New Engagement Features Look to Unify Nigerians Abroad
July 6, 2016 – Washington, D.C. Channels 24, the UK’s African and international news channel and extension of Channels Television in Nigeria, one of Africa’s leading broadcasters, today announced the availability of their mobile video application, launched in partnership with AudioNow® Digital, and especially designed for the Nigerian diaspora.
The new official app with video is available on both Android and iPhones anywhere in the world and airs Channels 24’s live around-the-clock news, business, politics, sports, and entertainment programing. Now people anywhere in the world can access top programs including, The News@10, Sunrise Daily and Politics Today. Viewers in the U.K., normally tuning in on Sky Channel 575 from home, now have access on-the-go.
In addition to accessing live video, diaspora audiences can also submit audios, videos, photos and text direct to Channels-24, as well as receive programming updates and instant news briefs.
“We launched Channels 24 in an effort to deliver news and information that matters to Nigerians and Africans in the U.K., now in partnership with AudioNow, we are expanding our reach to even more Nigerians in the diaspora,” said John Momoh, Director and Founder of Channels TV.
“The Nigerian diaspora is one of the largest in the world, and widespread. Helping to expand Channels 24’s awards winning programming to this global audience is truly an honor,” said Elan Bluntinger, CEO for AudioNow.