Econet Media’s exclusive free-to-air sports channel Kwesé Free Sports is now available in Nigeria. The channel, which is Africa’s first pan-African free-to-air channel, is currently available in 20 countries on the continent. Kwesé Free Sports, which broadcasts 24/7, boasts some impressive international sports content, most of which is exclusive to the Kwesé TV network. Sports fans can look forward to an exciting programming line-up which includes live action, news and highlights from the Premier League, NBA, NFL, Formula 1 and many other leagues.
Kwesé Free Sports is now available for free on Digital Terrestrial Television (DTT) in Abuja and on free-to-air Analogue in Lagos. The channel can be accessed on the Free TV free-to-air set-top box. The TV network plans to broadcast KFS on TV in more regions in Nigeria in the coming weeks.
Whilst free-to-air broadcast is currently limited to Abuja and Lagos, viewers across Nigeria can access the best in international and local sports by downloading the Kwesé App which is available on Android and iOS. Along with Kwesé Free Sports, viewers will also have access to Kwesé TV’s recently launched premium sports channel KS1, as well as other exclusive channels including NBA TV and Extreme Fighting Championship (EFC) amongst others.
Commenting on the channel, Group Chief Executive Officer and President of Econet Media Joseph Hundah said “Our goal is to bring the best in sports to the fans and Nigeria is home to some of the most passionate sports fans on this continent. The Kwesé App is live nationwide and plans are underway to expand the broadcast of the channel to other regions in the coming weeks. In the meantime, sports fans can download the app and experience Kwesé on any mobile device, anywhere in the country.”
Kwesé is fast becoming Africa’s leading source for the latest in sports. Kwesé Free Sports promises great entertainment for the whole family. For information on the programming line-up check out Kwesesports.com or @kwesesports on Facebook and Twitter.