OSN, the leading Pay-TV network in the Middle East and North Africa, will be showcasing the regions first internet enabled Digital Video Recorder (DVR) with full HD and 3D capabilities, OSN Plus HD, to this year’s GITEX Shopper.
The launch of OSN Plus HD makes OSN the first in the world to introduce a DVR based on Broadcom’s next generation chipset technology.
Mark Billinge, Vice President of Broadcast Operations and Technology at OSN said: “The launch of OSN Plus HD reaffirms OSN as a leader in technology innovation in the broadcast sector and I am proud that we are the first in the world to offer viewers this state of the art DVR. It gives consumers instant access to a library of constantly updated online content from blockbuster movies to exclusive premium Arabic content in less than a minute.
“The new set top box was launched just last week, so this is one of the first opportunities for consumers to come, see and be part of the ultimate viewing experience, changing the way viewers watch their favourite shows and movies,” he added.
OSN Plus HD will open up a whole new world of entertainment where viewers can watch what they want, when they want, with instant and secure online access to an impressive 1,000 hours of movies, 100 hours of catch up TV and over 100 hours of TV series and up to 200 hours of OSN Ya Hala! HD, OSN’s flagship premium Arabic content channel - all at the touch of a button. OSN Plus HD also features a CAM slot and 1 terabyte of storage that can save more than 300 hours of HD content.
OSN will be running a promotion at GITEX Shopper, where consumers can purchase the latest box for 50 percent less. The box is manufactured by Humax, one of the world's leading digital set-top box manufacturers.
Visit OSN at SSA stand 7 at GITEX Shopper, Dubai World Trade Centre from 29th September to 6th October 2012.