV adds international news giant Sky News to its bouquet

Kwesé TV has continued its premium channel acquisitions with the addition of international news leader Sky News International. Now Kwesé audiences across the continent can enjoy 24 hours of uninterrupted news and sports updates, as well as the latest analysis from Sky News specialists all across the continent through Kwesé’s multiplatform offering.

Recognised the world over as a world-class breaking-news service, Sky News provides impartial news reporting, appointment to view programming and documentaries celebrated globally for their objectivity and accuracy.

“Having this unrivalled international news channel as part of our programming line-up ensures that Kwesé audiences can be on the pulse when it comes to global news and trends. In a time when fake news outlets mushroom, it’s important that audiences have a reliable source for business, sports and general news,” remarked Joseph Hundah, president and group chief executive officer of Econet Media, which owns Kwesé TV.

Carrying through the concept of TV anywhere and everywhere, Sky News is available through Kwesé’s linear TV, internet and satellite based platforms.

“We’re delighted to be joining the Kwesé platform and furthering our news and programming across Africa,” said John Ryley, head of Sky News.

Kwesé TV’s satellite service is currently available in Ghana, Zambia and Rwanda with plans to expand the network across the continent. Viewers in these markets can tune into Sky News daily on Kwesé TV channel 715.

Viewers outside Kwesé’s launch markets can enjoy Kwesé TV’s diverse sports, entertainment and news programming by downloading the Kwesé App on any iPhone or Android device.

  • By Hope Magazine
  • Posted 16th March 2017

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