Jubilation as Kwese TV Launches in Nigeria with Flexible Subscriptions

By Dipo Olowookere

Nigerians have received with excitement news of the entry of Kwese TV into the pay TV industry in the country.

The firm launched its services in Nigeria on Thursday at a ceremony held in Lagos and was witnessed by members of the media.

Speaking at the event, the General Manager of Kwese TV, Mrs Elizabeth Ampka, noted that “Kwesé comes with the ‘pay-as-you-watch’ subscription packages for premium programming 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.”

She assured subscribers that they would enjoy entertainment and sports programmes on the network.

Mrs Ampka said Kwesé TV boasts of world class channels like ESPN, CNN International, DreamWorks, DTX, VICELAND, Diddy’s REVOLT TV and home-grown channels such as Channels TV, TVC News and NTA as well as Africa News, Flow TV, Islam TV and Kwesé Free Sports when their subscription expires.

Kwesé Free Sports is Africa’s largest and first Pan-African free-to-air TV channel available in 25 countries providing premium sporting content to sports fans for free. The channel holds exclusive free-to-air rights to the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia and the Premier League.

Viewers looking for premium lifestyle channels can enjoy telenovelas on Passion and Zee Bollynova, exciting Nollywood movies and series on African Movie Channel, African Movie Channel Series and Kwesé Movies 3 which is dedicated to showcasing original African movies.

Children can look forward to a wide array of kiddies’ channels including Boomerang, CBeebies, Cartoon Network, Jim Jam and the Kwesé exclusive Toonami for superhero fans.

She said intending subscribers can purchase the company’s satellite dish and decoder combo which cost N10,960 inclusive of installation.

She said for the first month (30 day), subscription to Kwesé TV’s full entertainment and sports bouquet is free!

Dipo Olowookere is a journalist based in Nigeria that has passion for reporting business news stories. At his leisure time, he watches football and supports 3SC of Ibadan. Mr Olowookere can be reached via dipo.olowookere@businesspost.ng

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