Virgin Mobile is the first mobile virtual network operator in Saudi Arabia to bundle specific monthly plans with StarzPlay.
StarzPlay has further strengthened its regional presence through its partnership with Virgin Mobile in Saudi Arabia to offer StarzPlay services at no additional cost alongside select Virgin Mobile plans.
Virgin Mobile KSA users can access StarzPlay’s library of blockbuster content for three-months, six-months, or more, with select Virgin Mobile packages. Available at no additional cost, users can get easy access to a wide range of Arabic and Hollywood movies, popular Arabic and English TV shows as well as a line-up of original content, documentaries, and kid’s entertainment.
Commenting on the partnership, Danny Bates, Chief Commercial Officer, StarzPlay, said: “Saudi Arabia is one of our key strategic markets, and as MENA region’s leading entertainment service provider we constantly look for opportunities to deliver our quality content in the easiest and convenient manner for more people. Consumers today look for simple and quick ways to access video streaming apps and by bundling our services with the leading telecom company in Saudi Arabia, we are reiterating our commitment to providing flexible and secured access to our content portfolio. We are proud of this new partnership and are confident that Virgin Mobile users benefit from the value-add to enjoy StarzPlay’s premium entertainment.”
Yaarob Al Sayegh, CEO of Virgin Mobile KSA, added: “We are committed to making mobile better in Saudi Arabia and providing our customers with even more of what they want by listening to their feedback. Offering flexibility and choice to our customers is absolutely key to our offering. Our new Digital Plans with StarzPlay allow customers the opportunity to enjoy exciting new content from one of the fastest 5G networks in the Kingdom. We are transforming the customer experience in mobile through our Digital First Strategy. This gives customers more control and a wider choice of options. Virgin Mobile customers can enjoy a seamless StarzPlay experience with HD Video, while saving money and enjoying the convenience of managing everything from their Virgin Mobile Wallet.”
Virgin Mobile is the first MVNO (mobile virtual network operator) in Saudi Arabia to bundle specific monthly plans with StarzPlay. Virgin plans to use the premium video streaming service to attract new customers and improve retention. The new partnership makes it easier than ever for customers to onboard to StarzPlay by simply downloading the Virgin Mobile App and choosing an eligible Plan. Alternatively, users can select it as an add-on to any plan for only SAR 40 ($10.67) through their Virgin Mobile Wallet.
StarzPlay offers entertainment for the whole family featuring thousands of premium titles, such as original hit shows like Baghdad Central, Power, Outlander and Spartacus, and much-loved classic shows such as The Big Bang Theory, The Office, Modern Family and Grey’s Anatomy, plus the biggest Hollywood blockbusters and the freshest Arabic content. The platform also recently announced two add-on channels discovery+ and UFC.