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IROKOtv launched in Kenya

Often called the Netflix of Africa, IROKOtv had already started scrutinizing the Kenyan market back in October and now starts video streaming. The Nigerian video on demand service is aiming to target the popularity of Nollywood content locally and thus resulting as an expansion strategy into Africa. IROKOtv co-founder Jason Njoku, said in his blog, [...]

IrokoTV obtient 19 millions $ de financement pour son expansion africaine

Lopérateur africain de divertissement mobile et de télévision par Internet Iroko a annoncé plusieurs transactions totalisant 19 Millions de $, à la fois dans le développement de contenu et pour le financement des capitaux. Le groupe français de media CANAL + ainsi que l’investisseur existant Kinnevik AB, ont investi dans la compagnie avec en plus [...]

iROKOtv join hands with Vodafone Ghana

Nigerian video-on-demand (VoD) company, iROKOtv has signed a content deal with Vodafone Ghana to provide its content to the operators subscribers for GHS 20 (USD 6) per month. iROKOtv has also partnered Tigo Rwanda to provide free video entertainment to the operators 4G/LTE subscribers. iROKOtv, which started three years ago as a Nollywood content aggregator [...]

iROKOtv launches international content package

Nigerian Nollywood VOD service, iROKOtv.com, has launched a new international package which includes Hollywood, Bollywood, Korean and Telenovela television series and movies for its African subscribers. Subscribers can gain unlimited access to over 10,000 hours of content for USD 2.50 per month. The companys move to launch its international content package comes at a time [...]

iROKOtv expands to East Africa

African Video-on-Demand (VOD) platform, iROKOtv, will include content from Rwanda, Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda by next week. The move comes as part of the companys transition to focus more on the local African audiences. There is a massive market potential in East Africa. Payment isnt an issue in East Africa. Data is significantly cheaper. For [...]

iROKOtv nets USD 8 million for VOD platform

African Video-on-Demand (VOD) platform, iROKOtv, has raised a further USD 8 million in funding from Tiger Global, Sweden-based Kinnevik and a new investor, US-based Rise Capital, bringing the total raised so far to USD 21 million. The company, which focuses on delivering Nigerian content across the globe, will continue to focus its attention on growing [...]