Kwese TV seeks permission to operate

Dr Dish which will distribute Kwese TV satellite content to the Zimbabweans,  filed an urgent High Court chamber application seeking permission to operate its broadcast business, pending judgement of a Supreme Court appeal by the Broadcasting Authority of Zimbabwe.

In its application Dr Dish states that it had 24 145 subscribers before the High Court judgment and at least 5 429 more subscribers have joined their network since the judgment was handed down, bringing the total subscribers to 32 429. Dr Dish argues that if they are not allowed to operate they will lose business and 1 635 people employed by Kwese risk losing their. The people’s right to freedom of the media will also be violated.

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Kwese TV was a subscription-based Zimbabwean satellite and broadcasting network owned by Econet Wireless Zimbabwe, under Econet Media. The service was shut down formally on 1 November 2018. Customers that had bought the satellite could still watch Free to air content on their Kwese equipment... Read More About Kwese TV

The Broadcasting Authority of Zimbabwe (BAZ) is the regulatory authority for broadcasting in Zimbabwe. BAZ was established through an Act of Parliament in 2001 providing for the functions, powers and duties of the authority. BAZ falls under the Minister of Media, Information and Publicity. BAZ... Read More About Broadcasting Authority of Zimbabwe

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