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Middle Eastern On-Demand Video Streaming Service Receive US$125 Million in Funding

The fastest growing on-demand video streaming service in the MENA region STARZ PLAY announced that it has raised a total of $125 million since its beginning.

The new fund raised will go towards improving STARZ PLAY’s superior customer experience, acquiring new programming, in addition to stregthening its position as the leading digital video platfrom in the region.

CEO of STARZ PLAY, Maaz Sheikh said: “We appreciate the continued support of the strategic investors to the STARZ PLAY family. In recent months, STARZ PLAY has introduced several service enhancements, including a download function for offline viewing, expanded telecom partnerships in North Africa, and expanded content partnerships to all major Hollywood studios. At the same time, our ability to offer localised content that caters to the GCC and North Africa market makes us truly unique in the region.”

STARZ PLAY is the only video streaming service that provides users with a conveninet sign-up and payment option through a range devices: Mobiles, PCs, tablets, Smart TVs and gaming consoles. Additionally, to enhance the experience, STARZ PLAY added a temporary ‘dwonload’ option for customers-on-the-go, so now you have the option of saving your fvorit boxets and movies for easy offline viewing!

STARZ PLAY is available on the Apple Store and Google Play for free.


Bayan Al-A'abed