A new Nigerian subscription-based streaming service, OyaWatch TV has been launched on Red Bee Media’s OTT platform.
The service comprises of an array of live and on-demand content from all of the biggest international broadcasters and local sources, distributed through Red Bee’s Channel Store offering. OyaWatch TV is accessible through applications and browsers on all major devices and smart TV’s, with several language options and large channel packages at reasonable prices. The name OyaWatch is derive from the Yorùbá slang “oya”, meaning “instant” or “instantly”, which is a widespread expression in Nigeria.
The CEO & Founder of OyaWatch TV, Ronaldo Minaise, said, “By launching OyaWatch TV, we want to make the best global and local media and entertainment experiences available to everyone in Nigeria. Through Red Bee’s OTT platform, we have built a competitive subscription service available on every device, including smartphones, which is crucial in reaching a wider audience in Nigeria.”
On the other hand, the CEO of Red Bee, Steve Nylund, stated, “OyaWatch TV is a pioneering service in the Nigerian media and entertainment landscape and we’re looking forward to see it grow in the years to come. It’s another great example of how our OTT platform offers a solid foundation for anyone looking to launch and develop a streaming service, no matter the ambition level or business idea.”
OyaWatch TV is accessible with menus in English, French, Hausa, Arabic, Igbo and Yorùbá, providing 60+ channels of live news, movies, tv-shows, documentaries, sports and children’s content starting at 1500 Naira ($3.50) per month.