Startup TV Network AfroLandTV Launches Live Channel On Vizio Smart TV’s

AfroLandTV, a streaming platform for global Black movies and TV from the African diaspora, has launched a live channel on Vizio WatchFree+, Vizio’s free streaming service. The channel will feature a wide variety of programming, including original series, movies, shows and Nollywood, all focused on telling the stories of Africa and its diaspora.

This distribution with Vizio is a significant step forward for AfroLandTV, as it will bring the platform’s content to a wider audience in the United States. The launch comes just in time for Black History Month, providing an opportunity for millions of Vizio smart TV users in the U.S. to immerse themselves in a diverse range of global Black stories from Africa, the U.S., Europe, South America and the Caribbean. The live channel is powered by investor and technology vendor, OTTera Inc., and will also allow viewers to stay up to date with the latest cultural events in Africa and the diaspora.

“We are thrilled to bring our unique and dynamic content to Vizio viewers,” said AfroLandTV CEO Michael Maponga. “It’s important for us to continue to provide a platform for diverse voices and stories and expanding our reach on WatchFree+ allows us to do that on a larger scale.”

Vizio’s WatchFree+ offers millions of viewers access to hundreds of live and on-demand channels, including news, sports, and entertainment, all without the need for a cable or satellite subscription.

“We are pleased to welcome AfroLandTV to the WatchFree+ platform,” said Greg Barnard, Vizio director of content acquisition. “Their unique and diverse content is a valuable addition to the WatchFree+ programming lineup for millions of viewers.”

AfroLandTV’s live channel is now available on Vizio WatchFree+ on ch. 234.


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