MTN, Kwese TV in distribution partnership

Nigeria’s newest pay TV broadcast network, Kwese TV, and the country’s largest telecommunications company, MTN, have collaborated on the sale of Kwesé TV decoders through MTN stores across Nigeria.

MTN, Kwese TV in distribution partnership

As part of the partnership, Kwese in a statement on Monday said people willing to subscribe to Kwesé TV could walk into any MTN store and purchase a Kwesé kit comprising a dish, decoder with the installation.

According to the company, Nigerians can also take advantage of Kwesé’s exciting festive season promotion, which offers new subscribers the one-time only chance to enjoy two months complimentary subscription if they pay N1,590 in addition to N10,960 before December 31.

It said the partnership, which would roll out through a phased approach, had launched in key stores in Lagos, namely: Y’ello City Service Centre, Ikeja Service Centre, Palm Connect and Matori Service Centre.

The General Manager for Kwesé TV, Elizabeth Amkpa, said, “Following the recent launch of our pay TV service in Nigeria, this partnership extends our distribution network and makes our products accessible to even more Nigerian consumers. We are currently operating in selected flagship stores in Lagos, and we will be available in other major cities across the country in 2018 in partnership with MTN.”

Amkpa stressed that the partnership with MTN would also see the TV broadcaster offer its premium mobile video content to MTN subscribers through an exclusive video data bundle service in the New Year.

The General Manager, Enterprise Marketing, MTN Nigeria, Onyinye Ikenna-Emeka, said, “We are excited to be working with Nigeria’s newest pay TV provider to offer premium TV and video content to our consumers. This is part of our efforts to continue to deliver innovative services to Nigerians through our wide distribution network across the country – in consonance with the MTN vision to lead the delivery of a bold new digital world.”

Kwesé TV is said to offer over 70 channels of premium family viewing, with an extensive programming line-up, including wholesome children’s programmes, live sports, lifestyle shows, movies, series and more.

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