In Kenya, Zuku has launched a new set of channels on its platform. According to the broadcaster, these channels are mainly aimed at broadcasting sporting events across the country. According to the Wananchi Group CEO, Richard Alden: “The new additions were in response to client comments on viewership.”
Alden revealed that the channels will consist of the following content: Kombat Sports is an all-fight sports channel, aired from France, which features action-oriented games such as boxing, kickboxing, Muay Thai, Karate, Taekwondo and Kung fu. Another new offering from France is MCS International, which shows exclusive premium sport content including football. Its main features are the MLS (US league), Russian League, French National league, Everton TV, Chelsea TV, Barca TV, Bayern TV, Marseille TV, Juventus Channel, basketball, volleyball, tennis and golf. The lineup can be viewed on Trace Sports Stars, channel 126.
According to Alden, the entertainment service provider additionally revealed that it will be broadcasting Lolwe TV. According to the service provider, it is a Luhya station on the Kenyan digital platform, with a footprint that spreads across Nairobi and its environs. It is also aired in Western Kenya and various parts of the country.