Netflix partners with Spectranet on local server deployment in Africa

Netflix, the World’s leading Internet TV service and Spectranet, Nigeria’s leading 4G broadband service provider, said they have successfully deployed one of the first dedicated Netflix servers in Africa.


At CES 2016, Reed Hastings, Netflix co-founder and chief executive announced “… the birth of a new global internet TV network”.With the launch, consumers around the world, Africa (Nigeria) inclusive, have started enjoying TV shows and movies simultaneously.

Meanwhile, the high capacity server Netflix is deploying through the partnership with Spectranet will hold the entire Netflix content library, in Lagos, providing Spectranet’s customers with the best possible video streaming performance. This solution offers faster delivery in a cost effective way.

Spectranet is Nigeria’s leading broadband network operator and uses the latest 4G LTE technology to deliver fast and affordable Internet service to families and businesses. Current coverage includes; Lagos, Abuja, Ibadan and Port Harcourt.

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