Category Archives: Broadcasters

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 [...]

E-Vision rolls out Television Audience Measurement service in the UAE

UAE-based pay TV provider E-Vision has rolled out a new audience measurement initiative identifying audience preferences and trends from eLife, the Middle Easts largest IPTV service. The Television Audience Measurement (TAM) system identifies the number of views and the interests of TV viewers, so that TV stations can develop their programmes to match the desires [...]

Rotana Media Group and Wide Khaliji announced new partnership deal

Rotana Media Group has signed a deal with Arabic Subscription SVOD platform, Wide Khaliji.  This long-term partnership will allow Rotana Media group to expand its Arabic content offering as it continues to deliver on its mission to entertain MENA audiences through Wide Khaliji.  Rotana Media Group’s award-winning TV channels including Rotana Cinema, Rotana Drama, Rotana [...]

Abu Dhabi Media rolls out new Ramadan line-up across its platforms

Abu Dhabi Media has launched a new Ramadan campaign called Hatha Waqtaha across all its media channels. The campaign features 16 exclusive programmes and productions with Emirati, Gulf, and Arab stars. The line-up also includes a variety of Ramadan-themed religious, social, cultural and heritage programs and provides innovative, audience-centric content across audio-visual, print and digital [...]

Sharjah Broadcasting Authority to broadcast over 130 shows during Ramadan

Sharjah Broadcasting Authority has announced its Ramadan line-up of TV and radio shows. With over 137 programs focusing on a wide range of religious, social and entertainment and cultural shows, Sharjah Broadcasting Authority will be the largest and most diverse offering till date. Mohamed Hassan Khalaf, Director General of SBA, said: The carefully crafted content [...]

SABC and Openview ink a new channel-carriage deal in SA

The South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) and eMedia Investments, the company behind free-to-air satellite service Openview, have announced a new distribution deal that will boost both companies in the free-to-air category of television broadcasting. The collaboration between South Africas fastest-growing satellite network and SAs most established broadcaster signals a seismic shift in the countrys broadcasting [...]