The streaming service integrates easily with many other Red Bee services including content aggregation, metadata and automatic captioning.
OyaWatch TV, a new Nigerian subscription-based streaming service, launched on February 5 through Red Bee Media’s OTT platform.
The service includes a wide variety of live and on-demand content from all of the biggest international broadcasters and local sources, distributed through Red Bee’s Channel Store offering. OyaWatch TV is available through applications and browsers on all major devices and smart TV’s, with multiple language options and large channel packages to affordable prices. The name OyaWatch comes from the Yorùbá slang “oya”, meaning “instant” or “instantly”, which is a popular expression in Nigeria.
Commenting on the launch, Ronaldo Minaise, CEO & Founder of OyaWatch TV said: “By launching OyaWatch TV, we want to make the best global and local media and entertainment experiences available to everyone in Nigeria. Through Red Bee’s OTT platform, we have built a competitive subscription service available on every device, including smartphones, which is crucial in reaching a wider audience in Nigeria.”
Steve Nylund, CEO of Red Bee added: “OyaWatch is a pioneering service in the Nigerian media and entertainment landscape and we’re looking forward to see it grow in the years to come. It’s another great example of how our OTT platform offers a solid foundation for anyone looking to launch and develop a streaming service, no matter the ambition level or business idea.”
OyaWatch is available with menus in English, French, Hausa, Arabic, Igbo and Yorùbá, offering 60+ channels of live news, movies, tv-shows, documentaries, sports and children’s content starting at 1500 Naira ( $3.50) per month.