Mid East & Africa

SES Platform Services forms JV with Ghana’s K-Net

SES Platform Services

Satellite operator SES’s media services arm, SES Platform Services, has formed a joint venture with Ghanaian communications technology provider and telecom operator K-Net to bring… Read more

New Tunisian free platform for North and West Africa


Tunisian state broadcasting corporation the Office National de la Télédiffusion (ONT) has struck a multi-year deal with satellite operator Eutelsat to broadcast an new subscription-free… Read more

Ofcom: BEN TV in breach of broadcast licence


BEN TV, an entertainment and news channel targeted at diaspora African and Caribbean audiences, has been found in breach of its licence conditions by UK… Read more

Eurochannel goes live on du in the UAE


European culture and lifestyle channel, Eurochannel, is now available in the United Arab Emirates through local operator du. Eurochannel is available on du’s English Basic… Read more

OSN names chief content officer

Emad Morcos

Middle East pay TV operator OSN has named Emad Morcos to the new position of chief content officer. Morcos will be responsible for driving OSN’s… Read more

Lollipop on Middle East platforms


Channels provider Mimyuni Media Entertainment has secured carriage for its new Lollipop kids channel with Etisalat and My-HD in the Middle East. The group’s Amoreyo,… Read more

A+E appoints African channels boss

Yusuf Nabee

A+E Networks has named a new general manager for Africa. Yusuf Nabee will take up the newly-created role on June 1, charged with securing new… Read more

Turner launches kids Hindi channel in MENA

The Amazing World of Gumball

Turner has launched kids channel, Cartoon Network Hindi, across the Middle East and North Africa. The Hindi-language channel is aimed at children aged 4 to… Read more

SES to provide capacity for Nigeria’s CCNL ahead of DSO

SES astra uplink antenna

Satellite operator SES has signed a deal with Nigerian content aggregator and platform provider Cable Channels Nigeria (CCNL) to provide capacity at the 28.2° East… Read more

BeIN launches 360° video


Middle East pay TV broadcaster BeIN Media has begun publishing a range of 360° video content on its website. The operator said that the move… Read more