Category Archives: OTT / VOD

SABC rolls out 24-hour sports channel

Public broadcaster SABC has officially introduced its 24-hour sports channel with exciting and compelling sports content via free-to-air broadcasts and online streaming. The channel had its soft launch on 15 April 2021 and is now available on SABC digital TV broadcasting, Openview channel 124, and the TelkomONE streaming service. The Sport General Manager of SABC, [...]

Netflix to release new season of Saudi animation series ‘Masameer County’

Netflix will release the new and exclusive season of the Saudi animation series titled Masameer County. It is considered as a new season and not a continuation of the previous seasons of Masameer County. The eight-episode series will be accessible exclusively on Netflix on July 1, 2021. The latest drop comes as part of Netflixs [...]

Friends: The Reunion to launch on OSN in the MENA region

OSN announced that one of the years most anticipated TV events; Friends: The Reunion will be available on its platforms. OSN subscribers can enjoy watching the reunion, titled The One Where They Get Back Together the same time as the world release. The shows six stars Jennifer Aniston, Lisa Kudrow, Courteney Cox, Matt LeBlanc, Mathew [...]

Netflix and Abu Dhabi TV launched second season of the ‘The Platform’

Netflix and Abu Dhabi TV have rolled out the second season of The Platform, a UAE-produced series, which rose to the global streaming platforms popular list within two days from its launch. The series first season was launched in September 2020 across global streaming platform Netflix, making it the first-ever UAE production to be air on [...]

Vodacom offered six months’ free Amazon Prime Video membership in South Africa

Vodacom South Africa is offering a six-month free membership of Amazon Prime Video to all new, existing and upgrading contract customers. The launch offer is also available to prepaid and top-up customers who have spent a minimum of ZAR 150 with the operator in the past 30 days. On top of the free subscription, there [...]

Showmax subscribers outside Nigeria can stream Season 6 of Nigerian Idol

Fans of the popular singing competition Nigerian Idol will be able to livestream Season 6 in the United Kingdom, Australia, New Zealand and across the African continent. Speaking about the decision, Yolisa Phahle, MultiChoice Group CEO for Connected Video and General Entertainment, says, Nigerian Idol is one of the biggest shows in the country. While [...]

StarzPlay extends its partnership with Huawei Video in MENA

Huawei Video, the regions growing subscription video-on-demand (SVOD) service, has widen its collaboration with StarzPlay, a regional SVOD provider, to provide up to 63 percent discount on StarzPlay packages on Huawei Video for consumers in Saudi Arabia, the UAE, Kuwait and Oman. Accessible to new and existing subscribers between March 1-31, the packages provide more [...]