DStv, Multichoice, IrokoTV and Nollywood could win over Netflix — Quartz


Netflix seems determined to change how the whole world watches TV, not only through streaming and binge-watching, but by creating smart content that local audiences can identify with and pay for. Africa, however, doesn’t seem to be on Netflix’s plan for global TV domination.

In Australia, the streaming service is producing its first original local series, the supernatural crime drama Tidelands and are co-producing The Let Down. It’s also introducing a new generation of global viewers to the joys of K-dramas—one season South Korean series that excel in the close-up shot of a stare-down. Then in India, Netflix announced plans to create big-budget original television series that would bring Bollywood’s rich cinematic culture to India’s lacking TV culture.

So where is Netflix’s…

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