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International Marketing Services and My-HD Media form strategic partnership with Knetik Media
[February 12, 2013]

International Marketing Services and My-HD Media form strategic partnership with Knetik Media

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, Feb. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- International Marketing Services (IMS) and My-HD Media are partnering with Knetik Media, a platform development company with expertise in over-the-top video, new media and gaming, to bring energized content delivery services directly to consumers in the Middle East and Southern Asia.

IMS, a sales and marketing company that promotes consumer electronics, and My-HD Media, a Low pay TV platform offering a wide range of High Definition channels via satellite, are responsible for distributing Knetik Media's OTT direct to consumer services in the GCC, North Africa, and Levant. Knetik Media is working with the two companies to market its video streaming services by bundling OTT applications with set-top boxes that are then distributed to the Middle Eastern consumer in such countries as the United Arab Emirates, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and Qatar.

"We are excited to work with My-HD Media and Knetik Media to supply both popular and unique content to a rapidly growing demographic of consumers that are demanding it," said Abdollah Hadadi, Operator Business Account Manager of IMS. "We are working together to provide solutions that will enable more users to experience a service that offers a wide selection and depth of entertainment unparalleled to what is currently being broadcasted on mainstream channels." "In addition to the hungry expat market within the middle-east, communities outside of the region are hungry for content from shows and media back home," said Knetik Media Chief Executive Officer Shane Robinett. "Our objective with this partnership is to provide a wide range of content, shows and films to the audience when and where they want. We're expecting tremendous growth in this market and have worked hard to develop outstanding local and regional content relationships." Knetik Media is currently developing a number of video-streaming services that will provide thousands of hours of entertainment content on multi-screen devices for the Middle Eastern consumer. The first of the services is expected to launch in February.

About Knetik Media ( Media is a Central Florida-based platform development firm delivering energized advanced media delivery solutions. Knetik Media's main interests are focused on the successful deployment of dynamic video-on-demand (VOD) and over-the-topology (OTT) solutions, media portal production and management, and online gaming portal services. These services, utilized as both a package or as one unique solution, are assisting telecommunication companies, among other industries, around the globe. For more information about Knetik Media visit About International Marketing Services (, International Marketing Services is a member of Al-Rais Group of Companies.

Al-Rais Group is one of the largest trading groups with activities of construction, contracting, real state, travel, tourism, house hold products, shipping, logistic, consumer's electronics and communication technology in United Arab Emirates.

IMS was established in year 1982 as a specialist in Telecommunications, Global Positioning System (GPS), Consumers Electronics, IT products, Satellite Receivers Including Sports Channel, Smart Home security system and LED lights. Having its wholesale, retail network and online sales in AGCC, middle East, North Africa and Asia.

About My-HD Media ( Headquartered at Dubai Media city, My-HD is a Low pay TV platform offering a wide range of High Definition channels via satellite including all 7 MBC HD channels in the Middle East and North Africa. My-HD Offers MENA households the opportunity to enjoy The Best in HD Entertainment and best value for money.

My-HD has strong alliances with MENA region's leading satellite receiver brands, positioning My HD as the first Pay-TV platform to carry all MBC HD channels on a large number of Digital HD receiver brands such as Humax in GCC countries, NHE in Kuwait, Tru View and Dansat in Saudi Arabia and Tevicom in Morocco.

My-HD distributes its products and services across several key satellite receivers' dealers and distributors and in major hypermarkets and department stores in the region.

For more information on the company and the products, visit

Media Contacts: Will WellonsWellons CommunicationsOffice: + 1 407 339 0879Cell: +1 407 462 2718 Abdollah HadadiOperator Business Account Manager of International Marketing ServicesTel: +971 4 3527733 EXTN: 300Fax: +971 4 3529212 Nisrine El HajjiMarketing Director of My-HD Office: +971 4 435 4822Mobile: +971 50 558 7386Fax: + 971 4 435 4889 SOURCE Knetik Media NewsItemId=NE58838&Transmission_Id=201302121100PR_NEWS_USPR_____NE58838&DateId=20130212

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