Category Archives: HD / 4K

Starz Play and Mobily sealed partnership deal

The Saudi Arabian telecommunications services company, Mobily and the video on-demand service Starz Play signed a new method-of-payment partnership that makes Starz Play available to Mobily subscribers. Through the partnership, Mobily customers can now sign up to Starz Play service and make payments directly through their Mobily account. Subscribers can access to enjoy more than [...]

MultiChoice will soon launch 4K-streaming in SA

In May, MultiChoice CEO Calvo Mawela declared that the African pay-tv giant is working to launch a dishless DStv streaming-only service in 2019 that will closely replicate the existing DStv direct-to-home (DTH) satellite TV offering and what existing DStv subscribers are currently using on DStv Now. MultiChoice is responding to the video entertainment sphere that [...]

Pixafrica and Harmonic combine their expertise to broadcast HD TV channels in Ivory Coast

An African subsidiary of Pixagility, based in Abidjan, Pixafrica offers services for capturing and delivering TV channels, content processing for VOD platforms, storage and updating audiovisual catalogs, file transfer around the world, and editorial animation. To support the growing demand for television channels in Africa, Pixafrica, in partnership with Harmonic, the world leader in video [...]

PlayBox partners with Ghana’s Citi TV channel

PlayBox Technology has disclosed the conclusion of a major project for Ghanas Citi TV by systems integration partner TV & Communication Systems (TVC) in collaboration with Vision in Motion. The project comprises the design and integration of two live production studios, programme storage and media asset management, fully tested and authorized at the broadcasters headquarters [...]

YES partners with Harmonic to launch live UHD-HDR channel in Israel

Harmonic, announced that the tier 1 direct broadcast satellite TV provider of Israel, YES, is using Harmonic’s software-based Electra encoding platform for its new live UHD channel. The world-class local system integrator of AVCOM was used to ensure a smooth deployment. Harmonic’s Electra system allows YES to deliver high-quality UHD-HDR linear video content to over [...]

Ooredoo tv is now providing Rayyan channels in HD

Well known Qatari channels Al Rayyan HD and Al Rayyan Al have been announced by Ooredoo. Qadeem HD are now available in full HD on Ooredoo tv. Qatar Satellite Company, Ooredoo, has said in a press statement that they have made a deal with Al Rayyan Media and Marketing, and EshailSat to provide the channels [...]

Al Dafrah TV has opted for for HD experience

Al Dafrah TV has selected UAE telecom operator du to provide services upgraded from SD to HD for TV viewers in the MENA to enjoy an enhanced viewing experience.  Chief commercial officer, Fahad AlHassawi of du said, we have come to a resolution to support the future of television and we are bound to provide [...]

Med1- TV Channel on Arabsat

Med1-TV HD a news, current affairs and sport channel has joined Arabsats new DVB-S2 platform. The channel broadcast standard news, talk shows and documentaries in Morroco. It is highly rated and is among the top Pan-Arab stations in North Africa.  Hassan Khivar president and CEO of Med1 TV said, As we enter a new era [...]

SPI’S FightBox HD is coming to South Africa

SPI International launches a new channel in South Africa called FightBox HD in partnership with Discovery digital. As its name explains it very well the new channel will be all about fighting sports and martial arts such as MMA and kickboxing event from US and Europe. Discovery digital is offering the channel on its IPTV [...]