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MBC Group selects MediaGenix to manage on-demand, linear assets in MENA

Broadcast network MBC Group has chosen MediaGenix to run its broadcast management systems. Replacing its existing systems, MediaGenixs Whats On will oversee all of MBCs on-demand services and linear channels in a unified process. The Senior Manager Tech Ops of MBC Group, Aus Alzubaidi, said, After running multiple proof of concepts, we chose the [...]

MBC’s Shahid to premiere Arabic horror movie ‘Bloodline’ in MENA

MBC Groups streaming platform Shahid will premiere Arabic horror film Bloodline on October 30 exclusively in the MENA region. Bloodline is produced by Film Clinic, a production house founded by the Egyptian producer and screenwriter Mohamed Hefzy and counts Majid Al Ansari and Gabi Antal as executive producers. The feature film, written and directed by Rami Yasin, [...]

VOD platform Shahid now available on TCL Android TVs in MENA

MBC Group and TCL Electronics have collaborated to offer MBCs video-on-demand streaming platform Shahid on all TCL Android televisions. Shahid is now available via its app across all TCL Android TVs, with existing users able to find the Shahid app either via the launcher bar (home screen) or download it through Google Play. Customers across [...]

Spacetoon and Shahid announced new streaming partnership

Spacetoon and Shahid have announced a new partnership that will bring Spacetoons exclusive and classic kids content to MBC Groups video streaming platform.  Spacetoon has a library of Arabic-dubbed works that has attracted more than 118m viewers across MENA. The partnership with Shahid is expected to help both parties reach a wider audience. Kamel Weiss, [...]

Shahid collaborates with Spotify for exclusive TV and music package in MENA

After rolling out a new version of its OTT platform Shahid in January, MBC Group has collaborated with Spotify to offer Shahid VIP subscribers with six months of Spotify Premium for free (subject to Spotifys eligibility criteria). The offer is available across all markets in MENA where Spotify is accessible. The new version of Shahid [...]

MBC Iraq to launch officially in February

MBC Group has announced the introduction of MBC Iraq, a family-oriented entertainment channel for Iraqi viewers. With the launch, the Group intends to boost its relationship with Iraqi audiences while also increasing and growing its offerings in MENA as part of its five-year vision. MBC Iraq will roll out with several Iraqi productions such as drama and [...]