OSN has today announced that it has partnered with du to offer OSN Play - the online TV platform that allows subscribers to catch up on shows, movies and watch live TV across multiple devices - for free as part of OSN subscriptions on du.
Emad Marcos, senior VP – business development, Strategy & Digital, OSN, said: “OSN Play places our subscribers in charge of the content that they prefer to watch, and gives them the flexibility of choosing from a diverse array of exclusive and premium programming. With sports, family entertainment and news available on the go through OSN Play, du’s OSN subscribers will now benefit from the added value that we offer.”
The new service has been launched just in time for the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015, so cricket fans won’t need to miss a moment of the action as the games will be streamed live on OSN Sports Cricket. Other channels streamed live on OSN Play include OSN Sports 1, OSN Sports 2, Disney Jr, Sky News, JimJam and Food Network.
Samer Geissah, vice president - Consumer Home & Multimedia Services, du, said: “As demonstrated with our enhanced new home service packages, unveiled recently, we seek to continuously add value to our customers with the latest in digital entertainment. With technology advancements redefining the television sector, our partnership with OSN will enable our subscribers to leverage all digital platforms to access their preferred television programmes.”
At any given time, over a thousand hours of premium content is available for online viewing by OSN subscribers on du, with both an English and Arabic interface.
Launched in 2012 and continually upgraded to meet the current specifications of iOS and Smart TVs, OSN Play offers a personalised navigation page for each subscriber, with the added option of social media connectivity and engagement. OSN’s exclusive deals with major studios including Warner Brothers, HBO and Disney guarantee viewers a line-up of the biggest movies and series from Hollywood and beyond. OSN Play has full parental control with content ratings.