Freevee Adds Content From Africa

Demand Africa a streaming service built around original and acquired content from Africa and the global Black Diaspora, has expanded the distribution of its free ad-supported streaming TV (FAST) linear channel, which is now available on Amazon Freevee in the U.S.

Freevee is one of many US partners for the streamer which has been growing steadily within the free streaming world. Other partners include The Roku Channel, TCL, Xumo and Allen Media Group’s Local Now and The Grio. It is also available in other markets around the world including Canada (The Roku Channel), Brazil (Samsung TV Plus) and Europe (LG Channels, Net Gem).

“DA’s new agreement with Freevee and overall expansion efforts reflects the increased demand for diverse stories from Black voices worldwide. With this increased distribution, Demand Africa stands ready to meet that rising demand and reinforce its commitment to supporting and celebrating partners in the Black content creation community by sharing their stories worldwide,” said Chris Eckman, SVP Operations & OTT Services, The Africa Channel.

Demand Africa features hundreds of hours of original and acquired lifestyle content, scripted TV series, and movies from Africa and the rest of the world. Broadscale partnerships with leading distributors including MultiChoice, BBC Africa, Canal+, ETV, Film One and others have made available popular series such Lockdown and Date My Family, and hit films from Nollywood such as The Wedding Party.