Author Archives: Shana Rafter

Sony Music announced new partnership with StarNews Mobile in Ivory Coast

Sony Music and StarNews Mobile have partnered together to promote Ivory Coast-based artists and help to monetize their content. Marketing will be implemented by StarNews and its telco giant, MTN, through SMS and digital campaigns. The aim of the service is to target hard-to-reach audiences, creating a sustainable new income source. StarNews network provides a [...]

Maroc Telecom rebranded as Moov Africa

Moroccan telecommunications group, Maroc Telecom, have been rebranded as Moov Africa. The change is applied to 11 African countries and the company confirmed Gabon Telecom, MAURITEL, Moov Benin, Moov Centrafrique, Moov Cote d’Ivoire, Moov Niger, Moov Togo, SOTELMA-Mali, TIGO-Tchad will now operate under the new commercial brand Moov Africa. Managing Director Sidi Mohamed Naimi said, [...]

Spacetoon to premiere new original animation show in MENA

Spacetoon has revealed the new kids animation show, The Moshaya Family Animation which will be aired on Spacetoon TV and The Moshaya Family YouTube channel. Spacetoon has revealed that more than 50 experts have teamed up to prepare the first Spacetoon original show, which includes 13, 10-minute episodes. Commenting on the launch, the Commercial Director [...]

Discovery+ launched on StarzPlay in MENA

Discovery Inc. has announced a strategic partnership with StarzPlay to launch its SVOD service, Discovery+ across the MENA territories where StarzPlay subscribers can now have exclusive access to Discovery+ content across all StarzPlay platforms. These include lifestyle and relationships; home and food; true crime; paranormal; adventure and natural history; as well as science, tech and [...]

Anghami received major investment from Shuaa Capital

Shuaa Capital, leading asset management and investment banking platform in the MENA region, has invested in Anghami. We are delighted to have led the funding of Anghami. As a team, we have been working closely with Anghami, bringing our expertise in originating and structuring deals to bear in order to successfully complete this investment round, [...]

OSN launches Box of Wonders for the MENA region

OSN has launched a new product for its MENA views called Box of Wonders. This new product will ensure kids can browse the OSN platform safely without parental supervision and has also added exclusive catalogue with a range of premium content for children aged 12 and below. Box of Wonders will make use of AI [...]

Zain to partner with Atyaf Home Entertainment to bring OSN to Bahrain

Zain Bahrain has partnered with Atyaf Home Entertainment to provide its customers with OSN streaming subscriptions for a year. Zain Bahrain will enjoy complimentary access to Disney+ Originals, HBO, Paramount+, and others. Ammar Alketbi, Zain Bahrain Director of Consumer Marketing and Sales, said We always believe in ‘customer first’ and accordingly bring in seamless and [...]

Eros Now is now available through Apple TV in South Africa

Eros Now, leading South Asian streaming in Asia has made its content available through Eros Now Select via Apple TV across 11 countries including South Africa. Bollywood movies and Indian originals has made Eros Now Select an ideal online destination for South Asian diaspora worldwide to access the best video streaming experience. Ali Hussein, CEO, [...]