icflix Signs Content Licensing Agreement With Paramount Pictures
DUBAI, UAE, September 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --
icflix [pronounced i-see-flix], the region's first online streaming platform for Jazwood (Arabic content), Bollywood and Hollywood genres, has signed a licensing agreement with Paramount Pictures that will bring a variety of hit films to the service's users. Among the titles that will become available are The Godfather series, American Beauty, Ghost, films in the Star Trek series and many more.
icflix subscribers will be able to play, pause and rewind available titles. They can also add these movies and all other content to "My Flix" - a favorites section on the platform that allows subscribers to bookmark content for viewing at a later time.
The addition of hit films from Paramount's vast library will further enhance icflix's wide array of entertainment options. These movies, as well as the full icflix library consisting of various films, TV shows (several of which are new and exclusive to icflix), cartoons and documentaries, can be accessed on the go or at home via a wide range of Internet-connected devices including computers, smart phones, tablets and smart televisions.
icflix media FZ LLC was established in Dubai in 2012. The company provides one stop shopping for online Hollywood, Bollywood, and Jazwood (Arabic) content (movies, music, TV series, dramas, cartoons, and documentaries) as well as sports and exclusive content that can be streamed to a variety of mobile and fixed consumer devices (PCs, Macs, smart phones, tablets, gaming consoles, and smart TVs). icflix has offices in the US, Canada, Europe, and Egypt as well as the UAE.
About Paramount Home Media Distribution
Paramount Home Media Distribution (PHMD) is part of Paramount Pictures Corporation (PPC), a global producer and distributor of filmed entertainment. PPC is a unit of Viacom (NASDAQ: VIAB, VIA), a leading content company with prominent and respected film, television and digital entertainment brands. The PHMD division oversees PPC's home entertainment, digital and television distribution activities worldwide. The division is responsible for the sales, marketing and distribution of home entertainment content on behalf of Paramount Pictures, Paramount Animation, Paramount Vantage, Paramount Classics, Insurge Pictures, MTV, Nickelodeon, Comedy Central and CBS and for providing home entertainment fulfillment services for certain DreamWorks Animation Home Entertainment titles. PHMD additionally manages global licensing of studio content and distribution across worldwide digital and television distribution platforms including online, mobile and portable devices and emerging technologies.
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