African Movie Channel (AMC) officially launched its African Movie Channel iPad app

Technology & Convergence

African Movie Channel (AMC) last week officially launched its African Movie Channel iPad app - the first ever iPad app dedicated to On-Demand Nollywood and African films and TV series.

The app is immediately available for download in the Apple App Store. To watch AMC on iPad, viewers simply sign up for an account online at, download the African Movie Channel iPad app from the Apple store, login and start enjoying a wide selection of movies and TV episodes on-demand. It's the ultimate viewing experience.

African Movie Channel also officially unveiled its long awaited On-Demand Roku channel, and its revamped On-Demand portal -

For only USD5.00 (five US Dollars) a month, viewers have unlimited access to thousands of movies and TV episodes via all three apps; with one user account, viewers can watch On-Demand what they want, anywhere and at any time, on their iPad, mobile, online, and on TV through a Roku box. They can cancel their subscription at any time.

AMC On-Demand is refreshed with at least 7 movies every Friday. 

African Movie Channel's 24-hour linear channel, AMC24, launched in May 2011, is available in more than 3 million homes across 14 countries.

Four TV platforms currently carry African Movie Channel: Wananchi's Zuku in Kenya and the East African sub-region, On Digital Media's TopTV in South Africa, StarTimes in Nigeria, Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania, and very shortly the rest of the 14 African countries StarTimes have operations in, including Burundi and Rwanda; and more recently, African Movie Channel became available on Next Generation Broadcast’s Smart TV in Ghana at the end of October 2012.

African Movie Channel dedicated to the best Nollywood and African movies and series, is now the fastest growing and one of the most popular channels in Africa.

African Movie Channel has been delivering the best new and classic Nollywood and African movies and TV episodes On-Demand 24/7 to worldwide audiences since 2006 when it launched Europe's first channel dedicated to top quality Nollywood and other African movies, in the UK. In the same year, AMC also entered a pact with British Telecom (BT) to make a selection of its movies available on the BT Vision Download Store. In May 2007, AMC launched its worldwide On-Demand portal, delivering full-screen TV quality for every African movie as standard anywhere in the world. 

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