Users can find the Shahid app either via the launcher bar (home screen) or download it through Google Play.
MBC Group and TCL Electronics have partnered to offer MBC’s video-on-demand streaming platform Shahid on all TCL Android televisions.
Shahid is now accessible via its app across all TCL Android TVs, with existing users able to find the Shahid app either via the launcher bar (home screen) or download it through Google Play.
Users across MENA purchasing a new TCL Android TV of select models in select markets will also receive a free subscription to Shahid VIP, Shahid’s premium library that features exclusive Arabic-language and international content, as well as live channels.
Free Shahid VIP subscriptions range from three months to a full year, depending on TCL Android TV model purchased.
Commenting on the partnership, Johannes Larcher, Managing Director, Digital & VOD at MBC Group, said: “We’re delighted to be partnering with TCL Electronics to bring its loyal users the best viewing experience. Shahid is home to a wide range of exclusive and diverse content made in the region and beyond, including Shahid Originals and Premieres; the latest Arabic movies fresh from the box-office, plus series and other programmes from Disney, Marvel, Fox and much more. Shahid provides something for every member of the family.”
Kevin Wang, CEO of TCL Industries Holdings Co., Ltd. and TCL Electronics, remarked: “Together with MBC Group, we are thrilled to see our first-class home theatre experience benefit to the audience. We hope to further spread the excitement of Shahid’s exclusive content that elevates our TCL Android TV assortment. We are confident that this powerful TV line with premium contents will mark a milestone in our business and strengthen TCL’s position as a leader in the global consumer electronics industry.”