OSN’s Streaming Service for DXB travellers
Access to content from DISNEY+ Originals, HBO series, Kids content, Arabic movies and more
As part of its preparations for the ramp up of passenger flights, Dubai Airports has announced a strategic partnership with OSN, the region’s leading entertainment provider, to give passengers at Dubai International (DXB) complimentary access to OSN’s new streaming app, from July 14, 2020.
As the top ranked international airport welcomes customers back through its doors following the resumption of scheduled services, the partnership has been developed to provide premium and exclusive entertainment to travellers on their journey through DXB.Eugene Barry, Executive Vice President of Commercial at Dubai Airports said of the partnership; “We are responding to the changing behaviour and expectations of our customers, and the demand for quality, exclusive digital content is a trend that we see growing in importance. We are delighted to partner with one of the region’s most popular online entertainment providers and are excited to offer OSN’s new digital platform to our travellers. The OSN streaming app, now available to all DXB customers, continues to build on the capabilities of our popular WOW-Fi platform, and further strengthens our commitment to deliver a unique customer experience at DXB.”The streaming service provides exclusive access to original content from DISNEY+, HBO, Universal, and many other major Hollywood studios in addition to Arabic and documentaries.
OSN’s enviable streaming library also boasts thousands of hours of universally acclaimed blockbuster movies, trending series, box-sets, kids content, award winning documentaries, and more. Travellers will be able to connect to OSN’s new streaming app through a link on the DXB super-fast WOW-FI and will have complimentary access for 24 hours.
“DXB is the busiest international airport in the world and we are thrilled to be offering world-class entertainment on our OSN streaming service to every traveller passing through the airport. We saw a great strategic fit in this partnership, reflecting our mutual commitment to excellence, growth and bigger reach across the Middle East and North Africa,” said Zahra Zayat, Senior Vice President, Telco & OTT at OSN. “Travel and content consumption complement one another, and through this collaboration, we will be able to provide travellers with access to premium content and showcase our platform. If you are one of those who arrive at the airport early, or if you’re looking to pass the time in transit, be sure that you will find plenty of options to choose from through our OSN streaming app.”
The service, in addition to DXB’s extensive dining, retail and leisure offerings further reinforces the airport’s position as the world’s leading airport for international passengers.
- Dubai Airports manages the operation and development of both of Dubai’s airports – DXB and DWC.
- As integrator, Dubai Airports works to balance the interests of all stakeholders to maintain aviation growth, protect operational resilience and ensure that service providers collaborate to provide a safe and secure service and improve the experience of our customers whilst maintaining a sustainable business.
- DXB is the world’s number one airport in terms of international passenger traffic and number three globally in terms of total passenger traffic as reported by Airports Council International.
OSN is the region’s leading entertainment business with the rights to broadcast in 17 countries across the MENA. The company is owned and operated by Panther Media Group, registered in the Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) and has two shareholders, KIPCO and the Mawarid Group Limited.
OSN has a history of providing exceptional value for customers with its focus on exclusive and in-demand content, and innovative digital platforms for anywhere, anytime access.
OSN is the exclusive distributor of The Walt Disney Company’s new Disney+ Originals in the Middle East region, across both its box and streaming services. OSN’s strength is its unbeatable range of exclusive programming and best-in-class entertainment led by its long-term partnerships with studio majors including Disney+, Disney, HBO, NBC Universal, Fox, Paramount, MGM, and Sony to name a few.
OSN is the home for premium and nowhere-else content in Arabic, English, Filipino. OSN broadcasts the latest content at the same minute as in the US, including popular series, blockbuster movies, and the best in kids and lifestyle programming. In addition, OSN also provides entertainment content for devices such as laptops, tablets and mobile phones via its online and mobile app entertainment platform, offering movies and series on the go.
OSN has been at the forefront of digital technology innovation in the Middle East introducing OSN on Demand, the region's first VOD service.
OSN’s ambition is to deliver entertainment everywhere for everyone, which is informed by the company’s three key pillars: A customer-first approach, unrivalled exclusive content and unbeatable value.