ViacomCBS Networks International and OSN, the entertainment network has rolled out Paramount+, a premium streaming service that offers content from ViacomCBS brands, including Paramount Channel, Comedy Central, MTV and ViacomCBS International Studios and third parties. Paramount+ will be accessible in MENA only on OSN streaming app and OSN Live TV from September 1st, the service will be ViacomCBS’ first streaming service for youth and adults in the region.
The Senior Vice President Emerging Business of ViacomCBS Networks Europe, Middle East, Africa and Asia, Olivier Jollet, said “Paramount+ is an exciting new addition to ViacomCBS’ offering in the region and will provide the best content to audiences across the MENA region, through our ongoing relationship with OSN. The Paramount+ launch marks the beginning of our important streaming journey in the Middle East.”
On the other hand, Rolla Karam, Interim Chief Content Officer at OSN said, “Our extensive partnership with ViacomCBS is a testament to OSN’s continued commitment to digital transformation. Our strategy remains focused on keeping OSN at the forefront of digital innovation, further cementing our position as a leader in the delivery of world-class content. We are thrilled to offer Paramount+ to viewers in the region and are confident our subscribers will enjoy the highly-anticipated content available to them through this launch.”
Paramount+ will be the new home for Paramount Channel’s content in the region. Aligned with ViacomCBS Networks International strategy to build a meaningful branded presence in the streaming area while maintaining the leadership position in linear TV, Paramount Channel, currently available on OSN Set Top Box channel 34 in the Middle East, will change its screen beginning September 1 and move to Paramount+, to offer subscribers an even more diverse and high-quality portfolio, anywhere, at any time.
Paramount+ will offer content across a variety of different genres, including much-loved movies, first-run TV series, cutting-edge comedy series from ViacomCBS, all subtitled in Arabic and Telenovelas dubbed in Arabic as well as subtitled in English.
ViacomCBS service Paramount + will be available in the Middle East from September 1st 2020 only through the OSN streaming app for USD 9.50/month and OSN Live TV package.