SPI International/Filmbox has signed an agreement with Anttention Media.
Under it, the African digital video and audio streaming platform VeeTee will provide eight 24-hour TV channels and a VOD service to the telco MTN through their sister company Edentek.
The eight channels in question are FilmBox Africa, FilmBox Art House, DocuBox, FashionBox, FightBox, Fast&FunBox, 360TuneBox and Gametoon. They will be joined by FilmBox OnDemand.
Commenting on the development, Amit Karni, head of distribution Africa for SPI / Filmbox, said: “The launch of FilmBox channels on VeeTee’s Mobile TV services is a major milestone for SPI’s African strategy. We are excited to see our audience grow in Nigeria thanks to the cooperation with Anttention Media Africa Limited”.
Temple Obike, founder/CEO Edentek Group, added: “This is a victory for the general African digital landscape because mobile streaming for thematic channels is here to stay and with it comes the unbundling of other amazing opportunities aimed at solving Africa’s foremost need for ‘Positive Empowerment’”