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Unnamed US private equity firm has takeover offer turned down by OSN's parent company

Pay-TV firm OSN gets buyout offer from unnamed bidder

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Sunday, 20 July 2014 5:56 PM

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Pay TV operator OSN says 'no current plans' for IPO

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Sunday, 18 May 2014 1:58 PM

David Butorac, OSN's CEO says shareholders are looking at all options for the future

Kuwait's KIPCO set to start IPO process for pay-TV unit

Kuwait's KIPCO set to start IPO process for pay-TV unit

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Senior exec says bourse listing for OSN should be completed by the end of this year

Dubai's OSN valued at $4.3bn ahead of planned IPO

Dubai's OSN valued at $4.3bn ahead of planned IPO

Sunday, 24 November 2013 3:44 PM

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OSN acquires Bollywood, cricket TV content provider

OSN acquires Bollywood, cricket TV content provider

Monday, 26 August 2013 1:35 PM

Dubai-based OSN to reach new audience with deal for South Asia's Pehla Media & Entertainment

OSN sees big growth since stamping out piracy

OSN sees big growth since stamping out piracy

Saturday, 6 July 2013 12:17 PM

Region's largest pay TV network says subscriber base up by over 30% since clampdown

Dubai's OSN launches on demand TV on phones

Dubai's OSN launches on demand TV on phones

Thursday, 4 July 2013 12:23 PM

Company is first to launch app which allows OSN Play subscribers to watch on smart phones

Kuwait's KIPCO hires Rothschild for TV unit's IPO

Kuwait's KIPCO hires Rothschild for TV unit's IPO

Saturday, 22 June 2013 4:01 PM

Financial group to advise on initial public offering of its pay-TV company OSN

Pay-TV network OSN sees 20% subscriber growth

Pay-TV network OSN sees 20% subscriber growth

Friday, 10 May 2013 11:51 AM

CEO says he expects to see similar growth in MENA this year as it launches new content

UAE internet pirate faces $1m fine for illegal TV downloads

UAE internet pirate faces $1m fine for illegal TV downloads

Wednesday, 21 December 2011 11:42 AM

Emirati confesses to helping 'millions' of users to download subscription-only OSN content

OSN pledges to invest $1bn in new TV shows

OSN pledges to invest $1bn in new TV shows

Tuesday, 20 September 2011 3:55 PM

Dubai-based TV network says content overhaul key to attracting new subscribers

OSN bolsters HD offering, promises more to come

OSN bolsters HD offering, promises more to come

Tuesday, 6 September 2011 7:19 PM

Orbit Showtime Network adds four new high definition channels to take total number to 17

TV channels down after fire at OSN offices

TV channels down after fire at OSN offices

Sunday, 29 May 2011 6:07 PM

Dubai-based network says ‘addressing the situation with urgency’ after channels suspended

Dubai-based OSN network to screen all Oscar films in 2011

Dubai-based OSN network to screen all Oscar films in 2011

Tuesday, 1 March 2011 5:16 PM

Network says it will show all Academy Award winners and nominees 18 months before any other broadcaster

OSN to launch real-time Saudi home cinema in Q1, says CEO

OSN to launch real-time Saudi home cinema in Q1, says CEO

Sunday, 6 February 2011 12:13 PM

Films will premier on TV network on the same day as their cinema debut, says David Butorac

Gulf TV networks priced out of Premier soccer rights, says OSN

Gulf TV networks priced out of Premier soccer rights, says OSN

Wednesday, 2 February 2011 4:05 PM

OSN boss says prices paid by state media firms impossible to compete with

Kuwait's KIPCO does not plan OSN IPO this year

Kuwait's KIPCO does not plan OSN IPO this year

Monday, 24 January 2011 12:12 PM

KIPCO to present the issue to shareholders and seek their nod before mulling IPO for TV network

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