With the launch of internet TV service, Kwesé TV, expected in the next few weeks its owner Econet Media has been entering into numerous content deals.
The latest – it has secured streaming rights to FIA Formula E Championship racing, the 10-team electric racing championship.
Under the arrangement, Kwesé TV will be able to flight all Formula E sessions that include practice, qualifying and the races themselves to 20 Sub-Saharan countries that include Zimbabwe.
The rights are exclusive and also extend to TV broadcast. Kwesé Sports will also hold on to them for the 2017/18 seasons.
This is the latest sports content deal for Kwesé TV which has made a lot of efforts to become a major provider of sports entertainment.
Less than a fortnight ago Econet Media also announced that it acquired rights to broadcast AVIVA Premiership Rugby to Sub-Sharan African territories outside South Africa and this deal has been preceded by rights acquisitions for sports like cricket and English premier league football.
image credit – Formula E
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