Are you looking for new ways to watch television content in Nigeria? Continue reading to familiarise yourself with the top streaming apps in the country today.
With streaming as the preferred way to watch television today, viewers in Nigeria can indulge in their favorite shows in more ways than ever before. But with so many apps to choose from, it can be impossible to know where to begin. Continue reading to familiarise yourself with the most popular apps for streaming in Nigeria.
UKTVNow is one of the country’s most popular streaming apps. With access to over 500 television channels in a wide range of languages, there is guaranteed to be something for viewers of all ages and interests on the app. Despite a focus on UK-based content, you can also filter shows based on genre, language, and type as well as stream live television online in real-time for little to no additional cost. The app already boasts over 3 million users and is only predicted to grow over time.
RedBox TV is home to over 2,000 television channels from over 60 regions in over 80 languages. With over 500,000 downloads so far, the app is fast becoming one of the most popular streaming platforms in Nigeria. The app also supports a wide range of media players so you can enjoy your favourite television shows whenever or wherever you may be. As well as entertainment, science, and comedy, viewers can also catch up on the latest sporting games and events and choose a winning team on their fave sports betting channel. With the option to curate a list of your most-watched television channels, you can relax knowing your favourite show is only ever a click away.
Nigeria Live TV
Nigeria Live TV is one of the most popular streaming apps in the country and one of the best ways to keep up to date with any current and breaking news on the go. With the option to stream from a variety of servers and download to your smartphone or device, users can watch their favourite television channel in real-time. Offerings include local news, sports, finance, business, technology, economy, travel, fashion, and politics as well as international entertainment from leading providers. The app can also be downloaded in several countries so you can stay informed at home or away.
Netflix is the most popular streaming app in Nigeria and even all over the world. It has over 1 billion downloads by users, 11 million positive reviews of 4.0 or higher. It focuses on high-quality, premium global movie content, ranging from Hollywood, Bollywood, Nollywood, among many others. Netflix is a premium streaming app that requires a monthly fee to watch. Unlike most streaming apps, viewers cannot watch by allowing ads.
IROKOTV is one of Nigeria’s most popular streaming video-on-demand platforms. As one of Africa’s first mainstream streaming platforms, subscribers can enjoy over 5,000 Nollywood, Bollywood, and Hollywood film titles. By accessing the app on a computer, users can stream an extensive catalogue of movies. Mobile users, on the other hand, can benefit from both streaming and downloading movies. As of 2015, the app only focuses on mobile-based streaming to cater to a growing market.
SOLO View is the brainchild of the SOLO mobile phone brand founded in Nigeria. It differentiates itself from other streaming apps in the region by focusing on movie rentals as opposed to movie downloads. As with Netflix, the variety of content on offer differs from location to location.
Streaming apps have taken over traditional forms of television viewing in a growing number of countries. As a result, a number of top apps are currently dominating the market in Nigeria. They include UKTVNow, Redbox TV, Nigeria Live TV, Netflix, IROKOTV, and SOLO View.