Manilla – ABS-CBN Corporation announced that its subsidiary ABS-CBN Middle East has partnered with OSN, a pay-TV network in the Middle East and North Africa. According to ABS-CBNnews.com, starting May 1, OSN subscribers on direct-to-home and cable platforms in the Middle East can watch four ABS-CBN channels, namely The Filipino Channel; Bro, a dedicated sports and entertainment channel; Cinema One Global, a channel featuring box-office hits, classic movies and teleserye marathons; and ANC, a 24-hour news channel.
At present, ABS-CBN reaches Filipino communities in 191 countries across the globe, providing meaningful and up-to-date information and strong emotional companionship through news and entertainment programmes over multiple channels – TFC, ANC, BRO, Cinema One Global and Lifestyle Network Global, and on multimedia platforms – satellite, cable, internet protocol television, web and mobile.
“With this partnership with OSN, ABS-CBN through TFC fortifies its already strong presence in the region built over in almost two decades through its own direct-to-home platform and its carriage partnerships with the major cable operators. We appreciate OSN’s recognition of ABS-CBN’s leadership in Filipino programming and its strong affinity with the various Filipino communities in the region. Such confidence only encourages us to strive even harder to meet and satisfy our viewers’ passion for high quality content for which ABS-CBN is known for,” said Edgardo Garcia, ABS-CBN Middle East Managing Director, to ABS-CBNnews.com.