myTV partners with media gurus of the middle east.

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The Dubai, UAE-based myTV, the most advanced Arab American high-end content provider of Arabic TV channels and videos on demand (VoD), has announced a new partnership with Lebanon's LBC Group. myTV also recently finalized a collaboration with Cairo's Misr International Films ("Misr" stands for Egypt in Arabic) to add the company's entire library of productions to its platform. The content acquired includes internationally renowned Youssef Chahine's films, documentaries and behind-the-scenes footage of one of the greatest Egyptian-born Arab filmmakers.

Founded in 2011 by a group of Lebanese expatriates in the U.S., myTV is directed by a team of technology, content and media experts. The company provides Arabic-language live TV channels and unlimited VoDs everywhere in North and South America and Australia. myTV's lineup includes 44 premium channels from across the Arab world with exclusive deals with TV networks such as Rotana, a Dubai-based group with offices in Cairo and Beirut; LBC America and Orbit, a Kuwait group for pay-per-view satellite TV services across the Pan-Arab region. In addition, myTV has access to an extensive library of VoD content from across the Arab world, making it the single largest Arabic content provider worldwide.

Commenting on the new partnership, Spiro Azkoul, CEO of myTV, stated, "The Over the Top (OTT) market is one of the fastest growing home entertainment options nowadays, proven by players like Netflix and Hulu. myTV will provide this OTT platform to the Arabic viewing audiences in North and South America, as well as Australia. This is a win-win partnership that will boost fruitful collaboration for all Arabic content owners globally. We have over 12,000 hours of rare footage films from the late Arab singers Umm Kolthum and Abdel Halim, plus films of Lebanese singer Feyrouz,...

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