How tech is driving the entertainment industry in Africa

• Bozza is an exciting new mobile and desktop platform for downloading and streaming music, video and spoken word content created by emerging and established artists from across AfricaThe Africa Technology Business Network will examine the latest developments, trends and opportunities in the African film and entertainment industry at the next event in London this week.

As Appsafrica.com have previously reported, mobile online streaming and downloads are the future of music in Africa. The music industry in Africa is being built on digital platforms such as Bozza and Spinlet while Nigeria’s SOLO are offering content-focused mobile devices.

According to Spinlet and iROKING online streaming and download services mark the future of music in Africa, particularly when these services are optimized for mobile devices – uptake of which continues to boom across the continent.

Best entertainment innovation in Africa?
Mobile entertainment is now a burgeoning industry across Africa and the Appsafrica.com Innovation Awards 2015  seeks to recognise the Best Entertainment Innovations in Africa with applications already flowing in from Africa and beyond.

The Appsafrica.com Innovation Awards 2015 celebrate the enormous growth in mobile, technology and entrepreneurship in Africa.

What is the role of technology in driving the growth in the industry and what are the challenges that still need to be overcome to enable Nigeria’s success to spread across the rest of the continent?

Speakers for the August 13th London event will bring different perspectives from the film, music, technology and media industries. To find out more and register for the event please click here.

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