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Icflix launches streaming in Iraq

Middle East subscription video-on-demand service Icflix is launching in Iraq through a partnership with the country’s leading mobile telco Asiacell. Both prepaid and postpaid Asiacell customers will be able to subscribe to the icflix library of content for a monthly fee of 10,000 IQD (US$8.56), a weekly fee of IQD4,000 or a daily subscription for […]

Icflix expands distribution with WeTek deal

Middle East and North African over-the-top video service Icflix has signed a deal with media player box manufacturer, WeTek. The agreement will see the Icflix app come pre-installed on WeTek’s Android-based media player boxes. Customers will also receive a voucher for one year’s free subscription to the streaming service, worth US$95.88 or US$7.99 per-month. Icflix […]

Icflix inks Jordan deal

SVOD service Icflix has teamed up Orange Jordan to extend its reach in the country. The MENA-focused streaming service will be offered for free, for a month, to Orange customers. It is the second time Icflix has worked with a telco in Jordan, after it teamed with Umniah Telecom last year. “This partnership will give […]

Icflix launches on Apple TV

Middle East and North African over-the-top video service Icflix has launched on the latest generation of Apple TV box. Icflix said the new app was built from the ground up by an in-house team and is available to download from the Apple TV App Store. “Icflix is all about convenience; being able to watch the […]

Broadcasters buy Kit & Kate toon

Preschool toon series Kit & Kate has been sold across the MENA region and in Australia, New Zealand and South Korea. The series, which follows the adventures of two cute kittens, is produced by Toonbox and distributed by Ankama Animation. It has shopped the series to Middle Eastern SVOD platform Icflix, which takes it for […]

Broadcasters buy Kit & Kate toon

Preschool toon series Kit & Kate has been sold across the MENA region and in Australia, New Zealand and South Korea. The series, which follows the adventures of two cute kittens, is produced by Toonbox and distributed by Ankama Animation. It has shopped the series to Middle Eastern SVOD platform Icflix, which takes it for […]

Icflix strikes telco deal

Middle East and North Africa-focused SVOD player Icflix has inked a deal with Umniah Telecom, and its streaming service is now available to the Jordanian telco’s customers. Umniah customers can activate Icflix via their mobile handsets. They will then be able to access the service on connected devices. Icflix is programmed with a range of […]

Icflix to coproduce SVOD movie

Middle East and North African streaming service Icflix will coproduce a feature film with Moroccan director Noureddine Lakmari (pictured). Burn Out will debut in select cinemas around the world next year and get an exclusive SVOD home on Icflix’s service. The moves means Icflix becomes the latest SVOD platform to produce its own movies, coming […]

Icflix preps Arabian superhero toon

Icflix has ordered Dunia, a new animated series for kids that will be an original for its Middle East and North African SVOD service. The streaming service has a dedicated kids app, Icflix kids, and Dunia will launch on that as well as its core OTT offering. The ten-part show will follow Dunia, a 12-year-old […]

News brief: Icflix launches on Sony consoles

Middle East and North African streaming service, Icflix, has launched on Sony PlayStation 3 (PS3) and PlayStation 4 (PS4) consoles. Through the Sony deal, viewers will be able to access Icflix’s catalogue of Hollywood, ‘Jazwood’ (Middle Eastern studio) and Bollywood content. “We are thrilled to announce this partnership to millions of PlayStation owners across Middle […]

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