Aflix.tv spreads its Hollywood reach across Africa
| 03 October 2014
The mobile video streaming company Aflix.tv has rolled out its service to 33 countries in sub-Saharan Africa.
The US$10 per month service, which was launched in Nigeria, Kenya and Ghana in September 2014, provides Hollywood films and TV series on-demand to Android-based devices.
In addition to the initial three counties, Aflix.tv is now available in Angola, Botswana, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Djibouti, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gambia, Guinea Bissau, Lesotho, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mauritania, Mayotte, Mozambique, Namibia, Rwanda, Sao Tome & Principe, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Swaziland, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia and Zimbabwe.
"Our drive is inspired by the desire to fulfil the essential need of providing top notch movie entertainment to the African market, using mobile technology. Africa is today unarguably the home of mobile and it is our strategic move to utilise the mobile platform as a veritable platform to providing our innovative solution," Nyasha Mutsekwa, Aflix's director of business development told Nigeria Communications Week.
"We are also seeking collaboration with service providers in each of these countries to help provide more efficient service," he added.