Maaz Sheikh


Starzplay re-ups with deal with Intigral for Saudi Arabia

SVOD Starzplay has announced a multi-year deal with Saudi Telecom Company (STC)-owned Intigral, renewing its agreement with the telco for the second time. The deal sees Starzplay’s full service and content library available to STC’s broadband users along with subscribers to its Jawwy TV OTT platform. Starzplay, owned by Lionsgate, is available in 20 countries […]

Starz Play Arabia raises funding to expand service

Starz Play Arabia has raised a “multi-million dollar” funding round, which it plans to use to expand its services and partnerships. Existing investors including SEQ Capital Partners, and new investors including Delta Partners Capital, led the funding in the Middle East and North African streaming service. Starz said that Starz Play has achieved double-digit month-on-month […]

Starz plots international OTT expansion

Over-the-top service Starz Play is planning to move outside of the Middle East and North Africa as part of a 2017 expansion plan. Speaking exclusively to TBI sister title Digital TV Europe, Starz Play Arabia CEO and co-founder, Maaz Sheikh, said that the company plans to bring Starz Play to Sub-Saharan Africa and Asia next year. […]