OSN to offer convenient cash payment solution with Western Union


Western Union, a leader in global payment services, and OSN, the leading pay TV platform in the MENA region, have entered into an agreement which will allow OSN cash subscribers the option of paying their subscription fees using the Western Union QuickPaySM service, effective 1st November 2011. OSN is offering its customers in the MEA region this payment option without any additional fees to ensure all OSN customers’ continue to enjoy the widest choice of premium entertainment in the region.

Jean Claude Farah, Western Union’s Senior Vice President for the Middle East and Africa said, “Western Union and OSN are both leading companies in their domains and this agreement is testimony to the ongoing efforts of both organizations to provide their customers with innovative, convenient, reliable and cost-effective payment solutions. Western Union is committed to providing its customers with a range of products and services such as QuickPay, among others. With a large OSN subscriber base in the Middle East and Africa and numbers rising quickly, the potential of growth is tremendous and I look forward to our joint success and future collaborations.”

Maaz Sheikh, Senior Vice President Sales & Customer Service, said:  “As the leading provider of entertainment in the MEA region the new venture with Western Union demonstrates OSN’s commitment to ensuring we offer our subscribers excellent customer service and the widest choice of quality HD programming at the best value to ensure maximum enjoyment from OSN subscriptions.  The QuickPay service offers a number of benefits to our customers such as payment in local currency and almost instant confirmation of payment. It is an ideal payment service for OSN cash customers. This agreement with Western Union is the latest in a series of moves to add more value to the OSN subscription and give customers even more reasons to join OSN or stay with OSN.”