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Afrobeats music channel launched for iROKO by ABS Broadcast

ABS Broadcast commendably launched iROKO music on French premium television platform, Canal+. Afrobeat music channel features the latest music videos and throwback tracks from popular Nigerian music artists and broadcasting to French-speaking regions of Africa. Afrobeats music channel is the fifth launch in the global television market. iROKO music uses ABS broadcasts custom-made channel management [...]

IROKOMUSIC to launch on Canal + bouquet in French speaking Africa

IROKO, Nigeria’s entertainment company, is set to launch a dedicated, 100% Nigerian music and lifestyle channel on Canal + bouquets. IROKOMUSIC will launch across French Speaking Africa on 20 June 2017, and will showcase Nigerian Afrobeats hits, 24 hours a day, seven days a week. The channel will play music videos from globally renowned Afrobeats [...]

SVOD platform IROKO + launched in Cameroon

IROKO + subsidiary of Canal+, partner with Orange to launch an internet package in Cameroon, for US$ 0.35 (200 FCFA) where customers gets a 24 hours long access to IROKO + catalogue as well as a 300Mo data plan. Customers will have access for 24h to more than 2500 hours of programmes  Cheikh Sarr, Marketing [...]

Iroko introduces online network IrokoX for local showcase in Nigeria

    Iroko, the Nigerian-based digital entertainment company, has introduced IrokoX, a multi-platform pan-African network that will be showcasing African talent. This will include filmmakers and musicians. These artists will be able to thus produce, distribute and monetise their work. Facilities will be leveraged by IrokoX. Artists will be provided assistance, studio resources and opportunity [...]

Canal+ introduces new low cost offers for its SVOD service in Africa

Canal+ will be launching a new offer in Africa soon. It concerns a mobile video subscription service (sVOD), partnered with iROKO, the local company which is an online movie streaming website in Africa. the offer will make available a collection of Nollywood movies (from Nigeria) and content from the Pan-African channel of Canal, A+. The [...]

iROKOPlus rebranded as iROKOWorld on StarTimes

As part of strategies to enrich its offering, the Nollywood oriented TV channel, broadcasting Nigerian movies on 24/7 basis, irokoPlus has been rebranded as irokoWorld on StarTimes Pay TV platform. According to the brand, the name change comes as part of plans to reposition forever improved Nollywood entertainment for subscribers and premium Nollywood television channel [...]

iROKO to add daily plans to attract subscribers in Africa

Nigerian film-streaming platform iROKO will give users the option of buying access for as briefly as one day to attract users. iROKO has spent time looking at purchasing habits in Nigeria and other African countries where it operates and theres a clear pattern of people preferring to pay in smaller installments, according to founder and [...]

Canal Plus and iROKO launch SVOD iroko + in Francophone Africa

Canal Plus Group and iROKO are launching the iroko+ SVOD service for French-speaking Africa. The Android app will be available across all of French Speaking Africa, bringing 1500 hours of affordable, premium Nollywood and Télénovelas content to millions of Francophone entertainment fans. In an interview with NexTV News AME, Francois Deplanck, SVP Channels and Content [...]

Canal + Group and iROKO launch the first SVOD mobile Android App for Francophone Africa

Canal+ Group and iROKO are partnering to create and launch the first affordable Francophone SVOD to French-speaking Africa. Canal+ Group and iROKO have previously worked together through content distribution deals for linear TV channels such as Nollywood TV, and are now consolidating their partnership to launch this standalone Android app. Announced as part of a [...]

IROKO to launch a Mobile-First Android App for consumers

Senior vice president Justine Powell, who will be leading iRoko Globals worldwide licensing division, revealed in an exclusive interview with NexTV Africa that the VOD service iROKOtv is currently working on a download-only app. According to her, poor bandwidth capacity has been the catalyst for iROKO to take this decision, as streaming content is problematic [...]