Mid East & Africa

Fox makes new appointments

Joon Lee

Fox International Channels has promoted two senior execs at its Asian unit and brought another into the business. Rohit D’Silva has taken the newly-created role… Read more

Etisalat taps Agama for quality assurance

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UAE-based telco Etisalat has selected Agama and its regional business partner Al-Falak to provide quality assurance for its IPTV and OTT services.  Agama and Middle… Read more

Nigeria selects Inview for digital switchover

Nick Markham

Nigeria’s National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) has selected Inview Technology to provide the country’s national digital TV system, as it prepares to switch from analogue to… Read more

Popcornflix expands into Middle East, Latin America


Free movie and TV show streaming app Popcornflix has launched in 36 new countries – including 16 countries in the Middle East and 16 in Latin America. … Read more

Nigeria’s Consat adds Fashion One channel to line-up

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Nigerian pay TV platform Continental Satellite Limited (Consat) has added Fashion One’s international channel F.O. to its line-up.  F.O. is available as part of Consat’s… Read more

IROKOtv to launch two linear channels via StarTimes

Jason Njoku

Africa-based video-on-demand service iROKOtv has signed an exclusive deal with pay TV platform StarTimes to launch two new linear TV channels in Africa.  IROKO Play… Read more

Hopster announces global rollout

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Kids OTT service and learning platform, Hopster, is set to launch in 100 territories across Europe, Africa and Asia from this month. A global English-language… Read more

Turner’s Boing channel launches in Africa

Turner Broadcasting is launching its Boing kids channel in Africa. The new English-language service will sit alongside Turner’s Cartoon Network and Boomerang services in the… Read more

Starz SVoD service to debut in MENA


Starz’s international subscription on-demand platform will makes its worldwide debut in the Middle East and North Africa. Starz Play Arabia launches on April 2 in… Read more

Imagine supplying Iraqi broadcaster

Broadcast technology provider Imagine Communications has delivered a new master control system at the Iraqi Media Network (IMN), the national broadcaster in Iraq.  The installation… Read more