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Britannia to debut on Starz Play in MENA

British historical drama Britannia is set to debut on 19 January across the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) on Starz Play, at the same time the show is released in the US. The nine-part series charts the 43 AD Roman invasion of Britain, where they encounter Celtic warrior women and powerful Druids in their [...]

New deal for STARZ PLAY in MENA

STARZ PLAY’s new partnership will see its streaming application embedded directly onto LG Smart TVs. The fastest growing on-demand video streaming service in the MENA region, has announced its partnership with LG to embed its streaming application directly onto LG Smart TVs. Following the launch, the STARZ PLAY application has been mounted on selected LG [...]

Starz Play offered to Orange Egypt customers

Starz Play Subscription video-on-demand (SVOD) has agreed a partnership deal with telco Orange Egypt to offer its customers unlimited access to Starz Plays online video catalogue comprising around 6,500 hours of Hollywood movies, documentaries, childrens TV shows and US series. Maaz Sheikh, CEO of Starz Play, said The strategic partnership will offer Orange customers a [...]

Ooredoo subscribers to enjoy free trial of Starz Play

The popular Starz Play service will be available over the weekend to Ooredoo TV customers. The offer will be valid today, through to Sunday, and will be automatically available for the current Ooredoo TV customers even to those who are not subscribed to Starz Play. Existing Ooredoo TV customers can access the service by pressing [...]

Middle East VOD Starz Play raised $125m funding to boost content

Starz Play, the Middle East Video-on-demand service provider raised $125 million that will be used primarily to boost its content library. The two-year old company, which has attracted 700000 paying subscribers to date across Middle East North Africa. The funds raised from two new investors in the shape of the Boston-based State Street Global Advisors [...]

STARZ Play signed the deal with Warner Bros for premium content offer

STARZ Play, the video streaming service provider in MENA, has sealed a groundbreaking deal with Warner Bros International Television Distribution. The pact extends over several years with more than 6000 hours of entertainment, including 1800 hours of Arabic content and more than 2500 hours dubbed in French. Kicking off this month, the deal follows the [...]

STARZ Play acquires titles from 20th Century Fox

STARZ Play, the subscription video streaming service provider in MENA, has acquired an assortment of content from 20th Century Fox Television Distribution. The two companies sealed the deal and movies alongside series will be available in the 19 countries in the Middle East and North Africa regions where STARZ Play is accessible. The content collection [...]

STARZ Play Arabia strikes deal with Sonar Entertainment for the Middle East

Starz Play, the subscription video streaming service available in 19 countries across the Middle East and North Africa, has sealed the pact with Sonar Entertainment for the exclusive streaming rights of Taboo. It is an upcoming British television series which features Tom Hardy, who is also the co-creator and executive producer of the series. The [...]

Starz Play extends 4K content with more series  

  Starz Play, the over-the-top (OTT) service provider in MENA, revealed about enhancement of its 4K catalogue. It now includes the original series of Starz namely, Power and The Girlfriend Experience. Both series full seasons are available on a same-day-as-the-US basis. Power, an American crime drama television series, is produced by the rapper Curtis 50 [...]