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 the environment, and a slate of high-quality documentaries.

Kasia Kieli, President & Managing Director EMEA at Discovery Inc, said: “The launch of discovery+ across MENA represents a major step toward adding 18 additional countries and territories to the global expansion of the platform, giving customers options to access the content that they love and have come to expect from Discovery.”

Maaz Sheikh, CEO and Co-Founder, STARZPLAY, said: “The unprecedented growth of online streaming has driven the need for compelling content that provides real value for subscribers. As the region’s pioneering and homegrown SVOD platform, we have been building in strategic partnerships to offer more online content and varied choices to our subscribers. We are confident that the discovery+ add on will be welcomed by the MENA audience and we look forward to growing this partnership further.”

Danny Bates, Co-founder and CCO of STARZPLAY, said: “As a leading regional video streaming service, our core strategic focus involves seeking out ways to drive customer satisfaction as we continue our growth trajectory across MENA. The decision to enter the content aggregation space adds to our proposition as a one-stop-shop for premium content, offering our subscribers quality, choice and convenience. Discovery offers the best-in-class real-life entertainment content portfolio and adding discovery+ to our offering continues to drive value to our platform.”

Discovery+ subscribers will enjoy new content line-up each month available for anytime, anywhere.