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NBC teams up with Pan-African media company

NBC teams up with Pan-African media company

Kwese TV, Africa’s newest satellite network will offer its services to the Namibia Broadcasting Corporation (NBC) with specific focus on music and sports programmes.

NBC Editor-In-Chief and Director-General, Stanley Similo and Kwese Free TV’s CEO, Ben Ahmadusun inked the agreement in Windhoek this week.

The newly launched channel, NBC 5, will be a 24-hour music channel on the DTT platform aimed at complementing the current existing channels.

According to Similo with the partnership and introduction of the new sport channel NBC is set to bring premium sport content and 70% local and regional music as well as international sounds to the nation.

Commenting on the launch, Econet Media President and Group Chief Executive Office Joseph Hundah said that as a dynamic, young company built to respond to the way audiences want to access and consume content, whether you subscribe for the full Kwese TV bouquet, watch amazing sports programming free-to-air or choose to watch TV on the move.

“We aim to be the first choice for viewers all over Africa by bringing them the best in programming, at an affordable price making it accessible to more people than ever before,” Hundah said

The Kwesé Network’s Pay-TV satellite service currently provides a full suite of superior entertainment and sports programming to households in Ghana, Rwanda and Zambia, which make up the initial phase of the Kwesé TV rollout across Africa.

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