|Joint venture between
|Founded||2009 as Orbit Showtime Network|
|Headquarters||Dubai Media City, Dubai, United Arab Emirates|
|Faisal Al Ayyar (Chairman, Panther Media Group Limited)
David Butorac (CEO, OSN)
|Products||Direct broadcast satellite|
|Footnotes / references
Coverage Area http://www.nilesat.com.eg/CoverageArea.aspx
OSN is a pay TV network in the Middle East and North Africa that offers international television entertainment content such as movies, sporting events and various TV series, both locally produced and international only for Middle East and North Africa region. OSN was originally a couple of networks known as Orbit Communications Company and Showtime Arabia, which merged in 2009.
The OSN Platform is owned and operated by Panther Media Group Limited, registered in DIFC[clarification needed] owned by Mawarid Group and KIPCO. Gulf DTH F.Z. L.L.C. is the operating company behind the digital pay TV broadcaster, OSN. OSN's corporate headquarters and Broadcast Center are based in Dubai Media City in the United Arab Emirates.
In August 2013, OSN acquired Pehla Media & Entertainment, offering around forty channels in a variety of South Asian languages in the MENA region, with content such as Bollywood and cricket, including the ICC Cricket World Cup.