UAE

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

David Butorac

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

Fuel TV launches on OSN

Action sports channel Fuel TV has launched on Middle East pay TV provider OSN. The channel, which focuses on action sports and lifestyle, was acquired… Read more

GlobeCast to provide monitoring for YahLive

Media services provider GlobeCast is to provide Abu Dhabi-based satellite TV platform operator YahLive with a monitoring and reporting service for the latter’s satellite signals… Read more

OSN boosts channel line-up

Middle East pay TV network OSN is adding five new channels to its line-up, including premium HD Arabic channels OSN Ya Hala Shabab HD and… Read more

Thuraya names chairman

Middle East-based satellite operator Thuraya Telecommunications has named Etisalat CEO Ahmad Abdulkarim Julfar as its new chairman, and has also elected Etisalat group chief strategy… Read more