KUWAIT: OSN, the region’s leading entertainment network, and Zain, the leading digital service provider in Kuwait, have sealed a partnership to make the OSN streaming app available to Zain customers in Kuwait. Zain customers can now enjoy access to the OSN streaming app and the thousands of hours of premium exclusive content available on the platform. Postpaid customers will receive a complimentary one-year OSN subscription when they subscribe to any of Zain’s new 5G plans starting from KD 15 monthly.
The strategic partnership gives Zain subscribers exclusive access to original content from Disney+, HBO, Universal, MGM, Paramount+ and many other major Hollywood studios in addition to premium Arabic and Turkish productions, all available on the OSN streaming app.
Zahra Zayat, Senior Vice President of Telco and OTT at OSN said, “We are very excited to have Zain as our Telco partner in Kuwait. With the revolutionary 5G rollout by Zain, video consumption on OSN Streaming service is expected to take a quantum leap, hence, our partnership came as a natural extension to the 5G offering and an essential opportunity to uplift lower tier internet users to higher value tiers.”
Zayat added: “Customers in Kuwait demand quality streaming content on their phones and our OSN Streaming app addresses this need by bundling the huge library of premium English and Arabic content with the unbeatable experience of 5G. Those who subscribe to any of Zain’s new 5G plans will enjoy unlimited OSN streaming content at no extra cost for a year. All other customers can subscribe through direct billing via their Zain lines and enjoy special offers.”
Modhey Al-Sabah, Chief Government Affairs and Business Development Officer at Zain Kuwait, said: “We are thrilled to partner with OSN, the region’s leading entertainment network, to offer our customers the best world-class content from the biggest names in the global entertainment industry. Zain proudly operates the largest and most powerful 5G network in Kuwait, and with that comes a commitment to offer top-quality services to the largest family of subscribers in the country. For this, we were keen on offering all customers subscribing to our new 5G plans with a complimentary one-year subscription in OSN to allow them to enjoy the true power of this revolutionary technology.”
Accessing world-class entertainment in the palm of their hand, Zain Kuwait customers can look forward to binge-watching their favorite shows including Game of Thrones, The Mandalorian, and Al-Tuffah Al-Haram on the go. Customers will also have access to OSN’s range of OSN Original productions including reality TV show ‘Yalla Neta’asha’ and ‘A’adet Regala’. Relaunched in April 2020, OSN’s enviable streaming library also boasts thousands of hours of universally acclaimed blockbuster movies, trending series, boxsets, kids content, award-winning documentaries, and more.
Zain’s new 5G plans include a wide range of revolutionary fixed and mobile Internet devices, including two that are exclusively available at Zain; the 5G Netgear M5 Hotspot with 1 TB of 5G Internet starting at KD 15 monthly, and the Zain 5G HUB; powered by HTC, with 1 TB of 5G Internet for KD 20 monthly only. In addition, the plans include the all-new Huawei 5G CPE PRO 2 with 1 TB of 5G Internet starting at KD 17 monthly, as well as many more devices that meet customers’ various personal and professional needs.
Zain is also introducing a new offer that allows postpaid customers to enjoy unlimited 5G Internet on two separate SIM cards with one subscription, starting at KD 20 monthly only. The offer includes one free Internet device, as well as the ability to add an additional device if needed. This offer also includes a free one-year OSN subscription.
Customers can easily get any of these offers by visiting Zain’s branches or through the Zain Online Store (kw.zain.com/5G) and enjoy FREE delivery to their doorstep, noting that Zain follows strict protocols that adhere to official health guidelines to ensure the safety of customers and staff.
The announcement comes to reinforce Zain’s leadership in the Kuwaiti market by offering the largest and most powerful 5G network in Kuwait. Since commercially launching fifth generation wireless technology (5G) back in June 2019, Zain was the first operator to offer 5G technology in the GCC region via the Kuwaiti market with nationwide coverage of all areas. The company succeeded in designing the first integrated network for 5G services built on a world-class infrastructure, ultimately transforming the telecom sector across the country and region.