Econet rumoured to launch impidi TV service

June 10, 2014 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top Stories

Impidi TV

Econet Wireless rumoured to launch impidi TV service. (image credit:

Econet Wireless is rumoured to launch a new subscription and “pay-as-you-go” TV service called “impidi”. While there is no clear date of when the service will launch, the company is however actively seeking a marketing director.

According to, it is not entirely clear yet how the service will work, but it will have a set-top box. Additionally, indications from the advert state that Econet is currently looking to compete with the current pay-per-view TV options on the market.

The job placement advertisement on the Econet Wireless website states that, “the company is looking to support the roll out of a new brand and very quickly establish it in the SA market as a desirable, aspirational and dependable alternative to the more expensive TV options that are currently available.” also stated that Econet is looking to sell over 150.000 set-top boxes at the time of launch.


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