Friday, August 31, 2018

OSN Adds Nicktoons, Paramount and More to Live Channel Line-Up

Official OSN Press Release via OSN Corporate's Media Hub:

OSN’s digital content strategy brings extra value to customers with 24 new live channels on OSN Play

Taking the total live channels to nearly 60, OSN’s online catch-up platform is leading the way in innovating the live TV streaming experience in the MENA region.

Dubai, UAE, 29 August, 2018: OSN, the region’s leading entertainment network, is putting seamless online streaming of content at the very heart of its digital strategy. OSN Play, the free streaming online catch-up TV service for OSN subscribers, is providing customers with an additional 24 live channels, giving viewers nearly 60 live TV channels, 7,000 hours of On Demand content, 400 movies and over 40 complete box sets ready to watch at any given time on any connected screen.

Accessible across the MENA region, on any device and absolutely free for OSN customers, the new live TV channels offer world-class quality programming on the go, including BBC First, Sundance TV, Nat Geo People HD, Nicktoons, Paramount and TLC channels, to name a few.

As a technological innovator OSN is committed to investing heavily in digital delivery of content to meet the changing ways in which customers consume entertainment, offering even more of the great online TV experience they want, anytime, anywhere.

Emad Morcos, Chief Content Officer, said: “OSN Play is changing the way audiences in MENA consume content. We’ve listened to our customers and studied the trends and by increasing the streaming capacity of OSN Play and taking it up to nearly 60 live channels, we are giving viewers access to the premium entertainment they know and love, the way they want it. This is part of our ongoing digital strategy to elevate content viewing experiences by providing more live and on-demand options, at no extra cost.”

OSN Play now offers sports, Arabic, kids and general entertainment live-streaming channels – 12 movie and series channels, 10 sports channels, 2 Arabic channels, 7 Kids channels, 8 Pehla channels, 5 Pinoy channels and 12 factual and lifestyle channels. All of this sits alongside hundreds of fresh new episodes of general entertainment, Arabic Series, and kids’ entertainment, which is added every month.

More live streaming channels will be added so OSN customers can enjoy more of their favourite entertainment – anytime, anywhere and on any screen. For the full list of live channels on OSN Play please visit

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About OSN:

OSN is the region’s leading entertainment network with the rights to broadcast into 24 countries across the MENA. The company is owned and operated by Panther Media Group, registered in the Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) and has two shareholders, KIPCO and the Mawarid Group Limited.

OSN has a history of providing exceptional value for customers with its focus on exclusive and in-demand content, and innovative digital platforms for anywhere, anytime access.

With over 150 channels, OSN’s strength is its unbeatable range of exclusive programming led by its long-term partnerships with studio majors including Disney, HBO, NBC Universal, Fox, Paramount, MGM, Sony and DreamWorks, to name a few.

65 HD channels mean OSN is the home for premium and nowhere-else content in Arabic, English, Filipino and South Asian languages. OSN broadcasts the latest content at the same minute as in the US, including popular series, blockbuster movies, and the best sports events. In addition, OSN also provides entertainment content for devices such as laptops, tablets and mobile phones via its OSN Play, online and mobile app entertainment platform, WAVO, offering movies, series and sports on the go.

OSN has been at the forefront of digital technology innovation in the Middle East introducing the first Digital Video Recorder HD, OSN Play, an online TV platform, an internet-enabled satellite receiver and recorder and OSN on Demand, the region's first VOD service.

OSN also expanded its language services when it acquired Pehla Media & Entertainment, offering around forty channels in a variety of South Asian languages in the MENA region, with content such as Bollywood movies and cricket, including the ICC Cricket World Cup.

OSN’s ambition is to deliver entertainment everywhere for everyone, which is informed by the company’s three key pillars: A customer-first approach, unrivalled exclusive content and unbeatable value.


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