MBC has inked a licensing partnership with Iwonder, Asia-Pacific’s fast-growing SVOD platform for exclusive documentaries and current affairs.
The deal will bring over 100 hours of factual films and TV shows to subscribers of MBC’s Shahid and Shahid VIP VOD platform.
Iwonder has more than 50 factual categories from climate change and crime, through to history and world affairs.
The deal with MBC marks Iwonder’s entrance into the MENA market.
The co-founder and CEO at Iwonder, James Bridges, said, “Our partnership with Shahid VIP, marks the beginning of a hugely exciting next phase of Iwonder’s mission to bring the best documentaries and factual entertainment from across the world.”
On the other hand, the chief content officer of Shahid, Jakob Mejlhede, stated, “These are exciting times for both companies, as partnerships like these ensure that our audiences are gaining access to the best content and stories from around the world. We cannot wait to show our loyal Shahid users just what’s in store.”