du TV customers can now enjoy OSN content online anytime, anywhere on OSN Play
OSN, the region’s leading pay-TV network, has partnered with the Middle East’s fastest growing telecom service provider – du, to offer OSN Play, the award-winning online TV platform, for free as part of OSN subscriptions on du.
OSN Play offers the convenience to catch up on shows and movies and watch live TV anytime, anywhere on multiple devices – from PCs and mobiles, to tablets and Samsung Smart TVs.
Emad Marcos, Senior VP – Business Development, Strategy & Digital, OSN, said: “The partnership with du will further expand the already-strong reach of OSN Play among UAE residents.
“OSN Play places our subscribers in charge of the content that they prefer to watch, and gives them the flexibility of choosing from a diverse array of exclusive and premium programming. With sports, family entertainment and news available on the go through OSN Play, du’s OSN subscribers will now benefit from the added value that we offer.”
The new service has been launched just in time for the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015, so cricket fans won’t need to miss a moment of the action as the games will be streamed live on OSN Sports Cricket.
Other channels streamed live on OSN Play include OSN Sports 1, OSN Sports 2, Disney Jr, Sky News, JimJam and Food Network. Viewers can also look forward to the premiere of the highly anticipated third season of the award-winning political drama, House of Cards, at the same time as the US. Fans of the show can also catch up on Season 1 and 2 box sets on OSN Play.
Samer Geissah, Vice President Consumer Home & Multimedia Services, du, said: “As demonstrated with our enhanced new home service packages, unveiled recently, we seek to continuously add value to our customers with the latest in digital entertainment, which has been pivotal in our rapid growth as a preferred telecom service provider. With technology advancements redefining the television sector, our partnership with OSN, will enable our subscribers to leverage all digital platforms to access their preferred television programmes.”
Over 15 premium OSN channels partners offer exclusive content on OSN Play including Nickelodeon, Nick Jr., E!, Discovery, TLC, Sundance, Fuel TV and Fight
Network. Movie lovers can choose from an extensive selection including Oscar winning movies Gravity and The Great Gatsby, recent blockbusters The Hobbit: Desolution of Smaug and Frozen as well as catch up with popular series such as Scandal S4, Modern Family S6 and How to Get Away with Murder S1. OSN Play also offers critically-acclaimed Egyptian comedies and Arabic drama series, including Al Ishq Al Awsad S1 and Aneesa Al Waneesa S1 to name a few.
At any given time, over a thousand hours of premium content is available for online viewing by OSN subscribers on du, with both an English and Arabic interface.
Continually upgraded to meet the current specifications of iOS and Smart TVs, OSN Play offers a personalised navigation page for each subscriber, with the added option of social media connectivity and engagement.
Launched in March 2012, OSN Play provides customers with added value, convenience and enjoyment from their OSN subscription. OSN’s exclusive deals with major studios including Warner Brothers, HBO and Disney guarantee viewers a line-up of the biggest movies and series from Hollywood and beyond. OSN Play has full parental control with content ratings.