Kwesé iflix, a game-changing digital entertainment platform in Africa, has been the focus of AfricaCom Africa's biggest telecom, media and technology event – this year winning the award for Best Digital Entertainment Innovation. The award was presented by the CEO of the Balancing Act, Russell Southward. The award honored pioneering service providers and operators who are leading the digital inclusion, connectivity and digital development on the African continent.
The winners were selected by an independent panel of industry experts who judged applications based on innovation, financial performance, technology, market leadership, and corporate governance.
Kwesé iflix CEO Mayur Patel commented: "We are honored to be selected as the Best Digital Entertainment Innovation, especially among a strong field of innovative offerings and industry players. Africa is one of the most dynamic, competitive and fast-growing regions in the world. As the mobile streaming entertainment industry evolves, innovation is critical to survival and growth. It's our deep dedication to innovation that allowed us to break free from the traditional VOD model and create a truly localized entertainment service for our local customers in each of our African markets. "
"The award is proof of the hard work and dedication of all our teams in the country.
Its collective focus on innovation and consumer engagement, to better serve our customers, aims to revolutionize entertainment on the African continent, "added Patel.
"AfricaCom continues to grow and with it the awards," said Tom Cuthell, AfricaCom's event director.
"I would like to thank everyone involved, our panel of judges who have rigorously examined the submissions, sponsors and partners for their continued support, and all companies that continue to show how they are dedicated to ensuring that Africa moves forward to digital
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