Comcast Picks Up Afro Land

 AfroLandTV, a free, ad-supported streaming TV platform dedicated to sharing rich and diverse stories authentically told by Africans, today announced it has launched on the Comcast X1 and Flex platforms — catapulting its total reach to an audience of over 40 million viewers. Featuring predominantly English-language entertainment, and a handful of subtitled programs, AfroLandTV streams African movies, premium content from Nollywood and TV from Africa and its disapora.
“The African film industry is the second largest in the world when it comes to content output, second only to India’s Bollywood,” noted Michael Maponga, founder and CEO of AfroLandTV.  “AfroLandTV is solving the lack of distribution and logistics within the African film and TV industry, while bringing premium African voices, storytelling and entertainment to the global forefront. Launching on the Comcast X1 and Flex platforms is an important step in bringing our unique and important content to the widest audience possible.