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Beware, Pirates are Here and Vikings are Coming!

DUBAI, UAE, January 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --

Viewers across the Middle East and North Africa, watch out - the pirates are coming for your computer screens. Black Sails, the newest series from production giant Starz, will be available to ICFLIX members weekly from the 27th of January, only two days after it's US premiere. A few weeks later, the second season of popular series Vikings will also premiere exclusively on the site.

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ICFLIX [pronounced I-see-flix], the first subscription based online streaming service in MENA, has secured exclusive rights in the region to Hollywood producer Michael Bay's first venture into television. Bay is known for producing action-packed blockbusters, like the Transformers trilogy, and is expected to bring the same thrills to Black Sails.

Set in 1715, the Golden Age of Piracy, Black Sails takes place on New Providence Island, where Captain Flint (played by Toby Stephens) is the most feared of all the lawless pirate captains. After the British Navy returns to reclaim their land and exterminate his crew, Flint allies with Eleanor Guthrie (Hannah New), the daughter of a local tycoon and their battle for survival begins.

For only $7.99 per month, members have unlimited access to Black Sails and the entire ICFLIX library of Hollywood, Bollywood and Jazwood (Arabic content) productions, including other Starz hits like Spartacus and Magic City. Towards the end of February, viewers will also have the second season of Vikings to keep up with, a much awaited continuation of the tale of legendary chief Ragnar Lodbrok, his crew and family, and their quest of raiding and exploring foreign lands.

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ICFLIX provides subscribers with access to their library of Hollywood, Bollywood and Jazwood (Arabic content) movies, TV series and cartoons for $7.99 per month. Hollywood is not available outside the MENA region, as the aim globally is to bring native content to Arab and South Asian expatriates living abroad. Members can watch content from over 100 different Internet connected devices, including smart TVs, tablets, and smart phones.


icflix media FZ LLC was established in Dubai in 2012. The company provides its members with convenient access to Hollywood, Bollywood and Jazwood (Arabic) content. It is the first subscription-based online streaming service of its kind and offers movies, TV series, cartoons, and documentaries. The platform is currently available on over 100 different mobile and fixed internet enabled devices including PCs, Macs, smart phones, tablets, smart TVs and gaming consoles. Aside from its UAE headquarters, ICFLIX has offices in the US, Canada, Europe, and Egypt.



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