Africa holds the world record for the number mobile phone users, with 93% of the population having access to a mobile phone and the sector contributing $55.8 billion to the Sub-Saharan GDP. There is also a real interest in the media sector with numerous television channels geared towards the African market.
Launched in 2014, A+ is a new channel from Canal+ that is 100% dedicated to Africa. Backed by a Pan-African team, it represents the group’s ambition to invest with local stakeholders to expand the cultural industry in Francophone Africa.
Tonjé Bakang is the founder of Afrostream, a start-up launched in 2015 whose aim is to become a top contender in the African audiovisual content market.