On-demand video streaming service, iFlix, has made a splash with its arrival in Egypt, with subscribers being privy to exclusive Ramadan content as well as some of the biggest shows of the season, including Ahmed Mekky's Khalsana Besheyaka and Ahmed Fahmy’s Rayah Al Madam.

But let's slow down a second and talk about iFlix. While it bares more than a passing resemblance to one particularity popular streaming service, iFlix operates in emerging markets.

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Having initially launched in Thailand in 2015, iFlix is now available in 18 countries across Asia in the Middle East and boasts a very impressive 5 million subscribers and partnerships with the likes of MGM, Disney, Warner Bros, Paramount, NBC Universal, Fox, CBS, BBC, Sony Pictures and Discovery.

Pretty impressive, right? What's even more impressive is that the monthly subscription is 50LE and you get these benefits when you sign up:

-Unlimited access to iFlix’s library of thousands of first-run exclusive shows, award-winning TV series, blockbuster movies, popular local and regional content, children’s programs and more.

-Access to iFlix on up to 5 devices and streaming on 2 devices simultaneously including phones, tablets, laptops, desktops, TVs and other connected devices.

-The ability to download TV shows and movies to any phone, tablet or mobile device to watch offline.

-The ability to share an iFlix subscription with family or friends and watch shows on two different devices at the same time.

-1 month free trial with unlimited access and 50LE per month after that.

For more information about iFlix, click here.

By Kalam El Qahaira