Category Archives: premium

Discovery and Saudi Telecom Company enter a new long-term strategic partnership for discovery+ in MENA

stcs media arm, Intigral, will provide its Jawwy TV subscribers access to discovery+ content in a branded area and will also offer the full discovery+ service for 12 months when signing up for an a la carte add-on subscription. Discovery+s offering will include 4,000 hours of on-demand content featuring original and global shows such as [...]

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 [...]

DStv rolls out its streaming service without a decoder or satellite connection in South Africa

DStv has introduced its standalone streaming service where subscribers will have the opportunity to watch all channels via the DStv app, without a decoder or satellite connection. Announced earlier this year, DStv streaming enables existing and new subscribers to access content on their favorite device including smartphones, tablets, gaming consoles or smart televisions. DStv said [...]

MBC’s Shahid to launch new Original series ‘Nemra Etnein’ in MENA

MBC Groups streaming platform Shahid VIP will launch its new Original series Nemra Etnein on October 29. The streaming platform will release one episode weekly. The series is a pan-Arab romantic anthology, including eight episodes, each with an independent story containing different characters and a different theme or series of events. Nemra Etnein presents a different take on [...]

StarzPlay to provide free subscriptions to Jumia loyalty members in Africa

StarzPlay has inked a strategic partnership with e-commerce platform Jumia in Africa. As part of the collaboration, Jumia Prime members in Egypt, Morocco and Tunisia can now enjoy free StarzPlay subscriptions for three, six and 12 months, in addition to free shipping and additional discounts and rewards when shopping with Jumia. Introduced in June 2019, Jumia [...]

MBC’s Shahid to premiere Arabic horror movie ‘Bloodline’ in MENA

MBC Groups streaming platform Shahid will premiere Arabic horror film Bloodline on October 30 exclusively in the MENA region. Bloodline is produced by Film Clinic, a production house founded by the Egyptian producer and screenwriter Mohamed Hefzy and counts Majid Al Ansari and Gabi Antal as executive producers. The feature film, written and directed by Rami Yasin, [...]

SuperSport seizes exclusive rights to air Ethiopian Premier League matches

MultiChoice Group (MCG) has announced that its subsidiary SuperSport has seized exclusive rights to air Ethiopian Premier League matches. It is an exciting occasion to support Ethiopian football and its fans, and to show Multichoice Groups commitment to investing in Ethiopia and across the African continent. SuperSport adds Ethiopia to its portfolio of soccer properties, which comprises of the Zambian Premier League and the Premier Soccer League (PSL) [...]

Intigral to roll out new content on Jawwy TV this September in MENA

Intigral will release new titles this September on its leading platform Jawwy TV with an array of original Jawwy TV titles to exclusive Arab and Western films and series. On top of the September content list is the Original Jawwy TV series Darine which is the story of a family that discovers a mysterious relationship with a [...]