Mid East & Africa

Kwesé TV to offer push catch-up services with Quadrille

Kwesé Sport

African telecom and pay TV provider Econet Media has tapped software and service provider Quadrille to provide technology to support a push on-demand catch-up TV… Read more

Turner and AzamTV take Boing into East Africa


Turner has expanded children’s channel Boing into new markets in East Africa after agreeing a deal with satellite TV provider AzamTV. Turner-owned Boing Africa is… Read more

Voddler targets MENA market with new hire

Marwan Shehab

Peer-assisted cloud TV technology outfit Voddler has named Marwan Shehab as head of a new Middle East and Africa operation based in Dubai. Shehab will… Read more

GatesAir supplying transmitters for Nigerian switchover

GatesAir CEO Phil Argyris at the Abuja transmitter site

TV transmission technology provider GatesAir is providing transmitters for Nigeria’s ongoing digital switchover project, the second phase of which kicked off with digital transmissions going… Read more

BeIN Media opens retail outlets across UAE

bein media retail

Qatar-based Middle East pay TV and media group BeIN Media has opened six retail outlets in the UAE, the home territory of its rival OSN,… Read more

Icflix extends Tunisian reach with Orange deal


Middle East and North Africa streaming service Icflix is expanding its footprint in Tunisia by striking a strategic partnership with Orange Tunisie. Icflix will offer… Read more

Canal+ secures African football deal

Jacques Du Puy

Canal+ has struck a deal with the African Football Confederation and Lagardère Sports that will enable it to air the Total Africa Cup of Nations… Read more

Solar energy group teams up with ZukuTV to target off-grid Kenyan homes

Azuri Zuku

Solar energy specialist Azuri Technologies has teamed up with Wananchi Group-owned pay TV operator Zuku TV to launch a new pay-as-you-go TV service aimed at… Read more

Yahlive launches Balkan bouquet for MENA

Ammar Baranbo

UAE-based satellite broadcasting company Yahlive has struck a deal with Adriatic Tours S.L., owners of Alpha One RTV Network, to launch an expanded bouquet of… Read more

Jordan’s Roya TV taps VSN for VOD and live-streaming


Jordanian public channel Roya TV has launched a video-on-demand and streaming service using technology from Spain-based VSN. Roya TV has tapped VSN to manage and… Read more