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Afrostream puts an end to its activities

Afrostream, the video-on-demand service offering exclusively African films and series, announced, on September 13, the shutdown of its services. The company specializing in VOD, long cited as an example for startuppers, makes its sign song after a start in a tornado. Created in 2015 by the Franco-Cameroonian Tonjé Bakang, Afrostream dreamed not only of African [...]

Bounce TV inked broadcasting deal for sub-Saharan Africa and Francophone Africa

Bounce TV, the American digital multicast television network targeting African Americans, is out to syndicate its original content with two distinguished programme licensing agreements, with Viacom International Media Networks and Afrostream. The deal is a multiyear one covering multiple platforms, with Viacom International Media Networks licensing the rights to Saints & Sinners, In The Cut, [...]

Afrostream now in 24 regions of Francophone African countries

Afrostream, the subscription video-on-demand service in Africa, is extending its services over 24 Francophone countries in Africa. This will further boost the companys development after its roll out in France, Luxembourg, Belgium and Switzerland. Tonjé Bakang, CEO of Afrostream, said: Streaming services are on the rise in Africa and we are proud to be able [...]

Afrostream now on Orange TV  

  Afrostream, the subscription video-on-demand (VOD) service, is partnering with Orange TV to become available in the Pass Vidéo section. This partnership will allow Afrostream room for the development of innovative service in Africa. Caribbean, African and Afro-American content will be available with the SVOD service. Afrostream provides to its subscribers hundreds of hours of [...]

Afrostream partners with castLabs to empower secure video streaming

The news has been announced by castLabs, the digital video technology and services company. It has collaborated with Afrostream, the subscription-based video on demand (SVOD) service which is specialised in digital distribution of films and series that are accessible across Smart TVs, web, iPad, iPhone and Android devices. Digital rights management licensing service (DRMtoday-enabling protected [...]

Afrostream choose Aspera file transfer technology to boost VoD service

Afrostream, a provider of video streaming service featuring African and African-American content, has deployed solutions from Aspera, an IBM company to speed content delivery to its cloud-based Video on Demand (VOD) platform. The solution unlocks the benefits of the IBM Cloud, streamlining Afrostreams data-intensive workflow beginning with media uploads from studios and content providers through [...]

Afrostream choisit la technologie de transfert de fichiers Aspera pour stimuler son service VoD

Afrostream, un fournisseur de service de streaming de vidéos africaines et afro-américaines, a déployé les solutions dAspera, une société dIBM, pour accélérer la transmission de contenu vers sa plateforme de vidéo à la demande (VOD) basée sur le cloud. La solution déverrouille les avantages du Cloud d’IBM, en rationalisant le flux de données dAfrostream de [...]

Orange invests in Afrostream’s SVOD Service

Orange Digital Ventures (ODV) announced investment in Afrostream, a subscription video on demand service (SVOD) of African, African-American and African-Caribbean films and television series. Through this funding, Afrostream will accelerate the development of its original and innovative service in Europe, Africa, the Caribbean and South America. This investment is part of ODVs ambition to finance [...]

Orange investit dans le service VSDA d’Afrostream

Orange Digital Ventures (ODV) a annoncé son investissement dans Afrostream, un service de vidéo à la demande avec abonnement pour des films et séries africains, afro-américains et afro-Caribéens. Grâce à ce financement, Afrostream va accélérer le développement de son service original et innovant en Europe, en Afrique, dans les Caraïbes et en Amérique du Sud. [...]