Ericsson SVOD net buys 2,500 hours

The upcoming subscription VOD service from TV tech company Ericsson has acquired more than 2,500 hours of programming from major international distributors. Nuvu, which was created for distribution via African mobile operators, will get the programming through agreements with Viacom, MGM, CBS, Al Jazeera, DHX Media and Mattel, among others. This hands the Nigerian service […]

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 […]