Zuku Smart Package is the cheapest satellite pay TV package so far

Zuku TV, a Wananchi Group’s home entertainment brand is offering the cheapest satellite Pay TV package on the market dubbed Zuku Smart. The new package includes regional as well as a variety of alternative genre channels with the main emphasis on local content. It costs Ugx 10,500 per month and comes with 31 TV channels plus local channels and 51 radio channels.

Zuku smart pack pricing in Uganda

The Zuku Smart pack is priced at Ugx 10,500. If you pay for six months subscription consecutively, will receive one month’s subscription free. The same applies to those who pay for six months in advance. However, subcribers will have to pay a hefty Ugx 200,000 installation and setup fee.

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Latest Zuku TV packages and prices   
Zuku Smart PackZuku ClassicZuku Premium
Installation & startup feeUGX 200,000UGX 200,000UGX 200,000
Monthly SubscriptionUGX 10,500UGX 23,500UGX 33,500
Number of TV Channels3170102
Number of Radio Channels515151

Zuku Smart Package Channel List

Channel NumberZuku Smart Channels
1Zuku Zone
10KBC
11Citizen
12KTN
13NTV
14KTN News
15K24
16Kiss (KE)
17EBRU
19Kass TV
20UBC
22ThreeStones TV
24Bukedde TV 2
30Bukedde TV 1
31TV West
33Njata TV
34Kameme TV
35Lolwe TV
38Urban TV
39Baite TV
40Inooro TV
55Kyeni TV
56Channel 44
57TVE
59STN
121EATV
210Zuku Swahili Movies
213Sibuka Maisha
229AMC Series
230African Movie Channel (AMC)
300Zuku Sports
412Viasat History
414Nat Geo
416Nat Geo Wild
520Al Jazeera (English)
600Zuku Kids
601Smile of a child
602Cbeebies
610BabyTV
746Trace Gospel
754Box
830Universal TV
873Hope TV
874Emmanuel TV
875EWTN
877Family TV
890Peace TV
894Horizon TV

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Zuku smart pack pricing in Kenya

Subscribers will part with Ksh 449 per month. The Zuku Smart Package is aired with a total of 42 TV channels, 18 radio stations and numerous local channels. Here is a list of all the available channels in this package. This is much cheaper than Zuku classic and Zuku Premium. Zuku classic is priced at ksh 999 while Zuku premium costs ksh 1399. Zuku Asia at an additional payment of 999 monthly.

In Zambia, the new 30-channel Smart Pack which costs K720 includes children’s channels, news media such as Al Jazeera, religious stations and a range of regional channels. The K35-per-month service also includes local channels ZNBC TV 1 and 2 and QTV. The price includes full kit, installation and one month’s premium subscription.

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