Netflix has signed its first ever deal in the Middle East and North Africa region. It has signed partnership deal with OSN entertainment network, as per which OSN customers will be able to access Netflix’s content library via a new OSN Box which is scheduled to be launched towards the end of the second quarter. Furthermore, the customers will also have the flexibility to pay for their Netflix subscription via one consolidated OSN bill.
The unusual deal marks the U.S. streaming giant’s first partnership in the region. The customer-first partnership brings Netflix’s entertainment catalogue to OSN screens across the region, cementing Netflix and OSN’s drive to offer something for everyone, on demand, anywhere and anytime. The deal will offer access to Hollywood movies, top TV shows, documentaries, independent films, stand-up comedy and a wide range of kid’s titles and Netflix’s critically-acclaimed original programming.
Customers will also have access to exclusive series and films in Ultra HD 4K and HDR such as Bright the alternate starring Will Smith and Joel Edgerton. For original series, there are Netflix award-winning shows like Stranger Things, Orange is the New Black, House of Cards and The Crown; global phenomena such as 13 Reasons Why and Narcos, and the new cyberpunk noir Altered Carbon. Netflix’s first Arabic stand-up comedy Adel Karam: Live from Beirut, is due to launch soon.