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Wed, 19 Jun 2019 08:41:35 +0400 Arabian Industry - Broadcast 144 16 en ITP Digital Ltd. 2019 (webmaster) Wed, 19 Jun 2019 08:41:35 +0400 20 30 million audience for 'Murder Mystery' breaks Netflix records Jennifer Aniston-Adam Sandler starrer began streaming on June 14 News | Broadcast Wed, 19 Jun 2019 10:04:53 +0400 Shahid reports 23% surge in viewer numbers year on year MBC Group’s VOD platform reports 27 million unique monthly users News | Broadcast Tue, 18 Jun 2019 04:52:36 +0400 Samsung, in a tweet, recommends scanning QLED TVs for viruses Samsung's support twitter account recommended that you run a virus scan on its televisions every few weeks News | Broadcast Tue, 18 Jun 2019 11:18:40 +0400 Shooting of Emirati filmmaker Nayla Al Khaja’s new horror film commences Production of ‘The Shadow’ supported by Dubai Film and TV Commission News | Broadcast Mon, 17 Jun 2019 02:58:18 +0400 WATCH: Teaser of Bollywood action thriller ‘Saaho’ filmed in Abu Dhabi The film is one of the longest shoots to take place in the Emirate, with 450 crew News | Broadcast Mon, 17 Jun 2019 01:34:21 +0400 OSN axes Pehla and cricket channels, blames piracy All Pehla packs will be discontinued and further subscriptions stopped from July 15 News | Broadcast Mon, 17 Jun 2019 01:13:37 +0400 Thuraya unveils smart satellite solutions at CommunicAsia 2019 Mobility, big data and analytics solutions targeted at APAC market News | Broadcast Mon, 17 Jun 2019 11:42:38 +0400 Almodovar to receive achievement award at Venice Film Festival The Oscar-winning Spanish director will receive the Golden Lion for Lifetime Achievement. News | Broadcast Mon, 17 Jun 2019 10:55:35 +0400 Hoods Inc powers its modern media operation With EditShare EditShare Flow, XStream EFS and Ark simplify mass storage, media sharing and archiving needs News | Broadcast Mon, 17 Jun 2019 10:03:06 +0400 Four-day Korean film fest in Abu Dhabi Opening night features QnA with Korean star Lee Kyu-hyung News | Broadcast Sun, 16 Jun 2019 01:09:09 +0400 Indian court restrains 60 websites from illegal broadcast of cricket World Cup UAE-based Channel 2 Group moved the Delhi High Court to protect its audio rights News | Broadcast Sun, 16 Jun 2019 12:26:08 +0400 Arabsat claims victory in case filed by beIN Sports French court rejects allegations that it was distributing beoutQ News | Broadcast Sun, 16 Jun 2019 11:38:30 +0400 Netflix's first Arabic series 'Jinn' slammed in Jordan for “lewd scenes” Several government officials have condemned the teen supernatural series News | Broadcast Sun, 16 Jun 2019 10:21:22 +0400 Could a Friends reunion show be coming to Netflix? Reruns of American sitcom Friends has streamed on Netflix since 2018, as part of a $100m deal News | Broadcast Sun, 16 Jun 2019 09:19:05 +0400 WATCH: Trailer of 'Toy Story 4', releasing June 20 Will the latest film in the franchise win as many hearts and awards as its predecessors? News | Broadcast Thu, 13 Jun 2019 02:56:08 +0400 LaLiga fined $280,000 by Spain’s data protection agency App listened in to catch matches being streamed illegally News | Broadcast Thu, 13 Jun 2019 01:47:36 +0400 RELEASING TODAY: 'Jinn', the first Middle East original series, on Netflix Jinn will launch with five 30- to 45-minute episodes, to be watched in more than 190 countries and by 148 million subscribers around the world. News | Broadcast Thu, 13 Jun 2019 09:33:38 +0400 Shure unveils new campaign for integrated systems business Campaign educates decision-makers about audio options for business News | Broadcast Wed, 12 Jun 2019 04:56:56 +0400 NEP Australia and Telstra deliver world’s first trans-Pacific remote production Sports broadcasting milestone reachedm as IP network links World Relay Championships in Yokohama, Japan, to NEP Andrews Hub in Sydney, Australia News | Broadcast Wed, 12 Jun 2019 01:20:37 +0400 Satellite operators to generate $13.7 billion in data revenues by 2028, says NSR report Operators are placing big HTS bets to stimulate demand as video markets stagnate News | Broadcast Wed, 12 Jun 2019 11:51:14 +0400 Google made $4.7b from the news industry in 2018, study says Amount is almost as much as the $5.1 billion earned by the whole US news industry News | Broadcast Wed, 12 Jun 2019 10:39:27 +0400 Keanu Reeves will play a character in video game Cyberpunk 2077 CD Projekt Red's latest game reveals one of the key characters of Cyberpunk 2077 is played by Hollywood actor Keanu Reeves who did full voice and motion capture News | Broadcast Tue, 11 Jun 2019 05:31:03 +0400 Qvest Media makes Asian debut at BroadcastAsia 2019 The company will showcase Qvest.Cloud Ultimate and Qvest.Cloud Go News | Broadcast Tue, 11 Jun 2019 03:33:17 +0400 Amazon Prime launches in UAE Customers can try Prime free of charge for 30 days and a promotional offer of Dh12 per month News | Broadcast Tue, 11 Jun 2019 12:17:59 +0400 Asif Kapadia’s Diego Maradona documentary releases June 14 The director of Senna and Amy interviewed Maradona in Dubai News | Broadcast Tue, 11 Jun 2019 11:19:31 +0400 Entries now open for newly launched Rise awards Awards recognise women who are stand-out performers, innovators and leaders in the global broadcast and media industry News | Broadcast Tue, 11 Jun 2019 09:23:25 +0400 Dubai media office upgrades audio facilities with Sennheiser's digital wireless audio system Flexibility was one of the main selection criteria for the microphone system News | Broadcast Tue, 11 Jun 2019 09:19:59 +0400 Interview with Frances Adams, group director, brand strategy at Endemol Shine Digital Studio spoke to Frances Adams about the secret sauce for reality show success, the group’s plans for the Middle East and getting localisation right News | Broadcast Mon, 10 Jun 2019 05:26:45 +0400 What to expect at ConnecTech Asia 2019 Digital Studio caught up with Ivan Ferrari, event director (telecom, media and technology), at UBM Singapore, organisers of ConnecTech Asia. News | Broadcast Mon, 10 Jun 2019 05:07:52 +0400 VIDEO: The future of esports - Google Stadia pricing, games and more announced In a "Stadia Connect" video streamed live, Google announced pricing for services, equipment and games coming to the platform and more from this November. News | Broadcast Mon, 10 Jun 2019 04:55:57 +0400 TAG to expand offerings of software-based IP applications at Broadcast Asia 2019 The software IP-based UHD platform targets live production, playout, and distribution News | Broadcast Mon, 10 Jun 2019 03:20:04 +0400 Watch: Netflix drops trailer for Money Heist Part 3 The third season of the hit Spanish suspense heist thriller La Casa de Papel (Money Heist) premiers July 19 on Netflix News | Broadcast Mon, 10 Jun 2019 10:11:45 +0400 BenQ 4K projectors retain top spot in market share for fifth consecutive quarter The company has 65.54% market share in Saudi Arabia and 33.76% in UAE in Q1 2019 News | Broadcast Mon, 10 Jun 2019 09:35:53 +0400 Anthony Joshua-Andy Ruiz Jr bout clocked record 13 million illegal streams, says MUSO Piracy watchdog tracked 93 per cent of unlicensed audience to YouTube News | Broadcast Sun, 09 Jun 2019 05:39:18 +0400 IABM appoints Dominic Louks as events manager New appointment boosts IABM marketing team News | Broadcast Sun, 09 Jun 2019 03:42:32 +0400 Panasonic develops new LUMIX S1H full-frame mirrorless camera Panasonic develops new LUMIX S1H full-frame mirrorless camera News | Broadcast Sun, 09 Jun 2019 02:17:05 +0400 Interview with Alanoud Al Hashmi We catch up with the filmmaker and marketing manager of Dubai Media City, Dubai Studio City and Dubai Production City News | Broadcast Sun, 09 Jun 2019 12:17:05 +0400 ABS and Intersat host seminar for empowering satellites in Africa Event forged closer partnerships with customers and re-sellers in Africa News | Broadcast Sun, 09 Jun 2019 11:56:56 +0400 UBMS to supply Soliton products to Middle East and Africa. Soliton is a leading supplier and developer of compact, lightweight mobile video streaming technology News | Broadcast Sun, 09 Jun 2019 11:31:57 +0400 Michelle and Barack Obama in multi-year podcast deal with Spotify The first podcasts from Higher Ground Audio are likely to debut in 2020 at the earliest News | Broadcast Sun, 09 Jun 2019 10:59:30 +0400 Nadia Nadim signed up by beIN SPORTS for FIFA Women’s World Cup The Afghan refugee turned international football star will shine a light on her own journey and other inspirational sports stores News | Broadcast Sun, 09 Jun 2019 09:54:34 +0400 Dubai Opera set to stage first red carpet movie premiere Dubai venue will host VIP invite-only screening of Rocketman on June 11, two days before its official release in the UAE News | Broadcast Wed, 05 Jun 2019 10:49:03 +0400 Coca-Cola Arena ready for June 6 debut The 17,000-capacity arena opens with a first act from comedian Russell Peters News | Broadcast Tue, 04 Jun 2019 10:34:31 +0400 Jellyfish Pictures Expands Operation with New Virtual Animation Studio in Sheffield Expansion includes the appointment of industry veteran ex-Framestore Head of Animation Kevin Spruce News | Broadcast Mon, 03 Jun 2019 04:05:44 +0400 Broadcast Asia 2019: Cobalt Digital to show 4K offerings Cobalt Digital (Booth 6H3-01) will demonstrate several of its 4K products designed for openGear frames News | Broadcast Sun, 02 Jun 2019 03:57:39 +0400 Bridge Technologies to showcase video service monitoring and analytics solutions at Broadcast Asia It enables broadcasters and content distributors to ensure operational efficiency News | Broadcast Sun, 02 Jun 2019 03:49:27 +0400 Dubai broadcast of All My Sons from June 13 The play will be screened live from London’s The Old Vic. News | Broadcast Sun, 02 Jun 2019 03:22:02 +0400 VIDEO: 7 Productions CEO Hadi Ghanem on working with F1 What's it like to work with Formula One? 7 Productions CEO Hadi Ghanem discusses. News | Broadcast Sun, 02 Jun 2019 12:52:41 +0400 Hollywood Producer Raises $100 Million for Media-Focused Security Token Proxima Media, founded by Fast & Furious producer Ryan Kavanaugh, has raised $100 million for a token that allows investment in media content. News | Broadcast Fri, 31 May 2019 04:10:41 +0400 'More work' needed to unlock Middle East ad market potential Dubai Future Council on Media says regional average ad spend is just $6.17 compared to $680 in the US News | Broadcast Fri, 31 May 2019 10:32:27 +0400 Cricket World Cup: Etisalat to broadcast matches live for Dh199 Subscribers with e-life account can get the feed with a one-off payment News | Broadcast Thu, 30 May 2019 03:08:57 +0400 Big-budget Bollywood film 'Bharat' shot in Abu Dhabi Salman Khan starrer is scheduled for an Eid release on June 5 News | Broadcast Thu, 30 May 2019 10:47:26 +0400 Sony’s first 8K TVs go on sale in early June The ZG9 8K HDR Full Array LED TV offers a staggering 16 times the resolution of Full HD of unmatched picture quality that only Sony can deliver. 98” and 85” models of the TV are slated to become available at select European retailers from June with pre-orders starting now. News | Broadcast Tue, 28 May 2019 11:47:49 +0400 ICC Cricket World Cup to be broadcast to more than 200 territories via 25 partners In a world first for ODI cricket, ICC partners with cineplexes in UAE, Bahrain and India News | Broadcast Tue, 28 May 2019 10:15:57 +0400 Nvidia launches studio series of notebooks and Nvidia Studio platform for content creators Platform brings together RTX GPUs and NVIDIA studio stack to optimise performance and reliability; headlined by 17 New RTX studio laptops News | Broadcast Tue, 28 May 2019 10:06:16 +0400 Netflix's latest Arabic original is horror series 'Paranormal' The third Middle Eastern Original is produced by Mohamed Hefzy and Amr Salama, News | Broadcast Mon, 27 May 2019 12:26:32 +0400 Du to offer South Asian TV service YuppTV YuppTV provides its South Asian subscribers with unlimited access to 150+ premium TV channels and over 3,000 on demand movies in 10 languages News | Broadcast Mon, 27 May 2019 11:52:08 +0400 South Indian TV channel owners booked for fraud Indian police register case following complaint by Dubai businessman News | Broadcast Mon, 27 May 2019 11:09:26 +0400 Syrian documentary 'For Sama' wins best documentary at Cannes film festival The chronicle of the conflict in Aleppo won the Golden Eye Documentary Prize News | Broadcast Mon, 27 May 2019 09:25:04 +0400 Sony takes #2 spot from Nikon in global interchangeable lens camera market Global revenues in the video camera market dropped while market share stayed the same News | Broadcast Sun, 26 May 2019 02:14:50 +0400 South Korean film 'Parasite' wins Cannes' most prestigious award Special jury prize for Elia Suleiman’s Palestinian saga 'It Must Be Heaven' News | Broadcast Sun, 26 May 2019 01:47:06 +0400 OSN launches ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 broadcast package Dubai-based OSN launches dedicated ICC world cup season pass for AED199 News | Broadcast Thu, 23 May 2019 12:25:59 +0400 BeIN CEO charged with corruption in IAAF scandal probe French judicial official said Yousef Al-Obaidly was indicted on March 28 News | Broadcast Thu, 23 May 2019 09:35:03 +0400 Netflix releases trailer for Jinn JUST OUT: The new extended trailer for Jinn, the first Middle East original series on Netflix News | Broadcast Wed, 22 May 2019 11:41:52 +0400 Apple introduces first 8-core MacBook Pro Video editors can edit up to 11 simultaneous multicam streams of 4K video in Final Cut Pro X. News | Broadcast Wed, 22 May 2019 10:30:47 +0400 Filmmakers at Sharjah Ramadan Majlis highlight need for Arabic language content for children Actors and filmmakers rued the fact that Arab children are growing up watching western and foreign films and television programmes as they cannot find similar content in Arabic News | Broadcast Tue, 21 May 2019 01:54:38 +0400 Ikegami introduces Media-over-IP interface for CCU-430 camera control unit The Media-Over-IP GW module will be introduced at the Media Production Show in London (June 11-12) News | Broadcast Tue, 21 May 2019 12:00:55 +0400 Sony studio formed to make Playstation games into movies and shows PlayStation Productions, headed by Asad Qizilbash and overseen by SIE chairman of Worldwide Studios Shawn Layden, will develop and produce projects based on the company's catalog of more than 100 games News | Broadcast Tue, 21 May 2019 09:33:57 +0400 Image Nation’s ‘Rashid & Rajab' wins global sales deal at Cannes The Emirati comedy will be available to markets and potential audiences world-wide, following the release of the film across the GCC this Eid Al Fitr News | Broadcast Tue, 21 May 2019 09:21:54 +0400 LG launches new TVs designed to support a range of Arabic dialects The new AI TVs are the first of their kind for Arabic language voice service support News | Broadcast Thu, 16 May 2019 12:10:28 +0400 Disney to take over full control of Hulu from Comcast Hulu&rsquo;s fair market value will be assessed by independent experts but Disney has guaranteed a sale price for Comcast that represents a minimum total equity value of Hulu at that time of $27.5 billion News | Broadcast Thu, 16 May 2019 11:54:12 +0400 Image Nation, Vox and MBC forge landmark alliance for Middle Eastern film and TV projects The 360-degree Arab film entity will cover all aspects of content creation News | Broadcast Thu, 16 May 2019 11:40:43 +0400 Sharaf DG customers get free annual StarzPlay subscription by joining loyalty programme StarzPlay has entered into a strategic alliance with Sharaf DG to offer a free annual subscription to DG Member Programme members<br /> News | Broadcast Wed, 15 May 2019 06:32:37 +0400 Icon Art Production to spend over AED15mn on equipment and improved studio facilities Icon Art Production (IAP) is aiming to invest AED 15mn in increasing the inventory of film, TV, and broadcasting equipment News | Broadcast Wed, 15 May 2019 06:17:02 +0400 Hotstar sets new global record with 18.6mn concurrent viewers in IPL 2019 final Over 300mn unique visitors logged on to the platform during the tournament with a 74% increase in watch-time compared to last year. News | Broadcast Tue, 14 May 2019 12:52:47 +0400 JCDecaux wins 10-year deal for new Abu Dhabi airport terminal Advertising giant awarded exclusive advertising concession for the new Midfield Terminal of Abu Dhabi International Airport News | Broadcast Mon, 13 May 2019 10:22:20 +0400 60 speakers and 800 industry experts head to the MENA Cinema Forum in Dubai The Forum will include a Conference, an Expo, an Awards Ceremony, Workshops, Corporate Meetings, Film Slates, Screenings, Post Event Receptions and much more. News | Broadcast Thu, 09 May 2019 12:35:55 +0400 Reel Cinemas offers 25% off for UAE fans wanting to see Avengers: Endgame again Cine-goers can watch the record-breaking film again simply by showing their previous Avengers: Endgame movie ticket from any cinema across the UAE, whether that be Reel Cinemas, Vox, or Grand Cinemas. News | Broadcast Thu, 09 May 2019 12:30:15 +0400 Sennheiser hosts hands-on training day Region's leading broadcasters presented with Sennheiser's latest audio solutions for TV, radio and OB applications News | Broadcast Wed, 08 May 2019 08:40:31 +0400 Avengers: Endgame is officially the highest grossing film of all time across MENA The Marvel Studios film has beaten Titanic to become the second biggest grossing film of all time. News | Broadcast Tue, 07 May 2019 09:30:05 +0400 Kuwaiti-backed UK theme park signs up ITV Studios ahead of 2024 opening $3.6bn London Resort signed deal with ITV Studios and drops link up with Aardman Animations. News | Broadcast Sun, 05 May 2019 03:03:02 +0400 Netflix ups subscription prices Marking the fourth instance over the last nine years that it has raised its prices, Netflix has increased its subscription costs by at least 12% across all tiers News | Broadcast Wed, 01 May 2019 05:09:59 +0400 HONOR draws back the curtain on first triple camera phone, HONOR 10i The smartphone comes standard with a triple lens and a 32MP selfie camera News | Broadcast Wed, 01 May 2019 04:01:46 +0400 World's first Arabic-speaking AI news anchor will debut in the UAE Abu Dhabi Media and Sogou collaboration features first Arabic speaking AI news anchor in the world News | Broadcast Mon, 29 Apr 2019 11:47:29 +0400 Avengers: Endgame makes record-breaking UAE box office opening The performance in the UAE matches the enormous record-shattering box office revenues Avengers: Endgame posted across the globe on opening weekend, totalling $1.2 billion globally. News | Broadcast Mon, 29 Apr 2019 09:29:04 +0400 ChyronHego adds to EMEA sales team Account executive Gary Lewis will leverage his expertise in the Middle East and South Africa to grow revenues and expand opportunities in those territories. News | Broadcast Sun, 28 Apr 2019 03:04:26 +0400 Sky News Arabia unveils MENA's first virtual news studio Virtual and augmented reality technology introduced to the newsroom for the first time in the region along with new programming line-up at Sky News Arabia. News | Broadcast Sun, 28 Apr 2019 09:57:14 +0400 Fatafeat reveals Ramadan lineup Four new shows join the line-up, including season two of &ldquo;Matbakh Manal El Alem - Halawiyat&rdquo; and season five of &ldquo;Matbakhna Al Arabi&rdquo; News | Broadcast Wed, 24 Apr 2019 05:31:44 +0400 Netflix will release four TV dramas during Ramadan Four Ramadan dramas will stream exclusively on Netflix, with episodes arriving day and date concurrently with regional television networks and with no ads. News | Broadcast Wed, 24 Apr 2019 02:21:24 +0400 Grand finale of FMX to include screening of Marvel's Avengers: Endgame The grand finale of this year&rsquo;s FMX will include a screening of Marvel's Avengers: Endgame News | Broadcast Wed, 24 Apr 2019 10:00:00 +0400 Sony holds two-day AV open house event in Dubai The AV Open House event in Dubai provided an opportunity for the region's broadcast and AV pros to explore the latest audio visual products and solutions from Sony for not just broadcast and production but also corporate, retail, hospitality and education environments<br /> News | Broadcast Tue, 23 Apr 2019 01:24:03 +0400 Snapchat unveils Snapchat Shows ad partners Snapchat has announced advertising partners for its new advertising product, Commercials, which are Snapchat&rsquo;s new six-second unskippable ad format News | Broadcast Mon, 22 Apr 2019 02:47:21 +0400 BBC Arabic expands coverage over North Africa via Yahlive’s MENA beam The new agreement expands BBC Arabic reach to over 42 million viewers in North Africa from the prime orbital slot of 52.5 degrees east. News | Broadcast Mon, 22 Apr 2019 10:19:37 +0400 Rohde & Schwarz wins major DVB-T2 terrestrial transmission contract in Egypt The project sees R&amp;S THU9evo 2KW UHF transmitters installed at nine sites across Egypt. News | Broadcast Thu, 18 Apr 2019 03:08:05 +0400 Dubai Fountain to sway to Pinkfong's Baby Shark song The Dubai Fountain, the world's largest choreographed fountain, has developed a new dance routine that sways to the captivating rhythms of Baby Shark News | Broadcast Mon, 15 Apr 2019 12:14:37 +0400 Zee5 to unveil global expansion plans ZEE5 will use the Asia Pacific Video Operators Summit to announce its plans for content localisation, distribution and other plans for the year. News | Broadcast Mon, 15 Apr 2019 10:10:26 +0400 Netflix launches drama with full female Arab cast The second Middle Eastern original from Netflix titled AlRawabi School for Girls is a high school drama produced with a full female Arab cast and crew. News | Broadcast Sun, 14 Apr 2019 11:39:50 +0400 Front Row teams up with Cinema Akil for 'Leaving Neverland' The controversial Michael Jackson documentary Leaving Neverland comes to the Middle East with special screenings organised Cinema Akil in partnership with Front Row Filmed Entertainment. News | Broadcast Thu, 11 Apr 2019 11:51:13 +0400 Starz Play available on TCL televisions Owners of TCL TVs supported by Android will now have the Starz Play app preloaded in their TVs News | Broadcast Thu, 11 Apr 2019 10:10:43 +0400 National Geographic inks deal to document the UAE's space ambitions Four-year partnership with the Mohammed bin Rashid Space Centre to document the UAE's journey into space News | Broadcast Thu, 11 Apr 2019 09:52:20 +0400