Category Archives: OTT / VOD

StarzPlay partners with Omantel to increase viewership

Omantel subscribers can now enjoy premium packages from Starzplay for six months, free of charge. As part of the deal, StarzPlay is now available via the telco operators home internet plan. Omantel subscribers with an average spend of $67 per month on the entertainment package can have access to StarzPlay complimentary for six months. However, those [...]

Dubai Airports partners with OSN to offer streaming service to travellers

Dubai Airports has partnered with OSN, the regions leading entertainment provider, to offer travellers at Dubai International (DXB) free access to OSNs new streaming app. Dubai International (DXB) welcomes passengers back following the reopening of scheduled flights, the collaboration has been settled to offer premium and exclusive entertainment to passengers on their journey through DXB. [...]

SVOD platform Showmax to provide SuperSport content in Africa

Showmax, the subscription video-on-demand platform in sub-Saharan Africa, has rolled out a new service which will include sports content from its sister company, pay-television broadcaster SuperSport in more than 40 countries in Sub-Saharan Africa. Showmax Pro will offer the existing Showmax entertainment service with music channels, news, and live sport streaming from SuperSport. Showmax Pro will [...]

Cartoon Network Arabia to air on Shahid VIP

Cartoon Network Arabia is the latest addition Live TV channel on Shahid VIP which is part of a new partnership between WarnerMedia and MBC. Cartoon Network Arabia is a pan-Arab childrens television channel aired for the Arabic audience in Middle East and North Africa. Cartoon Network includes dubbed exclusive programs like Girl Power, Ben 10, [...]

A+E Networks rolled out two digital offers on Viu in Africa

A+E Networks Africa expand its offer with two new digital brands namely Crime+Investigation Play and Lifetime Play on Viu platform in South Africa. This development mark also the debut for the launch of Lifetime PLAY. Nazarene Khan, A+E Networks Africa Regional Manager, said “launching Crime+Investigation Play and Lifetime Play is a fantastic opportunity to share [...]

Showmax is removing live news from its platform

In March, Showmax introduced live news services in Kenya. The service included international channels such as CNN International, BBC World News, Al Jazeera, Sky News, Euronews and Newszroom Africa, all accessible via the different platforms where Showmax is available. However, Showmax has recently announced the withdrawal of live news from its platform effective immediately. In [...]

Airtel TV to air new TV show in Nigeria

Airtel Nigeria in partnership with Trace Content Distribution has announced the launch of new TV drama thriller Living in Bondage: Breaking Free on Airtel TV platform. Produced by Charles Okpaleke, Living in Bondage: Breaking Free, has a great cast including Kanayo O. Kanayo, Kenneth Okonkwo and Enyinna Nwigwe, among others. Airtel is revolutionizing the television [...]