Econet Media President Joseph Hundah Speaks on Their Collaboration With ESPN

Still basking in the euphoria of the Econet Media Kwese sports channel union with ESPN, the President and CEO of Econet Media Joseph Hundah has finally opened up

He  categorically stated that  “This is a real game changer. In ESPN we have a collaborator that enhances our offering to our viewers. 

We have always aimed to deliver premium sports programming and we continue to bring the best to our sports fans, through our acquisitions of top-shelf sports rights and our investment in our platforms and in how we deliver our programming whether through Pay-Tv, Free-to-air or digital mobile platforms. The launch of this channel is significant as it cements our place as a leading provider of sports programming in Africa”.

Added Russell Wolff, Executive Vice President and Managing Director, ESPN International, “We are thrilled to be working with a fellow innovator like Econet to bring ESPN andSportsCenter back to television screens in Africa and expanding the Kwesé and ESPN digital connection with fans. This launch is just the beginning of how these two great companies will serve fans Africa.”

African viewers can look forward to thousands of hours of ESPN content which will be licensed to Kwesé. Including both live sports and award-winning original programming, the content will appear across the ESPN and Kwesé Sport channels.


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