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Discovery Inks Long-Term Partnership With Jawwy TV Of Saudia Arabia – Deadline

Discovery Wednesday unveiled a long-term partnership with Saudi telecom’s group’s digital leisure arm Intigral to supply broadcast and subscription-video-on-demand content material to its flagship OTT service, Jawwy TV.

The deal provides Jawwy TV subscribers to entry to pick out Discovery content material in a Discovery+ branded space on Jawwy. New and current Jawwy TV subscribers who join can be provided 12 months of Discovery+ content material on Intigral.

Jawwy TV subscribers can even obtain seven of Discovery’s worldwide linear channels: Discovery Channel, Fatafeat, TLC, Discovery Family, Animal Planet, Discovery Science and Investigation Discovery, with extra to comply with.

Once accessible in area, the events will collaborate on making the Discovery+ app accessible to the telecom group’s cellular buyer base in KSA, Kuwait and Bahrain. They be provided entry to Discovery+ app as a further worth to their current service, the companions stated.

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This settlement reps the primary time that Discovery’s followers within the Middle East can have entry to the content material throughout each linear and on demand in an OTT solely service,” famous Kasia Kieli, President & MD of Discovery EMEA. “We are delighted to enter this new partnership with the leading telco operator in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and combine our strengths to provide customers access to our much-loved brands and content on discovery+.”

Content accessible through the Discovery+ branded space, consists of international franchises Shark Week, MythBusters, Gold Rush, Expedition Unknown, House Hunters International, 90 Day Fiancé, NASA’s Unexplained Files and Say Yes to the Dress and unique Discovery+ originals resembling The Impossible Row, Amy Schumer Learns to Cook (Uncensored), and JonBenet Ramsey: What Really Happened?

Intigral is a number one digital leisure company within the MENA area, a subsidiary of the Saudi Telecom Group (stg).

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