Tag Archives: OSN

Discovery Channel will premiere Wild Dubai on OSN

Wild Dubai scouts the vast often hidden wildlife of the largest city in the United Arab Emirates. The beauty of Dubai will be discovered through the traditions of camel racing and falconry, disclosing the influence of heritage on the commitment to preserve the wider environment and its wildlife. The Vice President & General [...]

OSN and Huawei ink new strategic IPTV partnership

OSN, the entertainment network inked a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Huawei, a global provider of information and communications technology (ICT) infrastructure and smart devices, to provide a turnkey IPTV solution which allows telecom operators to deliver a state-of-the-art TV experience along with premium content. This new partnership with Huawei is part of OSNs digitisation [...]

Disney XD shows available in Arabic now on OSN

Disney fans in the Middle East and North Africa will now be able to enjoy Disney XD programmes in Arabic thanks to the pay-TV network OSN. OSN has announced that shows will be available in Arabic, opening up the popular TV channel to a broader and more diverse audience. The announcement follows the exclusive release [...]

OSN shuts down Movies Festival channel

Subscribers across the Middle East were left with one less option for viewing indie and underground cinema with the unannounced closure of OSNs Movies Festival channel. The channel was launched in 2014 and provided a variety of international fare including regional TV premieres of films such as Hidden Figures and the Harry Potter spin-off Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find [...]

OSN collaborates with Zain Iraq to launch Wavo in Iraq

OSN, Dubai-based pay tv operator has signed a collaboration agreement with Zain Iraq to give Zain Iraq customers access to its online TV service, WAVO. Speaking about the agreement, Ali Al Zahed, CEO, Zain Iraq, declared, This partnership with OSN is complementary to Zain Iraqs strategy to drive our business and marketing operations towards new [...]

Sony Pictures renews OSN agreement in UAE

Dubai-based pay-TV operator OSN has renewed and extended its links with Sony Pictures Networks (SPN) for transmission rights over the MENA region. SPNs agreement sees its channels Sony Entertainment Television, Sony MAX, Sony MIX and Sony SAB TV extended to include OSNs south-Asian Pehla bouquet and now in HD. As part of the renewed [...]

OSN brings Disney Movies channel in UAE

OSN, the pay television network, has added a new channel for Disney lovers. OSN Movies Disney HD will show animations, live-action features, classic Disney films and new titles, starting on March 1. It is the first co-branded Disney channel in the Middle East and North Africa, and only the fourth such channel in the world. [...]

Netflix and OSN partner up for distribution in MENA

Netflix the SVOD giant partnered with Dubai-based pay-TV OSN in Middle East and North Africa. This unusual deal marks the U.S. streaming giants first partnership in the MENA region. The agreement between the two companies will see OSN subscribers accessing Netflix content across the Middle East and North Africa. A new OSN set-top-box service will be launched before the third quarter through [...]