OSN provides Arabic-dubbed version of ID channel
Rebecca Hawkes | 30 June 2014
Middle East pay-TV operator OSN is launching a version of real-life drama channel Investigation Discovery (ID) dubbed into Arabic from 1 July.
The US channel, also available on the platform in its original English language format, brings investigations to life through the eyes of experts, witnesses and family members.
"Our research shows high demand for localised content and we are committed to offering exceptional television experiences to our subscribers. Providing popular television channels with Arabic dubbing and easy-to-follow subtitles has a key role, as it enables viewers to follow their favourite channel without losing the essence of the content," said Emad Morcos, senior vice president, business development & digital, OSN.
OSN now provides over 20 subtitled film channels, eight TV series channels, 12 factual and lifestyle channels and two channels fully dubbed into Arabic.
"We are pleased to be working together with OSN to offer our local audiences the chance to enjoy ID's gripping and engaging content in dual languages for the first time," said James Gibbons, SVP emerging business, Discovery Networks CEEMEA.
Discovery Channel HD, Discovery World, Discovery Science HD, Animal Planet HD, Disney Channel, TLC HD, Food Network, Nat Geo HD, Nat Geo Wild, and Nat Geo People are available with subtitles for OSN subscribers