TV5MONDE strengthens its cable distribution in Kenya


TV5MONDE has signed a distribution agreement with Wananchi - a pay TV operator present in Kenya - allowing the francophone channel to be included in the basic package of "Zuku" cable TV in Nairobi which has about 13,000 subscribing households.

Zuku, Wananchi Group’s trademark, offers a multichannel TV subscriptions across Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda. In Nairobi, Wananchi’s modern cable infrastructure has allowed the brand to become the first operator of the continent to offer a "triple play" package.

In Kenya and throughout Anglophone Africa TV5MONDE offers 40 hours of programs subtitled in English per week, and 15% of its schedule consists of Francophone African productions.