Civil rights group AfriForum has launched its personal on-line video streaming service — AfriForumTV.
The service provides a handful of documentaries, information, present affairs, faculty sports activities, podcasts, way of life and youngsters’s programmes.
It additionally options normal leisure, such because the newly-released interval comedy De Kleine Griet.
These are all free to stream on-demand through the AfriForum TV web site or cell app.
AfriForum mentioned it created the platform to broaden the AfriForum group as a gathering place for on-line leisure and a “new voice” within the media world.
According to AfriForum CEO Kallie Kriel, the creation of AfriForumTV was a logical subsequent step towards AfriForum and the Solidarity Movement’s aim of building group self-reliance and unbiased establishments in a variety of areas in life.
“AfriForumTV currently offers an independent platform for new voices to convey a variety of messages and offer a wider choice to viewers,” mentioned Kriel.
Kriel mentioned AfriForum’s manufacturing homes have already produced quite a few high quality leisure sequence, present affairs programmes, youngsters’s programmes, and documentaries.
These will guarantee AfriForumTV launches with a “solid” programme providing whereas it produces new content material. It may also supply a platform will to exterior producers.
AfriForumTV joins a bunch of different small Afrikaans-focused streaming companies, together with Jou Afrikaans and MyTV Online.
It may also face off towards MultiChoice’s Showmax, which provides a variety of films and TV reveals from its Afrikaans kykNET and Via-TV channels on DStv.
Unlike many of those companies, AfriForumTV is free, with no month-to-month or once-off costs. There are additionally no advertisements.
AfriForumTV is offered through the online or an Android app downloadable from the Google Play Store. An Apple App Store launch can also be within the pipeline.
To start streaming content material, customers should create an account by offering their e mail tackle and cellphone quantity.
Streaming high quality is obtainable at as much as 1080p HD, whereas English subtitles are additionally obtainable for many reveals.
The screenshot under gives an outline of among the content material at the moment obtainable on AfriForumTV.