Arabic content OTT

E-Vision launches Spirit of Union channel
E-vision has created since 2011 a dedicated channel ‘Spirit of the Union’, which is transmitted free to all eLife subscribers.
Zee partners with Choueiri Group for Weyyak platform
DMS, the digital arm of Choueiri Group has been appointed as exclusive media representatives for “Weyyak” – the premium Arab audience focused streaming Video-on-Demand (VOD) platform from Zee Network.
Editor's Comment: A new generation of storytellers
Young people in the region are finally seeing themselves onscreen, and writers and directors now have the freedom to create content grounded in their authentic experiences.
First Netflix Arabic original series, Jinn starts principal photography
Jinn will be the first Arabic language Original Series on Netflix from the Middle East, starring up-and-coming local talent.
StarzPlay CEO aiming for profitability by mid-2019
Starzplay will introduce services into Pakistan later this month and could be profitable within the year if it continues at its current growth rate, according to its founder and CEO Maaz Sheikh
YouTube NextUp contest calls for next generation of Arab stars
Twelve contest winners get an all expenses paid trip to Dubai later this year to attend the 2018 YouTube NextUp creator camp.
Roya TV  online channels garner 115 million views during Ramadan
The Jordanian broadcaster saw an 82% increase in its online viewership by the end of Ramadan: aggregating a total of 115,870,797 views during the holy month.
Vuclip appoints Middle East GM
As General Manager for the Middle East region, Aboul Naga will lead a region-specific growth strategy for Vuclip's Viu OTT service, and oversee all of its operations in the region.
Netflix predicted to lead SVoD market in MENA
A forecast report by Digital TV Research predicts that Netflix will lead the MENA SVoD market with 3.57 subscribers in Arabic speaking countries by 2023.