Icflix enters Iraqi market

Streaming service inks deal with telco Asiacell
Carlos Tibi, founder and CEO, Icflix.
Carlos Tibi, founder and CEO, Icflix.


Regional internet streaming service Icflix, has signed a strategic partnership with Asiacell, a mobile operator in Iraq.

This partnership will allow Asiacell's entertainment loving customers access to Jazwood, Hollywood and Bollywood content, including movies, TV shows, cartoons and documentaries.

Both prepaid and postpaid Asiacell customers will be able to enjoy the icflix library of content for a monthly fee of 10,000 IQD ($8.4), a weekly fee of 4,000 IQD or a daily subscription for 1,200 IQD only.

"We are glad to have partnered with Asiacell, the leading provider of mobile telecommunications in Iraq who will ensure their subscribers receive the best of Icflix content with ease and uncompromising quality," said Carlos Tibi, founder and CEO, Icflix.

Asiacell customers will be able to enjoy original ICFLIX productions, from Arabia's first teen female superhero animated series, Dunia, to the latest popular Jazwood movies and hit TV series including Al Arrab: Taht Al Hazem, Layali El Helmya 6 and Al Tawarid alongside Award-winning Hollywood movies such as Lone Survivor, Grace of Monaco and Need for Speed.

Zring Faruk, Asiacell’s CCO, said: "This new project and our partnership with a leading company such as Icflix reflects our deep interest in modernizing the services we use in order to enhance the performance of our company and in turn provide the best entertainment services to our subscribers who deserve the most outstanding services, especially Internet streaming services."

Icflix provides a value-for-money entertainment experience with many titles available in high-definition and Dolby Digital plus 5.1 surround sound where available.


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