Zuku is a homegrown East African brand under Wananchi Group, established with the aim of making quality home entertainment and communication services accessible to a rapidly growing, choice conscious African middle class. Zuku TV services have been successfully launched in Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Malawi and most recently Zambia with aggressive plans to roll out to more countries in the near future.
About Wananchi Group
Wananchi Group is the leading business providing affordable entertainment and connectivity for the rapidly growing middle class in Sub-saharan Africa. The group is revolutionizing the communications space though the delivery of innovative, value for money entertainment and broadband internet services in a manner that inspires and delights our residential and business customers.
How it works
The Zuku brand currently offers its digital services on two platforms:
1. Zuku Fiber
A cable network currently available only in Nairobi and Mombasa .This platform supports broadband, pay-tv and telephony services through a single cable into customers’ homes. Residential speeds are currently up to 250 Mbps the fastest internet speed in East Africa. The inclusion of high quality voice services with free unlimited local on-net phone calls is another first on the continent available only in Nairobi, Mombasa and Dar es Salaam. However, the product will be extended to the other major cities in East Africa soon.
2. Zuku satellite TV
A satellite-based 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
What’s on TV?
Zuku TV has over 100 channels on the Zuku Satellite platform and more than 120 channels on the top-end Fiber platform. Zuku is proud of its Zuku branded channels, developed to resonate with the African audience. In addition Zuku TV carries third party channels including most of the major news and business channels as well as brands like: Fox Entertainment, FX, BET, E! Entertainment, Star Plus, Colors and SAB; MTV Base, Nickelodeon, KidsCo, Fashion One, Viasat’s four documentary channels, Nat Geo Adventure, Fine Living Network, MGM Channel, Zee Cinema, African Movie Channel Zuku TV also has the major free-to air channels from Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania and Malawi.