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

Du makes board appointment

United Arab Emirates-based IPTV and telecoms provider Du has appointed Hana Al Rostamani, an executive with more than 15 years of experience in banking and… Read more

OSN to add new channels from Philippines’ ABS-CBN

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UAE-based pay TV operator OSN has struck a deal with Philippines broadcaster ABS-CBN to bring four new ABS-CBN channels to its platform from this week.… Read more

Sharjah Media Corporation chooses Pebble Beach

UAE-based Sharjah Media Corporation has chosen Pebble Beach Systems to provide playout and disaster recovery at its Sharqiya from Kalba TV installation. Sharqiya from Kalba… Read more

Euronews launches on Etisalat

News channel Euronews has signed an agreement with Abu Dhabi-based Etisalat to join its platform. The deal means that Euronews will be available to the subscribers of Etisalat… Read more

Ginx TV strikes four distribution deals

Video games channels and shows producer Ginx TV has struck four new EMEA distribution agreements, adding 1.4 million homes to its network. The Ginx TV… Read more

Vision247 opens new office in Dubai

UK media services provider Vision247 has opened a new office in Dubai and appointed Tanya Vidmar as managing director, UAE. Vision247, which already works with… Read more