Philippine broadcast industry giant GMA Network Inc. (GMA) announced today the launch of MyGMA package of channels via Telecommunications operator Ooredoo, as part of its strategy to strengthen its broadcast services in Qatar.
GMA and Mozaic TV, Ooredoo’s entertainment service, will offer Filipinos in Qatar access to the latest news, public affairs and entertainment programs.
GMA Vice-President and Head of International Operations, Joseph Francia, has this to say: “We look forward to this partnership with Ooredoo Qatar as it furthers our goal of reaching more Filipinos across the globe. Through quality programs that showcase the best that the Philippines has to offer, we hope to bring our kabayans in Qatar closer to home.”
The customers of Ooredoo will be offered new and exciting programs through GMA’s three international channels.GMA Pinoy TV – GMA’s flagship international channel – will thrill viewers with stirring and thought-provoking serials such as the upcoming drama “Ang Dalawang Mrs. Real” with Primetime King Dingdong Dantes, Lovi Poe, and Diamond Star Ms. Maricel Soriano; the heartwarming soap “Niño”; and Primetime Queen Marian Rivera’s own dance program, “Marian”.
GMA Life TV – the first international Filipino lifestyle channel – boasts of fun and entertaining programs such as “Basta Every Day Happy” with Alessandra de Rossi, Gladys Reyes, Donita Rose, and celebrity chef Boy Logro; “Mars”, a lifestyle talk show hosted by Camille Prats and SuziEntrata-Abrera; and “Sarap Diva”, a one-of-a-kind cooking show hosted by the Asia’s Songbird Regine Velasquez.
GMA News TV International – the international news channel – will provide its international audience with updates about the Philippines. Its stellar line-up of programs include award-winning newscast “State of the Nation with Jessica Soho” and documentary show “Reel Time”.
Ooredoo’s Chief Operating Officer, Waleed Al-Sayed, said: “Ooredoohas always believed in providing the best entertainment and keeping its broad customer base up-to-date. Through this new My GMA Mozaic TV Package, we can offer Filipinos in Qatar the very best in TV entertainment in their home away from home.”
With over 342,000 Filipinos currently residing in Qatar,it is predicted that GMA Mozaic TV Package will be the most popular and one of the best in Pinoy entertainment.
Independently, Mozaic TV, which is powered by Ooredoo, is the only TV service that redistributes all satellite premium channels available in the region, making it by far the most comprehensive entertainment package in Qatar.
Therefore, as the most popular quality digital entertainment service in Qatar, Mozaic TV provides access to a wide range of content, including the best and latest releases from Hollywood, Bollywood, Asia, and the Arab world. On the other hand, GMA Network will deliver their latest and most widespread news and public affairs programs to Qatar, such as the prize-winning news telecast, ‘State of the Nation’ anchored by Jessica Soho, and ‘Powerhouse’ with Kara David visiting the homes of the Philippines’ influential and well-known personalities. Furthermore, GMA will also provide a host of compelling drama series to Qatar.