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MTN launches first of its kind digital comedy platform

Comedy+ provides comedy contents in six categories; skit, animation, stand-up comedy, episodes, pranks and live comedy.

Alibaba at the launch of MTN's digital comedy platform - Comedy+ 

Subscribers can access these contents and keep up with their favorite comedians by downloading the app on their mobile phones from the respective app stores or by sending by sending COMEDY to 2100.

It is also available at http://comedy.mtnonline.com . An initial 1 month free access period is available upon first time download and log-in while subsequent access is subscription based.

Old comedy videos and skits from popular Nigerian comedians are available on the platform while upcoming comedians have the opportunity to build their fan base via the app by uploading their contents on it.

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The platform was launched at a convivial ceremony at Club Rumours in Victoria Island and it had in attendance, some of Nigeria’s finest witty minds such as Koffi, Saka, Nedu, Ushbebe, Emmaohmygod, Senator, Etinosa, Longmancomedian, MCShakara, Stillringing, Mark Angel, Monica Friday, Wofaifada, Josh2funny, Ebiye, Deeone, Bellokreb, Romeowj.

Pioneers of the comedy industry, Opa William and Ali Baba who attended the event were specially recognized with awards for their immense contribution to the growth of the comedy industry.

The award was presented by MTN’s Sales and Distribution Executive, Adekunle Adebiyi.

For the horde of comedians present at the event, Comedy+ is welcome initiative that will provide adequate exposure and reward for their talent.

They were all in agreement that Comedy+ is a befitting reward platform for their creativity that is coming at the time when the comedy industry needs coordination.

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