Premium entertainment anytime, anywhere
OSN is the region’s leading entertainment hub serving home and commercial customers across the region. For decades, OSN has been offering the largest portfolio of exclusive and premium Hollywood programming, Arabic productions and family entertainment, in addition to free-to-air television and radio channels, making it the undisputed home of entertainment in the region. OSN’s unbeatable range of exclusive programming is delivered through robust, long-term partnerships with global studio majors such as Disney+, HBO, NBC Universal, Fox, Paramount, MGM, Dream Works and many more.
OSN’s portfolio of products continues to evolve to deliver on its entertainment ‘anywhere, anytime’ promise, offering a suite of direct-to-home, IPTV, SVOD and digital-first platforms, purpose-built to cater to the region’s diverse content consumption needs. OSN continues to focus on expanding strategic partnerships across the Middle East, upgrading methods of payment for customer ease of use and launching a revamped look and feel for the OSN Streaming app. Today, OSN is recognised as one of the top players in the GCC with over five million app downloads.
The new UX platform delivers a customer-led enhanced product based on excellence, boasting upgraded features, improved look and better utilisation and personalisation through AI. It reinforces OSN’s streaming proposition and is further evidence of OSN’s position as an innovator in the digital delivery of entertainment. The app is bolstered through rich content partnerships with the biggest names in the entertainment industry including Disney+, Paramount, HBO and Universal, to name a few. The upgrade ensures seamless, high-definition, multi-device experience and ease of use across a variety of smart TVs, iOS and android devices.
Across the MENA, OSN has strengthened its presence with strategic partnerships with over 20 leading telecoms companies, focused on both bundles and Integrated Direct Carrier Billing bringing the best in entertainment directly to users. Long-term partnerships were formed with companies such as du, STC, Zain Saudi, Zain Kuwait, Vodaphone and Ooredoo among others, spanning many markets across the MENA.
Delivering added-value propositions for customers, retention objectives and enhanced customer acquisition is top priority for OSN and has generated long-term success across the region for its telco partners.
Following a successful year of laying new foundations, the last 12 months has seen the company grow and expand its network and forge strategic partnerships not only with telecoms but with other corporations including banks, retail and ecommerce partners.
In March 2021, OSN launched a new content proposition tailored towards women of the region. The content is available through a brand-new channel, OSN Woman, and on a dedicated section on the OSN Streaming app. In a regional first, the OSN Woman content offering has been carefully selected for women of the region by women of the region, aiming to empower and inspire.
With over 1500 hours of Arabic-language content currently on the platform, OSN has focused heavily on Arabic content, split between acquisition and Originals production.
The recently launched OSN Originals represents a new era of content resilience for OSN, serving the ever-evolving tastes and needs of the MENA. Under the OSN Originals umbrella sits the celebrity reality TV game show Al Shifra (Celebrity Escape Room), the unfiltered comedy No Activity, the star-studded Season 3 of A’adet Regala, the hilarious award-winning food reality TV show Yalla Neta’asha (Season 1 and Season 2), Arabic psycho-thriller Kayd Majhool (Anonymous), the gripping Syrian war drama, No Man’s Land in partnership with Fremantle, and Curfew, a feature-length Egyptian film directed by one of the stalwarts of Egyptian cinema, Amir Ramses.
OSN Originals will support regional producers, screenwriters and talent, providing opportunities to connect with audiences across OSN’s expansive network in over 20 countries. It represents a long-term strategic direction for the entertainment network, following months of research into the wants and needs of the regional customer.
Studio Partners: Disney, Disney+ HBO, NBC Universal, Fox, Paramount, Viacom CBS, MGM among others.
Telco Partners: du, STC, Zain Saudi + Zain Kuwait, Vodaphone, Ooredoo among others.
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