Royal Media Services (RMS) video on demand service, Viusasa is on its death bed a year after its introduction into the market.
Sources privy to the information say that the Sh20 daily subscription service might not make it past July following unfair terms of agreement between the producers and Viusasa.
It is said that content creators take home a meagre 40 per cent of the revenue generated with the company pockets the rest (60 per cent).
While it is true that some content creators are yet to receive their dues, some have over the past year made between Sh400 and Sh16,000.
The content aggregate company, headed by George Waititu, formerly of Ipsos Synovate is also accused of hiring an inexperienced Head of Department Esther Mukima. She was before joining Viusasa a production assistant and then moved to Zuku where she was relieved of her duties due to non-performance.
Kahawa Tungu has also learnt that the Assistant Manager Viviene Males quit her job late last year. She claimed that the company lacked a well thought out business model.
The platform has been widely advertised and has seen local artists sign up including Comedian Daniel Ndambuki, Uganda’s Anne Kansiime, NaiBoi among others.
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