Jason Njoku

Canal+, iROKO launch African SVOD

Canal+ Group and African OTT TV operator iROKO have teamed up to launch a new Android-based mobile subscription video-on-demand service for Francophone Africa. The pair have formed a partnership to invest “several million euros” in the project, which will be launched in a few months exclusively for mobile users. The offering will be based on […]

‘African Netflix’ launches sales division

Africa’s answer to Netflix, iRoko, has launched an international programming and licensing division to shop its Nollywood content. iRoko Global will be based in London, and look to license around 1,500 Nollywood film titles and 3,000 hours of programming internationally. “Since 2011, we’ve connected with hundreds of thousands of Nollywood fans through our consumer platform, […]