WhereverTV Broadcasting Corp is expanding its ArabicTV service offering in the Unites States to include over 25 of the most popular channels from the Middle East, available as an over-the-top (OTT) subscription TV service to a variety of devices including connected TVs, streaming media players, smartphones and tablets.
"Our customers have spoken and we listened very carefully to their content requests," said TVTV's CEO, Mark Cavicchia. "The Arabic speaking population is one of the fastest-growing segments in North America, with more than four million people living in the USA alone. When you add in the Arabic community of approximately 25 million living in Latin America, you have a representative and influential group of people who are eagerly looking for a stable and reliable in-language television service wherever they are in the world."
The service includes a flagship channel from Morocco, 2M Maroc, as well as channels from Algeria, Egypt, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Syria, Tunisia and the United Arab Emirates.
"We will follow this launch with the addition of at least one new Arabic channel every month for the remainder of 2013," said Cavicchia.
The new ArabicTV service will be available via the Company's WhereverTV application, which is available on Google TV, Android smartphones and tablets, and is expected to be available on Apple devices later in March.
"The fact that more than 1.3 million Android devices are activated every day gives us tremendous reach in to the growing number of Arabic speaking residents throughout the Americas," said Cavicchia, who also added, "once our iPhone and iPad applications are available later this month, we will have even greater reach into this important segment of the population through two of the most popular connected device platforms in the world."