Netflix selects Spectranet for first server deployment in West Africa

L-R: Account Director, Lowe Lintas, Hycent Nwabuisi; Chief Executive Officer Spectranet 4G LTE, David Venn; Head of Marketing, Spectranet 4G LTE, Mike Ogor; at the Spectranet Netflix launch of First Netflix Server in West Africa.

L-R: Account Director, Lowe Lintas, Hycent Nwabuisi; Chief Executive Officer Spectranet 4G LTE, David Venn; Head of Marketing, Spectranet 4G LTE, Mike Ogor; at the Spectranet Netflix launch of First Netflix Server in West Africa.

Netflix, the World’s leading Internet TV service and Spectranet, Nigeria’s leading 4G broadband service provider, today announced the deployment of one of the first dedicated Netflix servers in Africa. This high capacity server will hold the entire Netflix content library, in Lagos, providing Spectranet’s customers with the best possible video streaming performance. This solution offers faster delivery in a cost effective way.

Mr David Venn, CEO of Spectranet, said “because we focus on providing families with an excellent and affordable broadband service, this partnership with Netflix means that our customers will be able to enjoy the very best TV experience available in Nigeria. We are honoured that Netflix has selected Spectranet for one of its first deployments in Africa and the only one in West Africa.”

L-R: Account Director, Lowe Lintas, Hycent Nwabuisi; Chief Executive Officer Spectranet 4G LTE, David Venn; Head of Marketing, Spectranet 4G LTE, Mike Ogor

L-R: Account Director, Lowe Lintas, Hycent Nwabuisi; Chief Executive Officer Spectranet 4G LTE, David Venn; Head of Marketing, Spectranet 4G LTE, Mike Ogor

Netflix offers a new way of watching TV, giving its members the ability to enjoy TV series and films when, how and where they want with seamless, instant access across TVs, tablets, smartphones, game consoles and computers. Netflix offers a great entertainment experience with many titles available in high-definition with Dolby Digital Plus 5.1 surround sound and some in Ultra HD 4K and HDR.

With fast.com, a simple-to-use website that helps people see how fast their Internet connection is, whether on mobile or broadband – Netflix offers an independent tool that consumers can use for greater insight and control of their Internet service.

People in Nigeria can try Netflix for free for one month by signing up at www.netflix.com.

About Spectranet
Spectranet is Nigeria’s leading broadband network operator and uses the latest 4G LTE technology to deliver fast and affordable Internet service to families and businesses. Current coverage includes; Lagos, Abuja, Ibadan and Port Harcourt. Spectranet has won many awards including the recent “Broadband Company of the Year, 2016” awarded at the Nigerian Telecom Awards ceremony.