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Globoplay, Starzplay partnership

Brazilian streaming platform Globoplay is partnering with Starzplay, the premium international streaming platform of the American TV network Starz, to offer an exclusive combo for the Brazilian public. Globoplay subscribers and non-subscribers can now purchase a Starzplay subscription that combines both services for BRL 35.80/month (€6.73/m). The agreement provides that all Starzplay content will be […]

May 13, 2022

Consortium takes control of Starzplay Arabia

E-Vision, from e& (previously known as Etisalat Group), and ADQ, an Abu Dhabi-based investment and holding company, have announced the signing of a binding agreement to acquire a majority equity stake of circa 57 per cent in Starzplay Arabia, an SVoD and streaming service provider in the Middle East and North Africa. The e& led […]

March 17, 2022

Viaplay goes live in Netherlands

Viaplay has rolled out in the Netherlands with a combination of premium live sports, Viaplay Originals, Hollywood films and series, and kids content. The service comprises a single package with an introductory price of €9.99 per month (regular price from August: €13.99 per month), and is available through distribution partners KPN, VodafoneZiggo, T-Mobile Netherlands and […]

March 1, 2022

Netherlands: Starzplay on Viaplay

Viaplay and Starz, a Lionsgate company, have agreed a long-term partnership that makes Viaplay a new home to streaming service Starzplay in the Netherlands. All new Starzplay Originals will be available through Viaplay as part of a regular subscription, along with Starzplay’s line-up of films and series from Lionsgate and other major Hollywood studios, when […]

February 25, 2022

STARZPLAY records fivefold growth in monthly subs base

STARZPLAY, the MENA SVoD service, has reported a fivefold increase in its number of monthly subscribers, driven by the addition of exciting new sports content. Average revenue per user has also increased by 30 per cent as they subscribe to more sports packages, particularly Premier Sports League (live rugby) and the ICC Men’s T20 World […]

February 24, 2022

Starzplay expands in Nordics

Starzplay, the international premium streaming service from Starz, has has extended its offering for customers in the Nordics with the launch of the direct-to-consumer Starzplay app and a dedicated Starzplay channel on the Apple TV app. In addition, after releasing an early selection of Starzplay content that launched across all five Nordic territories on NENT’s […]

February 16, 2022

Forecast: MENA SVoD revenues to reach $4bn

SVoD revenues for 20 countries in the MENA region will grow by $2.3 billion (€2.03bn) between 2021 and 2027 to reach $4 billion, according to the Middle East and North Africa OTT TV and Video Forecasts report from analyst firm Digital TV Research. Leader Turkey will triple its total to $1.27 billion by 2027. “Netflix […]

February 14, 2022

Power Book IV: Force most-viewed Starz premiere ever

Starz Original Series Power Book IV: Force debuted as the most-watched premiere ever in Starz history with 3.3 Million multiplatform views in the US on one day (February 6th) alone, based on early reporting.For the second time in less than three months, Starz broke app viewership records on with the Power Book IV: Force premiere […]

February 11, 2022

Claro on ZEASN in LatAm

ZEASN, a provider of OTT and smart TV solutions, has announced that streaming service Claro video is now made available on multiple ZEASN-supported smart TV brands, including AOC, Whale OS powered connected televisions. Through this collaboration, Claro video will increase its presence on TV screens in the Latin American market, at the same time bringing […]

January 27, 2022

Say Yes to The Dress Arabia on Starzplay in partnership with Discovery

Starzplay, the SVoD service in the MENA region, has partnered with Discovery to present its ‘Original’, ‘Say Yes to the Dress Arabia,’ available to stream exclusively on the platform from February 11, 2022, with two episodes released each week. ‘Say Yes To The Dress Arabia’, a Starzplay Original, is coming to the Middle East for […]

January 26, 2022