Iflix and Safaricom partner up in Kenya


The leading entertainment service for emerging markets, iflix, announced a partnership with Safaricom to give the firms’ customers up to 60 days of unlimited access to iflix’s service with thousands of the world’s best TV shows, movies and more on every device they own.

Customers who register on iflix on 19 March 2018, will enjoy the maximum 60-day entitlement. Subscribers can treat themselves to the most extensive selection of iconic, critically-acclaimed TV series and fan-favourite films both internationally and locally available.

Safaricom director for Consumer Business, Sylvia Mulinge, said, “iflix has done an exceptional job in spearheading the entertainment revolution in emerging markets globally. What distinguishes iflix is its constant innovation and commitment to offering its customers an exceptional and entertaining digital experience, which is at the heart of what Safaricom stands for. We believe this partnership will go a long way in meeting the entertainment needs of our customers.”

iflix co-founder and Group CEO, Mark Britt said, “Today is an important milestone for iflix. We are thrilled to make our world-class service available in Kenya and partner with Safaricom, one of the country’s leading communications services provider for our launch. iflix is passionate about local consumers in Kenya. We are committed to offering them the largest selection of entertainment programming, entirely on their terms through a personalised and localised service, to stream or download on any device of their choice.”

iflix head of East Africa, Paul Coogan added: “We are incredibly excited to bring iflix’s world-class service to Kenya. With the largest selection of the best TV shows and movies from all over the world, iflix is primed to revolutionise the way we as Kenyans consume entertainment. We have a deep understanding of Kenyan consumers and look forward to partnering with Safaricom to deliver on this. Our service in Kenya is for a Kenyan audience! From content selection to marketing, the customer is at the core of everything we do.”

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