Latest partnership offers exclusive benefits for new subscribers
Dubai, UAE; August 24, 2020: STARZPLAY, the leading subscription video on demand (SVOD) service in the MENA region, has partnered with Visa, the world’s leader in digital payments, to offer cardholders an exclusive offer on STARZPLAY monthly subscription.
Valid for a limited period only, Visa cardholders subscribing to STARZPLAY for the first time can benefit from a 20% discount on the monthly subscription. Offering an additional value-add and a seamless redemption, new subscribers can enjoy the best of regional and global programming anytime, anywhere and from any device only on STARZPLAY.
Danny Bates, Chief Commercial Officer and Co-founder at STARZPLAY, said: “Offering the best entertainment and making it easily accessible to subscribers has been our goal from the onset. Partnering with a global brand such as Visa reiterates our commitment to providing convenient, flexible and secured access to our diverse content library. We are confident that the incredible offer will further enhance the value for Visa cardholders, who can enjoy our high-quality premium content while benefiting from the exclusive offer.”
“We are delighted to partner with STARZPLAY to offer this exclusive offer to Visa cardholders in the region,” said Kalika Tripathi, Visa’s Head of Marketing for the MENA region. “With more people adjusting to the new social distancing lifestyle and spending more time at home, this offer shows how we’re adapting and tailoring our promotions to the post-COVID-19 normal so we can continue to deliver relevant offers and experiences for our cardholders.”
New subscribers signing up for the STARZPLAY monthly subscription on the website or on the STARZPLAY app can benefit from the discount during the two months promotion period. Subscribers can continue to benefit from the offer for as long as they are paying the STARZPLAY monthly subscription via their Visa card – enjoying the best of Hollywood and Arabic titles, all on one platform.
With more than 10,000 hours of premium content including blockbuster movies, exclusive TV shows, kids content and Arabic series, STARZPLAY is the number one player in the MENA region. The service is available in 20 countries across the Middle East, North Africa and Pakistan for fans to enjoy quality content anytime, anywhere and from any device.
STARZPLAY (www.starzplay.com) is a subscription video on demand service that streams Hollywood and Arabic movies, TV shows, documentaries, kids’ entertainment and STARZPLAY original content – to 20 countries across MENA and Pakistan.
STARZPLAY has seen phenomenal year-on-year growth since its launch in 2015, reaching over a million paying subscribers and installed on more than six million devices. STARZPLAY has secured US$125 million in equity funding through STARZ, a Lionsgate company (NYSE: LGF.A), State Street Global Advisors (NYSE: STT), and technology investment firms SEQ Capital Partners and Delta Partners.
The service carries thousands of premium titles including original hit shows like Baghdad Central, Power, Outlander, and Spartacus. STARZPLAY has long term licensing partnerships with a host of leading, global studios including Disney, Warner Bros, CBS, Showtime, Sony, Universal, MGM, and Fremantle.
STARZPLAY allows subscribers to watch its full HD and 4K content via a range of internet-enabled devices, smart TVs and game consoles, and is widely available on regional IPTV services. Its iOS and Android apps – installed on more than six million devices – also allow downloads for offline playback.