Eros signs Qatar distribution deal with Ooredoo

Indian streamer Eros Now has signed a new partnership with Ooredoo Qatar. Telco Ooredoo, based in Doha, serves over 116 million customers across the MENA region. This deal will see the Eros Now content library available to Ooredoo customers. In a statement, Eros said that the deal is of interest due to the high population […]

SPI International in deal with Ooredoo

Channel provider SPI International has struck a new deal with Qatar-based service provider Ooredoo to secure the addition of its FilmBox Live app to Ooredoo’s Oman TV set-top service. Ooredoo Oman TV subscribers will now be able to watch FilmBox Live programmes on-demand at any time on their TV screens. Ooredoo TV provides customers with […]

Ooredoo Oman taps Netgem for multiscreen TV

Middle East service provider Ooredoo Oman has tapped TV technology outfit Netgem to provide a new multiscreen TV service. The deal is Netgem’s first in the Middle East. The company has made its platform available in Arabic with support from local content providers and technical partners. The Netgem-powered multiscreen TV-as-a-service will enable Ooredoo Oman to […]

Ooredoo taps Starz Play for mobile on-demand

Qatar-based teleco Ooredoo has partnered with Starz Play for the launch of its mobile TV app Ooredoo TV Go. The recently released iOS and Android app gives users access to more than 6,000 hours of TV shows and movies, with Starz’s catalogue of on-demand content available alongside live TV channels. “Being able to watch your […]

Ooredoo taps Harmonic for 4K channel delivery

Qatar-based telecom operator Ooredoo has partnered with Harmonic on the delivery of 4K TV channels in the Middle East. Ooredoo launched what it claimed was the region’s first commercial 4K TV service last month and is using a Harmonic’s Electra video compression solution for all-IP environments. “The FunBox UHD channel is available today for all subscribers […]

MBC and Ooredoo launch MBC+ Ooredoo channel

MBC Group and Qatar-based telco Ooredoo have launched the new MBC+ Ooredoo Channel for Ooredoo TV subscribers. MBC+ Ooredoo will air a selection of MBC’s best Arabic content and is available to Ooredoo customers on channel 180. The new channel launch is part of a multi-year memorandum of understanding signed between Ooredoo and MBC Group […]

Qatar’s Ooredoo launches region’s first 4K TV service

Qatar-based telecom operator Ooredoo has launched a new TV service, replacing its legacy offering and including what it says is the region’s first commercial 4K TV service. Ooredoo TV, which replaces the existing Mozaic TV offering, includes apps, on-demand services and live TV, delivered via the company’s fibre network and in-home WiFi to multiple screens. […]

Ooredoo taps Metrological for TV app store

Qatar telco Ooredoo has tapped Metrological to launch and manage a cloud-based TV app store for its Mozaic TV service. Ooredoo’s TV app store will be integrated into the Mozaic TV user experience, which combines existing native apps with an expanded app library of popular and local apps and OTT content. The Ooredoo app store […]

Qatar win for Eutelsat

Satellite operator Eutelsat and Qatar service provider Ooredoo have struck a deal that will see Ooredoo distribute VSAT Internet,, an enhanced VSAT service for business. The new service will be based on the high-performance KA-SAT satellite dedicated to broadband services. Ooredoo’s VSAT Internet will deliverdownload speeds up to 22Mbps and upload speeds up to 6Mbps. […]

Mid East SVoD service icflix expands

Middle Eastern subscription on-demand service icflix has launched in Kuwait. Icflix has formed a strategic partnership with Ooredoo Kuwait to offer the platform locally. Ooredoo (formerly known as Qatar Telecom) will offer the service free for two months to its Shamel tier customers for a promotional period. Non-Shamel users can access the service for 2.4KD […]