Tuesday, March 27, 2012

Istikana signs with ART to provide films!!

Istikana.com (the MENA’s primary Arabic video streaming service) announced the signing of an agreement with ART (Arab Radio & Television) to provide the streaming service access to its comprehensive film library.

This agreement will greatly expand the content offering of the site and will add a new genre of Films to its existing genres that have included thousands of hours of cartoon series, Arabic drama series, dubbed series, documentaries, entertainment and religious programming. 

Istikana co-founder, content manager Tareq Abu-Lughod stated that “This is a very important and strategic cooperation. ART owns one of the largest film libraries in the region and this partnership will provide our visitors a unique opportunity to enjoy some of the most popular Arabic films legally, fully, in high quality and for free.”

Istikana co-founder, business development manager Samer Abdin added that “Istikana is becoming the hub for TV producers to monetize their content online. We have proven this over the past year and ART is an important addition for our aggressively growing content offering”

Launched in March 2011, Istikana.com is the Arab world’s first on-demand service that streams popular Arabic library video content online legally, in full and for free.