Evergent delivers large-scale migration on an accelerated timeline for MENA’s first and leading video-on-demand service.
Sunnyvale, CA — February 15, 2022 — Evergent, the customer management and monetization innovator providing flexible monetization tools for direct-to-consumer and B2B businesses, today announced a partnership with MBC GROUP’S streaming service Shahid, the first and leading VOD and SVOD streaming platform in the Middle East & North Africa (MENA) region. Through the agreement, Shahid will use Evergent’s comprehensive suite of customer management and monetization tools to support user registration, subscription management, and other key functions throughout the MENA region.
Shahid is the first and leading VOD and SVOD streaming platform in the Arab world owned by MBC GROUP, offering premium content to Arab families, including binge-worthy exclusive Shahid Original Series; Shahid Premieres; Arabic movies fresh from the box-office; live TV channels in true HD quality; as well as international offerings.
Evergent offers innovative, flexible customer monetization solutions for media and telecommunications companies worldwide. Serving subscribers in 175 countries, Evergent offers exceptional performance and utility to global media networks, facilitating agile monetization strategies across borders and languages.
“The past 24 months have seen a period of unprecedented growth for Shahid, as we successfully pivoted our product from the region’s leading Catch-Up platform to a Premium OTT SVOD service,” said Dominic Farrell, Chief Technology Officer, Shahid. “To support this growth and the rapidly evolving OTT landscape, we need a trusted partner who is able to help scale our business across complex and varied regional markets whilst supporting multiple currencies, languages, and payment methods. Not only did Evergent meet this brief, but they allowed us to migrate and deploy their solution in record time with zero visible disruption to our core business.”
“Evergent stands out among customer management providers in the digital media and telecommunications industries because of our ability to take on large, complex challenges without hesitation,” said Vijay Sajja, founder and CEO of Evergent. “We were thrilled to have the opportunity to work with Shahid, one of the Middle East’s most important media entities. Our team worked tirelessly to support Shahid on an accelerated timeline, and we look forward to developing our partnership further in the coming years.”
Based in Sunnyvale, CA, Evergent delivers customer relationship management tools for global digital media, entertainment, and telecommunications providers. With customers in 175 countries ranging from small businesses to Fortune 500 companies, Evergent creates flexible, user-friendly solutions enabling customers to streamline their CRM processes and maximize monetization efforts. For more information, visit www.evergent.com.
About Shahid and Shahid VIP
Shahid is the first and leading VOD and SVOD streaming platform in the Arab world by MBC GROUP, offering premium content to Arab families, including binge-worthy exclusive Shahid Original Series; Shahid Premieres; Arabic movies fresh off the box-office; live TV channels in true HD quality; as well as international offerings courtesy of Disney, Marvel, FOX, ABC Studios and more.