DUBAI, UAE, March 9, 2017 /PRNewswire/ --
OSN Ya Hala International, a premium bespoke Arabic entertainment channel, has acquired the exclusive rights to distribute Egyptian Premier League (EPL), globally outside of the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region.
This presents a fantastic opportunity for millions of football-loving and die-hard followers of EPL in international markets such as North America, Europe and Africa. OSN Ya Hala International will deliver real-time action and analysis of EPL to Arab football fans in these global markets through partnerships with leading operators in these regions.
OSN Ya Hala International is in discussions with a number of operators and providers across the globe for the distribution of the channel, including the EPL content - live and in real-time. For operators, this is an ideal opportunity to capture the minds and loyalty of Arab audiences, who closely follow the action at EPL.
"OSN Ya Hala International's exclusive partnership with Egyptian Premier League underpins our commitment to providing premium Arabic and sports content to the large population of Arabs living abroad," commented Elie Kawkabani, Senior Vice President, Business Development at OSN. "EPL is hugely popular, particularly among Egyptian and Arab expats, so it's fantastic to add this to the dynamic repertoire of content on offer for the community."
The agreement with EPL reinforces OSN Ya Hala International's position as a premium channel offering the highest standard of relevant and exclusive content.
OSN Ya Hala International features a range of the Arab world's critically acclaimed Khaleeji, Arabic, and Turkish shows. The channel embodies the diverse interests of Arab expats, showcasing award-winning series, talk shows, general entertainment, lifestyle and sports programming, catering to the culturally-rich Arab community around the globe with wholesome and exclusive content.
OSN is the region's leading entertainment network with the rights to broadcast into 24 countries across the Middle East and North Africa region. With over 150 channels, OSN's strength is its 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.