Zain iflix SVOD JV launches in five MENA markets

Kuwait-based Middle East service provider Zain has launched OTT TV service iflix Arabia across five of its eight key markets in the region. The subscription video-on-demand service, a joint venture between Zain and Asian SVOD player iflix, is initially available in Kuwait, Bahrain, Iraq, Jordan and Sudan. Zain said that the service would be launched […]

Iflix expands into MENA

South-East Asian SVOD provider Iflix has expanded into the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region with launches in eight territories. The service is now available in Saudi Arabia, Jordan, Iraq, Kuwait, Bahrain, Lebanon, Egypt and Sudan, broadening Iflix’s footprint to a total of 18 countries. The firm has also established a new regional headquarters for […]

Jordan’s Roya TV taps VSN for VOD and live-streaming

Jordanian public channel Roya TV has launched a video-on-demand and streaming service using technology from Spain-based VSN. Roya TV has tapped VSN to manage and deliver content in a multiplatform work environment, including VOD and live streaming of its programming. The Jordanian TV channel, a customer of VSN since 2011, is using VSN’s VoD and streaming […]

Icflix inks Jordan deal

SVOD service Icflix has teamed up Orange Jordan to extend its reach in the country. The MENA-focused streaming service will be offered for free, for a month, to Orange customers. It is the second time Icflix has worked with a telco in Jordan, afterit teamed with Umniah Telecom last year. “This partnership will give Orange […]

Icflix strikes Jordanian telco deal

Middle East and North Africa-focused SVoD player Icflix has inked a deal with Umniah Telecom and its streaming service is now available to the Jordanian telco’s customers. Umniah customers can activate Icflix via their mobile handsets. They will then be able to access the service on connected devices. It is programmed with a range of […]

MBC to provide content to Orange Jordan TV service

Middle Eastern broadcaster MBC has struck a deal with Orange Jordan that will see it offer a raft of TV series and movies via its mobile TV service. The deal will see programmes including Arab’s Got Talent made available via the service, which includes content from the MBC1 and Al Arabiya channels. Ammar Bakkar, group […]