Wananchi Group Launching DTH, IP Services in Kenya on SES WORLD SKIES

“Wananchi is delivering a new level of broadband and IP connectivity and DTH content tailored to meet the growing consumer and business demand for information and entertainment across East Africa,” said Euan Fannell, Wananchi’s Group CEO. “SES WORLD SKIES’ NSS-12 satellite enables us to build our business and our brand for the future with coverage over the critical and emerging markets of East Africa and beyond.”

“Wananchi’s DTH and IP platform launches represent two of the region’s most exciting opportunities, backed by Wananchi’s access to great content and deep experience in both video and telecom,” explained Nicolas Baravalle, Regional Vice President of SES WORLD SKIES. “Leading providers like Wananchi had a voice in the design of our new NSS-12 satellite. Now, they’re reaping the benefits of a powerful and tailored regional spot beam that is delivering unprecedented coverage to both metropolitan and rural markets across East Africa.”

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