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

OSN renews deal with MGM

YouTube MGM

UAE-based pay TV provider OSN has renewed an exclusive supply deal for movies with MGM. In addition to first and second pay window rights to… Read more

OSN launches Arabic movie channel, Home of HBO service and H2

OSN Yahala HD cinema

Middle East pay TV operator OSN is launching six new HD channels including a ‘Home of HBO’ service, to highlight the scope of its entertainment… Read more

OSN strikes new deal with NBCUniversal

Bates Motel

Middle East pay TV operator OSN has signed a new and extended long-term deal with NBCUniversal International that secures first pay window rights for the… Read more

BBC launches drama channel in Middle East

BBC First

BBC Worldwide has struck a deal with OSN and will roll out its drama channel in the Middle East and North Africa region on the… Read more

Fix&Foxi debuts in UAE with Etisalat

fix&foxi yfe2

Your Family Entertainment-owned kids channel Fix&Foxi has secured carriage on UAE telecom operator Etisalat’s eLife TV platform, taking the channel to the Gulf state for… Read more

OSN extends retail presence with Sharaf DG deal

Sharaf DG

Middle East pay TV provider OSN has strengthened its retail presence through a partnership with UAE electronics retail outfit Sharaf DG. The company will offer… Read more