Tag Archives: StarzPlay

STARPLAY to host first-ever ‘Disney Princesses Eid Family Festival’

STARZPLAY is bringing the world of Disney to everyone at home with the first-ever Disney Princesses – Eid Family Festival. The festival will start from Saturday, May 23, where subscribers can enjoy the long holiday accompanied by their favourite Disney characters from the comfort of their homes. Khaled Benchouche, SVP Programming and Acquisitions at STARZPLAY [...]

StarzPlay partners with Zain to increase subscriptions in Saudi Arabia, Kuwait and Iraq

StarzPlay has collaborated with Zain, the mobile communications and data services provider in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA), to give even easier payment options for existing and would-be subscribers. StarzPlay will boost customer acquisition through Direct Carrier Billing (DCB) integration, having agreements with Zain in three countries  Saudi Arabia, Kuwait and Iraq. This also [...]

StarzPlay announces long-term deal with Warner Bros

Dubai head quartered SVOD streaming platform, StarzPlay has announced a multi-year deal with Warner Bros. The deal enables StarzPlay to bring new and exclusive content franchises to the platform as well as expand existing ones for its one million plus subscribers across MENA.   Maaz Sheikh, Co-founder and CEO, StarzPlay said: We have enjoyed a [...]

StarzPlay collaborates with Fremantle to bring premium dramas in MENA

The collaboration will offer an array of exclusive dramas to audiences including Baghdad Central and The Luminaries on StarzPlay in MENA. Subscription video on demand (SVOD) service StarzPlay has partnered with production and distribution company Freemantle to ensure it stays as the leading platform in the delivery of content. The contract comprises Fremantles Euston Films [...]

StarzPlay teams up with podcast specialist Finyal Media

StarzPlay, the SVoD service, has partnered with Finyal Media, the Arab production company in MENA specializing in podcast creation, to produce a series of podcasts in Arabic. The announcement follows StarzPlay’s growing focus on producing Arabic content on multiple digital media, after also announcing its first series of original content earlier this month. StarzPlay will [...]

Starzplay inked a deal with Asiacell in Iraq.

The leader SVOD Starzplay signed an agreement with the telecommunications company Asiacell in an attempt to target the Iraq market. The agreement will allow subscribers to the operator’s “unlimited” monthly plan to have access to the streamer at no additional cost. In total, Asiacell reaches 99% of the Iraqi population and has a total subscriber [...]