Orbit Showtime Network HD DTH Subscribers Cross 30,000 Mark

Sunday, June 6th, 2010 

The Largest HD Subscriber Base in the Middle East

DUBAI — In less than one month since the launch of the region’s first and only bouquet of high definition channels, OSN-Orbit Showtime Network is proud to announce that over 30,000 OSN subscribers across the region are now enjoying HIGH DEFINITION Television Entertainment through 9 exclusive HD Channels.

Marc-Antoine d’Halluin, President and CEO of OSN said: “Once again, we delivered on our word. Earlier in the year we promised to launch the region’s first HD bouquet and we did on May 1st. Now in less than a month, over 30,000 subscribers are enjoying OSN’s exclusive HD channels through our boxes. Going forward, we expect to add and convert a minimum of 20,000 subscribers per month onto HD”.

Customer’s future continues to look sharper with the promise of more HD channels later this year. “We will add more HD channels by the end of the year, and will continue to convert more of our existing channels into HD with the goal to be a full HD platform within two years. This will indeed be another exceptional landmark for OSN,” added d’Halluin.

OSN customers who have OSN HD boxes are enjoying spectacular picture and sound quality from some of the worlds most popular channel brands including, OSN MOVIES HD, OSN MOVIES HD + 2, SHOWSPORTS 1 HD, FOX SPORTS HD, DISCOVERY SHOWCASE HD, NAT GEO WILD HD, OUTDOOR CHANNEL, FASHION TV HD and FOOD NETWORK HD.

This Summer OSN boasts the widest range of HD entertainment. Subscribers can experience blockbuster films like never before, in high definition and digital Dolby surround sound, in the comfort of their TV rooms. This summers’ line up of blockbuster movies include, TRANSFORMERS, STAR TREK, THE PROPOSAL, G-FORCE, GI JOE, HARRY POTTER AND THE HALF BLOOD PRINCE, ICE AGE: THE DAWN OF THE DINOSAURS, UP, THE DARK KNIGHT, FAST & FURIOUS AND THE HANGOVER. And this is in addition to a great lineup of top rated TV Series, including HOUSE, CSI, COUGAR TOWN, TRUE BLOOD and GLEE plus many more.