Tag Archives: Viu

Viu to roll out Original productions for Ramadan

Viu, a pan-regional OTT video service from PCCW Media Group, will launch six Viu Original productions on its platform for Ramadan this year.  The line-up comprises of Sultanet El Moez, Shahed Ayan, Gama Salem, El Khawabi and Reyah El Somoum, and will be streamed only on Viu during Ramadan, with one episode being released each day of the month. The 35-minute episodes will be full of action, [...]

Cairo International Film Festival partners with Viu to fund Egyptian short films

Viu, one of the leading entertainment streaming services in the MENA region, has partnered with the Cairo International Film Festival to launch a program encouraging the development and production of short films directed by emerging Egyptian filmmakers. This initiative is part of Cairo Industry Days, a segment of CIFF which, in its second round this [...]

SABC planning a “freemium “streaming service

The SABC is working on a pay-per-view streaming service in Cape Town to make accessible content available via a valid SABC TV license number as part of a “freemium” approach. Even though all television and radio services of the South African public broadcaster will remain free and freely accessible, the SABC has begun to create [...]

Viu to live-stream Openview’s News and Sport channel

The entertainment streaming service, Viu, has recently announced its partnership with eMedia Investments and Openviews News and Sport Channel.  The partnership will aim to provide viewers with live access to selected live Premier League games as well as current affairs. News and Sport is Openview’s most recent news and sport channel. The channel strives to [...]

Vuclip collaborates with Omantel to provide video services in Oman

Vuclip, a PCCW media company and the leading premium video-on-demand service provider for emerging markets, and Omantel, Omans first telecommunications company, have allied. Vuclip will provide Viu, its leading OTT video service, to Omantel mobile customers across the country. The collaboration comes as part of Vius expansion into the Middle East market. Through this partnership, Omantel will provide its mobile [...]

Viu partners with Zain in MENA

Viu is a leading OTT Video service by PCCW and Vuclip available in 15 markets partnered with Zain, the leading mobile network operator in Kuwait. Zain announced the availability of Viu to its customers. Viu will now be available to consumers through a carrier billing partnership with Zains managed service provider SLA Digital. With this [...]