OSN hails Ajman piracy crackdown

David Butorac

Officials in the UAE Emirate of Ajman have conducted a series of raids on retail outlets to combat piracy in an initiative pushed by pay… Read more

Ka-band satellite Al Yah 3 passes critical design review


UAE-based satellite operator Yahsat and Orbital ATK have completed a Critical Design Review for the Al Yah 3 spacecraft and payload. Yahsat senior management were… Read more

CNBC extends distribution deal with OSN

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Business news channel CNBC has renewed its distribution deal with Middle East pay TV operator OSN. OSN will also make CNBC content available on its… 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

OSN taps Imagine for sports transmissions

Mark Billinge, CTO at OSN

Middle East pay TV operator OSN has tapped technology provider Imagine Communications to upgrade its sports transmission infrastructure.  According to Imagine, OSN needed to upgrade… Read more

Vislink appoints new general manager

John Aslett

Broadcast technology provider Vislink has appointed a new general manager to its Dubai office, heading up a team that is focused on sales in the… Read more

Ericsson expands Middle East playout services with twofour54 deal

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Ericsson has bought the playout business of twofour54, the commercial arm of the Media Zone Authority – Abu Dhabi, in a move that will see… Read more

Dubai Media chooses Arkena’s Cloud4Media

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Dubai Media has chosen French media services provider Arkena France to provide technology to support its drive towards a fully automated tapeless content acquisition workflow.… Read more

UAE’s tview metering system passes latest audit


The UAE’s new TV ratings system, tview, has been approved for use by international auditors CESP, clearing the way for its adoption in the Gulf… Read more

English Club TV on Du

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Educational channel English Club TV has struck an agreement for distribution with UAE-based service provider Du.  The channel is now available in Du’s basic package… Read more