Ooredoo, Zain and TASC in talks to create MENA’s largest tower company

Telco operators Ooredoo Group, Zain Group and TASC Towers are in talks to combine their approximately 30,000 telecommunication tower assets into a jointly owned independent tower company. The partnership will combine all three companies’ tower assets in Qatar, Kuwait, Algeria, Tunisia, Iraq and Jordan to form the largest tower company in the MENA region. The […]

Jawwy TV launches in Jordan as MENA expansion continues

MENA digital entertainment provider Intigral has launched its OTT platform Jawwy TV in Jordan. Launched in the country in partnership with telecommunications operators Zain, Orange and Umniah. The service offers subscribers over 50 free-to-air and encrypted channels such as Rotana, MBC, National Geographic, and FOX HD, along with an extensive on demand library from providers […]

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 […]

Asian Netflix rival Iflix launches in Middle East in JV with Zain

South-East Asian SVOD provider Iflix is launching a version its service in the Middle East and North Africa in a joint-venture partnership with Kuwait-based mobile telecom operator Zain. Iflix Arabia will be headquartered in Dubai and will offers services wherever Zain is present in the region, including Kuwait, Bahrain, Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon, Saudi Arabia and […]

Icflix expands reach in Bahrain

Middle East subscription video-on-demand service Icflix has expanded its reach in Bahrain by striking a strategic partnership with local telco Zain Bahrain. Zain Bahrain prepaid and postpaid customers will be able to view the Icflix library of content for a monthly fee of BD3 (€7.14) that will also include a one-month free trial or a […]

Icflix now available via mobile operator Zain

Middle Eastern video-on-demand service Icflix is now available to customers of Kuwait-based mobile operator Zain. Zain customers will be able to access two free months of streaming access to Icflix content, which includes Jazwood, Hollywood and Bollywood movies, TV shows, cartoons and documentaries. “We are keen on providing our customers with a variety of services and […]