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Rotana Media Group and Wide Khaliji sign breakthrough deal

Rotana to introduce its premium Arabic offering and VOD Content to Wide Khaliji’s rich SVOD platform.

Rotana Media Group announced that it has signed a breakthrough deal with Arabic SVOD (Subscription Video on Demand) platform, Wide Khaliji. This long-term partnership will allow Rotana Media group to expand its Arabic content offering as it continues to deliver on its mission to entertain MENA audiences through a best-in-class Arabic streaming service – Wide Khaliji.

Rotana Media Group’s award-winning TV channels (10 branded premium channels including Rotana Cinema, Rotana Drama, Rotana Classic, etc.), will all be available to stream live in high definition (HD) on Wide Khaliji across the MENA region. Additionally, Rotana’s content — comprising hundreds of premium Arabic titles released every year — will be available on-demand.

Just in time for the Ramadan viewing season, this multi-year deal agreement grants Wide Khaliji, a technologically advanced and VOD (Video on Demand) content-rich SVOD platform, with the rights to distribute the entire portfolio of Rotana’s channels in its footprint.

Meanwhile, commenting on the agreement, Jad Joubran, VP Business Development & Partnership at Rotana, confirmed that: “Rotana continues to adapt its strategy with industry evolution. The consumer has spoken and wants to view our content in their own terms, and we listened. Launching our premium Rotana branded channels on OTT platforms that offer choices, scalability, and are forward-thinking, continues to be our focus. We are delighted to partner with Wide Khaliji and are excited about their prospects.”

Wide Khaliji’s Vice Chairman, Mohammed Al Kahtani, commented: “Rotana’s live channels, in addition to their rich VOD library, offer our subscribers a deep and wide content library and more viewing options, and we are excited to offer them to our subscribers starting the Holy Month of Ramadan.”

For further information, please visit www.rotana.net