Airtel Nigeria, one of the world-class telecommunications and Ericsson, an equipment service company, has announced the launch of a subscription-based video-on-demand (VOD) service, Nuvu (nuvu.tv).
According to the telecommunication and equipment service company, Nuvu will provide subscribers access to more than 3,000 local and international TV and film titles, empowering Airtel customers to download content directly to their smartphones or tablets at no additional data cost during off-peak network times and also, subscribers will be able to access the content off-line for up to 30 days after downloading. The service will launch initially as an Android app for smartphones. The app offers subscribers a personalized user interface with features that include bookmarking and personal recommendation and the app will be available to other mobile platforms at a later time.
Mr Ahmad Mokhles, the Chief Commercial Officer of Airtel Nigeria, in a statement said, â€œNuvu is a glowing testimony and clear demonstration of Airtelâ€™s commitment to revolutionize Nigeriaâ€™s mobile Internet space with innovative offerings that will enrich the lives of consumers and empower them to succeed in their respective endeavors. Airtel is excited to collaborate with Ericsson to pioneer the new Nuvu innovation, a first of its kind in Nigeria. Airtel will continue to leverage world class partnership to create relevant and bespoke offerings that will reward telecoms consumers in Nigeria
According to him, Nuvu is a game-changer that will excite, delight, engage and entertain telecoms consumers, offering them original premium and exclusive content.