LAGOS, NIGERIA – SOLO Phone Nigeria has launched its new SOLO View app, an innovative film rental platform bringing a library of fresh Hollywood content, exciting Nollywood films, TV series and other great video content to Android devices in Nigeria.
Held at the Radisson Blu, celebrities (including the some of the cast of the film When Love Happens—coming soon to SOLO View) and distinguished guests got a first taste of the unique app experience. Guests were also invited to “Make a Movie with SOLO”—with some entertaining results. Available on all Android Smartphones and Tablets, SOLO View features a growing film catalogue of the latest Hollywood blockbusters straight out of the cinemas, as well as a fantastic selection of Nigerian content and movies. With SOLO View, users can download their favorite movies and television series for viewing at their convenience. The flexibility of the platform allows for entertainment to be everywhere for the SOLO View user. From dramas, to comedy, to action smash hits, SOLO View has a wide variety of content available.
With pocket-friendly pricing for the films—Movies can cost as low as N200 —SOLO strives to give its users the very best of entertainment, local and international. Hollywood movies can be rented for up to 48 hours from the first viewing, while Nollywood films can be rented for up to fourteen days.
“We are very proud to launch this exciting movies service as an excellent addition to our industry leading music service, SOLO Music. This affirms SOLO’s commitment to deliver the best digital content and services in Nigeria to consumers on the SOLO Platform,” said Dolapo Ajayi, Country CEO for SOLO Phone. “Nigerians love their movies, and this is a new way to put entertainment right at their fingertips. With SOLO View, more people can get fantastic access to a wide variety of a great catalogue of content that they can view at their leisure—no more waiting to get home to turn on the TV.”
Ready to tune in and download movies like Guardians of the Galaxy, 22 Jump Street and Maleficient? Or check out the latest videos from Jumai Shaba, Kayode Fahm and Sisi Yemmie? Click here to download the SOLO View app on your Android device from the Google Play Store.
SOLO View on Android Devices
Available for all Android devices, the SOLO View app is downloadable from the Google Play Store, or from SOLO HotSpots at select locations throughout the country. The easy-to-use app features a rotating and constantly updated library, with a mix of new and catalogue items that users can select.
SOLO View offers a flexible range of payment options including a mobile wallet enabled by Paga, MasterCard, Visa or Verve as well SOLO View Cards. Movies can be downloaded through Wi-Fi and mobile data, or at select SOLO HotSpot locations throughout the country where movies can be downloaded in a matter of minutes at no data cost.
SOLO is an experience-driven digital content and smartphone company focused on delivering the best content and services on the mobile platform to African consumers. SOLO was formed in 2012 by a group of highly experienced telecommunication professionals, led by Tayo Ogundipe, a Nigerian-born, former senior global executive with HTC and Sony Ericsson. The SOLO management team brings an unusual blend of global sector expertise and deep knowledge of African markets that enable the team to conceive and implement a market-leading, mobile consumer proposition uniquely suited to African markets.
Packaged with competitive data bundles from mobile operator partners, SOLO’s content and service offerings create a revolutionary, new customer-centred user experience, never before been seen on the African continent. For more information, visit www.gosolo.ng.