Viu travels to the Middle East region

Viu, the OTT service of Vuclip (a PCCW Media company) is making its way in the Middle East region. It will be available in United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Kuwait, Oman, Bahrain, Egypt, Jordan.

Content will be based on cinema, TV and music from the Arab world, Bollywood and Hollywood and Philippines. Users will have access to tens of thousands of hours of local, regional and premium entertainment, built on Vuclip’s patented Dynamic Adaptive Transcoding technology™ to offer viewers a “buffer free” viewing experience.

Users will largely benefit from Viu in the sense that they will have unlimited downloads and streaming of all content on the mobile app. Diverse entertainment options are available as well for personalizing their viewing experience.

Sherif Dahan, Regional Director for Middle East, Vuclip, commented: “We are excited to introduce Viu to the Middle East and extend to our viewers a unique platform to enjoy premium on demand content on their choice of device and network. We’ve been in the mobile video business for nine years and that has given us a lens into viewer insights that is unparalleled”.

Further, he said: “The Middle East is home to a diverse population and our mission is to curate the most compelling and popular content from across the world. We look forward to an exciting journey as we bring new ideas to life and offer viewers a whole new experience in entertainment”.