Category Archives: OTT / VOD

Cameroonian movies make their debut on Netflix

In early 2021, Anglophone Cameroonian filmmakers made a momentous debut as four films were made available on the global streaming behemoth Netflix. With unprecedented ease, viewers from across the globe could suddenly watch uniquely Cameroonian stories that were once the preserve of only local audiences. For Anglophone filmmakers in Cameroon, this walk to this global [...]

Showmax released teaser for rom-com series, Troukoors

Showmax has released a first-look teaser for Troukoors (Wedding Fever), the first Showmax Original romcom, which will be available to binge from 13 December 2021. Troukoors is made by SAFTA winner Louis Pretorius and SAFTA nominee Albert Snyman of Infinity Films, the creators of critically acclaimed and much-loved shows like Die Boekklub and Fynskrif, with [...]

Showmax launched 2 for 1 Black Friday deal

Showmax, the Multichoice-owned local streaming service, has announced its Black Friday special offer, and itll bag two months access to the service, for the price of one month. This special offer is set to run from 25th of November, until the 9th of December 2021 as part of the global Black Friday phenomenon. It will [...]

Ibakatv and Glo partner to launch ‘Subscription With Free Data’ in Nigeria, a Video-On-Demand OTT streaming service that offers a library of premium Nollywood movies and TV series, has partnered with leading Nigeria telecommunications giant, Glo on a new entertainment service starting this December. The new product: Subscription with free Data, is a no restrictions offering done in partnership with Glo Nigeria. It will be officially [...]

Showmax’s The Wife breaks streaming records

Showmax’s The Wife has broken the streaming record for the most first-day views of all-time of the platform, beating the record previously set by Uthando Lodumo. The show, which is the first Showmax Original telenovela, also broke Devildorp’s record for the most hours watched within four days of launch, thus outperforming the launch of any [...]

Netflix Games to debut its global rollout

NETFLIX announced not a while ago that it would be pursuing gaming content for its platform. The wait is finally over as Netflix Games starts its global roll-out on Android, with iOS to follow soon. The entertainment streaming platform has launched its Netflix games which include: Stranger Things: 1984 (BonusXP), Stranger Things 3: The Game [...]

Shahid VIP partners with PUBG Mobile in MENA

Shahid VIP and PUBG Mobile, a multi-player video game, are exploring synergies in a first-of-its-kind partnership in the MENA region. Previously, PUBG has also partnered with pay-TV network OSN, in which players of PUBG Mobile secured exclusive opportunities to access OSN Streaming Apps premium entertainment and original content. The deal is set to see players [...]

OSN to bring Turkish series exclusively on its streaming app

OSN announced that its streaming app will bring Turkish dramas across a wide range of genres, including crime thrillers, romance, action, and more.    Darine ElKhatib, Senior Vice President of Arabic Services & Original Production at OSN, commented on the release saying: The Turkish TV genre has delivered some of the Middle Easts most compelling shows, [...]