TV Anywhere (TVA), an emerging media-technology (mediatech) company has partnered with Globacom, a leading mobile network operator in Nigeria with about 40 million active data subscribers and over 50 million voice subscribers, to launch GloTV in Nigeria.
TVA partners with telecom operators, internet service providers, and independent media (OTT) players to enable profitable delivery of pay-as-you-go TV content to their customers via the web and mobile devices (Android and iOS).
GloTV is TVA’s first of many supported launches envisaged in the near-term across Africa and emerging markets. TVA’s goal is to provide a platform that supports tens of millions of active users across Africa and emerging markets in the medium-term.
“Glo TV, which is accessible via myglotv.com, and offers free access to content up till September 30,
2021, brings engaging, interactive and premium entertainment content through a rich bouquet of
offerings including hundreds of live entertainment programs, music, documentaries, news, sports, original shows, fashion, lifestyle, kiddies’ interest channels and over 1,000 videos as the company continues to partner with content providers to address the needs of more customers across varying social strata”, said Globacom.
“The Nigerian digital TV segment has been largely untapped, and we are excited to partner with
Globacom Nigeria, a formidable player in the telecoms space in Nigeria, to realize the market potential of this service”, said Mr. Obafemi Banigbe, CEO and Cofounder at TV Anywhere.
Mr. Banigbe further emphasized; “TV Anywhere seeks to commoditize access to high-quality TV content in a manner that addresses consumers’ need for flexible pay-as-you-go content while being tailored to prevailing digital content consumption patterns. Nigeria is a critical market for our business, and we are proud to partner with Globacom”.
GLO-TV service is available to only GLOBACOM Nigeria subscribers and is available free of charge till 30th September 2021. Note that Glo Internet charges apply.