Nigeria’s IROKOtv Signs Partnership With Internet TV Giants Netflix
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Nigeria’s IROKOtv Signs Partnership With Internet TV Giants Netflix

Fola Akintomide

Jason Njoku, CEO of IROKOtv has announced that the company has signed a deal with Netflix to support their launch of a dedicated African section on Netflix, TechPoint says.

Netflix, the world’s leading internet TV service, famous for shows such as House of Cards and Orange is the New Black, quite recently featured Nigerian movie, October 1st and now, courtesy of IROKOtv, they will feature a larger assortment of African content.

While the terms of the deal are not clear yet, it is a favorable distribution model for IROKOtv as it continues in its quest to bring Internet TV and African content together.

Two days ago, IROKOtv also signed a deal with African pay TV platform, StarTimes to launch two brand new linear TV channels, IROKO Play and IROKO Plus on the 1st of May, 2015.

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