Du chooses ChannelSculptor to manage channel portfolio

Middle East telecom operator Du has hired ChannelSculptor to aggregate free-to-air channels for its IPTV network. ChannelSculptor’s initiative provides an platform to link up… Read more

Du joins Europe-Southeast Asia cable consortium

UAE-based service provider du has joined an international consortium of telcos committed to building a cable system that will connect Southeast Asia to Europe through… Read more

Etisalat strikes consumer equipment deal with Huawei

UAE-based telco Etisalat Group has signed a new agreement with Huawei to bring new smart devices to local Etisalat telecom customers. The latest agreement will… Read more

Fox channels does content deal with ‘Middle East Netflix’


Fox International Channels has agreed a deal with ICFlix, the OTT operator that has been dubbed ‘the Netflix of the Middle East’. The programming deal… Read more

Du reports profit drop but ‘solid growth’

UAE-based service provider du reported a drop in Q4 profits, but said that its business had experienced a year of “solid growth,” in line with… Read more

Arabsat signs African capacity deal with MICT

Khalid Balkheyour

Middle East satellite operator Arabsat has signed a deal to provide satellite capacity over Africa to UAE-based IT and communications investment firm MICT (Morgan for… Read more

Vivendi to sell Maroc Telecom to Etisalat for €4.2 billion

UAE-based telco Etisalat is to acquire Vivendi’s majority stake in Maroc Telecom for €4.2 billion in cash. Vivendi and Etisalat have signed a definitive agreement… Read more

Du appoints new CFO

UAE service provider du has appointed a replacement for chief finance officer, Mark Shuttleworth, who is set to leave the company early next year.  Amer… Read more

Vivendi to sell Maroc Telecom stake to Etisalat

Vivendi has entered into exclusive negotiations with UAE telco Etisalat for the sale of its majority stake in Maroc Telecom. Etisalat is offering MAD92.6 (€8.29)… Read more

Al Jazeera secures MENA English Premier League deal

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Al Jazeera Sport has secured rights to English Premier League football in the Middle East and North Africa for the next three years, starting from… Read more