The aim is to bring the highest quality content to the audiences through large-scale productions and strategic partnerships.
Shahid VIP has announced a new partnership with Asharq News to bring its content to the streaming platform in the Arab world. Selective programming from Asharq News will be available to stream on Shahid VIP.
The Asharq News experience is delivered through a dedicated television channel, as well as multiple digital platforms, offering continuous insights into the people, events, organisations and ideas that impact the MENA region and international markets.
Commenting on the partnership, Scott Weeman, Senior Partnerships Manager at Shahid, said: “We are very excited to have Asharq News on board adding a unique brand of news, current affairs, and business analysis to Shahid VIP’s portfolio. This latest channel addition reinforces Shahid VIP’s commitment to bringing the highest quality content to our audiences through large-scale productions, exclusive acquisitions, and strategic partnerships.”
Dr Nabeel AlKhatib, General Manager of Asharq News added: “Our partnership announcement with Shahid VIP guarantees additional viewership for some of our top programming. As consumption habits change, demand is always on the rise it is, therefore, integral that the supply for diverse programming is also met and this is what we aim to achieve by streaming our varied content of Arabic-language productions that address social and cultural topics of public interest”.