IT’s Official!!! Econet Media’s Kwese TV is now available in Zimbabwe with decoders, the dish and subscripton fetching just $49.
Kwese TV comes into the PAY TV industry as a competitor to Multichoice Zimbabwe. Kwese TV is offering installation, decoder and dish and one month free subscription for only $49 at any Econet shop around the country a very aggressive strategy to gain more clients
“Kwesé TV is here! Sign up today & get dish, decoder, installation & 1 month free subscription for $49! Visit your nearest Econet shop today!,” tweeted Econet Wireless.
The company recently partnered content distribution company Dr Dish in a deal that gave them access to beam in the country. Although, Kwese is still to get a broadcasting license this development comes as great news to many Zimbabweans.
Considering there are over 6 million Ecocash subscribers, Kwese owned by Strive Masiyiwa will leverage on that as many subscriptions are likely to come through the heavily subscribed mobile platform.
Further, with the prevailing cash crisis in Zimbabwe, the company can expect a smooth flow of subscription transactions.The fact that DStv subscribers have been experiencing some payment challenges with some banks demanding the greenback gives Kwese an upper hand via Ecocash.
Compared to its contender Multichoice, Kwese seems to offer more for $49 as customers are entitled to a free full bouquet subscription and other items.
Kwese’s first port of entry in sub-Saharan Africa was Ghana before entering other countries such as Ethiopia, Uganda to mention but the few.
Kwese Tv channels includes kwese sport, kwese movies, kwese kids, kwese music, Al Jazeera, kwese Inc and so much more, their full bouquet costs only $30 whlst DSTV’s cost $70, its monthly and weekly subscriptions are $29 and $9 respectively and $5 for for three days with payments via Ecocash, Cash and POS.