STARZPLAY, the MENA region’s fastest-growing subscription video on demand service, today announced a strategic alliance with Jumia, the leading eCommerce platform in Africa.
As part of the partnership, Jumia Prime members in Egypt, Morocco and Tunisia can now receive free STARZPLAY subscriptions and enjoy brilliant entertainment anytime, anywhere and from any device. Jumia Prime members can enjoy STARZPLAY subscriptions for 3, 6 and 12 months, which will be included in their prime membership in addition to free shipping and additional discounts and rewards when shopping with Jumia.
Raghida Abou-Fadel, Vice President of Sales & Business Development, STARZPLAY, said: “Our goal has been to ensure effortless access to quality entertainment content conveniently for all our customers across the MENA. Providing STARZPLAY subscription through Jumia, the leading eCommerce platform, helps us deliver our compelling content more easily to more customers in leading markets across North Africa. We are proud of this strategic partnership, which will further enable us to expand our reach by connecting with new users across these markets.”
Apoorva Kumar, Senior Vice President Logistics Services, from Jumia, said: “As the leading eCommerce platform in Africa, our goal is to provide our consumers with convenient access to the widest assortment of products and services at unbeatable prices. Consumers today look for additional benefits and discounts while shopping online and we are excited to offer our Jumia Prime members a new and exciting entertainment service with STARZPLAY, the region’s leading streaming services provider.”
STARZPLAY offers incredible entertainment for the whole family, including Hollywood and Arabic movies, TV shows, documentaries, kids’ entertainment and original content. STARZPLAY features thousands of premium titles, such as original hit shows like Baghdad Central, Power, Outlander and Spartacus, and much-loved classic shows like Friends, The Big Bang Theory, The Office and Grey’s Anatomy, plus the biggest Hollywood blockbusters and the freshest Arabic content.
Launched in June 2019, Jumia Prime is a membership program that gives access to a range of digital services and offers from Jumia. Designed for frequent shoppers, Jumia Prime eliminates shipping fees, allowing members to save money every time they place an order.
With more than 10,000 hours of premium content including blockbuster movies, exclusive TV shows, kids content and Arabic series, STARZPLAY is today the number one player in the MENA region. The service is available across the Middle East, North Africa and Pakistan for fans to enjoy quality content anytime, anywhere.