The long awaited East African digital satellite television service provider, Zuku TV, will soon roll out in Malawi, The Nation has learnt.
Owned by East African Media Empire, Wananchi Media Group, which has partnered Nico Holdings Limited, Zuku TV will provide home entertainment and communication services accessible to a rapidly growing and choice-conscious middle class.
Nico Holdings corporate affairs manager Mbumba Mlia said the digital television service provider will roll out soon as they complete setting up the Malawi office.
“Zuku TV will officially be launched soon. Currently, they are setting up their offices and preparing for the launch. We will keep the public updated and posted on progress of the TV. However, Malawians should know that operations are underway to fully roll out Zuku TV which will be affordable.
“Zuku brings choice to Malawians and people should expect value for money. Details of the launch and where Zuku TV sales offices will be operating from will be communicated soon,” she said.
To access Zuku TV, one will be required to purchase a decoder and satellite kit.
Zuku TV has over 70 channels on the Zuku satellite platform and more than 120 channels on the top-end Triple Play platform.
Zuku TV carries third party channels, including most of the major news and business channels as well as brands like: Fox Entertainment, FX, BET, E! Entertainment, Star Plus, Colors, MTV Base, Nickelodeon, Kids Co, Fashion One, Viasat’s four documentary channels, Nat Geo Adventure, Fine Living Network, MGM Channel, Zee Cinema, African Movie Channel and free-to air channels from Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania.