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Amazon To Start Showing Premier League Games This Week

If you follow the English Premier League (EPL) with bated breath you’ll know that there are some fixtures this week. What you may not know is that Amazon will be exclusively streaming the midweek EPL fixtures to Amazon Prime subscribers. Amazon only paid (an unknown amount) for 20 games per season for the next 2 […]

Kwese Not Airing The French Ligue 1 As Promised And It Seems EPL has vanished?

Back in early 2018 reports started surfacing claiming that Kwese had acquired the rights to Ligue 1. Soccer24 ran with it, Telecompaper ran with it, and The Herald ran with it. What’s happened since? This was interesting news as it seemed Kwese would be scooping up everything else that isn’t the EPL (which is exclusive […]

DStv Takes Swipe At Kwese For Lack Of Content; Will The EPL Continue To Fuel DStv’s Supremacy?

With the football season right around the corner, DStv is taking the chance to brag about its more varied content line-up with both hands. The satellite broadcaster has put up ads on the popular English Premier League (EPL) and they also took the opportunity to remind you of the fact that their local competitor, Kwese […]

With Facebook Securing Broadcasting Rights For Popular Soccer Leagues, Should Kwese And DStv Be Worried

Facebook is making a splash in the broadcasting space and they’ve reportedly snapped up the exclusive rights to broadcast La Liga in India. If these reports are true, Facebook will replace the Sony Pictures Networks India media group as the home of La Liga in India after the company was not prepared to match the […]

DStv’s monopoly on sports being challenged in South Africa

Here in Zimbabwe as Kwese was relaunched for the third time, comparison of the pay-TV service to DStv was inevitable. In the conversation one thing kept coming up, for a good number of people it doesn’t matter what Kwese brings to the table, if they can’t provide the same sports content available on DStv they […]

Kwese TV now available at Econet shops in Zimbabwe. $49 for installation, decoder & first month subs (Update)

Update: Econet has since suspended selling Kwese TV after the government announced that Kwese is operating illegally. After weeks of speculation, Econet has finally announced the availability of the Kwese pay TV service at its shops in Zimbabwe. In an announcement on social media the newspapers today, Econet said customers can now visit any of […]

MultiChoice Zimbabwe responds to economy & illegal SA subscribers, brings EPL, Euro 2016 & La Liga to DStv Compact

It’s a significant step back for MultiChoice Zimbabwe. Last year, it migrated all major European Football coverage to its Premium bouquet which is priced at $82. Needless to say, the change, which coincided with the start of popular European Leagues in August, wasn’t welcomed by Zimbabwean subscribers who already complain about other unfair practices like regular price increases.