Category Archives: OTT / VOD

StarzPlay brings Japanese anime to MENA

StarzPlay has signed a multi-year agreement with Japanese anime providers TV Tokyo, adding over a thousand episodes of anime content to its library for subscribers across the MENA region. Maaz Sheikh, co-founder and CEO StarzPlay, said: Our partnership with TV Tokyo to bring some of the most popular anime series establishes Starzplay as the true [...]

Molotov to expand its footprint in seven French-speaking African countries

French startup Molotov offers an OTT TV streaming service in France with live TV, premium channels, a cloud DVR and on-demand content. Even though the service has been able to attract 13 million users in France, it has yet to expand to other countries. Molotov is willing to expand its footprint this year with a dozen countries [...]

MultiChoice Group selects Metrological to deliver premium OTT services on DStv

Sub-Saharan African video entertainment company MultiChoice Group will collaborate with Metrological to deliver premium OTT services on DStv. The deal will see Metrological be responsible in bringing MultiChoices premium OTT services, international apps and localized content to subscribers across Africa on its new Explora Ultra set-top box and its new Streama OTT platform. MultiChoice Group [...]

Cartoon Network Arabic marks its tenth birthday with local content in MENA

Cartoon Network Arabic marks its tenth birthday with an array of local content and classic shows consisting of Dexter, Fosters Home for Imaginary Friends & Courage the Cowardly Dog, along with a competition for kids. Viewers will be able to enjoy ten back-to-back episodes of Ben 10, Tom & Jerry and the CN Tubers on Cartoon Network Arabic. Cartoon Network [...]

OSN collaborates with Abu Dhabi Police to fight television piracy

OSN is collaborating with the Abu Dhabi Police to fight television piracy, which resulted in a raid of three shops located in the main satellite market in Electra Street, Abu Dhabi. Around 202 pirate devices were seized, three individuals arrested and three shops closed. The raid followed OSN using market intelligence which they shared with [...]