SOURCE: Vuclip


December 08, 2015 03:00 ET

Vuclip Teams Up With Sony Music Entertainment Middle East to Bring the Latest Hits to Viewers

Partnership With Music Industry Heavyweight Boosts Vuclip's Music Offerings

DUBAI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES--(Marketwired - December 08, 2015) - Vuclip, the leading premium mobile video-on-demand [VOD] service for emerging markets, is pleased to announce its renewed partnership with Sony Music Entertainment Middle East. This move reaffirms Vuclip's drive to offer the best in regional and global content and bring a truly exceptional entertainment experience to viewers.

Sony Music Entertainment, whose roster boasts some of the biggest stars in the world, has rapidly established itself as a major player in the regional music scene in the Middle East. Through this collaboration, Vuclip will gain access to an expansive portfolio of Sony artists and their music from global heavyweights Beyoncé, Aerosmith, Celine Dion, John Legend and Alicia Keys through to fast rising regional stars including The5, Two Tone and Natalie Saba. This unique combination of global and local music will enable Vuclip to cater to the many tastes and preferences of music fans across the region.

Commenting on the partnership, Arun Prakash, COO, Vuclip, said, "This strategic partnership will introduce more viewers to some of the best music in the world. Sony Music Middle East stands almost unrivalled when it comes to star power and potential offerings to Vuclip viewers. With music being one of the top three genres of content being consumed globally on Vuclip platforms, especially in the GCC countries and Egypt, our collaboration with one of the biggest labels in the region will bring exciting entertainment to legions of fans."

"We are delighted to partner with Vuclip, one of the leading mobile video-on-demand companies in the region," said Mike Fairburn, General Manager Sony Music Entertainment Middle East. "The partnership with Vuclip aligns perfectly our shared vision to extend our varied portfolio of music to 'on-the-go' music fans in the farthest corners of the region, whilst fostering and supporting up-and-coming local stars and their music."

This deal will effectively make content from Sony Music Entertainment available to all Vuclip users in the Middle East, across both paid and free services.

About Vuclip

Vuclip is the leading premium mobile video on demand service for emerging markets with more than 7.5 million subscribers per quarter across nine different countries. Through strategic partnerships with more than 250 top studios around the world, Vuclip brings to subscribers blockbuster Hollywood and regional movies, TV shows and music videos in 34 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.

Contact Information

  • For additional details, please contact:
    Vuclip Middle East
    Pallavi Sharma
    Golin MENA
    M: +971.56.774.8804