Category Archives: OTT / VOD

NBA All-Star Weekend 2019 live on Kwesé Free Sports

From 15-17 February, Kwesé Free Sports will air the most talked sports events on the NBA calendar, via Kwesé TV decoder and Kwesé iflix mobile app subscribtions and also Kwesé Play.  Basketball fanatics will enjoy a weekend of captivating events which kicks off on Saturday 16 February, with the Rising Star Game.  Any viewers who [...]

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 [...]

Amazon Prime now accessible on du

du customers can now stream unlimited Amazon Prime content to their devices for free for the first three months. It means shows like The Grand Tour, All or Nothing Manchester City, Band of Brothers and The Marvelous Mrs Maisel can be accessible.  Fahad Al Hassawi, deputy CEO du Telco Services, EITC, said: Our discerning customers [...]

Vodacom SA seizes live broadcast rights for the FA Cup 2018-2019

Vodacom has been granted live broadcasting rights for the FA Cup 2018-2019, a British football tournament, for Video Play, its video-on-demand service. The agreement will come into effect on January 26, when Video Play will broadcast five games. The details of the deal have not yet been given, but in addition to broadcast live and [...]

MultiChoice launches ‘Step Up’ Campaign on DStv and GOtv in Nigeria

MultiChoice Nigeria starts the new year with a brand-new offer Step Up for DStv and GOtv customers. As from Tuesday, 15 January till Monday, 15 April 2019 the Step-Up campaign will offer all active and disconnected DStv Compact, Family and Access customers the occasion to pay for an upgrade package and get an enhancement 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 [...]

Spotify rolls out premium promo package in South Africa

Spotify is offering a new premium subscription in South Africa. The new promo package is R5.99 ($0.42).  The pricing is available for three months, after which the subscription price will be R59.99, or $4.27 USD per month. Spotify also offers a free version, which includes ads, limited song skips, and no offline listening. The promo is only [...]

Lebanon VOD service Cinemoz rolls out ‘Moz Originals: The return of Arab imagination’

Cinemoz, Beirut based video on demand platform has rolled out Moz Originals: The return of Arab imagination, an original content channel exclusively to Arab genre and entertainment. The OTT start-up which introduced its free-to-view on-demand video service in 2011 will release an array of exclusive streaming content from November 30. The information was communicated on [...]

TelOne introduced DEOD Entertainment Service in Zimbabwe

State owned telecommunications company, TelOne, has inked a partnership with Discover Digital, to provide a streaming service called Digital Entertainment on Demand (DEOD).  The service has been launched on October 3. The service has been rolled out for public viewing in Borrowdale, Ster-Kinekor Movie House at Sam Levys Village. The DEOD service is offered with TelOne broadband [...]

Starz Play to offer the last season of Big Bang Theory in MENA

Starz Play, the subscription video-on-demand (SVOD) platform will offer an episode of the famous comedy each week. Furthermore, Starz Play will also provide subscribers a box set of the previous 11 seasons of the ten-times Emmy-award winning sitcom. Famous for flying the flag for geek culture, The Big Bang Theory shares the lives of Californian Institute [...]