Viacom International Media Networks (VIMN) has signed an agreement with the pay-TV network OSN to bring the channel Comedy Central HD to the MENA region.
OSN has signed a new transponder deal with Eutelsat Communications, announcing that the 7/8° West capacity will support expansion plans including new High Definition channels and the introduction of Ultra HD services.
Dubai-based OSN has signed an exclusive content deal with MGM for its library of films, future first-run TV series and mini-series.
Discovery Communications has entered into a partnership with beIN to launch six new channels in the MENA region. It has also extended a long-term deal with OSN and will launch two new HD channels exclusively for the latter’s subscribers.
A+E Networks has launched H2 HD with OSN in the MENA region.
BBC First will have two hours of primetime content subtitled in Arabic when it launches on OSN February 1.
Nickelodeon and OSN are launching the Nickelodeon Play app in the MENA region.
The owners of Middle East pay-TV platform OSN have denied it has been sold to the Qatar Investment Authority.
KIPCO says it sees enormous potential in its Middle Eastern pay-TV operation OSN.
Kuwait Projects Company has thrown out a $3.2 billion bid for Middle Eastern pay-TV platform.