SOURCE: Vuclip


May 26, 2015 09:00 ET

Vuclip and Mazzika Bring Largest Selection of Arabic Music to Mobile Viewers

Landmark Partnership to Bring Subscribers a Vast and Premium Selection of Popular Arabic Music Videos From Award Winning Artists

MILPITAS, CA and DUBAI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES--(Marketwired - May 26, 2015) - Vuclip, the leading premium mobile video on demand service for emerging markets, today announced a landmark partnership with Mazzika Group, the largest music production house in the Arab World.

Considered one of the pioneers of music and entertainment in the region, Mazzika Group will work with Vuclip to extend their premium music library to ever growing mobile audiences across the wider Middle East region. Vuclip subscribers will now have unmatched access to the largest catalog of Arabic music videos in the Middle East offering a selection of classic and latest hits from famed artists such as Abdel Halim Hafez, Farid Al Attrach, Mohamed Abdel Wahab, Amr Diab, Hesham Abbas, Tamer Hosni, Khaled Sleem, Amal Maher, Samo Zain, Loai, Tamer Ashour in addition to many more.

The partnership comes at a time when the Middle East continues to witness a surge in the adoption of mobile devices driven by heightened mobile connectivity and the availability of economical mobile data packages. Additionally, the United Arab Emirates enjoys one of the highest levels of smartphone adoption in the world at 80 percent.

"We are proud to announce this partnership with Mazzika Group as we continue to enrich our content catalog so Vuclip subscribers can enjoy their vast selection of the greatest and latest Arabic music from across this wide and varied region. We remain confident that this alliance marks the start of an exciting new journey of growth for both Mazzika and Vuclip," said Arun Prakash, COO for Vuclip.

Vuclip's premium service is accessible through popular consumer access points such as apps, mobile browsers or via mobile carrier services in the region.

Commenting on the partnership, Eng Hesham El Gazzar, Mazzika CEO, said, "The music entertainment industry has witnessed a rapid evolution, with consumers steadily adopting new means of enjoying the latest music from their favorite artists directly on their mobile devices. This partnership with Vuclip is an essential step forward in our strategy to reach out to viewers across the region using the channels they most prefer and mobile VOD is the future. We look forward to achieving new successes together as we continue to bring viewers access to the best in Arabic music on the convenient, flexible and trusted platform that is Vuclip."

About Vuclip
Vuclip is the leading premium mobile video on demand service for emerging markets with more than 7 million subscribers per quarter across six different countries. Through strategic partnerships with more than 200 top studios around the world, Vuclip brings to subscribers blockbuster Hollywood and regional movies, TV shows and music videos in 20 different languages. Vuclip's Dynamic Adaptive Transcoding provides an amazing unbuffered viewing experience to consumers across all mobile devices and on any network. Vuclip and its subsidiaries are headquartered in Milpitas, California and have a presence in Mumbai, Delhi, Pune, Dubai, Cairo, Beijing, Kuala Lumpur, Jakarta and Bangkok.

About Mazzika
Mazzika Group, is the largest and most known music production corporation in the Arab world, the group has served the tastes of its entire listeners for over 40 years. Mazzika Group produced and managed most of the Arabic music you hear today and it owns and manages a catalog of more than 80% of the music in the Middle East. Mazzika group is a vertically integrated multi-content entertainment group, focused on repackaging and distribution of Arabic content to Arabic-speaking communities and audiences interested in Arab-related content. Mazzika Group operational categories are entertainment, music production, artist management and digital distribution. Mazzika Group global corporate headquarter is located in Cairo, Egypt.

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