Scoop Network launches on Kwesé iflix

31 January 2019

Content - Television


Africa’s Kwesé iflix is launching international channel Scoop Network from FCCE on its content catalogue.

Kwesé iflix users can now watchs hours of showbiz from the Scoop Network, comprising of a mix of light entertainment magazine shows with movie, music, fashion and celebrity news. Scoop Network, which is already accessible in various territories around the world, will join Kwesé iflix’s entertainment line-up with an exclusive tailor- made feed.

The network will have a tailor-made feed for Kwesé iflix curated by FCCE’s Dutch production team based in the Kenyan capital Nairobi, for English speaking African markets.

The channel’s Daily Entertainment News will have an African anchor, and local shows will include Snoops, an all-African gossip show presented from Nairobi, and weekly magazine Entertainment Catch Up will showcase celebrity events, awards shows, and fashion weeks.

“The partnership with Kwesé iflix is part of our ongoing strategy to optimise relevancy to a digitally-focused audience, giving users greater freedom and flexibility over their viewing experience,” said Justus Verkerk, CEO of Scoop Network.

“And the localised African feed is really delivering an up to date entertainment experience! The ever-changing media landscape has provided opportunities for us to deliver authentic features from Africa and around the world, bringing viewers high-quality content on-the-go, anytime, anywhere on any device!”

“Scoop Network captivates super-fans around the globe with high-quality content designed to inform, entertain and inspire,” added Mayur Patel, CEO of Kwesé iflix.

“We are excited to add the cutting-edge channel to our extensive portfolio of African favourites from top local shows, celebrity gossip through to international hit series, bringing our users the very best in streaming video on demand.”

New users can download the Kwesé iflix app from Google Play or the Apple App Store. Customers can watch the Kwesé iflix service without a decoder, or even a television, just their mobile device.

Source: Broadband TV News