Category Archives: OTT / VOD

Ooredoo offers a more thrilling experience with Stream on HD

Ooredoo offers the new Stream On HD service entirely available for New Shababiah customers. Users can subscribe daily and access a world of unlimited HD content from providers such as YouTube and VIU. The service can be activated on the Ooredoo Oman App for a rate of 2.60 USD (OMR 1) daily. The Director of Consumer Sales at [...]

Ooredoo TV Go introduces YuppTV in Oman

YuppTV is now accessible on Ooredoo TV Go and on its Set-Top Box. YuppTV is the principal OTT platform for South Asians, and provides premium channels and the largest library of movies. Primarily introduced on Ooredoo TV as part of Ooredoos Asian Bundle, YuppTV offers Ooredoo TV Go subscribers access to more than 100 live [...]

Samsung and Zee to add Weyyak VOD service in MENA

Weyyak, Zee Entertainments first Arabic Video on Demand platform in the MENA region has partnered with top brand, Samsung Electronics SmartPack offering. The Weyyak app is now accessible only for Samsung TV users buying the new range of Samsung QLED series TVs, and UHD TVs with the Smartpack content integration. Smartpack consumers have access to various [...]

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 [...]