Afrotainment Signs Agreement with NCTC to Make AFRO Available to NCTC Member Companies
18 June 2019
NEW YORK – Afrotainment announced today that they have completed a multi-year agreement with the National Cable Television Cooperative (NCTC) that will permit NCTC’s members to distribute AFRO.
NCTC represents more than 750 small and mid-sized independent cable and broadband operators across the U.S. Under the terms of the agreement, all NCTC member systems will be able to opt-in to a carriage agreement for AFRO.
AFRO, which is owned by Afrotainment, is a 24-hour polycultural black network broadcasting top-rated Nollywood and black movies, dramas, sitcoms, music, talk, and late night comedy shows.
"We are thrilled to bring AFRO’s live content and growing on demand catalog of 300+ hours of original programming to millions of NCTC customers. This agreement marks an important milestone in our continued growth strategy to increase our nationwide distribution footprint, and we look forward to a great partnership with the NCTC" said Yves Bollanga, Founder and CEO of Afrotainment.
NCTC members will be able to launch AFRO as a linear channel along with optional VOD library, TV Everywhere and OTT.
Source: Press Release