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Just like ZBC, SABC is still finding it hard to make people pay TV licences too

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YouTube Hit Wadiwa Wepa Moyo Coming To ZBC

Wadiwa Wepa Moyo which rapidly gained popularity after airing on YouTube a in February will be coming to ZBC. The show will be released in the same manner it was on YouTube – one episode per week with expectation being that this time it will reach many more eyeballs than it did on YouTube. Following […]

Kwese-iflix Now Has Over A Million Active Customers Just Less Than 4 Months After Its Introduction

Barely 4 months since its introduction, Kwese-iflix is now one of the largest television platform in Zimbabwe with over 1.2 active account holders according to Econet Wireless CEO Douglas Mboweni. Kwese-iflix mobile allows Econet Wireless mobile subscribers the choice to access a wide array of on-demand content, as well as live broadcast content. The TV […]

ZBC Looks For An ICT Company To Run Its Livestreaming And Video-On-Demand Services

Zimbabwe Broadcasting Corporation (ZBC) is looking for an ICT company (media company) to run its live streaming service and Video-On-Demand services (VOD). Prospective partners are required to express their interest in partnering ZBC by 13 June 2018.  The move could be seen as an attempt by the state-owned broadcaster, ZBC to enlarge its audience by […]

Want to access Kwese Sports on ZBC? – These are the 5 things you need to know about this local content deal

If you want to access Kwese Sports on ZBC these are the 5 things you need to know about this local content deal and how to enjoy it.

Econet extends Kwesé Free Sports to Zimbabwe, partners ZBC to show English Football & the Olympics on ZTV

The local broadcaster received through Kwesé Free Sports, the sub-licence to exclusively broadcast on ZTV up to 6 hours of content from the Olympics including live coverage as well as some delayed footage.

DStv subscribers can watch FIFA World Cup matches on ZTV

Last night any DStv subscriber who tried to watch the opening ceremony and first match of the 2014 FIFA World Cup on ZTV got a blocked screen with a message highlighting how access had been restricted and that World Cup matches would only be available on Supersport. This was frustrating for DStv subscribers who had […]

Pirates continue to rule airwaves, for now

So you are a Generations, Muvhango or Isidingo addict and you thought by the end of May your world would end, as the much publicised encryption of the SABC channels would take place. Well so far (touch wood) it seems the free SABC signal is still available on the popular ‘pirate’ decoders. So for how […]