Buni TV launches premium African VOD service

Rebecca Hawkes | 05-03-2014

A new premium subscription service is being launched by African video-on-demand (VOD) platform Buni TV to provide regional films, children's shows and animations for US$5 per month.

"The launch of Buni+ is a big milestone on which our team has been working hard for a while, so we're very excited," said Marie Lora-Mungai, chief executive officer, Buni TV.

"Buni+ subscribers will be able to enjoy a wide range of amazing movies, short films, TV shows and documentaries, and we also have several major TV deals in the pipeline."

Buni+ subscribers will be able to view films such as Nairobi Half Life, The Rugged Priest, Ni Sisi and Jerusalema:Gangstar Paradise, as well as television series such as South Africa's The Mating Game. In addition season nine of political satire show THE XYZ SHOW will be available on Buni+ a day before they air on television. After a week these episodes will become available to all users for free.