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NetRange announces deal with Nabd to distribute the free of charge News Application!

NetRange announces deal with Nabd to distribute the free of charge News Application!

Asharq - Advanced news streaming app for users around the world now available on NetRange App Stores!

Hamburg, Germany, 24 February, 2023 – NetRange, the leading global provider of white labelled Smart TV Portals and NABD TV, the largest Arabic News Aggregator platform that enables Arab users across the globe to stay up to date with their favorite news on the go, are now working together to bring this great application also on all the NetRange devices.

With a massive audience base with more than 31 million monthly Arabic users, Nabd generates over 2 billion page views every month, making it the biggest Arabic app globally. The platform curates Arabic content from 1,500 publishers, across various categories including local, international, sports, health, cooking, business, lifestyle, automotive and technology news. These include major international channels such as CNN, BBC and Euronews. Nabd users are able to customize the content that they are interested in, and the platform will be personalized to each user accordingly. Nabd has been crowned the number one news app in 37 different countries and the app is so popular that it has attained a top ten spot across all app categories in thirteen countries, putting it in the same league as WhatsApp, YouTube, Instagram, and Snapchat. Nabd Platform is available through its native application on iOS, Android and the web via the portal. The Nabd Newsfeed is also instantly available on Huawei, Samsung, Transsion, Infinix, Itel and Tecno smartphones. Just to name some of the great shows they have, please see below:

1 Local News:
This category focuses on the local content for each of the 19 countries in the MENA region, which keeps the users informed and up to date with the news that matters to them in their neighborhood.

2 International News:
It focuses on understanding the international and regional news and staying up to date with the global events across the world through content that is curated from global publishers such as CNN, BBC, EuroNews and DW Arabic.

3 Sports News:
This category is dedicated to the sports fans and in particular the football users in which it delivers content that is customized for each user based on the team or the tournament that they follow in the platform. The content includes live scores, team news, tournament news, etc. This category might include a dedicated section depending on the sports events such as the World Cup section, that is purely dedicated to the World Cup tournament.

4 Business News:
Business users have a dedicated section for them which includes regional an international business / finance news, and a real time financial markets section powered by Bloomberg data. The users can stay up to date with the business content that matters to them from publishers such as CNBC, Forbes and Bloomberg.

5 Health News:
Health-conscious users can always find their favorite content through this dedicated section where they can browse more than 20 health sources for the latest health and nutrition news.

In addition, Nabd has a dedicated video feed section within the app that caters to the user’s preference for video content.

Our new agreement with Nabd is evidence that the trend of Smart TV apps is experiencing continuing demand from entertainment producers and consumers. Networks, news producers, sporting franchises, all want to make their content readily available to television viewers to enjoy on-demand and live, because that is what consumers now expect. We are excited to expand our Smart TV app offerings with the launch of the Nabd app.


As a pioneer in Smart TV and automotive portals and ecosystems, NetRange provides a global, cloud-based app portal with fully copyrighted content, including: world-leading VoD services, linear TV channels, sports, music, and games. We offer all entertainment apps for tier-one CE manufacturers and global operators. Our mission is to build a sustainable app portal that creates value for end-users, while also utilizing the portal product for business clients to generate continuous revenue and help brands establish closer customer relationships with their end-users.