ABIDJAN, Ivory Coast, June 2, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- At 1st edition of DISCOP Abidjan, EBONYLIFE TV announces a strategic partnership with SUMMVIEW (http://www.summview.com) enabling the launch of a Premium multi-screen VOD platform. Thanks to this service accessible on mobile application (Apple Store, Google Play Store) and online platform (vod.ebonylifetv.com), EBONYLIFE TV offers African Diaspora users, the ability to access Africa-made on-demand content.

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"We at EbonyLife TV are very excited that our teeming audiences in the Diaspora can now catch up on EbonyLife TV on-the-go! With this Premium SVOD platform, EBONYLIFE TV expands its range of services and mobile applications and provides the African Diaspora subscribers, outside of Africa, an innovative offering of premium quality content made in Nigeria for the World. The "one stop shop" offer of SUMMVIEW allowed mastering the costs and securing the roll-out," said Ms. Mo Abudu, Executive Chairman and CEO of EBONYLIFE TV.

Denis PAGNAC, CEO SUMMVIEW: "SUMMVIEW is pleased to deploy its Premium VOD Platform for EbonyLife TV. SUMMVIEW's platform is designed to meet the specific needs of each client, allowing EbonyLife TV to propose its unique catalog of African content to a worldwide audience."

Distributed by APO (African Press Organization) on behalf of SUMMVIEW.


EbonyLife TV, Africa's first Global Black Entertainment and Lifestyle network, was launched on the 1st July 2013, to a pan-African audience, by a license agreement with Multichoice (DStv) Africa, Africa's largest Pay TV platform. The channel is distributed to 49 African countries. Ranked 24 out of a total of 137 channels on the platform, EbonyLife TV is focused at the African youth, aged 18 to 34, annually providing over 1000 hours of premium, original, and home-grown Anglo-African entertainment programming.

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Founded in 2012, SUMMVIEW (http://www.summview.com) is a company specializing in the development of applications and video services for smartphones, tablets, and its hybrid box Mobile/DVB-T.

In order to offer its customers (TV, Radio, movie studios, Telecom Operators, etc.) a white label solution, SUMMVIEW has set up an end-to-end infrastructure (Headend, encoding, storage, streaming, display) for an optimized distribution of live or on demand content.

Registered in France, SUMMVIEW offers services around the world, with a special focus on Africa. BBLACK, VIACOM, TRACE, France Media Monde, Moov (Etisalat) and MTN are among its customers.

About SUMMVIEW, visit: www.summview.com