Monday, January 17, 2011

Istikana’s Public Beta now begins

Today we are excited with the launch of the first public beta of Istikana.

We’ve been working hard building the best Premium Arabic Video Service. Our content is free, legal and on-demand. We have posted our initial batch of classic shows. You can watch high quality, full length episodes of Bab El-Hara 1, Grendizer, Abtal Al-Mala3ib, Ayam Shamiyeh and more. We have many more titles in our pipeline and will be posting them when they are ready.

Istikana has been not only been optimized for the web, but you can enjoy watching your favorite shows on the iPad and iPhone.

In this round, the team is looking for feedback because we are committed to providing the best possible service ever! You can send your feedback to We will be reading every piece of feedback very carefully and will use it to improve the service. You should expect to see more content and more functionality throughout the beta period and beyond.

On behalf of the team, we want to say THANK YOU for your support and look forward to your comments.

Tareq Abu-Lughod (