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Starz Play races ahead of Netflix in MENA region

Roshan Dwivedi Published on : 17 April 2018

According to reports, Starz Play accounts for 26% of the total MENA OTT market share and left behind the streaming giant Netflix which holds a mere 16% share. Icflix, another SVOD platform stands third with 11% of the total OTT market share.

Starz Play has also beaten Netflix in terms of revenue accounting for 28% compared to Netflix’s 21% in the growing market overall.

Maaz Sheikh, CEO and co-founder of Starz Play quoted, “We launched Starz Play in April 2015, and since then we have watched it grow from a startup with an inaugural team of just 15 to an industry-leader employing 100 extremely talented individuals.”

 

Written by: Roshan Dwivedi

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