Kwesé iflix, a digital entertainment platform in Africa, has changed the focus of AfricaCom, the largest telecommunications, media and technology in Africa, earning this year's Best Innovation in Digital Entertainment. The prize was presented by CEO Russell Southward. The awards honored leading service providers and operators that lead to digital inclusion, connectivity and digital growth in the African continent.
The winners were chosen by an independent team of industry experts who judge the entries on the basis of innovation, economic performance, technology, market leadership and corporate governance.
Mayli Patel, CEO of Iflix, said: "It is a great honor that we have chosen as the best innovation in digital entertainment, especially between a strong field of innovative offers and industry players." Africa is one of the most dynamic, competitive and rapidly growing regions of the world.As the mobile entertainment industry continues to evolve, innovation is crucial for survival and growth.It is our deep dedication to innovation that has allowed us to get away from the tradition party VOD model and to create a truly local entertainment service for our local customers in each of our African markets. "
"The prize is proof of the hard work and dedication of all our teams.
Their collective focus on innovation and consumer commitment to better serve our customers aims to revolutionize entertainment on the African continent, "added Patel.
"AfricaCom continues to grow alongside the awards," said Tom Cuthell, director of AfricaCom.
"I would like to thank all of our stakeholders, our judges team, who has strictly scrutinized participations, sponsors and partners for their continued support, and all companies that continue to show how committed they are to ensuring that Africa goes digital
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