Disney To Launch Own Streaming Service In 2019 As It Ends Deal With Netflix

Disney has announced that it will remove its films from Netflix in 2019 and launch its own streaming service later that same year. The House of Mouse made the announcement during a... Read more »

iflix raises $133m funding led by Hearst to take on Netflix in emerging markets

iflix, a Subscription Video on Demand (SVoD) service for emerging markets has raised $133 million led by Hearst and new investors Singapore-based EDBI and clients of DBS private bank and existing shareholders... Read more »

Learn about accessing US Netflix from UK

A good number of people in the UK use Netflix (UK version) to watch their favourite TV shows and movies. After all, it’s one of the best streaming services out there, with... Read more »

Iflix Raises $90M to Break Netflix & ShowMax’s Hold on Africa

SEA’s video-streaming site Iflix has raised $90 million led by Liberty Global and  Zain Group to expand operations in South East Asia and launch in Middle East and Africa targeting the growing... Read more »

ShowMax to peer its content locally on Seacom’s servers in Kenya to cut transit costs

ShowMax has partnered with SEACOM, to host ShowMax caching servers in Nairobi, allowing for peering to take place with local internet service providers (ISPs). According to ShowMax’s Head of Distribution Mike Raath,“The... Read more »

Amazon launches Prime Video, its Netflix killer in Africa as BBC unveils its Britbox

  Amazon’s Prime Video is now live in over 200 countries and territories around the world with original series in English, with French, Italian, Portuguese and Spanish subtitles just days after BBC... Read more »

irokotv hits 5 | Expects to be cashflow positive in 2017

irokotv has hit hit five years and expects to be revenue positive in 2017 after surviving the launch of Netflix in the country and allegations of mismanagement late 2015. “Five years ago,... Read more »