Global streaming service Prime Video increases investment for customers in Nigeria

Global streaming service Prime Video increases investment for customers in Nigeria

Now Nigerian customers can sign up for a Prime Video membership at PrimeVideo.com for NGN 2300 per month and enjoy a wide range of entertainment including global Amazon original movies and TV series, popular Hollywood titles, exclusive Nollywood movies and local Nigerian content originals are coming soon. Prime Video members can stream, download and watch anytime, anywhere via the Prime Video app on compatible mobile devices, tablets, smart TVs or online at PrimeVideo.com. Customers can also control the amount of data they use by selecting Good, Better, or Best streaming quality, or download to their mobile device for later offline viewing.

“We’re excited to increase our investment in Prime Video for customers in Nigeria and make it a truly localized experience,” said Josh McIvor, Director of International Expansion, Prime Video. “From local payment and an extensive local marketing campaign to more local content specifically for Nigerian consumers, our investment in Nigeria is a significant step towards our broader expansion plans in Africa and our aspiration to be the most local of the global streaming services. ”

“We know our customers want to see locally relevant faces, places and stories alongside our global content on Prime Video, so we’re excited to bring Nigerian customers these brand new local Amazon Originals. Gangs of Lagos and LOL: Last Laughing Naija,which will complement our growing selection of Nollywood and African series and films,” said Wangi Mba-Uzoukwu, Head of Nigerian Originals at Prime Video. “The news signals our continued commitment to the Nigerian television and film industry, bringing the best authentic, native stories not only to our customers in Nigeria but also to Prime Video members around the world.”

Gangs of Lagos is a risqué, dark and hard-hitting action crime thriller with an authentic storyline that revolves around a group of friends who must all navigate their destinies growing up in the busy streets and neighborhood of Isale Eko, Lagos . It offers elaborate set pieces, action scenes, and engaging dialogue, all balanced by its fast pace and an emotionally grounded story at its core. Gangs of Lagos, starring Tobi Bakre, Adesua Etomi-Wellington and Chikeì, is directed and produced by Jade Osiberu, produced by Kemi Lala Akindoju and co-produced by Akin Omotoso. The film will premiere later this year exclusively on Prime Video in Nigeria and in more than 240 countries and territories worldwide.

LOL: Last One Laughing Naija is an unscripted series about a group of comedians vying to be the “Last One Laughing”. Hosted by the acclaimed comedian and all-around entertainer commonly known as Basketmouth, 10 famous Nigerian comedians will compete to see who ultimately wins by keeping a straight face while trying to make their opponents laugh and lose bring. The stakes are high as the comedians compete for the grand prize of 40 million naira, which goes to the winner’s charity. LOL: Last One Laughing Naija is proudly filmed and produced in Nigeria and produced by Livespot360. It follows the success of the global format Prime Video, which has already launched in Japan, Mexico, Brazil, Australia, India, Canada, Germany, France, Italy and Spain. The unscripted series will showcase authentic Nigerian comedy from top Nigerian comedy talent and will premiere exclusively on Prime Video worldwide next year.

Both local productions build on recent film deals signed by Prime Video, including an exclusive contract with Nemsia Films to commission three feature films, beginning with breath of lifeStart next year. Miscellaneous Exclusive licensing deals include deals with leading Nigerian production studios Inkblot Studios and Anthill Studios, giving Prime Video customers exclusive post-release access to their films such as: B. the blockbuster King of Thieves, Superstar, Progressive Tailors Club, bad comments, and Badamasi, which are currently available for viewing. This underscores Prime Video’s commitment to delivering local and authentic African films to a global audience of more than 200 million Prime members worldwide.

The new Nigerian Originals join Prime Video’s selection of global Amazon Original series such as The guys, the terminal list, The wonderful Mrs. Maisel, and forthcoming, highly anticipated The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Poweras well as popular Amazon Original movies like Come 2 America, The Morning Warand Tom Clancy has no regrets.

Nigerian customers can now see Prime Video’s first locally developed marketing campaign, created by Nigerian production teams and agencies using Nigerian talent. To view the range of entertainment available on Prime Video in Nigeria, customers must use their Prime Video or Amazon account and sign up for a Prime Video subscription for NGN 2300 per month after a free trial by visiting www Visit .PrimeVideo.com. Existing Amazon Prime or Prime Video subscriptions from other countries (e.g. Amazon.com) must be canceled in order to sign up for Prime Video in Nigeria. Alternatively, customers can create a new account at www.PrimeVideo.com.

About Prime Video – Nigeria

Prime Video offers customers a massive collection of TV shows and movies, all available to watch on virtually any device:

  • Included with Prime Video: Watch thousands of popular movies and TV shows, award-winning Amazon Originals and other exclusive titles, and more. Think global Amazon Original series such as The Boys, The Terminal List, The Wheel of Time, The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, The Grand Tour, and the upcoming highly anticipated series The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Poweras well as critically acclaimed Amazon Original films such as Come 2 America, the morning war, and exclusive Nollywood films such as King of Thieves, Superstar, Progressive Tailors Club, Bad Comments, Badamasi, and much more. All available at no additional cost as part of Prime Video, available in more than 240 countries and territories worldwide.
  • Instant access: Watch at home or on the go with your choice of hundreds of compatible devices. Stream from the web or use the Prime Video app on compatible smartphones, tablets, gaming consoles or select smart TVs.
  • Enhanced Experiences: Control how much data you use when streaming and downloading videos by choosing between Good, Better and Best visual quality settings, all of which use Prime Video’s cutting-edge video compression technology to less Consume data without sacrificing visual quality. Save for later with select mobile downloads for offline viewing. Make the most of every playback with HDR (high dynamic range) compatible content. Get a behind-the-scenes look at your favorite movies and series with exclusive X-Ray access, powered by IMDb.
  • Personalized: Customers can browse the interface in their own language and watch popular TV shows and movies with subtitles.

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