Moonbug Expands to MENA

Telecoms operator Etisalat will be the first to air "Blippi" in the region.

License Global

June 29, 2021

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Moonbug Entertainment has announced a partnership with Etisalat, one of the largest telecom operators across the Middle East, Asia and Africa. Moonbug content will now be available on Etisalat's subscription video-on-demand service, e-Junior, delivering kids' programming to thousands of children and their families across the region.

"We are delighted to have Moonbug join our plethora of SVOD content, enforcing our passion for storytelling and commitment to keep our kids' audiences in the country constantly captivated," says Olivier Bramly, chief executive officer, E-Vision, owner of Etisalat. 

"As a pioneer and leading content aggregator in the region, E-Vision is constantly looking to provide the best in world-class entertainment from across the globe."

Etisalat will be Moonbug's first partner to air the show, "Blippi," in original English language, across the Middle East and North Africa. Additionally, the platform will have 270 episodes of content available for viewers across some of Moonbug's other shows, including "CoComelon" (in English and Arabic), "Blippi" and "Little Baby Bum."

"Moonbug's content introduces children to universal themes that have proven to transcend across different languages and regions," says Nicolas Eglau, managing director EMEA and APAC, Moonbug. "We are thrilled to partner with Etisalat to expand Moonbug's reach and deliver our programming to new audiences across the MENA region, helping kids and parents discover all-new content that will hopefully help shape futures for the better."

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