Next Media’s Afro Mobile app is now a paid subscription service
Multimedia company Next Media makes its Afro Mobile app a paid subscription service, just like Netflix or any other media streaming platform. Next Media has grown from a TV station to three TV stations, web products, an online news portal, a radio station and a media production era. The Naguru-based media house has introduced this paid tier for its app in a bid to establish additional revenue streams besides advertisements and endorsements.
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From breaking news to on-demand videos, live streams, music, sports, lifestyle and entertainment, the Afro Mobile app aims to fill this gap in local and international content. With over 500,000 downloads on the Google Play Store alone, the app comes with plenty of channels, some native to Next Media and some from other media.
The Afro Mobile App subscription gives users exclusive access to features at multiple prices and durations. Users can cancel at any time, pay for low-cost subscriptions, and enjoy unlimited viewing on all devices as long as they’re signed in with the same email address.
To access the streaming app, you will have three options to subscribe, so in addition to the data plan you buy, users will also have to part with 5,000 UGX for a month, 1,500 UGX for a week, and 500 UGX for day access. So, based on your usage, subscribers can choose what works best for them.
How to subscribe to Afro Mobile App services
After updating to the latest version of the app, users will select which level they wish to subscribe to. They will be presented with the wallet option allowing payment by VISA or MasterCards, Paypal and Mobile Money. We only tested the VISA service and the Mobile money service and as you can see below, the former was not working at the time of writing this article.
I was disappointed that I couldn’t use my card so I resorted to the Mobile Money option which worked. Afro Mobile app uses DPO think payments is a business that lets customers choose at checkout by accepting credit cards, mobile money, and more. allowing a fast, secure and easy online connection. Payment Processing. This helps support multiple countries that use mobile money, including; Uganda (MTN and Airtel), Kenya (Safaricom MPESA and Airtel), Tanzania, Zambia, Rwanda and Ghana. I subscribed to monthly level UGX 5000 and after pressing the PAY button I was prompted with the mobile money operator menu to enter my Mobile Money PIN, it worked successfully.
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