Mid East & Africa

Fox strikes OSN output deal

Gina Brogi

Fox has renewed its output deal with OSN. The deal gives the Middle Eastern pay TV platform rights to series and movies from the studio… Read more

AMC Networks to launch telenovela channel in Africa


AMC Networks International is to launch telenovela channel Eva+ in Africa, a sister channel to Eva that first aired in spring 2015. Eva+ will begin… Read more

Arab user-generated content streamer ALTV launches mobile app

Prince Bandar Al Saud, David McCourt, Omar Talib and Omar Miller at the launch of ALTV

Emerging markets streaming service ALTV has launched a mobile app for Android and iOS devices. According to the company, which currently offers Arabic video content… Read more

Ericsson strikes raft of content deals for Nuvu SVOD platform

Thorsten Sauer

Ericsson has acquired over 2,500 hours of content through a raft of deals for the Nuvu subscription video-on-demand service it launched earlier year. Ericsson has… Read more

SES extends installer training programme to Senegal

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Satellite operator SES has teamed up with a local partner in Senegal, Ecole Supérieure Multinationale des Télécommunications (ESMT), to launch a satellite installer training course… Read more

BeIN Media passes Instagram milestone

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BeIN Media has passed the social media milestone of having three million Instagram followers. The company said this made it part of an elite club… Read more

Eutelsat partners up for new satellite over Europe, North Africa

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Eutelsat has named the partners that will help it to build its new Eutelsat 5 West B satellite, which will serve mainly video markets in… Read more

ShowMax launches new SVOD service for Kenya


Naspers-owned South Africa-based ShowMax has launched a mobile-focused subscription video-on-demand service in Kenya. The video-on-demand outfit has teamed up with mobile telecom operator Safaricom to… Read more

StarTimes launches pay TV service in Ghana


Chinese pay TV operator StarTimes has launched a service in Ghana, offering a range of packages with up to 440 channels including both local and… Read more

Intelsat 36 enters service


Intelsat’s latest satellite Intelsat 36 has entered service, providing additional DTH capacity for leading African pay TV operator MultiChoice. Built for Intelsat by Space Systems/Loral… Read more