Hey 👋 - Yann here.
This is the 18th issue of The Streaming Lab - MENA.
This week, I’m sharing with you 100 LinkedIn posts and Newsletters I wrote in 2022.
Enjoy the show!
You all know Ewan McGregor the actor. But do you know Ewan McGregor the adventurer?
What’s the Trending Topic in OTT right now?
Today, some of the streaming services are paying tribute to Queen Elizabeth II
OTT services & Instagram in MENA (Newsletter)
Top 5 Instagram posts on Netflix MENA generated 300,000 likes and 3,500 comments last month
Netflix just reached 100M Instagram followers
A key benefit of D2C streaming is building direct relationships
Where to watch Anime on local MENA streaming services (Newsletter)
Japanese animation has been popular in MENA for many years
Is the future of streaming in advertising?
How can we measure the success of a mega TV Series in 2022?
What’s the most watched OTT content in Middle East (Newsletter)
Do you already know the characters from The Rings of Power?
What are the most watched OTT movies & series in Middle East?
Cage fighting, octagon combat, ultimate fighting, So many ways to describe a unique sport: MMA
Most of MENA OTT subscribers come from KSA, Egypt and UAE
Why would you cancel Netflix (Newsletter)
Why would you cancel Netflix?
What’s a King without his Queen?
I’ve paid more than $1,350 to Netflix over the past 8 years. My Cost Per View (CPV) is $0.44
How Kids watch TV in Middle East (Newsletter)
How Kids watch TV in Middle East?
George R.R. Martin insisted that 1 detail from his book should be on House of the Dragon: Colourful dragons
Kids content will become a key differentiator for OTT services in Middle East with
Is TOD a game-changing streaming service in MENA? (Newsletter)
Is TOD a game-changing streaming service in MENA?
What if you could hire the best OTT consultants for specific projects?
Is there a risk of a fragmented future for OTT sports in MENA?
How to (successfully) localize an SVOD service in MENA? (Newsletter)
How to (successfully) localize an SVOD service in MENA?
OTT sports in MENA just moved to the next level:
This week, 60% of the Top 10 TV Series comes from the US
Can we fight against OTT content piracy in Middle East? (Newsletter)
Can we fight against OTT content piracy in Middle East?
Netflix is about to change your family forever
What’s the Netflix effect?
Is Netflix shaping the OTT ecosystem in Middle East (Newsletter)
Netflix is transforming the streaming ecosystem of Middle East & North Africa in 4 different ways
Disney+, can we also get French subtitles from Marseille?
Are you ready?
Amazon Prime Video: Quick look at the content in Middle East (Newsletter)
7 out of the Top 10 films on Amazon Prime Video come from India.
Netflix teamed up with Microsoft on a cheaper plan with Ads. But what does it mean for consumers?
Localizing a global streaming giant is not only about content
Over the top or at the top (Newsletter)
I recently published the Top 10 streaming iOS apps in MENA
Over The Top or At The Top?
Is the number of subscribers the best way to compare OTT services in Middle East?
The Disney+ story in Middle East & North Africa (Newsletter)
Only 3 services are part of the Top 10 Streaming Apps in 15 MENA countries
Only 4 SVOD global giants launched in Middle East & North Africa
This week, most watched TV Series in UAE come from 8 countries
Niches are the news riches - part II (Newsletter)
Disney+ France vs. Disney+ UAE. Can you find 7 differences?
11 parameters to ask when writing an OTT content brief
Where can we get streaming ratings in Middle East?
Niches are the new riches - Part I (Newsletter)
The most powerful trend of the Box Office?
Pixar’s Lightyear will not be playing in Saudi Arabia, UAE, Kuwait and Malaysia
Can local players in Middle East compete against Disney+?
What are the movies you’re ashamed you haven’t seen yet?
Is OTT sports already Live in Middle East? (Newsletter)
Is OTT sports already Live in Middle East?
I just subscribed to Disney+. Why?
TikTok is at the top today. Again.
What’s an ideal SVOD monthly fee? (Newsletter)
What’s an ideal SVOD monthly fee?
Do you prefer to sit back and watch a scheduled program, or discover and select content you want to watch?
If AVOD & SVOD are On Demand models, and FAST a Linear one. How do we call live and channels on AVOD or SVOD platforms?
To understand the future, look at the past (Newsletter)
We keep trying to differentiate OTT players
Obi-Wan Kenobi is coming to Disney+ on May 27th
How to sell your content to OTT players? Look at their Top 10s
Netflix basic plan is 29 AED, we need to be at less than 15 AED
$155, the monthly subscription to access all 20+ MENA homegrown SVOD players
OTT players and cinemas are competing with each other
Last month, I created my first Mena Media Map: The Rise of OTT Players
“Welcome to Dubai”
One week to go before CABSAT / DISCOP Dubai
We, OTT professionals, keep talking about AVOD, SVOD, TVOD and FAST
How to localize an international SVOD service in Middle East?
I wrote 10 posts on LinkedIn during Ramadan
Do you know what makes Ukraine Fantastic?
Watching Disney+ Moon Knight on a shady-but-free streaming website = Going to the cinema without a ticket
Is Middle East FAST enough?
The first content event of the year in Middle East is coming soon!
What are the real numbers of SVOD subscribers in MENA?
40+ OTT services are available in Middle East & North Africa
MIPTV in 2022: 5,000 delegates from 80 countries, with 1,200 buyers and 150 exhibitors
The content events are finally back this year
What's the next move in the Mena OTT market?
How to sell your content to OTT players on LinkedIn?
Streaming Wars: Return of the Telcos?
Is OSN back in the VOD game with OSN+?
What’s the world largest entertainment content market in 2022?
Is Disney+ about to change the VOD story of Middle East this summer?
Finding the right VOD content for your clients can be challenging 🤪
How kids SVOD is becoming a magic key to success in Middle East & North Africa?
Is there a streaming war in Middle East & North Africa?
Buyer: “I’m looking for VOD content”
That’s all for today, 100 posts about OTT in MENA.
See you online next week. Until then enjoy Cyberpunk: Edgerunners on Netflix.
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