Category Archives: News AME

Arabsat launched its Free-To-Air DVB-S2 platform

Arabsat, the Middle East satellite operator launched its free-to-air (FTA) DVB-S2 platform for both broadcasters and viewers, offering a range of HD international TV channels. The channels will reach homes with a minimum receive dish size across the Middle East, North Africa and Europe via the Arabsat BADR-4 satellite at 26° East. In his comments, [...]

Arabsat launched its Free-To-Air DVB-S2 platform

Arabsat, the Middle East satellite operator launched its free-to-air (FTA) DVB-S2 platform for both broadcasters and viewers, offering a range of HD international TV channels. The channels will reach homes with a minimum receive dish size across the Middle East, North Africa and Europe via the Arabsat BADR-4 satellite at 26° East. In his comments, [...]

Ooredoo Oman offers free premium content for Ramadan

Ooredoo Oman is now offering on its OTT platform Ooredoo TV Go, free viewership for the Wide Khaliji content pack. The offer contains more than 500 hours of premium Arabic content as well as nine exclusive 2017 Ramadan series which are offered by Ooredoo TV before going to regional TV. As part of this vas [...]

StarTimes to invest in Turkey

Star Times Media Group, the Chinese pay TV operator has laid his eyes upon the Turkey. The company’s Director of International Marketing Wang Jin said that Chinese relations with Turkey had developed considerably as a result of the ‘Belt and Road Initiative.’ Wang Jin declared: “After analyzing this, we want to bring our new technologies [...]

Ooredoo include BeIN package in its offer

Ooredoo (former Qtel) announced that Ooredoo TV and Mozaic TV will be available as premium content in the BeIN offer.  Thus, Ooredoo TV and Mozaic TV customers will have access to sport content from the Qatari network. The BeIN full package is costing around US$ 30 a month for numerous live coverage and exclusive content [...]

OSN launched pop-up channel OSN Movies HD Rocky

Orbit Showtime Network(OSN) the biggest payTV operator in MENA announced the creation of a pop-up channel called OSN Movies HD Rocky which will broadcast all seven Rocky movies for 3 days period. The creation of the channel has been motivated by the success of the OSN Movies HD Fast & Furious pop-up channel which was [...]

Millimages sealed deal in MENA

Millimages, the French animation studio sold 200 hours of animated series to various VOD platforms in the MENA. MENA is a new Eldorado for the digital market. There is a huge demand for 3D CGI content in this region. Buyers look for high quality programs to fill in their large kids slots, commented Millimages Regional [...]

Iflix signed deal with Front Row in MENA

Iflix the Malaysian SVOD service sealed a deal with Front Row Filmed Entertainment, a Middle East distributors to have the exclusive right for the TV show called Tough Luck. Iflix will be co-producer of the series with other major players such as Front Row, KNCC and Shadow Communications. The show will be launched during Ramadan [...]

Kwesé TV launched in Ghana with 45 channels

Kwesé TV which offers Pay TV, Play, free to air TV (Kwesé Free Sports) and digital was launched in Ghana with 45 channels. Currently, Kwese TV has presence in 20 countries on the African continent and is planning to further expand its service. At the launch event, Joseph Hundah, CEO of Econet Media Group stated [...]