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E-Vision and Egypt’s Etisalat Misr team up for new TV app

E-Vision, the streaming subsidiary of UAE-based Etisalat Group, has formed a partnership with Etisalat’s Egyptian mobile subsidiary Etisalat Misr to launch a new TV app that will provide English and Arabic movies, series and Ramadan productions to smart devices.

The prepaid streaming service, Etisalat TV,allows Etisalat Misr’s customers to watch Arabic movies and English language movies with Arabic subtitles. In addition, a wide range of series, programme and Ramadan productions will be made available on the app, which can be accessed via Android and Apple smart devices, platforms and Etisalat TV’s website. The company said that the service would will soon be made available on smart TVs.

E-Vision, which currently operates in the UAE, KSA, Egypt and Pakistan, providing TV and VOD services to mostly telecom operator partner companies, delivers its video services based on cloud technology.

“We are glad to be part of this strategic project showcasing our commitment to digital innovation and collaboration to bring the best in class content and entertainment to regional viewers across media platforms. This partnership reiterates E-vision’s commitment to provide high quality content allowing prepaid VOD operators to introduce special TV services and packages to their customers enabling operators to focus on their core business,” said Humaid Sahoo Al Suwaidi, CEO of E-Vision.

“The launch of Etisalat TV will give Etisalat Misr’s customers a unique experience enabling them to enjoy high quality content anytime anywhere on their smart devices.  This collaboration will allow E-vision to provide comprehensive solutions enabling Etisalat Misr to provide advanced solutions and features to all its customers. Etisalat Misr will now have access to prepaid TV service with over 109 TV channels and 13,000 VOD hours. Our partnership with Starz Play, MBC, Rotana, Fox, ART, Good News 4 ME and other leading service providers will give them a competitive edge in the Egyptian market.”