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Viva partners with MBC Group to launch mobile payment for SHAHID PLUS service

The agreement became possible because of the strategic partnership between VIVA, MBC Group and Intigral, the Middle East leading digital hub.

VIVA, the Kingdom’s most innovative telecom provider, announced its partnership with MBC Group which allows its customers to pay subscription fees of SHAHID PLUS, the latest by SHAHID and the number one Premium Video on Demand (VOD) service in the Arab world.

The agreement became possible because of the strategic partnership between VIVA, MBC Group and Intigral, the Middle East leading digital hub.

Through this agreement, VIVA’s customers will be able to enjoy receiving the paid package from SHAHID PLUS to watch the latest movies without commercial breaks along with premium TV shows and series for BD 2 only. Payment will be settled without a credit card, but directly charged to the customers’ monthly post-paid bill or debited from their prepaid account.

Andrew Hanna, VIVA Bahrain Chief Commercial Officer, said: “We are pleased to continue bringing the latest developments and most innovative services to our customers, by offering them new technology and products catering to their needs with valuable services. Our partnership with MBC Group enables us to continue to provide yet another value-added offering coupled with international content that will help our customers stay connected to their favorite shows and enjoy the best of entertainment even while on-the-go”.

Abe Naga, Head of Digital at MBC Group added that: “We’re delighted to partner with VIVA Bahrain to present SHAHID PLUS service to its customers and offer them a different payment method. SHAHID PLUS became as a value added service to SHAHID, the most popular and successful Premium Video on Demand (VOD) Service in the Arab world, which we are proud of and continue working to bring all that is new.”

SHAHID is the number one Premium VOD Service in the Arab world that allows watching Arabic movies and programs via online streaming service owned by MBC Group, and air various TV shows and series.

VIVA aims to always provide its customers with a complete data solution that allows customers to enjoy uninterrupted data streaming, and its commitment to offering its customers the latest in the world of technology.