Category Archives: OTT / VOD

Showmax launched live sports streaming in South Africa

Showmax has launched a live sport streaming trial in South Africa, allowing select users to watch live sport on the platform. It has also added pre-recorded sport content to its platform. The available contents are, Live South Africa ICC Cricket World Cup games, SuperSport magazine and talk shows, extended highlights, selected live professional and amateur [...]

Amazon Prime now available in United Arab Emirates

Following the launch of Amazon.ae at the beginning of May, Amazon has announced the launch of Amazon Prime in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). Prime is Amazon’s premium membership program which is available in more than 100 million paid members in 17 countries, offering a combination of shopping and entertainment benefits tailored to each country. The [...]

StarzPlay available on TCL televisions in MENA

TCL recently announced that Middle East streaming video service StarzPlay’s app is now offered in all TCL smart TVs supported by Android. TCL is a global television manufacturer and a leading consumer electronics brand. StarzPlay will be preloaded of TCL TVs supported by Android so that everyone can enjoy the lastest movies and TV shows. Furthermore, subscribers [...]

Netflix to offer 4 Arab productions during the Ramadan season

The online streaming company recently declared that four Ramadan productions with be available on its platform for the first time in its history. Episodes will be available on Netflix, in line with how regional television networks screen the shows. Netflix MENA’s official Twitter page officially shared the names of the Ramadan series that will be accessible [...]

Ooredoo offers a more thrilling experience with Stream on HD

Ooredoo offers the new Stream On HD service entirely available for New Shababiah customers. Users can subscribe daily and access a world of unlimited HD content from providers such as YouTube and VIU. The service can be activated on the Ooredoo Oman App for a rate of 2.60 USD (OMR 1) daily. The Director of Consumer Sales at [...]

Discovery and BBC launch new OTT in 2020

Discovery and BBC Studios announced they will launch a new OTT SVOD worldwide, scheduled for 2020. Both business ran a 10 year-agreement valued at USD 400 million, in which Discovery acquired an extensive list of contents from the British company. The acquisition includes the BBCs franchise rights – such as Planet Earth and Blue Planet [...]

Ooredoo TV Go introduces YuppTV in Oman

YuppTV is now accessible on Ooredoo TV Go and on its Set-Top Box. YuppTV is the principal OTT platform for South Asians, and provides premium channels and the largest library of movies. Primarily introduced on Ooredoo TV as part of Ooredoos Asian Bundle, YuppTV offers Ooredoo TV Go subscribers access to more than 100 live [...]

Samsung and Zee to add Weyyak VOD service in MENA

Weyyak, Zee Entertainments first Arabic Video on Demand platform in the MENA region has partnered with top brand, Samsung Electronics SmartPack offering. The Weyyak app is now accessible only for Samsung TV users buying the new range of Samsung QLED series TVs, and UHD TVs with the Smartpack content integration. Smartpack consumers have access to various [...]

NBA All-Star Weekend 2019 live on Kwesé Free Sports

From 15-17 February, Kwesé Free Sports will air the most talked sports events on the NBA calendar, via Kwesé TV decoder and Kwesé iflix mobile app subscribtions and also Kwesé Play.  Basketball fanatics will enjoy a weekend of captivating events which kicks off on Saturday 16 February, with the Rising Star Game.  Any viewers who [...]

Starz Play now on Ooredoo TV

  The best of Hollywood, Bollywood and childrens entertainment will now be available through Ooredoo TVS set up box. Customers can enjoy video on demand with Ooredoo TV in the comfort of their homes. For as little as $15 a month with no lock in contract, customers can subscribe to a family bundle which include [...]