BeIN Media opens retail outlets across UAE

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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

Shifting sands: pay TV in the Middle East

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While MBC continues to dominate free TV in the Middle East, moves by beIN Media and the development of digital platforms could change the balance… Read more

OSN launches dedicated Bond channel

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Middle East pay TV operator OSN is launching a pop-up James Bond channel that will air all 24 Bond movies in HD for seven weeks… Read more

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

OSN appoints former pay TV and FA executive as CEO

Martin Stewart

Middle East pay TV operator OSN has appointed the former director general of Spain’s Ono and chief financial officer of Sky in the UK, Martin Stewart,… Read more

OSN and NBCU to launch Syfy in MENA


NBCUniversal International Networks’ Syfy channel is due to launch exclusively in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) via operator OSN next month. The science… Read more

Disney Jr available on OSN in Arabic

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The Disney Junior channel is now available on the OSN pay TV platform in the Middle East with a dedicated Arabic-language audio feed. The move… 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

OSN claims antipiracy success

David Butorac

Middle East pay TV operator OSN has claimed a series of wins against pirates in the region, following over 316 raids with the support of… Read more

Middle East launch for Comedy Central


Middle Eastern pay TV platform OSN has added the Comedy Central channel to its line-up. The Viacom channel will join stable mates MTV, Nickelodeon channels on… Read more