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Mega Max Media and Mag Media International strike exclusive deal with OSN to launch new kids channel
11 Apr

Mega Max Media and Mag Media International strike exclusive deal with OSN to launch new kids channel

OSN Kids Zone HD is a 24/7 Kids channel that brings quality family favourites in English and Arabic to OSN customers across MENA

Dubai, UAE; March 28, 2017:MEGA MAX MEDIA, the owner of TV channel ducktv, in cooperation with MAGMEDIA INTERNATIONAL, recently launched a tailor-made children’s channel ‘OSN Kid Zone’ Exclusively on OSN, the region’s premiere entertainment company.

OSN Kid Zone TV (channel number 357), is a new 24/7 channel providing education and entertainment for children aged 2 to 8. The network features popular series such as Barney & Friends, Thomas & Friends, , Transformers Rescue Bots, Heroes of the City and My Little Pony, among other hit shows. As part of OSN’s ongoing commitment to providing localised content for the region all shows are aired with Arabic and English audio options.

“MEGA MAX MEDIA started its first project in Baltic countries with TV channel KIDZONETV, four years ago. This ‘know-how’ helped us to introduce our concept in the UAE, where we are working with OSN, the region’s leading network to introduce OSN Kid Zone. We put the channel together with top quality programming, which is fully dubbed in Arabic, exclusively for OSN. Now we are ready to offer our services to even more operators and make tailored exclusive TV channels according their specific requirements” said Pavol Miller, Executive Director of MEGA MAX MEDIA.

Emad Morcos, Chief Content Officer at OSN said: “OSN Kidzone has been specifically created to bring in fun and educational content for younger kids. We continue to build on the success of our children proposition on OSN and bring them the most loved animation from around the world.”

Magnus Simons, xx of MAGMEDIA INTERNATIONAL said: “I’m very pleased that we have succeeded in delivering this channel to OSN. We are continuing to work together to provide top quality localised content for the families enjoying OSN.

“I am looking forward to working closely with MEGA MAX MEDIA and offering exclusive programming to operators around the world creating special and unique channels that perfectly meet their requirements and the desires of their audience.”

OSN’s deep and broad programming portfolio is unbeatable in the region with long-term exclusive deals with all major international studios such as Disney, HBO, NBC Universal, Fox, Paramount, MGM, Sony and Warner Brothers, among others, ensuring customers always have a great line-up of ‘nowhere else’ content to enjoy.

For more information, visit osn.com. Join the conversation using @OSN.

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Media Contact:

Zahabia Motiwala  Nivine William

Communications Director,OSN  ASDA’A Burson-Marsteller

Dubai Media City, Dubai, UAE  Dubai

+971 (0) 4 367 7084  +971 (0) 4 450 7600

zahabia.motiwala@osn.com  nivine.william@bm.com

Note to Editors

About OSN:

OSN is the region’s leading entertainment network with the rights to broadcast into 24 countries across the MENA. The company is owned and operated by Panther Media Group, registered in the Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) and has two shareholders, KIPCO and the Mawarid Group Limited.

OSN has a history of providing exceptional value for customers with its focus on exclusive and in-demand content, and innovative digital platforms for anywhere, anytime access.

With over 150 channels, OSN’s strength is its unbeatable range of exclusive programming led by its long-term partnerships with studio majors including Disney, HBO, NBC Universal, Fox, Paramount, MGM, Sony, DreamWorks and Warner Brothers.

65 HD channels mean OSN is the home for premium and nowhere-else content in Arabic, English, Filipino and South Asian languages. OSN broadcasts the latest content at the same minute as in the US, including popular series, blockbuster movies, and the best sports events. In addition, OSN also provides entertainment content for devices such as laptops, tablets and mobile phones via its OSN Play and Go online TV service, offering movies, series and sports on the go.

OSN has been at the forefront of digital technology innovation in the Middle East introducing the first Digital Video Recorder HD, OSN Play, an online TV platform, an internet-enabled satellite receiver and recorder and OSN on Demand, the region's first VOD service.

OSN also expanded its language services when it acquired Pehla Media & Entertainment, offering around forty channels in a variety of South Asian languages in the MENA region, with content such as Bollywood movies and cricket, including the ICC Cricket World Cup.

OSN’s ambition is to deliver entertainment everywhere for everyone, which is informed by the company’s three key pillars: A customer-first approach, unrivalled exclusive content and unbeatable value.


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