Iran’s MTN-Irancell launches TV offering

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Iranian mobile telco MTN-Irancell has launched a mobile-centric IPTV service. The service, Lenz, offers Iran’s national channels and includes seven-day catch-up functionality as well as… Read more

Discovery targets Iranian market with Home & Health Farsi

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Discovery has teamed up with Dubai-based media management and playout specialist BHS Media to launch a new free-to-air channel targeted at the Farsi-speaking market in… 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

Eutelsat condemns Iranian jamming

Satellite operator Eutelsat has condemned the jamming of certain broadcasts from Iran. Following what Eutelsat claims to be “significant deliberate interference from Iran since October… Read more

New channel for Iran

Iran is launching an animation channel next month. The network will initially broadcast two hours of animated kids series and this will increase to 12… Read more

Iranian pubcaster launches sports channel

Islamic Republic of Iran Broadcasting (IRIB) has launched a new high-definition sports service. The public broadcaster’s digital channel is branded Varzesh and has soft-launched. It… Read more

Iran launches Spanish channel

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Iran has launched a Spanish-language international TV channel, according to local reports. The country’s Fars news agency said that the channel, Hispan TV, was now… Read more

Press TV loses UK licence

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Press TV, the Iranian state broadcaster’s English-language channel, has had its licence revoked by UK regulator Ofcom. Press TV was found to have been operating… Read more

Iran launches new channels

Iran is set to launch eight new thematic television channels after the The Islamic Republic of Iran Broadcasting (IRIB) approved the plans. IRIB chief Ezzatollah… Read more