VIVA Partners with MBC to Launch Mobile Payment For SHAHID PLUS Service

Kuwait's VIVA announced its exclusive partnership with MBC Group which allows its customers to pay subscription fees of SHAHID PLUS.

22 July 2015
Service is available for the first time in Kuwait
Kuwait - VIVA, Kuwait's fastest-growing and most developed telecom operator, announced its exclusive partnership with MBC Group which allows its customers to pay subscription fees of SHAHID PLUS, the number one Premium Video on Demand (VOD) Service in the Arab world.  In an initiative that is the first of its kind in Kuwait, VIVA's customers can pay subscription fees from their mobile devices. The agreement became possible because of the strategic partnership between MBC Group and Intigral, the Middle East leading digital hub.

Through this agreement, VIVA's customers will be able to enjoy receiving the paid package from SHAHID PLUS to watch the latest movies without commercial breaks along with premium TV shows and series for 2 KD only, where payment will be settled without a credit card, but directly charged to VIVA customers' monthly post-paid bill or debited from their prepaid account.

Anoud Motheeb, Marketing Director at VIVA said: "We are pleased to bring the latest and most advanced innovations to our customers, and through our partnership with MBC Group we are delivering the best viewing experience to them. VIVA is dedicated to create new and innovative ways to reach out to its customers and present them with exciting new products and services that meet their needs and expectations."

Abe Naga, Head of Digital at MBC Group added that: "We're delighted to partner with Kuwait's fastest growing telecom operator as a first step to present SHAHID PLUS service to its customers and offer them a different payment method. SHAHID PLUS became as a value added service to SHAHID the most popular and successful Premium Video on Demand (VOD) Service in the Arab world, which we always proud and working to bring all that is new."

SHAHID is the number one Premium Video On Demand (VOD) Service in the Arab world that allows watching Arabic movies and programs via online streaming service owned by MBC Group, and air various TV shows and movies aired on famous Arabic networks.

The unique and exclusive service will enable VIVA's customers to enjoy watching their favorite TV shows, and premium Arabic movies without using their credit cards for payments  and the same would be directly charged to their monthly post-paid bill or debited from their prepaid account.

VIVA aims to always provide its customers with a complete data solution that allows customers to enjoy uninterrupted data streaming, and its commitment to offering its customers the latest in the world of technology.

To find out more about the new payment solution on SHAHID PLUS, or about VIVA's numerous competitions, promotions, products and packages visit any of the 69 VIVA branches, one of the VIVA authorized distributors, the company's website at or contact its 24 hour call center at 102. 


About VIVA
VIVA is the fastest-growing telecom operator in Kuwait. Launched in December 2008, VIVA makes things Possible for its customers by transforming communication, information and entertainment experiences. The company has rapidly established an unrivalled position in the market through its customer centric approach. VIVA's quest is to be the mobile brand of choice in Kuwait by being transparent, engaging, energetic and fulfilling. VIVA continues to take a considerable share of the market by offering an innovative range of best value products, services and content propositions; a state of the art, nationwide network and world-class service. VIVA offers internet speeds of more than 100 Mbps, due to the implementation of the most advanced fourth generation (4G LTE) network in Kuwait resulting in superior coverage, performance and reliability.

For more information, visit VIVA at one of its 69 branches or on or any of its authorized dealers across Kuwait.

About Intigral
Formed in 2009, Intigral is a joint venture between STC and the Malaysian media conglomerate, All Asia Networks (ASTRO) with a current workforce of more than 200 professionals based in its Dubai and Riyadh offices. As the Middle East's leading digital hub, Intigral creates, enables, develops and delivers digital experiences adding value to customers and partners at every stage of the value chain. Intigral's work with some of MENA's biggest telecom companies also gives the company and its partner's access to a combined customer base of 34.25 million users regionally.

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