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 services. With a population of over 38 million people, this is a major expansion in our growth across MENA and Pakistan. More exciting news on our expansion plans to come soon,” Bates added.
Starz Play presently are the largest market share in the MENA region with 23.97% subs followed by Shahid at 21.69% and Netflix at 18.39%, according to a 2018 IHS Market Report.