Econet Media partners MTN Ghana on video content streaming

kweselogoFrom RUSSEL ADADEVOH IN Accra, Ghana
ACCRA, (CAJ News) – MTN Ghana has partnered with Econet Media’s Kwese TV to deliver video content to Ghanaian consumers.
The latter is Africa’s newest multi-platform Pay TV network.
Leveraging MTN’s superfast 4G LTE network, subscribers will be able to experience Kwesé TV’s premium entertainment and sports content seamlessly on their mobile devices.
MTN Ghana subscribers will be able to stream Kwesé TV programming including live action from the National Basketball Association, English Premier League, Brazilian soccer and other sports leagues, as well as first-to-market entertainment programming from the likes of Revolt and VICELAND available exclusively on Kwesé TV.
Asher Khan, Chief Marketing Officer, of MTN Ghana, says the partnership will give subscribers the kind of rich and engaging video content they have been looking for on the largest mobile network in Ghana.
“This entertainment service is part of our efforts to deliver bold new digital solutions to our customers,” says Khan
As a multi-platform media company, Econet Media’s goal is to deliver world-class programming to viewers.
“We are focussed on expanding the reach of our product across the continent and this is the first of a number of such agreements with mobile network operators which will be announced in due course,” says
Chief Executive Officer Joseph Hundah.
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Posted by on Apr 5 2017. Filed under Africa & World, Broadband, Featured, Finance, Mobile & Telecoms, National, Regional, Technology. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0. You can leave a response or trackback to this entry
  • Apoki

    MTN is crazy to give up their network to 3rd parties without taking an ownership stake in the service. They are missing out on a billion dollar company down the road.

    Telecoms have a great opportunity to be the dominant TV distributors in Africa as all video moves online, but instead they are spending all the money on infrastructure and allowing others to make the money off it.

    This has already happened with Facebook and amazingly MTN is allowing it to happen again with video.

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