Disney strikes deal for branded channel with SVOD player Iflix

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Disney, fresh from pulling out of its distribution agreement with Netflix, has signed up to provide a branded channel on the streaming video outfit’s Asian… Read more

Kwesé TV now available in Zimbabwe

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Econet Media’s Kwesé TV has launched in Zimbabwe through a partnership with local player Dr Dish, obviating the need to acquire a separate licence of… Read more

Iflix revamp focuses on personalisation


Iflix has revamped its user interface with upgraded features designed to focus on the “individual customer experience”. The emerging market SVOD service has added new… Read more

Iflix closes US$133m funding round led by Hearst


Emerging market SVOD service Iflix has completed a US$133 million (€113 million) funding round led by US media giant Hearst. Existing shareholders Sky, Liberty Global,… Read more

Iflix launches in Cambodia

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Asian Netflix rival Iflix has followed its move into Africa in partnership with Econet Media with a launch in Cambodia. Cambodian users can now sign… Read more

Iflix teams up with Econet’s Kwesé for African SVOD launch


Emerging markets subscription video-on-demand operator Iflix has teamed up with Econet Media-owned African pay TV outfit Kwesé to bring a new Iflix Africa streaming service… Read more

Over-the-top revenues to quadruple in MENA region


Over-the-top video revenues in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) are set to more than quadruple between 2016 and 2022, according to new research.… Read more

SVOD service iflix expands into Africa


Subscription VOD service iflix has opened an office in Cape Town as it launches a plan to offer streaming content in sub-Saharan Africa. iflix Africa… Read more

Zain iflix SVOD JV launches in five MENA markets

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Kuwait-based Middle East service provider Zain has launched OTT TV service iflix Arabia across five of its eight key markets in the region. The subscription… Read more

Iflix expands into MENA


South-East Asian SVOD provider Iflix has expanded into the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region with launches in eight territories. The service is now… Read more