Thema unveils new African OTT platform
Canal+ Group-owned channel distribution company Thema has launched a new OTT platform called My Bouquet Africain in partnership with video content management solution company OKast.
The collaboration is aimed at distributing African content to French-speaking sub-Saharan African audiences in Europe while guaranteeing an innovative multi-screen OTT experience to subscribers. It features more than 13 television channels and a catalogue of over 100 films and series, ranging from Canal+ original productions to Nollywood and Senegalese drama.
Timothée Vidal, senior VP of multicultural distribution and digital at Thema, said: “Thema is delighted by this collaboration with OKast, which has proven to be a reliable partner in providing the best quality of service to our customers. This new launch is fully in line with the strategic orientation undertaken by Thema on the digital field and will surely lead the way for new ones.”
“We are delighted that OKast OTT has convinced such a prestigious player as Thema. It demonstrates that modern cloud-based solution allows fast deployment of state-of-the-art OTT solution with a proven economy of scale. We can’t wait to be streaming the best content from Africa to the widest audience,” added Cédric Monnier, CEO of OKast.