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Vuclip to provide OTT service Viu to Omantel customers

Wesam Kattan, Vice President, Content & Brand Marketing, MENA.

VOD service provider Vuclip, has partnered with Omantel to offer Viu, Vuclip’s OTT video service, to Omantel’s mobile customers across the country.

The partnership comes as part of Viu’s expansion into the Middle East market. Through this association, Omantel will provide its mobile customers access to localised regional and local premium TV shows, movies and Viu Originals through the Viu app on mobile for $0.52 (0.2 OMR) per day.

The video content is tailored for both local and expat customers and is available in several languages including Arabic, Hindi, English and Tagalog.

Commenting on the agreement, Saleh Mahmood Al Maimani, Senior Manager Product Development, Omantel Consumer Business Unit, said: “Customer satisfaction is a top priority for us and to ensure that, we are always looking for ways in which we can keep them entertained and provide them with the best digital experience. Viu content is high quality and suitable for this audience.”

“With Viu, we’re always striving to engage consumers with premium local and localised content. Partnering with Omantel will enable us to reach a larger audience who can watch video content on their mobiles, that is tailored specifically for this region in various different languages,” said Wesam Kattan, Vice President Content & Brand Marketing, Vuclip MENA.