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Lionsgate strikes content deal with Indian telco Bharti Airtel

India’s Bharti Airtel has struck a deal with Lionsgate that will see the US studio’s content, including movies such as La La Land, become available via the telco giant. The partnership will give Airtel customers access to films from streaming service Lionsgate Play, which will be available on the Airtel Xstream app and web platforms. […]

Ericsson to debut new African SVOD platform

Mobile tech firm Ericsson has partnered with Nigerian operator Airtel Nigeria to launch a new subscription on-demand service, NuVu. The development is the latest example of the growing influence of the telecommunications industry on the content business, and is significant as there is no recognised local pay TV player or SVOD player involved. NuVu will […]