| | Shana Rafter | April 3rd, 2020
Disney+ content will be available for the first time in the Middle East and North Africa on regional pay television and online streaming service provider OSN as from April 9.Disney+ original catalogue will include hit show 'The Mandalorian', which will be available on OSN's pay television and online streaming services in 17 regional markets, including Egypt, Lebanon, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates. The online streaming service costs US$9.50 a month.“We’re delighted to strengthen our alliance with Disney to bring the magic of Disney’s storytelling to our loyal customers,” said Patrick Tillieux, CEO of OSN“Adding Disney+ Originals to our boxes and streaming services is a huge milestone for us and reinforces our commitment to offering premium content to our regional audience from only the most exceptional brands.“By making the ...

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