Category Archives: OTT / VOD

StarzPlay to air V10 R-League sim racing extravaganza in MENA

StarzPlay, BT Sport and ESPN are collaborating to broadcast the V10 R-League, a new sim racing series that will see Rachel Stringer, Nicolas Hamilton and Ben Daly compete among other sim racing stars. The esports and gaming solutions provider Gfinity and Abu Dhabi Motorsport Management (ADMM) have announced distribution agreements for its new virtual racing [...]

MBC partners with Iwonder to bring 100 hours of movies & TV shows to Shahid in MENA

MBC has inked a licensing partnership with Iwonder, Asia-Pacifics fast-growing SVOD platform for exclusive documentaries and current affairs. The deal will bring over 100 hours of factual films and TV shows to subscribers of MBCs Shahid and Shahid VIP VOD platform. Iwonder has more than 50 factual categories from climate change and crime, through to [...]

OSN seals multi-year partnership with Vodafone Egypt

OSN has inked a multi-year partnership with Vodafone Egypt to offer the OSN streaming app to all Vodafone subscribers. Subscribers to the postpaid Vodafone Red plan will have complimentary access to the OSN streaming app. Vodafone subscribers with lower plans will have the opportunity to subscribe through direct carrier billing, with special offers on the [...]

Viu to roll out Original productions for Ramadan

Viu, a pan-regional OTT video service from PCCW Media Group, will launch six Viu Original productions on its platform for Ramadan this year.  The line-up comprises of Sultanet El Moez, Shahed Ayan, Gama Salem, El Khawabi and Reyah El Somoum, and will be streamed only on Viu during Ramadan, with one episode being released each day of the month. The 35-minute episodes will be full of action, [...]

Netflix introduces new parental control features

With a change in the streaming pattern of its audiences, Netflix has introduced new parental controls that let users see what their kids are watching. Individual series or films can be blocked by title, so they wont show up on the kids profile. These changes take effect for customers in all 190 countries where the [...]

Netflix brings two Nigerian TV series on its streaming platform

After years of acquiring Nigerian movies, Netflix is now offering Nigerian TV shows on its streaming platform. These latest additions join Obi Emelonyes “Crazy, Lovely, Cool” and Ebonylife Films “Sons of Caliphate.” Netflix has picked up two Nigerian TV shows Fifty and Castle & Castle. The series Fifty is set in Lagos, the TV show follows four women at [...]

CNN Brasil tendrá plataforma de TV Everywhere

CNN Brasil anunció a través de una publicación en sus redes sociales oficiales que contará con una plataforma de TV Everywhere, denominada CNN Brasil GO. El canal de noticias será lanzado en el país el 9 de marzo próximo y,  desde el anuncio de su lanzamiento, se anticipó que la señal sería un canal de [...]

Esporte Interativo Plus entra para o catálogo da Guigo TV

Guigo TV e Turner assinaram uma parceria para que, a partir de fevereiro, a programação dos produtos digitais da Turner passem a fazer parte dos pacotes disponíveis para os usuários da plataforma de TV por assinatura via internet. Estes poderão desfrutar conteúdos do Esporte Interativo Plus (EI Plus) como os jogos da Champions League, jogos [...]

Thebe invest in Discover Digital platform in South Africa

Thebe Investment Corporation, one of SAs oldest black asset managers, has bought a controlling stake in video streaming company Discover Digital. Discover Digital provides digital media services such as video-on-demand (VOD) and television content. It also offers business-to-business services such as multimedia software development and IT support, and has a fintech division that offers payment [...]