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CNBC strengthens partnership with OSN with distribution renewal deal

CNBC's business and financial news will also be available on OSN Play

London, May 21 2015: CNBC, First in Business Worldwide, and OSN, the leading pay-TV network in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region, have strengthened their partnership with the renewal of their channel distribution deal. The long term deal also means OSN viewers will get anytime access to CNBC's sought-after news content on OSN's award-winning online viewing platform, OSN Play.

Emad Marcos, Senior Vice President, Media Partners and Digital, of OSN, said: "Our priority is to provide the largest breadth of premium content that meets all requirements from our subscribers. Having built our credentials as the home of premium entertainment, we have built a strong news portfolio in which CNBC has a central position. By adding CNBC content to OSN Play in the near future, our subscribers will soon also have the opportunity to stay connected with the international business world on-the-go and anytime, anywhere."

Jacqueline Lam, Vice President of International Distribution at CNBC, commented: "Our agreement with OSN enables viewers across the MENA to watch the latest global business news and analysis, and access CNBC's real-time data. This cements CNBC's position as the premier provider of English language business programming in the region."

CNBC is the recognised world leader in business news and financial information, providing the latest real-time market information, unrivalled coverage of breaking news, in-depth analysis and interviews with business leaders and political figures from around the world. The channel continues to expand its coverage of financial and business stories emanating from within the MENA region.

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