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

Yahlive extends BBC World Service contract

Sami Boustany, CEO of Yahlive

Abu Dhabi-based SES and Yahsat satellite joint venture Yahlive has renewed and extended its partnership with the BBC to broadcast its Persian and Arabic TV… Read more

MBC migrating services to Arabsat

Khaled Balkheyour & Sam Barnett

Middle East broadcaster MBC Group is transferring its channels to the Arabsat satellite platform through a strategic partnership with the satellite operator. MBC and Arabsat… Read more

Eurochannel goes live on du in the UAE


European culture and lifestyle channel, Eurochannel, is now available in the United Arab Emirates through local operator du. Eurochannel is available on du’s English Basic… 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

Yahlive consolidates leading position among Farsi viewers

YahLive thumb

Yahlive, the Abu Dhabi-based satellite joint venture between SES and UAE satellite operator Yahsat, is the most popular satellite broadcast provider for Farsi-speaking viewers across… Read more

OSN retains House of Cards as Netflix makes first Arabic acquisition

Kevin Spacey in House of Cards

UAE-based pay TV operator OSN has retained the rights to the fourth season of Netflix’s House of Cards, despite Netflix’s launch in the country earlier… Read more

Eurovision deploys Flex for song contest, opens office in Dubai

Eurovision song contest

The EBU’s Eurovision network is to deploy its new Flex platform in the premises of a number of member broadcasters participating in the next Eurovision… Read more

Al Jazeera taps Arqiva for global satellite distribution

Al Jazeera

Qatar-based broadcaster Al Jazeera Media Network has tapped media services provider Arqiva to provide its global teleport and satellite distribution services. As part of the… Read more

Es’hailSat outlines future plans

Es'hailSat Team at CABSAT 2016

Middle East satellite operator Es’hailSat plans to launch its Es’hail-2 bird by the end of this year, and discussions are underway with customers and stakeholders… Read more