Playspread, a music intelligence company that deals with media monitoring and big data analytics has released a State of the Nigerian Music Industry infographic for the period May-July 2014.
iROKOtv.com today announced that it has licensed two of the top award-winning Hollywood drama TV series — Spartacus and Magic City – from Starz Digital Media. The acquisitions come as part of the leading African Internet TV platform’s move into international content distribution, as part of its English Speaking Africa package, launched earlier this month.
Leading music site, Notjustok.com is launching a SoundCloud-styled music platform today that allows artists to upload songs and share with their friends, fans and followers as well as link these up with iTunes so that listeners can purchase their music.
The world’s largest digital distributor of African movies, iROKO Partners is set to officially launch its new movie production company, ROK Studios.
We love spotting and covering company offices here at Techloy, but really haven’t done this in a while. In the past, we’ve had to do company office tours and written up quick reviews about them. So when Jason Njoku posted photos of iROKOtv’s newly acquired international offices located in Manhattan, just off Times Square, about…
When leaked images from a soon-to-be-launched celebrity ratings and parody site was made available to Techloy, we couldn’t help but applaud the creative thinking that the team put into the project, which apparently depicts a humourous caricature of some notable Nigerian celebrities in music, movies, comedy, sports and media.
English football club, Manchester United has revealed amendments to its club policy that will see fans banned from bringing ‘large electronic devices’ to matches at Old Trafford, citing security issues. According to the club’s official website, “large electronic devices including laptops and tablets will be added to the existing list of prohibited items for matchdays at…
The duchess of iROKOland, Jessica Hope announced today that she was leaving the world’s largest online distributor of Nigerian movie content, iROKO Partners to start-up her own venture.
IrokoTv, the video-on-demand platform, which has been tagged by many as the ‘Netflix of Africa’ is bringing Hollywood, Telenovelas and Bollywood movies and Tv shows to Africa.
Skits is a new and exciting social video network that rewards people for engaging with their favourite brands.
In Nigeria, it is not unpopular to see music and movie stars sign endorsement deals as official ambassadors of Internet companies.
Music streaming service, Spotify is reportedly in talks with telecommunications company, Vodacom to introduce its service in Africa, according to a Bloomberg report.
US-based online and mobile social video marketplace, PublicVine founded by Nigerian entrepreneur, Nam Mokwunye, has received “Series A” investment of around $10 million as it plans to commence its global commercial launch in June 2014.
Amidst what seems to be a potential dispute with local partners and authorities in Zimbabwe, Multichoice’s budget pay TV service, GOtv has been off air since January 31, according to tech blog, TechZim.
Editor’s Note: This is a guest post by Jeremy Rappaport from Fueled, an award winning London-based iOS app development company that builds amazing mobile apps.
FunnyLeni, an emerging funny videos discovery platform that aggregates hilarious local videos has emerged one of the regional winners of the 2013 Google Cloud Developer Challenge.
So you think iROKOtv is the only online video-on-demand platform to watch movies, documentaries, TV series, soaps and shows from Africa? Here are 15 video-on-demand platforms for Africa — you’ve probably never heard of — that are worth watching in 2014.
A new online portal, CGAfrica.com is launching soon to be the leading resource for the computer graphics community in Africa.
South African Pay TV channel, DStv has announced that it has added new features to its DStv iOS app that allows its premium customers to stream or download over 350 titles of series, movies and sport highlights on their iPhones and iPads.
Mobile advertising network, Twinpine has reached an exclusive deal with MTN Nigeria to provide advertisers the opportunity to serve their advertising content on MTN’s entertainment portal, MTN Play.