STARZPLAY, the region’s main subscription video on demand service, has partnered with Zain, the pioneer in cell communications and data offerings in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA), to provide even easier payment choices for current and would-be subscribers.
STARZPLAY will accelerate consumer acquisition through Direct Carrier Billing (DCB) integration, signing agreements with Zain in three countries – Saudi Arabia, Kuwait and Iraq. This additionally marks STARZPLAY’s first-ever DCB integration in Iraq – imparting seamless access to its video content material for Zain’s 15.7 million clients throughout the country.
DCB is a crucial success aspect for reaching mass audiences throughout MENA markets, where not all would-be-subscribers have access to a deposit card – mainly these youthful demographics who choose to devour their content on demand. Making payments via nearby telecom operators as phase of their fashionable prepaid or post-paid bills is rapid and handy and capacity they can watch STARZPLAY’s killer content material straight from their phone, or at domestic via clever TV or video games console.
Maaz Sheikh, Co-founder and CEO at STARZPLAY, said: “We’re virtually excited about this strategic partnership with Zain, as it capability we can make staring at our top class content material even less complicated for millions of Zain subscribers in KSA, Kuwait and Iraq. Who doesn’t favor hassle-free payments, no greater payments or paperwork, and access to binge-worthy sequence and blockbuster films on demand? This is a great opportunity to proceed to expand our attain and join with these new audiences throughout the MENA vicinity that we know will love STARZPLAY.”
STARZPLAY has strategic partnerships with 21 telcos throughout the location which include Etisalat Group, du, STC, Mobily, Orange Group, Viva Group, Ooredoo Group, Maroc Telcom – providing subscription by prepaid and post-paid cell to subscribers.
STARZPLAY subscribers can revel in full HD and 4K content on most internet-enabled devices, clever TVs and recreation consoles, and it is widely available on regional IPTV services. Its iOS and Android apps are set up on greater than three million units – with the extra feature of offline playback downloads. With greater than 10,000 hours of top class content including blockbuster movies, one of a kind and Arabic series, STARZPLAY is these days the number one player in the MENA region. The carrier is available in 20 international locations throughout the Middle East, North Africa and Pakistan for followers to enjoy fine content anytime, somewhere and from any device.