The Triple-Play platform is the foundation of the group’s home entertainment strategy. The group is deploying high capacity fiber optic network directly to residential homes in Nairobi and Mombasa with construction to be extended to the other major cities in East Africa over the next few years.
Using a combination of HFC and GPON technologies, Wananchi Group has launched the first real triple play offering in sub Saharan Africa with residential speeds of up to 60 Mbps. The inclusion of high quality voice services with free unlimited local on-net phone calls is another first on the continent.
A satellite-based digital TV platform and the fastest growing platform gives Zuku’s pay-TV service nationwide availability across the region. Satellite TV services are currently in Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Malawi and Zambia
Wananchi Programming was established to create compelling content for the group’s Pay TV operations. The Programming Group is responsible for acquiring & Originating programming for our own Zuku Channels. Increasingly these channels are being marketed to other operators in Africa.