OSN, the Dubai pay-TV network, thas announced the extension of its partnership with Discovery Communications across the Middle East and North Africa with a new distribution deal that will see the launch of 2 new HD channels exclusively for OSN subscribers, even more hours of new content across Discovery’s existing premium portfolio, as well as extended digital rights for OSN’s VoD and catch-up services.
Launching on March 31st, Discovery Family HD and IDX HD are the latest premium exclusive channels from Discovery, and will join the flagship channels Discovery Channel HD, TLC HD and now Discovery Science HD.
Emad Morcos, Senior VP – Media Partners and Digital, OSN, said: “The long-term partnership with Discovery Communications further strengthens the ‘nowhere else’ television experience that we offer to our subscribers. The exclusive launch of two new channels and the introduction of new content, available across all our platforms, gives us a definitive edge as the go-to destination for thoughtfully executed and intensely researched programmes that are a signature of Discovery. The wide breadth of programmes on Discovery Family HD and IDX HD will provide family audiences high quality content exclusively on OSN. We will continue to bring exceptional television experiences to our subscribers this year, having already expanded our offering through five new channels.”