Tag Archives: Starz Play

Starz Play hits 1 million subscribers in UAE

Since its inception in 2014, Starz Play keeps growing and has reached 1 million subscribers in UAE. It has secured USD 125 million in three rounds of funding, from Starz/Lionsgate (40%), State Street Global Advisors (SSGA) (40%), and SEQ Investors, Delta Partners and founders/management (20%). Starz Play has tie-ups with global studios including MGM, 20th [...]

Starz Play Video on Demand available in Lebanon

Starz Play the video streaming service was introduced yesterday in Lebanon. The service is accessible at a price of $5.99/month and offers access to the services 10,000 hours of premium content with the ability to stream from several devices such as mobile, tablet, Smart TVs, PlayStation, Android TV, Apple TV and many other devices. The [...]

Starz Play launches in Iraq

Danny Bates, Co-Founder of Starz Play, has announced the launch of the TV Channel in Iraq. We have signed and partnered with Zain as our first launch partner. With over 15 million customers and the largest operator today in Iraq, it provides amazing access for customers to STARZ PLAY via direct carrier billing and other [...]

Starz Play is leading the video on demand market in MENA

Starz Play is leading the way with one million subscribers, with a market share of 24 percent within the online video subscriptions and 31.5 percent market share in the online video revenues in the MENA region. This means Starz Play has outdone its famous competitors such as Netflix and Amazon Prime.  In an increasingly competitive [...]

Starz Play to expand in South Africa

During his speech in the fiscal Q3 earnings call, the CEO of Lionsgate, Jon Feltheimer, declared Starz and Lionsgate could possibly plan international growth for the streaming platform. Furthermore, Feltheimer declared the combination would allow Starz to scale effectively across multiple territories with our existing partners with whom weve already launched and with new global [...]

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 [...]

Ooredoo TV to offer latest movies and series in MENA

The telecom operator in the MENA region offers exciting viewing experience, Ooredoos plug and play entertainment service enable users to build their own bundle, which can then be extended according to customer preference with 13 add-on packs. The Director of Consumer Sales of Ooredoo, Feras bin Abdullah Al Sheikh, said, We are very excited to [...]

Samsung introduces video-on-demand in MENA with Arabic content

Samsung is making its entrance into video-on-demand services in the Mena region, going into direct competition with Netflix in the Arabic content streaming section. The South Korean technology giant will collaborate with three ­regional video-on-demand providers like MBC Shahid, Starz Play and Weyyak, which already have a success in the region. The objective is to offer wide-ranging content in [...]