Netflix and Telkom ink major deal
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 included licensed and original television series‚ movies‚ standup comedies‚ documentaries and children’s programmes.
Telkom content executive Wanda Mkhize said they were excited to expand their content with Netflix. Mkhize said the partnership provided a platform for Telkom to offer more entertainment.
Netflix’s Maria Ferreras said the agreement highlighted their commitment to the country.
Netflix will be available on Telkom’s LIT TV box later this year.