OSN strengthens partnership with CNBC with distribution renewal deal
OSN, the leading pay-TV network in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region, has strengthened its partnership with CNBC, the leading international business and financial news and information network, with the renewal of its channel distribution deal. The long term deal also means OSN viewers will get anytime access to CNBC’s sought-after news content on OSN’s award-winning online viewing platform, OSN Play.
Offering the best in world news including cutting edge financial and business content, OSN has an extensive breadth of news channels including Bloomberg, Sky News, CNN, Fox News, BBC World and OSN News, in addition to CNBC, which is available on Channel 413 on OSN DTH.
Emad Marcos, Senior Vice President, Media Partners and Digital, of OSN, said: “Our priority is to provide the largest breadth of premium content that meets all requirements from our subscribers. Having built our credentials as the home of premium entertainment, we have built a strong news portfolio in which CNBC has a central position. By adding CNBC content to OSN Play in the near future, our subscribers will soon also have the opportunity to stay connected with the international business world on-the-go and anytime, anywhere.”
Jacqueline Lam, Vice President of International Distribution at CNBC, commented: “Our agreement with OSN enables viewers across the MENA to watch the latest global business news and analysis, and access CNBC’s real-time data. This cements CNBC’s position as the premier provider of English language business programming in the region.”