Tag Archives: MBC Group

VOD platform Shahid now available on TCL Android TVs in MENA

MBC Group and TCL Electronics have collaborated to offer MBCs video-on-demand streaming platform Shahid on all TCL Android televisions. Shahid is now available via its app across all TCL Android TVs, with existing users able to find the Shahid app either via the launcher bar (home screen) or download it through Google Play. Customers across [...]

Spacetoon and Shahid announced new streaming partnership

Spacetoon and Shahid have announced a new partnership that will bring Spacetoons exclusive and classic kids content to MBC Groups video streaming platform.  Spacetoon has a library of Arabic-dubbed works that has attracted more than 118m viewers across MENA. The partnership with Shahid is expected to help both parties reach a wider audience. Kamel Weiss, [...]

Shahid collaborates with Spotify for exclusive TV and music package in MENA

After rolling out a new version of its OTT platform Shahid in January, MBC Group has collaborated with Spotify to offer Shahid VIP subscribers with six months of Spotify Premium for free (subject to Spotifys eligibility criteria). The offer is available across all markets in MENA where Spotify is accessible. The new version of Shahid [...]

MBC Iraq to launch officially in February

MBC Group has announced the introduction of MBC Iraq, a family-oriented entertainment channel for Iraqi viewers. With the launch, the Group intends to boost its relationship with Iraqi audiences while also increasing and growing its offerings in MENA as part of its five-year vision. MBC Iraq will roll out with several Iraqi productions such as drama and [...]

Snapchat inks deal with 20 local media brands in MENA

Social media company Snapchat has inked new deals with 20 local media brands to publish its daily stories and shows in content channel known as Discover. The platform is boosting its presence in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region after opening an office earlier this year. The new collaborators include 7awi, Abu Dhabi [...]

MBC Group to roll out Farsi TV channel in MENA

MENA broadcasting company MBC Group will soon roll out a Farsi TV channel for the youth population which is a competitive media market. MBC Persia will introduce Farsi TV channel on Oct. 6, initially beaming subtitled and dubbed dramas, comedies, talent-spotting shows and Hollywood and Bollywood films. The broadcaster will begin to make exclusive productions for the general entertainment channel by [...]