The Streaming Lab
The Streaming Lab Podcast
Merging Giants and New Challengers

Merging Giants and New Challengers

DICM Insights, OSN-Anghami Merger, MBC's IPO, Runn Media's Rise, Jio vs Hotstar, and Baseball's Challenge to Cricket
OSN+ and Anghami create video + music streaming aggregator | Media  Investment | Business | News | Rapid TV News
Elie Habib, Co-Founder of Anghami and Joe Kawkabani, CEO at OSN Group

Hey streamers, welcome to the 4th edition of The Streaming Lab Podcast! I'm Yann, here with Vinit, ready to explore the most exciting developments in the world of streaming across the Middle East, North Africa, and India.

The Dubai International Content Market 2023 has just wrapped up, the event brought together over 700 participants and 350 companies from more than 30 countries.

OSN is merging with Anghami, reshaping the regional streaming landscape with over 120 million registered users and 2.5 million paying subscribers.

MBC Group announced an IPO on the Saudi Exchange, aiming to offer 10% of its share capital to further bolster Shahid's content offerings.

A new contender in the FAST platform category, Runn Media is making waves in India, showcasing the growing popularity of ad-supported streaming options.

The contrasting sports watching experiences offered by Jio and Hotstar, dissecting what sets each platform apart for sports enthusiasts.

With the introduction of Baseball United, we ponder whether this American sports can carve out a significant following in cricket-dominated territories.

Join us next week for more insights and surprises from the streaming world. Keep streaming, and see you in our next episode!

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The Streaming Lab
The Streaming Lab Podcast
Listen in as The Streaming Lab team and industry insiders break down the latest headlines and trends shaping the future of streaming in MENA & India.