Dailymotion finally settles in Africa. The city of Abidjan will host the very first office of French society, which offers a platform for watching and sharing videos with various content: sports competitions, music festivals, sketches, political debates, fashion shows, live games. video…
On Dailymotion, 300 million users watch 3.5 billion videos each month.
The company was present at Discop Africa, the largest audiovisual content market in Africa, which ended on June 2, 2016 in Abidjan. Dailymotion therefore decided to stay. The office thus opened has a team dedicated to establishing local partnerships and detecting new web talents. Internet users will benefit from more local content. There are already some on the platform via Le Point Afrique, Jeune Afrique, Trace Africa, Africa 24, Afrik TV, Dim Sum Africa, Africa Film TV, RTI, Afrik Foot, etc.
Dailymotion is the umpteenth entity of the French group Vivendi which is deployed on the African continent. There is already Canal +. The Vivendi village project also arrives with its rooms dedicated to cinema and shows. Behind this large deployment of the Vivendi communications group is businessman Vincent Bolloré (photo), who is the chairman of the supervisory board.
Source: Agence ecofin