New app to provide Panasonic Smart VIERA TV users with a catalogue of 5000+ Nollywood movies
26th November 2013, Lagos, Nigeria: In its undeterred efforts to serving its customers with the products that are not only locally fit but tailor-made to suit every requirement, Panasonic has unveiled the world’s First Nollywood Smart TV App – iROKOtv In Nigeria for its Smart VIERA TV’s.
The new iROKOtv App is designed to provide Panasonic Smart VIERA TV users with a catalogue of 5000+ Nollywood movies. iROKOtv has been dubbed as the ‘Netflix of Africa’ as it is one of the first VOD platforms for the continent.
iROKOtv app has approximately 1Mn uniques visiting the site every month from 178 countries around the world. The special feature of the app disables geo-lock facility enabling easy access to content from anywhere in the world. iROKOtv users can watch their preferred content from anywhere across the globe.
iROKOtv app operates a freemium model; 95% of the site is free to watch. However, there is also an option for subscription service called iROKOtv PLUS where for $5 a month, users are the first to access brand new Nollywood movies and iROKOtv app releases 3 new movies every single week.
Commenting on the association with Panasonic, Ms Adi Nduka-Agwu, Head of Business Development for iROKOtv said: “We are very happy to have collaborated with one of the world’s leading electronics manufacturers and this exclusive partnership between Panasonic and iROKOtv symbolises a new era for Nollywood movie distribution.
“We have the most comprehensive Nollywood movie catalogue on the planet and it is only right that we house our movies on the best distribution platforms, hence our decision to work with market leader, Panasonic, to develop and launch the world’s first Nollywood Smart TV App.
“Smart VIERA Users worldwide will have the same awesome user experience and access to all the features as they do when logging into www.irokotv.com, however they will be able to stream movies directly onto their TVs”.
The new iROKOtv app’s are currently available for all Panasonic Smart VIERA users across Nigeria. For more information on iROKOtv app please visit www.irokotv.com.
Panasonic Corporation is a worldwide leader in the development and manufacture of electronic products for a wide range of consumer, business, and industrial needs. Based in Osaka, Japan, the company recorded consolidated net sales of 8.69 trillion yen (US$105 billion) for the year ended March 31, 2011. The company’s shares are listed on the Tokyo, Osaka, Nagoya and New York (NYSE:PC) stock exchanges. For more information on the company and the Panasonic brand, visit the company’s website at http://panasonic.net/.
Panasonic Corporation has expanded its reach in Nigeria through Panaserv Nigeria Limited with seven state-of-the art Sales and Service Centers, where the customers can avail themselves of all Panasonic products and genuine spare parts. All Panasonic products unveiled at the Panasonic Dealers’ Convention 2013 are available at the sales and service centres located at the following places:
VI Centre – 247B, Muri Okunola Street, Victoria Island, Lagos
Lekki Centre – 30B, Admiralty Way, Lekki Phase 1, Lagos
Ikeja Centre – 49, Allen Avenue, Ikeja, Lagos
Apapa Centre – 22, Wharf Road, Apapa, Lagos
Abuja Centre – Suite A11, Al Faisalmas Plaza, Garki Area11, Abuja
Kano Centre – 48, Bompai Road, Kano
Port Harcourt Centre – 20 Trans amadi Industrial Estate, Port Harcourt
Panasonic call centre : 0800 5000 000 & 0800 8000 000
Facebook : www.facebook.com/PanasonicNigeria