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|11 October, 2017

du signs a partnership agreement with OSN during GITEX 2017, offering du customers an exclusive subscription to WAVO entertainment application

du and OSN celebrate a decade of partnership Dubai, UAE - du, the leading telecommunication provider in the region, today, signed a new partnership agreement with OSN, the region’s leading entertainment network, during GITEX 2017 to provide its customers with an exclusive subscription to OSN’s all-new online and mobile app entertainment platform, ‘WAVO’, for no additional cost until the 31st of De

du signs a partnership agreement with OSN during GITEX 2017, offering du customers an exclusive subscription to WAVO entertainment application
du and OSN celebrate a decade of partnership

Dubai, UAE - du, the leading telecommunication provider in the region, today, signed a new partnership agreement with OSN, the region’s leading entertainment network, during GITEX 2017 to provide its customers with an exclusive subscription to OSN’s all-new online and mobile app entertainment platform, ‘WAVO’, for no additional cost until the 31st of Dec.

 “We are pleased to announce our latest partnership with OSN during GITEX 2017, and offer our customers the latest in streaming entertainment services through WAVO. Digitalisation is paving the way for the future of TV, and as an adaptive and agile ICT provider, we strive to add value through innovation for all our customers,” said Osman Sultan, Chief Executive Officer, Emirates Integrated Telecommunications, du. “Our latest partnership with OSN enables us to further bolster our offering, not just for our TV customers, but for customers who rely on multiple screens for their entertainment needs.”

Martin Stewart, Chief Executive Officer of OSN, said: “Building on OSN’s mantra of ‘anywhere, anytime’ entertainment, we’re giving more customers across the region the chance to enjoy all that WAVO has to offer, with something for everyone across an incredible spectrum of genres. This is a fantastic way to further our longstanding partnership with du, by strengthening our bond with this additional exclusive agreement.”

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The extended partnership also includes du becoming the exclusive third-party distributer for WAVO in the UAE, and its customers will get an exclusive subscription to ‘WAVO’ content till the end of 2017. Available on mobile devices and tablets (iOS/Android), as well as Samsung, LG smart TVs or PCs, WAVO is forging a new path in the online and app entertainment marketplace, differentiating itself by combining an exciting blend of both live and catch-up TV. Entertainment options include English and Arabic programming, across hit TV series, blockbuster movies and live and exclusive sporting events.

WAVO also capitalises on some of OSN’s most exciting exclusive partnerships with leading studios like HBO and Disney, giving subscribers in the region unprecedented access to some of the world’s greatest shows, including Emmy Award winning hits, Westworld and Big Little Lies; as well as Disney family favourites to add tremendous value for du home subscribers.

Under the GITEX 2017 umbrella of Discover, Transform, Innovate du is going beyond connectivity to move away from showing concepts of where the world is expected to be, to open a new chapter of digital transformation. du will take visitors on a journey of ’10 Times More’ this GITEX 2017, expressing how ICT delivers the digital transformation in the smart city at du’s stand Z-F10 in Zabeel Hall at GITEX Technology Week 2017, at the Dubai World Trade Centre. This year du will demonstrate its transformational approach towards concepts such as Block chain, Cloud, LiFi, which are fast becoming a reality.

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