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STARZ Play: Your New Online Movies & Series Platform


Honestly it’s time for TV fans to say goodbye to their cable subscriptions and hello to solely streaming their entertainment. With new streaming platforms and VOD (Video On Demand) services, television programs are going to be more available, simple and convenient. STARZ Play is one of the new and powerful subscription video on demand services in the market right now (they have over 57 Million subscribers in the U.S).

Starzplay logoTheir new platform called Starz Play Arabia has recently been launched across 17 territories in the Middle East, beating Netflix to the punch in an area with a population estimated at 370 million and a young, highly wired demographic. Now let’s see what Starz Play can provide to us.

“Starz is very pleased with the launch of the world-class Starz Play Arabia partnership in the Middle East and North Africa,” says Chris Albrecht, Starz CEO. “This is the first time a STARZ-branded service has been launched outside of the United States.”

As you have probably noticed, everything is going the way of streaming these days, so to be sure to have good service you need to choose the right Platform, and Starz Play can feed your starving hunger. It’s super-hard to choose what to watch, because their original content is so different and provides some of the best shows and movies on TV today. Some of their shows like Power, Penny Dreadful, Humans and a lot more have the latest episodes at the same time as the U.S. Their service also includes a wide selection of movie content, licensed from Hollywood, including content from leading pay TV networks.

STARZ Play gives you maximum user control by letting you play, pause and rewind. You can stop watching a movie or show and resume it later, right from where you left off, whenever and wherever you want. STARZ Play uses the most advanced technology to provide you with a superb HD viewing experience. You can enjoy STARZ Play on any device: your PC or Mac as well as on numerous iOS and Android devices. STARZ Play will also be available on the leading Smart TVs and game consoles in the near future.

“STARZ PLAY Arabia has a unique opportunity to fill a market need and offer the growing Internet savvy population of the region the best in TV and movie content, at an affordable price point, and with high-value convenience and control,” explains President and Chief Operating Officer of Starz Play Arabia Maaz Sheikh. “We have aggregated a compelling collection of great original programming including STARZ Original series and movie content from around the world. Our content will be presented in a culturally sensitive way and will be a showcase technologically, with a strong consumer value proposition.”

Starz Play provides an immersive and unique viewing experience offering their subscribers the latest and most acclaimed movies and series as well as a wonderful selection of children’s and family programming exclusively for the Middle East and North Africa. It initially offers more than 3,000 movies and a wide selection of TV series that you can watch for $12.99/month (49SAR/Month). With a 30-day free trial and no monthly contractual obligations, viewers can enjoy watching their favorites programs without any commercial breaks or interruptions.

Now with Starz Play, you can watch fiercely entertaining originals as well as hit movies anywhere you go and anytime you want.

To know more about Starz Play you can visit their website.

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ICFLIX releases HIV, a first original production


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ICFLIX [pronounced “I-see-flix”] has released the first of their original productions today to their global audience, exclusively on the online streaming service. The movie, entitled HIV, has been produced entirely in Egypt by a handpicked team of fresh, young talent from the region. In addition to the original version in Arabic the movie is also available with English and French subtitles, making it accessible to all audiences.

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ICFLIX is the first subscription-based online streaming service of its kind and offers movies, TV series, cartoons, and documentaries. The service is currently available on over 900 different mobile and fixed Internet enabled devices including PCs, Macs, smart phones, tablets, smart TVs and gaming consoles.

HIV is the first of 12 original productions to be released by ICFLIX in the coming year. Each film will tackle a different topic with social relevance to audiences across the Middle East. The drama explores the social repercussions experienced by those infected with HIV through the eyes of a young man, Youssef. As he struggles to reclaim the life he once had, Youssef takes the audience on an emotional journey as he realizes the social stigma associated with the disease. Director Mohammad Adel, headed a team of talented young stars, including lead actor Mohammad Al Sharnouby and his love interest in the film, actress Alia Assaf.

Watch the trailer here:

The film can be viewed by ICFLIX subscribers on their website or any of the free apps, available for smartphones, smart TVs, tablets and soon, gaming consoles. Click here to go straight to the movie. ICFLIX provides its users with access to its Jazwood (Arabic), Hollywood and Bollywood content and kids’ cartoons and shows with an unlimited access, including the largest library of Arabic movies and shows available online. Additionally, subtitles and alternative audio options are available for a majority of the content, making it accessible for French, Arabic and English speakers. Aside from its UAE headquarters, ICFLIX has offices in Dubai, Cairo, Prague, Casablanca, Tunis and USA

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