Zain Launches iflix OTT Streaming Across its Markets

Zain Launches iflix OTT Streaming Across its Markets Image Sources: Zain, iflix

Zain Group, the leading mobile telecom innovator in eight markets across the Middle East and Africa region (MENA), and iflix, the leading Streaming Video on Demand (SVoD) service for emerging markets announce the official launch of iflix’s world-class service across several of Zain’s markets.

This follows the announcement earlier in the year whereby Zain and iflix formed a joint venture entity, ‘iflix Arabia’.

The service is now available to Zain customers in Kuwait, Bahrain, Iraq, Jordan and Sudan. The companies additionally plan to further extend service availability to other markets in the region where Zain operates, particularly Lebanon and Saudi Arabia.

From today, Zain customers will receive complimentary unlimited access to the iflix service, for varying periods according to each of its markets commercial offering. 

With over 170 studio and distributor partnerships worldwide, iflix offers users a vast library of top Hollywood, regional Arabic, popular Turkish, Bollywood and other local TV shows and movies, including many first run exclusives and award winning programs. Once registered, Zain customers can enjoy an extensive range of thousands of TV shows, movies and more with Arabic and English subtitles. In addition to having over 2,000 episodes of children’s content, the service will additionally offer an extensive collection of highly acclaimed Arabic shows and movies with iflix planning to introduce exclusive Arabic content series soon.

Scott Gegenheimer, CEO-Operations, Zain Group
iflix is set to redefine how our customers enjoy online entertainment, with groundbreaking features and continuous platform innovation, wherever and whenever they want. This is a launch of another content-driven offering that we are very proud of with respect giving our customers compelling, and unique digital services to enrich their mobile experience. 

Mark Britt, Group CEO and co-founder, iflix 
We are extremely excited to bring our service to the Middle East and North Africa region. We believe that we have found the ideal partner, with Zain to help communicate and deliver our value proposition to customers throughout the region, and meet the growing demand throughout MENA for a world class service like iflix. 

Ray is a news editor at The Fast Mode, bringing with him more than 10 years of experience in the wireless industry.

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