Dubai's OSN adds 24 new live channels to streaming service

OSN says it is putting online streaming of content at the very heart of its digital strategy with the launch of 24 new live channels
Dubai's OSN adds 24 new live channels to streaming service
By Sam Bridge
Fri 14 Sep 2018 12:11 AM

OSN, the regional entertainment network, is putting online streaming of content at the very heart of its digital strategy with the launch of 24 new live channels.

OSN Play, the free streaming online catch-up TV service for OSN subscribers, said the additional 24 live channels will give viewers nearly 60 live TV channels, 7,000 hours of On Demand content, 400 movies and over 40 complete box sets ready to watch at any given time on any connected screen.

Accessible across the MENA region, the new live TV channels include BBC First, Sundance TV, Nat Geo People HD, Nicktoons, Paramount and TLC channels.

OSN said it is committed to investing heavily in digital delivery of content to meet the changing ways in which customers consume entertainment, offering even more of the great online TV experience they want, anytime, anywhere.

Emad Morcos, chief content officer, said: “OSN Play is changing the way audiences in MENA consume content. We’ve listened to our customers and studied the trends and by increasing the streaming capacity of OSN Play and taking it up to nearly 60 live channels, we are giving viewers access to the premium entertainment they know and love, the way they want it.

"This is part of our ongoing digital strategy to elevate content viewing experiences by providing more live and on-demand options, at no extra cost.”

OSN Play now offers sports, Arabic, kids and general entertainment live-streaming channels – 12 movie and series channels, 10 sports channels, 2 Arabic channels, 7 Kids channels, 8 Pehla channels, 5 Pinoy channels and 12 factual and lifestyle channels.

All of this sits alongside hundreds of fresh new episodes of general entertainment, Arabic Series, and kids’ entertainment, which is added every month.

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