Netf lix, Telkom sign partnership
Netflix has officially signed its first partnership with a South African telecommunications company.
Telkom confirmed the agreement with the leading internet entertainment service on Thursday.
Netflix services in the country include licensed and original television series‚ movies‚ stand-up comedies‚ documentaries and children’s programmes.
Telkom content executive Wanda Mkhize said it was excited to expand its content with Netflix.
The partnership provided a platform for Telkom to offer more entertainment, she said.
“As a start‚ we can respond to customer requests for the inclusion of Netflix on Telkom’s LIT TV Box.”
Mkhize said teams were working on exciting mobile and broadband services‚ which
Teams are working on exciting mobile and broadband services
were expected to be launched before the end of the year.
They would include enhanced LIT video options and data offerings.
Telkom LIT is a set of media streaming services constructed into FreeMe mobile contracts and certain fixed-line and fixed-LTE services.
Netflix’s Maria Ferreras said the agreement highlighted the company’s commitment to the country.
“With this partnership‚ Telkom users will easily access the most-loved entertainment experiences that Netflix provides‚” Ferreras said.
Netflix will be available on Telkom’s LIT TV box later in 2018. –