Mobily partners with Starz Play

Saudi Arabia telco Mobily and Starz Play enter into a method-of payment partnership
Maaz Sheikh, CEO, Starz Play Arabia.
Maaz Sheikh, CEO, Starz Play Arabia.

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Saudi Arabian telecommunications services company Mobily has partnered with Starz Play enabling the telecom operator to provide its customers access to Starz Play entertainment service. Mobily subscribers can now sign up to Starz Play and make payments directly through their Mobily account.

Subscribers will get access to Starz Play's library of more than 10,000 hours of Hollywood and Bollywood blockbuster movies, along with US TV shows, documentaries, kids’ entertainment and dedicated Arabic content — all ad-free and in HD or 4K quality.

Maaz Sheikh, CEO and co-founder of Starz Play said about the partnership, “with the Saudi Arabian entertainment industry opening up, our brand-new partnership with Mobily extends our reach to a wider audience and takes our service direct to all of Mobily’s subscribers, which represents approximately 28 per cent of the 54 million mobile subscribers in the Kingdom. With sign-up and payment features built into our platform, Mobily customers can now access their favourite TV shows and the biggest movies on Starz Play more conveniently than ever.”

The platform also provides English, Arabic and French audio options and user interfaces, with a one-click Arabic subtitling option. Mobily subscribers can enjoy a wide range of international award-winning shows such as Vikings, and the latest and final season of The Big Bang Theory, in addition to many classics such as Friends and Grey’s Anatomy.

Mobily customers can subscribe monthly for a fee of SR35 ($9) or weekly for SR9. Users can also avail of a 30-day free trial.

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