For most people living in Africa, accessing YouTube is a painstakingly slow task given the slow speed of Internet connection on the continent. In an address to these challenges facing users with slow Internet connection, the YouTube has rolled out YouTube Offline.
As the name suggests, YouTube Offline is a new feature by the video sharing platform that allows users to save YouTube videos and view them later while they are offline.
Despite the widespread and fast adoption of smartphones across the African continent, the cost of Internet access remains restrictive to many people. More often than not, people can only find fast, reliable Internet at their place of work or established institutions, and would count yourself lucky if get the password to their Wi-Fi.
In such scenarios, users can go online to YouTube and save videos for offline view within the YouTube app on their smartphones. This feature is available for a selected number of videos, where users can tap the offline icon and view the video later on. The feature is currently available to users in Kenya, South Africa, Nigeria, and Ghana.
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