This partnership expands on a previous deal between the two companies and sees the addition of a host of OSN-branded channels and specially curated content on Jawwy TV, offering its subscribers more entertainment during the current lockdown and in time for the Holy Month of Ramadan.
OSN has signed a landmark deal with Intigral, the media arm of STC, for its Home and OTT service, Jawwy TV. The multi-year partnership sees Intigral secure first and exclusive access for the first few months to a new general entertainment channel from OSN called OSN Mix. This brand-new channel will feature a curated selection of OSN’s best series, movies, kids and factual entertainment programmes designed for the entire family. Early morning and afternoon programmes will target children while cooking shows and lifestyle programmes will air later in the morning, with movies and drama series slotted for the evenings.
Besides OSN Mix, Jawwy TV subscribers will also have access — as part of their telecom bundles — to a host of OSN-branded channels ranging from “Yahala” and “ART” channels that provide Arabic productions in the region, to premium Turkish series and the best of kids entertainment as well as unique documentaries and factual entertainment.
Speaking about the deal, Patrick Tillieux, CEO of OSN said: “This agreement is the result of a great relationship that has been built over many years. It is based on a common view of the future and confidence in each other.”
Hamoud Al Rumayan, CEO of Intigral added: ”Jawwy TV is home to the richest selection of entertainment and we see a bigger collaboration happening with OSN. The addition of OSN to our large portfolio of content not only enhances the attractiveness of our proposition but also caters to the needs of our beloved clients in KSA and other regional markets. In a time where TV is the center of every household, we proud ourselves of this timely and unique enhancements.”
Zahra Zayat, Senior Vice President – Digital, OTT and Telco of OSN, said: “This is only phase one of a much bigger collaboration and partnership. This new partnership with Intigral is a testament to OSN’s continued commitment to bring the best of entertainment to audiences throughout KSA and the region. Intigral’s Jawwy TV, is the perfect fit for our premium content thanks to the amazing reach, rich content proposition and user-friendly platform. This is just one step towards nurturing this very special partnership and more exciting announcements will be shared soon.”
Tony Saab, VP of Operations at Intigral added: “We are confident that this agreement will add great value to our audiences and will further enhance Intigral’s position as a leading provider of OTT entertainment services in MENA.”
OSN content is now available to Jawwy TV customers in KSA, whilst STC subscribers in Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman and Saudi Arabia can access OSN through a range of bundles and offers.
Subscribers of STC, Mofawtar 4 and 5 will be able to watch OSN’s shows and entertainment programmes on the Jawwy TV app.