Tag Archives: Al Aan TV

Snapchat inks deal with 20 local media brands in MENA

Social media company Snapchat has inked new deals with 20 local media brands to publish its daily stories and shows in content channel known as Discover. The platform is boosting its presence in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region after opening an office earlier this year. The new collaborators include 7awi, Abu Dhabi [...]

Al Aan TV launches HD channel on Arabsat in the Middle East

Dubai-based Al Aan TV has started to broadcast its free-to-air (FTA) high definition (HD) channel on the Arabsat Badr-4 satellite. The pan-Arab HD channel joins Al Aans standard definition channel on Arabsat, offering 24-hour news coverage in Arabic as well as entertainment aimed at Arab families and women. Al Aan TV is one of the [...]

Al Aan integrates TV with social media

Dubai-based free-to-air satellite TV network, Al Aan TV, revamped its TV service by integrating it with social media, expanding network of regional reporters and incorporating more engaging user interface. “The expanded network of regional reporters builds on Al Aans reputation as a trusted provider of hard news, and provides its reporters with tighter integration with [...]

Al Aan TV selects Harris Broadcast for HD transition

Al Aan TV, the Dubai-based free-to-air satellite TV network, has adopted a new end-to-end, file-based HD broadcast solution from Harris Broadcast to support its phased migration to HD. Al Aan has expanded on its existing video servers with a network of Harris Broadcast HD/SD Nexio server and storage solutions, along with Nexio Motion intelligent media [...]

Al Aan TV switches to widescreen

Al Aan TV, a Dubai-based free-to-air television network, has shifted from 4:3 screen format to 16:9 widescreen format to give viewers better quality screen images. There are many benefits that favour 16:9 widescreen broadcasting which include the artistic and picture-making possibilities; the possibility to move an important feature in the picture away from the centre [...]