OSN Group launches OSN+
OSN Group announced announces the launch of OSN+, a new premium streaming service that replaces the OSN Streaming app. OSN+ marks the beginning of a new chapter in the evolution of the OSN Group, as it embraces the huge growth opportunities presented in the growing landscape of the subscription video on demand market in the Middle East and North Africa. The new platform is characterized by transforming the famous red OSN logo into a logo that reflects the spirit of youth with its lines and colors.
OSN+ is the home of entertainment Distinguished International in the Middle East and North Africa. It is committed to providing the most relevant content of any VOD service in the region by deepening its long-standing, exclusive partnerships with leading studios. In January, OSN announced the extension of its long-standing exclusive partnership with HBO, and the expansion of its relationship with NBCU to include more TV exclusives from Peacock and Sky Studios. Also followed by exclusive and deep relationships with partners from the world’s largest studios, including Endeavor Content, All3Media, Warner Media, Sony, Discovery, Paramount, MGM and Lionsgate. OSN+ will be the exclusive service for Paramount+’s much-anticipated series Halo, which will premiere in 20220315 March, on the same day as its worldwide premiere.
In addition to the region’s strongest selection of global content, OSN+ will offer world-class original productions produced locally by leading creative talents from the region. The platform will premiere the star-studded Arabic version of the world-renowned series Suits, which will be the first of the OSN+ originals, at the start of Ramadan, followed later in the year by the OSN+ original feature film Yellow Bus. OSN+ invests in premium local franchises and series, and is currently developing a rich and diverse slate of original productions, which will be announced in the coming weeks and months. The launch of OSN+ demonstrates OSN Group’s commitment to fulfilling its rich legacy in global entertainment to its wide audience. The explosive growth of broadcast services in the region and around the world presents a great opportunity for the brand to expand beyond its historical leadership in premium TV content. OSN+ will be taken over by Nick Forward, former Chief Content Officer at Stan Australia, backed by a highly experienced management team with a proven track record of growing the streaming services on a global scale. 20220315 On this occasion, Sangeeta Desai, CEO of OSN Group, said that the group’s mission is to provide outstanding entertainment to all viewers. Speaking about the group’s new direction in the past few months, she emphasized that OSN+ will become “a cornerstone of our new business model”, building on our rich legacy in global entertainment, OSN+ will lead the next phase of our journey to provide the best global and local entertainment content to our viewers in Anytime, anywhere at a great price. I am happy that Nick and his team are translating this vision into action today.”
Nick Forward, CEO of OSN+, said: Chief Content Officer, “I am delighted to lead the OSN+ platform that has taken several months to build. Building on my past experience building a leading regional streaming service, I see a great opportunity to grow OSN+ into a leading VOD market in the MENA region by offering world-class content, curated specifically to viewers in the region.”
20220315 This OSN+ app will be available for use on TVs from all major companies, as well as on iOS and Android mobile devices and web-connected computers, It comes with an updated interface and an improved engine to effortlessly search through thousands of hours of valuable content from around the world. $9.5 per month, or local currency equivalent, includes a 7-day free trial, and can be subscribed through www.osnplus.com