Author Archives: Shana Rafter

Disney EMEA to launch two African series in MENA

Disney EMEA announced the launch of two new African series, the sci-fi anthology series Kizazi Moto: Generation of Fire, a 10-part collection of original films that will premiere on the streaming service in 2022 and a musical kids show titled Kiff from South Africa. Michael Paull, President, Disney+ and ESPN+, The Walt Disney Company, added: [...]

United Media Services announced the launch of regional news in Egypt

United Media Services is getting ready to launch a regional news channel across Egypt The studios have been equipped, and the work mechanism has been set. With its soft power, Egypt deserves to have an international channel, deputy director of the production company United Media Services, Houssam Saleh. Launching a regional news channel is the work of [...]

Showmax to air new reality show

Showmax has just announced the first look trailer for Uthando Lodumo, the three-part reality show which will premiere on the streaming service at the end of June. The reality show will follow Bongekile Simelane and Mandla Maphumulo, better known as gqom superstars Babes Wodumo and Mampintsha.Uthando Lodumo is produced and directed by Safta winner Thomas [...]

Intigral to broadcast summer content line-up on Jawwy TV

Intigral has announced the launch of an array of new titles for the summer season on its OTT platform Jawwy TV, ranging from original titles to exclusive Arab and Western films and series comprising of numerous genres. Content additions encompass several exclusive shows mainly pan-Arab series DownTown a contemporary drama that conveys various romantic stories [...]

beIN Sports sign new deal to broadcast W Series in MENA

beIN Media has secured the exclusive broadcast rights to single seater motor racing championship, W Series, in the US and in 24 countries in the Middle East & North Africa (MENA). W Series will form a key part of beINs womens sports portfolio and its wider beINSPIRED project, which provides a global platform to events [...]

Ooredoo and Nokia to roll out FastMile 4G and 5G fixed wireless access solution across Oman

Ooredoo and Nokia have announced a partnership for the introduction of Nokias FastMile 4G and 5G fixed wireless access (FWA) solution, offering a better and faster Wi-Fi experience to customers across the Sultanate. Having begun deployment in February, the state-of-the-art service will provide up to 15,000 homes and businesses with superfast and reliable 4G internet. [...]

Extreme E to stream Senegal race live on TikTok

Extreme E has announced the upcoming Ocean X Prix in Senegal which will be live-streamed on TikTok across various European countries and other Middle Eastern countries with behind-the-scenes content being added for the weekend as well. Extreme E chief marketing officer, Ali Russell, said: The viewing numbers from our first event, the Desert X Prix [...]