Netflix has officially signed its first partnership with a South African telecommunications company. South African telecommunications company, Telkom has officially inked a deal with Netflix the internet entertainment service. Netflix services will include licensed and original television series, movies, stand-up comedies, documentaries and children’s programmes.
The Content Executive of Telkom, Wanda Mkhize expressed they were excited to expand their content with Netflix. She declared, “As a start, we can respond to customer requests for the inclusion of Netflix on Telkom’s LIT TV Box.”
Mkhize specified, teams were working on exciting mobile and broadband services, which were expected to be launched before the end of the year. It would include more LIT video options and data offerings.
Telkom LIT is a set of media streaming services constructed into FreeMe mobile contracts and certain fixed-line and fixed-LTE services.
Netflix’s Maria Ferreras commented on the agreement, “With this partnership, Telkom users will easily access the most-loved entertainment experiences that Netflix provides.”
Netflix will be accessible on Telkom’s LIT TV box by the end of this year.