Toast to media practitioners at MultiChoice year end party
It was a weekend of celebration and recognition as leading video entertainment company, MultiChoice Nigeria, held a year-end party to appreciate the support provided by the media throughout 2018.
The event, which held at the MultiChoice headquarters in Victoria Island, Lagos, also served as a content showcase, taking a retrospective look at MultiChoice’s 2018 content roster whilst providing some insight into the organisation’s local and international plans for 2019.
Chief Customer Officer, MultiChoice Nigeria, Martin Mabutho said, “2018 was definitely a year to remember for us as we celebrated numerous milestones, including the incredibly successful Big Brother Naija: Double Wahala, end to end coverage of the FIFA World Cup, Premier League, UEFA Champions League, La Liga, Italia Serie A, which we brought back to our screens, and the launch of MultiChoice Talent Factory, our flagship investment initiative to train Africa’s future storytellers”.
Speaking further, Mabutho said MultiChoice and Africa Magic also celebrated 25 years and 15 years respectively of providing world-class international and local content to viewers across the continent.
“All these successes have been recorded because of the incredible support given to us by the media across all platforms. As is our tradition, we celebrate and recognize the incredible role they continue to play across the industries where we operate.”
He also gave a glimpse of what to expect in the coming year including local and international shows and blockbuster movies, best sports offering, telenovelas and exciting kids’ content. Value added services such as DStv Now app, ShowMax and BoxOffice would continue to be on offer from the company, he said.
Bisola Aiyeola of Big Brother Naija and winner of the trailblazer award at the 2018 AMVCAs hosted the event. Guests were treated to good music, food, drinks and games, which saw winners carting different prizes such as generators, kitchen devices and other consolation prizes courtesy MultiChoice Nigeria.
MultiChoice Africa is a leading video entertainment service provider with over twenty years’ digital television experience. The company provides premium video entertainment for subscribers in 49 sub-Saharan African countries and its adjacent Indian Ocean islands. For over two decades, MultiChoice has positively impacted the television production and creative industries while creating employment and empowering small businesses in related industries, from being the best provider of home video entertainment to launching on demand services – including Box Office, Catch Up, DStv Now and AMGO which truly meet the evolving needs of Africa’s tech-savvy consumers.