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Trace Urban and Trace Sports Stars Are Being Offered For Free On Iflix

The SVOD platform Iflix has agreed to a partnership with TRACE, a youth media afro-urban entertainment channel, to provide two of its channels for free to iflix users globally. This collaborative effort is aimed at iflix’s younger audience.

iflix has two available premium channels, namely TRACE Urban and TRACE Sports Stars. TRACE Urban  gives an insight into common urban culture and music, showcasing the latest pop, hip-hop and R&B hits, and also exclusive interviews with celebrities, documentaries associated with urban artists and culture and magazine shows. TRACE Sports Stars, on the other hand, offers viewers an insight into the lives of local and global sports celebrities.

iflix is also looking to, In addition to the two channels, offer over 20 TRACE music playlists to the plan each month. Trace Urban, a French television network devoted mainly to urban contemporary music videos also features interviews of renowned artists, promoting their upcoming albums or concert tours along with airing music videos.

Laurent Dumeau, The group chief commercial officer of TRACE, said that TRACE’s mission is to promote and celebrate Afro Urban cultures and to bring them to the world, so their company is always excited to expand the reach of these channels to fans of Afro Urban culture in new territories and also in new markets.

On the other hand, Craig Galvin, iflix Global Director of Content, said iflix asserts its content strategy, and its constant focus on the mobile-first generation, with this latest content collaboration. Trace is a worldwide market leader in music and sports lifestyle programming and will serve to further increase and improve the Company’s growing music, sports and short-form offering aimed at the much desired GenZ and millennial demographic. Galvin went on to say that this new alliance would be instrumental in revealing the company’s commitment to serving the most exciting, culturally-relevant content to this quickly growing and incredibly influential group as part of the mission to deliver world-class formats to all subscribers around the globe.


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