Category Archives: OTT / VOD

BluTV and Discovery sealed new strategic partnership

Discovery has agreed to invest in BluTV, largest local subscription video-on-demand service which is available to all Turkish and Arabic speaking viewers. Since its launch in 2016, BluTV showed a strong growth all because of its focused on original content and technology. The strategic partnership will make BluTV the home of all content from Discovery [...]

Abu Dhabi Media partners with STARZPLAY to live-stream UFC events in MENA

Abu Dhabi Media, the UAEs public service broadcaster, and STARZPLAY, the regions subscription video on-demand service, announced a strategic collaboration to live-stream UFC events across the Middle East and North Africa (MENA). The partnership comes ahead of UFC Fight Islands return to Abu Dhabi from January 16th, and the awaited bout between UFC superstar Conor McGregor [...]

beIN Sports to air Australian Open 2021 men’s qualifying in MENA

beIN Sports will air the 2021 Australian Open mens qualifying on its OTT service beIN Connect for its subscribers live from the Khalifa International Tennis and Squash Complex in Doha, Qatar. Since the pandemic started, Qatar has gradually become the COVID-safe sports hub, with an array of major international events and tournaments relocating to the [...]

Showmax and CANAL+ announce first Kenyan Original series

Showmax and CANAL+ have begun production on Crime & Justice, a gritty police procedural and legal show set in Nairobi. Crime & Justice features a heavy-weight cast with Sarah Hassan (Plan B, How to Find a Husband) and Alfred Munyua (Poacher, The First Grader, Sense8) starring as Makena and Silas, the two detectives at the [...]

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 [...]

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, [...]