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Arabic indie movie Streaming App Istikana is now available on Foxxum App Store

Istikana, a leading video-on-demand service from the Arab World, has released its smart TV application on the Foxxum App Store. Istikana offers a unique Arabic library of over 7 thousand hours of independent films, documentaries, short films, classics, and more. The new Istikana smart TV app will allow for a convenient and unique viewing experience for its subscribers directly on their televisions.


Tareq Abu-Lughod, Istikana CEO, said, “Our partnership with Foxxum is important to us since it provides our content to a wider customer-base in a form that is convenient to them. We are committed to showcasing the best independent Arabic video content to our subscribers and helping Arab filmmakers expand their audiences globally”.


“Through our cooperation with Istikana, we are bringing a large library of unique independent Arabic content through our well established globally available platform in the region and to Arabic speaking viewers around the world”, says Ronny Lutzi, Foxxum CEO


The Istikana streaming app is available on select El Araby devices with the Foxxum App Store, such as Tornado and Toshiba amongst a variety of other smart TV brands such as Daiko and Profilo in the MENA region as well as Medion, Hisense, Sharp and Blaupunkt internationally.


Users can enjoy the app by searching for Istikana within the device’s app store.


About Istikana

Istikana is a Subscription Video On Demand Platform that brings the best Arabic independent cinema to the world. The platform showcases never-seen before independent films, documentaries, short films, hard to find classics, and more. Istikana is available on the web, mobile web, mobile devices, and Smart TVs. To learn more visit:  www.istikana.com



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Foxxum Develops Smart TV App for Australia’s Leading Telecommunications and Technology Company Telstra

Foxxum has developed its first smart TV app for the Australian market, and the customer is none other than Australia’s leading telecommunications and technology company Telstra.  Foxxum has undertaken a complete revamp of the popular Telstra TV Box Office app bringing it up to speed with the latest smart TV trends.


The TVOD offering can be installed on Telstra’s Set-top-box (TelstraTV), PC and laptop as well as iOS and Android mobile phones. The smart TV integration completed by Foxxum, brings the Box Office app to customers’ big screens at home via Panasonic, LG and Samsung devices in Australia.


Telstra TV Box Office contains a large library of recently released and back catalogue movies and TV series and box sets from numerous movie studios and production houses which users can either rent or buy.


“We are very proud that we were able to work with the major telecommunications provider in the Australian market and demonstrate our design, development and delivery qualities”, says Ronny Lutzi, Foxxum CEO.


The app has been available for Australian users since mid-January.

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