iROKOtv hopes to chill Netflix Africa plans (Infographic)

When Netflix announced its launch in Africa earlier this year, many assumed the $30 billion streaming juggernaut would steamroller local competitors on its path to global domination.

To the doomsayers, prospects appeared particularly bleak for the “Netflix of Africa” — iROKOtv, the Nigerian streaming platform which is currently the largest on the continent.

“Netflix is here to eat the food from the bowls of my children,” lamented iROKOtv Founder Jason Njoku in a blog post shortly after the announcement.

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