SPI’s drama brand Dizi launches on Du in the Middle East

Dizi offers Turkish series as well as telenovelas and soap operas from around the world, depending on the demand in local markets.

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SPI/FilmBox, in collaboration with Sawa Rights Management, has launched Dizi on telecommunications service provider du’s TV platform in the UAE.
SPI’s long-standing partner du will offer SPI’s premium Turkish drama hub Dizi in the “Arabic Essential” package.

Commenting on the launch, Murat Muratoğlu, Head of Distribution at SPI International, said: “Turkish series became a global phenomenon in recent years and they are exceptionally popular in the Middle East. It is our absolute pleasure to make the riveting world of Dizi accessible to more households in the UAE with du through our partnership with Sawa.”

Established in April 2019, Dizi broadcasts popular Turkish series dubbed in multiple languages. Dizi reaches millions of households worldwide, rapidly growing its global footprint with recent launches in Sub-Saharan Africa, CEE and Western Europe. Over 600 hours of popular series including Endless Love, Money Love and other successful productions starring A-list stars such as Tuba Büyüküstün, Kıvanç Tatlıtuğ, and Farah Zeynep Abdullah will be available to subscribers, dubbed in Arabic.

Ali Ajouz, Chief Executive Officer, Sawa Rights Management, added: “Once again, we are delighted to bring to our platform clients across the Middle East, the opportunity to add Dizi, a top-quality and entertainment-rich TV channel that will satisfy the most demanding of TV viewers. In addition to adding Dizi to du’s Essential-Arabic package, we are working hard to add Dizi on as many platforms as possible.”

Du already carries family entertainment channels from the SPI’s portfolio such as its flagship channel FilmBox HD, bringing viewers Hollywood blockbusters; FightBox HD which broadcasts some of the most electrifying combat sports live events and multi-discipline mixed martial arts coverage and DocuBox HD, which delivers a collection of award-winning documentaries.