Samsung offering OSN Play VOD on Smart TV platform

Samsung is to offer a range of on-demand services from Middle East pay TV provider OSN via an OSN Play app on its Smart TV platform. OSN Play makes a range of content available for 14 days after its initial airing. “We are very pleased to announce this expansion in partnership with OSN, which will […]

OSN to add new channels from Philippines’ ABS-CBN

UAE-based pay TV operator OSN has struck a deal with Philippines broadcaster ABS-CBN to bring four new ABS-CBN channels to its platform from this week. OSN will offer flagship international entertainment channel TFC – The Filipino Channel, which offers a range of shows including Filipinas Got Talent, The Voice and Minute to Win It, sports […]

Ginx TV strikes four distribution deals

Video games channels and shows producer Ginx TV has struck four new EMEA distribution agreements, adding 1.4 million homes to its network. The Ginx TV channel has been added to the line-ups of T-Hrvatski Telekom’s MAXtv in Croatia, KPN’s TV service in the Netherlands and Romtelecom in Romania. Separately, Middle East pay TV provider OSN […]

Fuel TV launches on OSN

Action sports channel Fuel TV has launched on Middle East pay TV provider OSN. The channel, which focuses on action sports and lifestyle, was acquired in EMEA from Fox by Portugal-based Fluid Youth Culture last year. Fuel TV will become a 24/7 HD channel only available on the Eutelsat Eurobird 9 satellite from February. “We […]

OSN boosts channel line-up

Middle East pay TV network OSN is adding five new channels to its line-up, including premium HD Arabic channels OSN Ya Hala Shabab HD and OSN Ya Hala Arabella HD. They will be joined by English language channels Discovery World, Fuel TV and Fine Living, with all five channels launching on January 1. OSN is […]

OSN makes senior appointments

Middle east and north African pay TV operator OSN has appointed new directors of digital and business development. The operator has named David Hanson (picture, left) as director of digital. He has worked at OSN for over seven years, most recently as director of OSN’s movie channels and on-demand service. He will now head OSN’s […]

Middle East pay TV channels stand at 143

The number of pay TV channels in the Middle East region stood at 143 at the end of February, according to a study by Arab Advisors Group. The group said that the region’s four satellite pay TV operators – Orbit Showtime Network (OSN), Al Jazeera Sports Plus, Abu Dhabi Sports and Al Majd – offered […]

OSN chooses KIT Digital for multiscreen deployment

Middle East pay TV provider OSN has chosen technology supplier KIT Digital to provide the platform for its multi-screen deployment. KIT Digital will work with OSN to design, develop, and deploy a new over-the-top video platform that will deliver OSN’s content to millions of users across 24 countries, as a complement to OSN’s traditional satellite […]

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