VoD platform iflix has entered into multi-year content licensing agreement with NBCUniversal (NBCU) to add a huge selection of the studio’s titles to iflix’s content offering.
Through the deal, iflix subscribers across sub-Saharan Africa will have unlimited access to both stream and download a collection of NBCU content, including the Academy Award-winning Gladiator, the hit drama series Suits, spine-tingling classic film Psycho and the iflix exclusive series Midnight Texas.
Evert van der Veer, iFlix’s Head of content for Africa and MENA, said: “NBCU is one of the world’s most pre-eminent providers of award-winning content. We are thrilled to offer many of their most acclaimed series and movies to consumers across the sub-Sahara African region, reaffirming our commitment to our members to offer the best and widest selection of entertainment content available.”
With over 6.5 million subscribers and over 10 billion minutes streamed since launch, iflix has established itself as the clear market leader in video streaming. Currently available in 25 markets across Asia, MENA, and sub-Saharan Africa, iflix offers consumers a vast library of top Hollywood, regional and local TV shows and movies including many first run exclusives and award-winning programs, each subscription allows users to access the service on up to five devices, including phones, laptops, tablets, and television sets, for viewing wherever, whenever.
For new subscribers, iflix offers a complimentary one-month trial with full access to its service, features and content.