Ericsson has announced an exclusive, multi-year feature film deal with leading international content distributor, 20th Century Fox Television Distribution, for its SVoD service, Nuvu.
The output deal includes 20th Century Fox-produced titles along with an extensive selection of global film franchises for territories across sub-Saharan Africa in multiple language. Titles include The Maze Runner, The Devil Wears Prada, Rio 2, Dawn of the Planet of the Apes, The Fault in Our Stars, The Monuments Men, and Kingsman: The Secret Service, as well as film franchises such as Die Hard and X-Men.
Thorsten Sauer, Head of Broadcast and Media Services, Ericsson, says: “This feature film content deal with 20th Century Fox Television Distribution is a major milestone for Ericsson as we look to expand our new SVoD service, Nuvu. Through this partnership, Nuvu subscribers will have access to some of Hollywood’s hottest films as part of their package, localised on a market-by-market basis. Working hand in hand with some of Africa’s leading mobile phone operators, we believe Nuvu can offer a truly unique content and technology solution that meets the demands of consumers across sub-Saharan Africa.”