Category Archives: OTT / VOD

Rotana Media Group and Wide Khaliji announced new partnership deal

Rotana Media Group has signed a deal with Arabic Subscription SVOD platform, Wide Khaliji.  This long-term partnership will allow Rotana Media group to expand its Arabic content offering as it continues to deliver on its mission to entertain MENA audiences through Wide Khaliji.  Rotana Media Group’s award-winning TV channels including Rotana Cinema, Rotana Drama, Rotana [...]

Spotify to expand across Africa

Spotify has announced its expansion across Africa, in more than 80 countries including Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cabo Verde, Cameroon, Chad, Comoros, Ivory Coast, Djibouti, Equatorial Guinea, Eswatini, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Rwanda, Sao Tome and Principe, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra [...]

Shahid VIP to broadcast ‘Emilia Romagna Grand Prix’ across MENA

Shahid VIP will air the live matches of the Formula 1 season all in high-definition quality. Shahid VIP subscribers will be able to watch Emilia Romagna Grand Prix with English or Arabic commentary, from anywhere and on any device. Jakob Mejlhede Andersen, Chief Content Officer at Shahid commented: First, Formula-1 came to MBC Action; now [...]

STARZPLAY launches new add-on for Turkish content with BluTV

STARZPLAY announced the launch of a new add-on in partnership with BluTV, Turkey’s local subscription video-on-demand service. The service is globally available for all Turkish and Arabic speaking audiences. With this new partnership, STARZPLAY subscribers in MENA will have access to BluTV’s Turkish catalogue featuring popular local drama series, all dubbed in Arabic. We are [...]

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 [...]