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Gulf business events, information, photos and data for Saudi, UAE, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain and more. http://www.arabianindustry.com/broadcast/?service=rss Tue, 19 Mar 2019 02:27:24 +0400 www.arabianindustry.com https://www.arabianindustry.com Arabian Industry - Broadcast http://www.arabianindustry.com/broadcast/?service=rss 144 16 en ITP Digital Ltd. 2019 webmaster@www.arabianindustry.com (webmaster) Tue, 19 Mar 2019 02:27:24 +0400 20 Metafora Production chooses Ross Video for new Syria TV channel http://www.arabianindustry.com//broadcast/news/2019/mar/7/metafora-production-chooses-ross-video-for-new-syria-tv-channel-6049745/ Following a decision in late 2017 to create a brand-new channel broadcasting from Istanbul, Turkey, and the subsequent tender process, Metafora chose Ross Video and local partners AVITENG to build and launch the new facility for Syria TV. News | Broadcast Thu, 07 Mar 2019 05:31:52 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//broadcast/news/2019/mar/7/metafora-production-chooses-ross-video-for-new-syria-tv-channel-6049745/ ARRI expands its wireless video system range in partnership with Teradek http://www.arabianindustry.com//broadcast/news/2019/mar/7/arri-expands-its-wireless-video-system-range-in-partnership-with-teradek-6049732/ ARRI’s new WVR-1s is specially designed for hand-held users like focus pullers and directors to remotely monitor footage using Amimon technology now part of Vitec brand Teradek News | Broadcast Thu, 07 Mar 2019 02:23:02 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//broadcast/news/2019/mar/7/arri-expands-its-wireless-video-system-range-in-partnership-with-teradek-6049732/ Vox Cinemas to invest $500mn to increase number of screens in Saudi Arabia http://www.arabianindustry.com//broadcast/news/2019/mar/7/vox-cinemas-pledges-500m-to-build-movie-theatres-in-saudi-arabia-6049537/ Over the next four years, Vox wants add screen in the GCC's largest economy at the rate of 150 per year News | Broadcast Thu, 07 Mar 2019 11:26:41 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//broadcast/news/2019/mar/7/vox-cinemas-pledges-500m-to-build-movie-theatres-in-saudi-arabia-6049537/ Imagine Communications to demonstrate evolution towards next-gen media technology at CABSAT 2019 http://www.arabianindustry.com//broadcast/news/2019/mar/7/imagine-communications-to-demonstrate-evolution-towards-next-gen-media-technology-at-cabsat-2019-6049472/ Proven next-gen, IP-ready infrastructure optimizes migration strategies and provides flexibility to generate commercially viable transition path for MENA media businesses News | Broadcast Thu, 07 Mar 2019 10:40:42 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//broadcast/news/2019/mar/7/imagine-communications-to-demonstrate-evolution-towards-next-gen-media-technology-at-cabsat-2019-6049472/ 'MBC Hosts' talkshow to take place at Dubai Lynx http://www.arabianindustry.com//broadcast/news/2019/mar/7/mbc-hosts-talkshow-to-take-place-at-dubai-lynx-6049381/ Emmy Award-winning entertainer, radio personality, comedian, author and businessman, Steve Harvey appears on the session with MBC Group TV Director, Ali Jaber. News | Broadcast Thu, 07 Mar 2019 09:51:45 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//broadcast/news/2019/mar/7/mbc-hosts-talkshow-to-take-place-at-dubai-lynx-6049381/ Ross Video focuses on 'high efficiency production' at CABSAT 2019 http://www.arabianindustry.com//broadcast/news/2019/mar/6/ross-video-focuses-on-high-efficiency-production-at-cabsat-2019-6048731/ New for CABSAT will be the latest V3.4 firmware build for Ultrix – Ross Video’s routing/AV platform News | Broadcast Wed, 06 Mar 2019 09:43:20 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//broadcast/news/2019/mar/6/ross-video-focuses-on-high-efficiency-production-at-cabsat-2019-6048731/ French pavilion to feature 14 companies at CABSAT 2019 http://www.arabianindustry.com//broadcast/news/2019/mar/5/french-pavilion-to-feature-14-companies-at-cabsat-2019-6048406/ French innovations in the audiovisual sector will be exhibited from the likes of startup The Content Armor (content piracy solution), Hexaglobe (video distribution) and INA Audiovisual Institute (content protection) News | Broadcast Tue, 05 Mar 2019 01:54:51 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//broadcast/news/2019/mar/5/french-pavilion-to-feature-14-companies-at-cabsat-2019-6048406/ SmallHD launches 7 inch Focus monitor http://www.arabianindustry.com//broadcast/news/2019/mar/5/smallhd-launches-7-inch-focus-monitor-6048055/ FOCUS 7 on-camera monitor features a 1000-nit bright full HD resolution touchscreen designed for use with mirrorless and DSLT camera setups News | Broadcast Tue, 05 Mar 2019 10:21:20 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//broadcast/news/2019/mar/5/smallhd-launches-7-inch-focus-monitor-6048055/ beIN to carry three new Fox channels http://www.arabianindustry.com//broadcast/news/2019/mar/4/bein-to-carry-three-new-fox-channels-6047288/ The 3 new HD channels FOX Life, FOX Rewayat and FOX Crime, will be available on beIN’s Entertainment, Complete and Elite packages. News | Broadcast Mon, 04 Mar 2019 10:52:02 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//broadcast/news/2019/mar/4/bein-to-carry-three-new-fox-channels-6047288/ BBC, ITV join forces to launch BritBox in UK http://www.arabianindustry.com//broadcast/news/2019/mar/3/bbc-itv-join-forces-to-launch-britbox-in-uk-6047171/ British broadcasting giants ITV and the BBC are teaming up to create BritBox, in an apparent bid to create a UK rival to Netflix News | Broadcast Sun, 03 Mar 2019 04:52:57 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//broadcast/news/2019/mar/3/bbc-itv-join-forces-to-launch-britbox-in-uk-6047171/ ITP Media Group enters $140bn gaming market with launch of ITP Gaming http://www.arabianindustry.com//broadcast/news/2019/mar/3/itp-media-group-enters-140bn-gaming-market-with-launch-of-itp-gaming-6047080/ ITP Gaming will bring the biggest gaming tournaments in the world to the largest possible Arabic audience, bringing players and publishers together including establishment of the first-ever Arab Gaming League. News | Broadcast Sun, 03 Mar 2019 03:25:28 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//broadcast/news/2019/mar/3/itp-media-group-enters-140bn-gaming-market-with-launch-of-itp-gaming-6047080/ Pyramedia CEO awarded honorary doctorate by Oxford College http://www.arabianindustry.com//broadcast/news/2019/mar/3/pyramedia-ceo-awarded-honorary-doctorate-by-oxford-college-6046885/ In award ceremony, Dr. Nashwa Al-Ruwaini hailed for achievements that have contributed to the advancement of the media sector and for changing the stereotype of women business leaders in the Middle East. News | Broadcast Sun, 03 Mar 2019 11:28:57 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//broadcast/news/2019/mar/3/pyramedia-ceo-awarded-honorary-doctorate-by-oxford-college-6046885/ GatesAir expands EMEA sales team with appointment of Alexander Kurz http://www.arabianindustry.com//broadcast/news/2019/mar/3/gatesair-expands-emea-sales-team-with-appointment-of-alexander-kurz-6046755/ Kurz sees tremendous opportunity for GatesAir to capture regional market share for TV and radio systems with its high-efficiency Maxiva and Flexiva transmitters, as countries transition to DVB-T2 standard. News | Broadcast Sun, 03 Mar 2019 10:46:17 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//broadcast/news/2019/mar/3/gatesair-expands-emea-sales-team-with-appointment-of-alexander-kurz-6046755/ Shure's Axient Digital ADX series available worldwide http://www.arabianindustry.com//broadcast/news/2019/feb/27/shures-axient-digital-adx-series-available-worldwide-6045468/ Shure announced its award-winning Axient Digital ADX series wireless transmitters are now widely available through all global resellers and distributors. News | Broadcast Wed, 27 Feb 2019 12:13:16 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//broadcast/news/2019/feb/27/shures-axient-digital-adx-series-available-worldwide-6045468/ Starz Play makes ASDA’A BCW corporate communications partner http://www.arabianindustry.com//broadcast/news/2019/feb/27/starz-play-makes-asdaa-bcw-corporate-communications-partner-6045442/ MENA subscription video on-demand service Starz Play has appointed ASDA’A BCW as its corporate communications partner News | Broadcast Wed, 27 Feb 2019 11:47:01 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//broadcast/news/2019/feb/27/starz-play-makes-asdaa-bcw-corporate-communications-partner-6045442/ Netflix acquires Chinese sci-fi blockbuster http://www.arabianindustry.com//broadcast/news/2019/feb/27/netflix-acquires-chinese-sci-fi-blockbuster-6045364/ Netflix has bought the rights to "The Wandering Earth" and will stream it in more than 190 countries and translate it into 28 languages. News | Broadcast Wed, 27 Feb 2019 10:25:41 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//broadcast/news/2019/feb/27/netflix-acquires-chinese-sci-fi-blockbuster-6045364/ Appear TV to showcase IP contribution/distribution solution http://www.arabianindustry.com//broadcast/news/2019/feb/27/appear-tv-to-showcase-ip-contributiondistribution-solution-6045260/ Appear TV's X-Series platform, including the X10 and X20, is made for IP contribution and distribution with ultra-low latency, high service density applications. News | Broadcast Wed, 27 Feb 2019 09:44:40 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//broadcast/news/2019/feb/27/appear-tv-to-showcase-ip-contributiondistribution-solution-6045260/ Diversified FZ attends first CABSAT after completing TSL Middle East acquisition http://www.arabianindustry.com//broadcast/news/2019/feb/21/diversified-fz-attends-first-cabsat-after-completing-tsl-middle-east-acquisition-6042959/ Diversified will be exhibiting at the 2019 CABSAT conference for their first time since the acquisition of TSL FZ LLC, boosting its EMEA presence with the Dubai office. News | Broadcast Thu, 21 Feb 2019 09:55:52 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//broadcast/news/2019/feb/21/diversified-fz-attends-first-cabsat-after-completing-tsl-middle-east-acquisition-6042959/ Lawo opens UK division, adds new hires http://www.arabianindustry.com//broadcast/news/2019/feb/20/lawo-opens-uk-division-adds-new-hires-6042283/ German broadcast manufacturer Lawo has opened a subsidiary in the UK and strengthened its sales & support team with new appointments. News | Broadcast Wed, 20 Feb 2019 09:59:37 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//broadcast/news/2019/feb/20/lawo-opens-uk-division-adds-new-hires-6042283/ Red Bee Media opens first Red Lab in London http://www.arabianindustry.com//broadcast/news/2019/feb/19/red-bee-media-opens-first-red-lab-in-london-6041919/ “Red Lab”, London houses a private cloud platform for remote testing, as well as a collaboration space for broadcast and network engineers and solution architects News | Broadcast Tue, 19 Feb 2019 04:29:48 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//broadcast/news/2019/feb/19/red-bee-media-opens-first-red-lab-in-london-6041919/ Alhurra TV picks up Prime Entertainment's documentaries http://www.arabianindustry.com//broadcast/news/2019/feb/19/alhurra-tv-picks-up-prime-entertainments-documentaries-6041932/ Alhurra TV has bought broadcast rights to Prime’s documentaries on Russian President Vladimir Putin and global entertainment icons such as Angelina Jolie and Madonna. News | Broadcast Tue, 19 Feb 2019 04:20:39 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//broadcast/news/2019/feb/19/alhurra-tv-picks-up-prime-entertainments-documentaries-6041932/ Zee announces lineup of Original shows on Zee5 http://www.arabianindustry.com//broadcast/news/2019/feb/18/zee-announces-lineup-of-original-shows-on-zee5-6041178/ ZEE5 available in the MENA region is debuting a range of exclusive ZEE5 Originals lined up for the platfore in February 2019 News | Broadcast Mon, 18 Feb 2019 12:42:48 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//broadcast/news/2019/feb/18/zee-announces-lineup-of-original-shows-on-zee5-6041178/ Jackie Chan returns to shoot second film in Dubai http://www.arabianindustry.com//broadcast/news/2019/feb/18/jackie-chan-returns-to-shoot-second-film-in-dubai-6041113/ 'Vanguard' directed by Stanley Tong marks the second time the superstar has filmed a movie in Dubai News | Broadcast Mon, 18 Feb 2019 11:44:24 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//broadcast/news/2019/feb/18/jackie-chan-returns-to-shoot-second-film-in-dubai-6041113/ New Pierce Brosnan movie to start filming in Abu Dhabi http://www.arabianindustry.com//broadcast/news/2019/feb/18/new-pierce-brosnan-movie-to-start-filming-in-abu-dhabi-6041126/ Set mostly in the Middle East, The Misfits follows the story of criminal Richard Pace and will start shooting next week News | Broadcast Mon, 18 Feb 2019 11:28:58 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//broadcast/news/2019/feb/18/new-pierce-brosnan-movie-to-start-filming-in-abu-dhabi-6041126/ Al Rayyan TV updates playout infrastructure with Pebble Beach http://www.arabianindustry.com//broadcast/news/2019/feb/14/al-rayyan-tv-updates-playout-infrastructure-with-pebble-beach-6039891/ The decision to adopt the Pebble Beach solution followed a detailed proof of concept exercise and extensive evaluation. System integrator for the project was Salam Media Cast News | Broadcast Thu, 14 Feb 2019 02:36:03 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//broadcast/news/2019/feb/14/al-rayyan-tv-updates-playout-infrastructure-with-pebble-beach-6039891/ Political thriller 'Official Secrets' shot on Sony Venice http://www.arabianindustry.com//broadcast/news/2019/feb/14/political-thriller-official-secrets-shot-on-sony-venice-6039696/ DOP of upcoming political thriller 'Official Secrets', Florian Hoffmeister, chose Sony’s flagship large format camera VENICE to create an intimate, yet natural aesthetic News | Broadcast Thu, 14 Feb 2019 09:50:24 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//broadcast/news/2019/feb/14/political-thriller-official-secrets-shot-on-sony-venice-6039696/ Raed Alsermari’s Dunya’s Day wins jury prize at Sundance http://www.arabianindustry.com//broadcast/news/2019/feb/13/raed-alsermaris-dunyas-day-wins-jury-prize-at-sundance-6039345/ First Saudi film to be screened in the Kingdom wins short film jury prize at Sundance News | Broadcast Wed, 13 Feb 2019 04:11:57 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//broadcast/news/2019/feb/13/raed-alsermaris-dunyas-day-wins-jury-prize-at-sundance-6039345/ DTC Broadcast kit deployed for Hankook 24Hr DUBAI endurance race http://www.arabianindustry.com//broadcast/news/2019/feb/13/dtc-broadcast-kit-deployed-for-hankook-24hr-dubai-endurance-race-6039319/ DTC's SOLO7 OBTX transmitter and SOLO7 Nano amplifiers coupled with PRORXD receivers provided comprehensive coverage around the circuit, cutting the number of receive points required in half. News | Broadcast Wed, 13 Feb 2019 03:06:32 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//broadcast/news/2019/feb/13/dtc-broadcast-kit-deployed-for-hankook-24hr-dubai-endurance-race-6039319/ Yahlive extends deal with Turner to broadcast CNN http://www.arabianindustry.com//broadcast/news/2019/feb/13/yahlive-extends-deal-with-turner-to-broadcast-cnn-6039176/ The agreement continues broadcast of Turner Broadcasting Systems’ flagship news channel CNN International to Yahlive’s viewers across South West Asia and the Middle East. News | Broadcast Wed, 13 Feb 2019 12:44:54 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//broadcast/news/2019/feb/13/yahlive-extends-deal-with-turner-to-broadcast-cnn-6039176/ Image Nation's 'Free Solo' wins BAFTA award for Best Documentary http://www.arabianindustry.com//broadcast/news/2019/feb/11/image-nations-free-solo-wins-bafta-award-for-best-documentary-6037993/ The documentary tells the story of rock climber Alex Honnold’s ascent of El Capitan – a 3,000-foot high vertical rock in Yosemite National Park News | Broadcast Mon, 11 Feb 2019 04:43:16 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//broadcast/news/2019/feb/11/image-nations-free-solo-wins-bafta-award-for-best-documentary-6037993/ Imagine Communications makes key MENA hires http://www.arabianindustry.com//broadcast/news/2019/feb/11/imagine-communications-makes-key-mena-hires-6037928/ Sherif Shaker as Regional Sales Manager and Maha Ammar as Bid Manager have joined the Imagine Communications team serving the MENA region. News | Broadcast Mon, 11 Feb 2019 03:24:51 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//broadcast/news/2019/feb/11/imagine-communications-makes-key-mena-hires-6037928/ Shams unveils Emirates Entertainment Experience team http://www.arabianindustry.com//broadcast/news/2019/feb/11/shams-unveils-emirates-entertainment-experience-team-6037941/ As part of the Emirates Entertainment Experience, Sharjah Media City will launch ‘films made by audience members’ for the first time in the Arab world News | Broadcast Mon, 11 Feb 2019 02:19:35 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//broadcast/news/2019/feb/11/shams-unveils-emirates-entertainment-experience-team-6037941/ Formula One looking for new Middle East broadcast partner http://www.arabianindustry.com//broadcast/news/2019/feb/10/formula-one-looking-for-new-middle-east-broadcast-partner-6037161/ A spokesman for Formula One said it was in the late stages of finalising arrangements with a new licensee for the region News | Broadcast Sun, 10 Feb 2019 09:45:57 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//broadcast/news/2019/feb/10/formula-one-looking-for-new-middle-east-broadcast-partner-6037161/ 93% of UAE population tune into radio every week: Nielsen report http://www.arabianindustry.com//broadcast/news/2019/feb/6/93-of-uae-population-tune-into-radio-every-week-nielsen-report-6035965/ Nielsen's latest UAE Radio Audience Measurement found that 93% of the total UAE population tuned into radio every week in Q4 2018, 4% higher (307,000 listeners) in reach compared to the previous quarter. News | Broadcast Wed, 06 Feb 2019 02:32:00 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//broadcast/news/2019/feb/6/93-of-uae-population-tune-into-radio-every-week-nielsen-report-6035965/ Turkey's BluTV gets 4mn subscribers in 3 years http://www.arabianindustry.com//broadcast/news/2019/feb/6/turkeys-blutv-gets-4mn-subscribers-in-3-years-6035913/ Turkish video-on-demand service, BluTV has completed its 3rd year with record-breaking numbers News | Broadcast Wed, 06 Feb 2019 01:03:14 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//broadcast/news/2019/feb/6/turkeys-blutv-gets-4mn-subscribers-in-3-years-6035913/ Nominations for the Digital Studio Awards close tomorrow http://www.arabianindustry.com//broadcast/news/2019/feb/6/one-day-left-nominations-for-the-digital-studio-awards-close-tomorrow-6035835/ ONE DAY LEFT: Nominations for the Digital Studio Awards close tomorrow! News | Broadcast Wed, 06 Feb 2019 12:50:43 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//broadcast/news/2019/feb/6/one-day-left-nominations-for-the-digital-studio-awards-close-tomorrow-6035835/ Sennheiser launches XS Wireless Digital series in the Middle East http://www.arabianindustry.com//broadcast/news/2019/feb/6/sennheiser-launches-xs-wireless-digital-series-in-the-middle-east-6035848/ The XSW-D incorporates many features typically seen in top-grade microphone systems such as one-touch synchronization, low audio latency, and automatic frequency management News | Broadcast Wed, 06 Feb 2019 10:13:16 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//broadcast/news/2019/feb/6/sennheiser-launches-xs-wireless-digital-series-in-the-middle-east-6035848/ Tarek Mounir appointed CEO of Deezer MENA http://www.arabianindustry.com//broadcast/news/2019/feb/5/tarek-mounir-appointed-ceo-of-deezer-mena-6035289/ MENA region veteran Tarek Mounir will be responsible for growing Deezer’s B2B and advertising business in the Middle East, North Africa and Turkey News | Broadcast Tue, 05 Feb 2019 01:09:28 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//broadcast/news/2019/feb/5/tarek-mounir-appointed-ceo-of-deezer-mena-6035289/ Ross Video to launch new Virtual Studio rendering solution at NAB 2019 http://www.arabianindustry.com//broadcast/news/2019/feb/3/ross-video-to-launch-new-virtual-studio-rendering-solution-at-nab-2019-6034106/ New in-house virtual studio solution will be based on Epic Game’s Unreal 4 gaming engine following termination of partnership with Future Group on the existing Frontier rendering offering. News | Broadcast Sun, 03 Feb 2019 05:30:46 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//broadcast/news/2019/feb/3/ross-video-to-launch-new-virtual-studio-rendering-solution-at-nab-2019-6034106/ Cinepolis opens first cinema in Bahrain http://www.arabianindustry.com//broadcast/news/2019/feb/3/cinepolis-opens-first-cinema-in-bahrain-6034080/ Cinépolis, the world’s fourth largest cinema exhibitor, is set to open its first location in Bahrain as the brand announces its official entry into the GCC’s movie theatre sector. News | Broadcast Sun, 03 Feb 2019 03:28:53 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//broadcast/news/2019/feb/3/cinepolis-opens-first-cinema-in-bahrain-6034080/ Panasonic launches LUMIX S Series full-frame mirrorless cameras http://www.arabianindustry.com//broadcast/news/2019/feb/3/panasonic-launches-lumix-s-series-full-frame-mirrorless-cameras-6033976/ Panasonic has now introduced the full specifications of its first digital single lens mirrorless cameras, the LUMIX S1R and S1, with a 35mm full-frame CMOS sensor. News | Broadcast Sun, 03 Feb 2019 12:16:39 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//broadcast/news/2019/feb/3/panasonic-launches-lumix-s-series-full-frame-mirrorless-cameras-6033976/ Pakistan's Dunya News upgrades to Pebble Beach's Marina playout system http://www.arabianindustry.com//broadcast/news/2019/feb/3/pakistans-dunya-news-upgrades-to-pebble-beachs-marina-playout-system-6033924/ Dunya News, one of Pakistan’s preeminent TV channels, has chosen Pebble Beach Systems to upgrade its playout facility. News | Broadcast Sun, 03 Feb 2019 11:34:04 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//broadcast/news/2019/feb/3/pakistans-dunya-news-upgrades-to-pebble-beachs-marina-playout-system-6033924/ Canon launches newest addition to XF handheld camcorder range – the XF705 http://www.arabianindustry.com//broadcast/news/2019/jan/30/canon-launches-newest-addition-to-xf-handheld-camcorder-range-the-xf705-6033040/ The new flagship pro 4K camcorder was introduced at a launch event held in collaboration with National Stores. Attendees were witness to live demonstrations of the XF705 in action with the XF-HEVC recording format. News | Broadcast Wed, 30 Jan 2019 03:11:55 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//broadcast/news/2019/jan/30/canon-launches-newest-addition-to-xf-handheld-camcorder-range-the-xf705-6033040/ MENA distributor Front Row appoints COO http://www.arabianindustry.com//broadcast/news/2019/jan/30/mena-distributor-front-row-appoints-coo-6032793/ French National Nicolas Torloting has joined leading MENA film distributor Front Row Filmed Entertainment as its COO. News | Broadcast Wed, 30 Jan 2019 11:04:08 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//broadcast/news/2019/jan/30/mena-distributor-front-row-appoints-coo-6032793/ Ross Video's Carbonite Ultra available worldwide http://www.arabianindustry.com//broadcast/news/2019/jan/30/ross-videos-carbonite-ultra-available-worldwide-6032676/ Introduced at IBC 2018, the new Carbonite Ultra production switcher is now in full production following a limited manufacturing run for specific customers and partners. News | Broadcast Wed, 30 Jan 2019 09:59:31 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//broadcast/news/2019/jan/30/ross-videos-carbonite-ultra-available-worldwide-6032676/ Majid Al Futtaim's Vox Cinemas opens in Jeddah http://www.arabianindustry.com//broadcast/news/2019/jan/29/majid-al-futtaims-vox-cinemas-opens-in-jeddah-6032429/ The firm announced last year it would invest $533 million to open up to 600 theatres in Saudi over the next five years News | Broadcast Tue, 29 Jan 2019 03:24:32 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//broadcast/news/2019/jan/29/majid-al-futtaims-vox-cinemas-opens-in-jeddah-6032429/ Vitec acquires streaming media specialist T-21 http://www.arabianindustry.com//broadcast/news/2019/jan/28/vitec-acquires-streaming-media-specialist-t-21-6031935/ Kevin Ancelin, founder and CEO of T-21 Technologies, will join VITEC as vice president of worldwide broadcast sales. News | Broadcast Mon, 28 Jan 2019 05:42:45 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//broadcast/news/2019/jan/28/vitec-acquires-streaming-media-specialist-t-21-6031935/ MBC Iraq to launch in February http://www.arabianindustry.com//broadcast/news/2019/jan/27/mbc-iraq-to-launch-in-february-6031311/ The official launch of the channel is scheduled for the evening of Sunday 17 February 2019. News | Broadcast Sun, 27 Jan 2019 11:33:40 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//broadcast/news/2019/jan/27/mbc-iraq-to-launch-in-february-6031311/ Panasonic launches 4K pro camcorder in Middle East http://www.arabianindustry.com//broadcast/news/2019/jan/24/panasonic-launches-4k-pro-camcorder-in-middle-east-6030791/ Spearheading the new CX series from Panasonic is the AG-CX350 Memory Card Camera Recorder, which starts shipping in February 2019. News | Broadcast Thu, 24 Jan 2019 04:51:10 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//broadcast/news/2019/jan/24/panasonic-launches-4k-pro-camcorder-in-middle-east-6030791/ Dates announced for 2019 Dubai International Content Market http://www.arabianindustry.com//broadcast/news/2019/jan/24/dates-announced-for-2019-dubai-international-content-market-6030674/ After a successful 2018 event, DICM returns in December 2019 with some of the popular features of last year such as the ‘plug & work’ exhibiting package. News | Broadcast Thu, 24 Jan 2019 02:50:22 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//broadcast/news/2019/jan/24/dates-announced-for-2019-dubai-international-content-market-6030674/ RED Introduces the DSMC2 Ultra-Brite LCD Monitor http://www.arabianindustry.com//broadcast/news/2019/jan/23/red-introduces-the-dsmc2-ultra-brite-lcd-monitor-6029946/ The new RED DSMC2 Touch 7.0” Ultra-Brite LCD Monitor is an optically-bonded touchscreen with Gorilla Glass. News | Broadcast Wed, 23 Jan 2019 10:20:44 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//broadcast/news/2019/jan/23/red-introduces-the-dsmc2-ultra-brite-lcd-monitor-6029946/ Oscar Nominations: The Favourite, Roma lead nominations with 10 each http://www.arabianindustry.com//broadcast/news/2019/jan/23/oscar-nominations-the-favourite-roma-lead-nominations-with-10-each-6029790/ Nadine Labaki's creates history, becoming the first female Arab filmmaker to be nominated for a Best Foreign Language Film at the Oscars. News | Broadcast Wed, 23 Jan 2019 09:36:42 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//broadcast/news/2019/jan/23/oscar-nominations-the-favourite-roma-lead-nominations-with-10-each-6029790/ Young Saudi women take centre-stage in new MBC Studios drama 'Boxing Girls' http://www.arabianindustry.com//broadcast/news/2019/jan/22/young-saudi-women-take-centre-stage-in-new-mbc-studios-drama-boxing-girls-6029387/ Directed by Saudi filmmaker Samir Aref, ‘Boxing Girls’ is the screenwriting debut of Afnan Al Qassimi, and is the fourth collaboration between MBC Group’s O3 Productions and twofour54 Abu Dhabi News | Broadcast Tue, 22 Jan 2019 12:40:52 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//broadcast/news/2019/jan/22/young-saudi-women-take-centre-stage-in-new-mbc-studios-drama-boxing-girls-6029387/ Worldcast launches new generation encoder http://www.arabianindustry.com//broadcast/news/2019/jan/21/worldcast-launches-new-generation-encoder-6028906/ Audemat RDS Encoder is the first encoder on the market fully compatible with the latest RDS Edition 2018 standards. News | Broadcast Mon, 21 Jan 2019 02:53:08 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//broadcast/news/2019/jan/21/worldcast-launches-new-generation-encoder-6028906/ Quicklink provides remote commentary solution for European football tournament http://www.arabianindustry.com//broadcast/news/2019/jan/21/quicklink-provides-remote-commentary-solution-for-european-football-tournament-6028919/ The remote commentator opens a simple Chrome browser in order to transmit high-quality audio commentary whilst viewing live video sent from the control room. News | Broadcast Mon, 21 Jan 2019 02:23:55 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//broadcast/news/2019/jan/21/quicklink-provides-remote-commentary-solution-for-european-football-tournament-6028919/ MediaCast to host UAE launch of Fujinon 4K lens http://www.arabianindustry.com//broadcast/news/2019/jan/21/mediacast-to-host-uae-launch-of-fujinon-4k-lens-6028737/ The Fujinon LA16 lens is designed specifically for use with the Blackmagic URSA Broadcast camera and Media Cast will demo the product in a launch event on January 23, 2019 News | Broadcast Mon, 21 Jan 2019 12:05:08 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//broadcast/news/2019/jan/21/mediacast-to-host-uae-launch-of-fujinon-4k-lens-6028737/ UBMS completes studio lighting for Saudi Broadcast Authority's Studio C http://www.arabianindustry.com//broadcast/news/2019/jan/20/ubms-completes-studio-lighting-for-saudi-broadcast-authoritys-studio-c-6028308/ UBMS was supported by the lights manufacturer ARRI and the local Saudi partner Nesma Telecom & Technology Co. Ltd. News | Broadcast Sun, 20 Jan 2019 03:02:51 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//broadcast/news/2019/jan/20/ubms-completes-studio-lighting-for-saudi-broadcast-authoritys-studio-c-6028308/ Viu reveals details of Saudi original series 'Doon' http://www.arabianindustry.com//broadcast/news/2019/jan/20/viu-reveals-details-of-saudi-original-series-doon-6028256/ Viu partnered with Millimeter Productions and Qubba Media for the ten 35-minute episodes crime-action thriller show set in the Kingdom. News | Broadcast Sun, 20 Jan 2019 01:12:37 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//broadcast/news/2019/jan/20/viu-reveals-details-of-saudi-original-series-doon-6028256/ LiveU signs $20M deal with Sinclair group to upgrade field transmission units http://www.arabianindustry.com//broadcast/news/2019/jan/20/liveu-signs-20m-deal-with-sinclair-group-to-upgrade-field-transmission-units-6028178/ Sinclair Broadcast Group upgrades newsgathering operations spanning 80 production locations in the US to LiveU’s flagship model of LU600 HEVC field units News | Broadcast Sun, 20 Jan 2019 10:29:27 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//broadcast/news/2019/jan/20/liveu-signs-20m-deal-with-sinclair-group-to-upgrade-field-transmission-units-6028178/ Ooredoo Oman offers FilmBox Live app in partnership with SPI International http://www.arabianindustry.com//broadcast/news/2019/jan/20/ooredoo-oman-offers-filmbox-live-app-in-partnership-with-spi-international-6028048/ SPI International has partnered with Ooredoo Oman to offer SPI’s FilmBox Live App on Ooredoo Oman’s TV set top box service. News | Broadcast Sun, 20 Jan 2019 10:07:19 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//broadcast/news/2019/jan/20/ooredoo-oman-offers-filmbox-live-app-in-partnership-with-spi-international-6028048/ Brainstorm celebrates 25 years of creating the world's first virtual studio http://www.arabianindustry.com//broadcast/news/2019/jan/17/brainstorm-celebrates-25-years-of-creating-the-worlds-first-virtual-studio-6027567/ In 1994, Brainstorm’s first anniversary also marked the first time in the history of television that a real-time 3D virtual set was used in a live production News | Broadcast Thu, 17 Jan 2019 02:35:32 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//broadcast/news/2019/jan/17/brainstorm-celebrates-25-years-of-creating-the-worlds-first-virtual-studio-6027567/ Sharjah’s first ever film festival opens this week http://www.arabianindustry.com//broadcast/news/2019/jan/17/sharjahs-first-ever-film-festival-opens-this-week-6027333/ The inaugural Sharjah Film Platform will screen over 140 films by local, regional and international filmmakers at venues across the emirate News | Broadcast Thu, 17 Jan 2019 11:16:53 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//broadcast/news/2019/jan/17/sharjahs-first-ever-film-festival-opens-this-week-6027333/ Amazon Prime Video now available to du customers http://www.arabianindustry.com//broadcast/news/2019/jan/17/amazon-prime-video-now-available-to-du-customers-6027190/ Starting January 17, all du customers can enjoy an exclusive offer to access Prime Video for three months, on du. News | Broadcast Thu, 17 Jan 2019 09:28:47 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//broadcast/news/2019/jan/17/amazon-prime-video-now-available-to-du-customers-6027190/ ALC announces new localised content deals http://www.arabianindustry.com//broadcast/news/2019/jan/16/alc-announces-new-localised-content-deals-6026891/ The company revealed that it had signed contracts with a number of international companies to bring some of the most successful animated series to MENA News | Broadcast Wed, 16 Jan 2019 12:35:53 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//broadcast/news/2019/jan/16/alc-announces-new-localised-content-deals-6026891/ BP taps EditShare for media production management http://www.arabianindustry.com//broadcast/news/2019/jan/16/bp-taps-editshare-for-media-production-management-6026722/ BP has published more than 10,500 films, documentaries, commercials and corporate videos and needed a storage and media management system that would allow a workflow supporting both internal and external media production teams around the world. News | Broadcast Wed, 16 Jan 2019 11:56:54 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//broadcast/news/2019/jan/16/bp-taps-editshare-for-media-production-management-6026722/ YouTube clarifies rules on pranks as risky memes rage http://www.arabianindustry.com//broadcast/news/2019/jan/16/youtube-clarifies-rules-on-pranks-as-risky-memes-rage-6026735/ While playful or goofy challenges or pranks have become raging trends online, with video shared at YouTube or Facebook, some "memes" have put people in jeopardy. News | Broadcast Wed, 16 Jan 2019 11:40:30 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//broadcast/news/2019/jan/16/youtube-clarifies-rules-on-pranks-as-risky-memes-rage-6026735/ DPA debuts Subminiature mics at ISE 2019 http://www.arabianindustry.com//broadcast/news/2019/jan/16/dpa-debuts-subminiature-mics-at-ise-2019-6026748/ Measuring in at just three millimetres (0.12 inches) in diameter, the new 6000 series is 60% smaller than the company’s existing 4000 series News | Broadcast Wed, 16 Jan 2019 09:55:28 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//broadcast/news/2019/jan/16/dpa-debuts-subminiature-mics-at-ise-2019-6026748/ ETL Systems acquires Atlantic Microwave http://www.arabianindustry.com//broadcast/news/2019/jan/15/etl-systems-acquires-atlantic-microwave-6026371/ Atlantic Microwave offers a wide range of complementary RF products and a different customer base. News | Broadcast Tue, 15 Jan 2019 02:55:54 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//broadcast/news/2019/jan/15/etl-systems-acquires-atlantic-microwave-6026371/ Broadcasting Center Europe (BCE) acquires Freecaster http://www.arabianindustry.com//broadcast/news/2019/jan/14/broadcasting-center-europe-bce-acquires-freecaster-6025890/ The acquisition expands BCE’s portfolio with live and on-demand streaming services, as well as enhancing its production capabilities. News | Broadcast Mon, 14 Jan 2019 02:57:21 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//broadcast/news/2019/jan/14/broadcasting-center-europe-bce-acquires-freecaster-6025890/ Oscar contender Nadine Labaki's Capernaum gets timely praise from Oprah http://www.arabianindustry.com//broadcast/news/2019/jan/13/oscar-contender-nadine-labakis-capernaum-gets-timely-praise-from-oprah-6025214/ Giving a huge boost to the film's Oscar chances, media mogul Oprah Winfrey praised the film on Twitter News | Broadcast Sun, 13 Jan 2019 12:52:48 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//broadcast/news/2019/jan/13/oscar-contender-nadine-labakis-capernaum-gets-timely-praise-from-oprah-6025214/ Edgeware acquires subtitling expert Cavena http://www.arabianindustry.com//broadcast/news/2019/jan/13/edgeware-acquires-subtitling-expert-cavena-6025058/ Edgeware acquires subtitling expert Cavena News | Broadcast Sun, 13 Jan 2019 10:39:05 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//broadcast/news/2019/jan/13/edgeware-acquires-subtitling-expert-cavena-6025058/ beIN resumes service in Egypt http://www.arabianindustry.com//broadcast/news/2019/jan/10/bein-resumes-service-in-egypt-6024356/ Cable Network Egypt (CNE) has now signed an agreement for the carriage of beIN on its network. News | Broadcast Thu, 10 Jan 2019 03:39:39 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//broadcast/news/2019/jan/10/bein-resumes-service-in-egypt-6024356/ Deluxe appoints new MD of EMEA distrubution business http://www.arabianindustry.com//broadcast/news/2019/jan/10/deluxe-appoints-new-md-of-emea-distrubution-business-6024252/ Deluxe appoints media veteran Andrew Bell to Managing Director, Deluxe Distribution EMEA News | Broadcast Thu, 10 Jan 2019 02:34:38 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//broadcast/news/2019/jan/10/deluxe-appoints-new-md-of-emea-distrubution-business-6024252/ Viu Original series 'Unafraid' releases in ME http://www.arabianindustry.com//broadcast/news/2019/jan/10/viu-original-series-unafraid-releases-in-me-6024161/ Written and conceptualised by Vikram Bhatt and produced by Lone Ranger Production, 'Unafraid' will be available on Viu in the Middle East starting today. Directed by Sujit Mondal, the first 10 episodes will be available to binge watch now. News | Broadcast Thu, 10 Jan 2019 12:30:27 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//broadcast/news/2019/jan/10/viu-original-series-unafraid-releases-in-me-6024161/ ChyronHego and Grass Valley to deliver integrated solution for sports arenas http://www.arabianindustry.com//broadcast/news/2019/jan/9/chyronhego-and-grass-valley-to-deliver-integrated-solution-for-sports-arenas-6023901/ Major U.S. sports venues are successfully using a new, single-point-of-control integration solution for graphics and production switching developed in collaboration between ChyronHego and Grass Valley News | Broadcast Wed, 09 Jan 2019 05:50:55 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//broadcast/news/2019/jan/9/chyronhego-and-grass-valley-to-deliver-integrated-solution-for-sports-arenas-6023901/ Production houses must train next generation of GCC filmmakers, says Image Nation http://www.arabianindustry.com//broadcast/news/2019/jan/9/production-houses-must-train-next-generation-of-gcc-filmmakers-says-image-nation-6023914/ Entertainment organisations should play a larger role in creating a sustainable sector, says CEO Michael Garin. News | Broadcast Wed, 09 Jan 2019 05:20:11 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//broadcast/news/2019/jan/9/production-houses-must-train-next-generation-of-gcc-filmmakers-says-image-nation-6023914/ beIN cuts linear service in Egypt after dispute with cable provider http://www.arabianindustry.com//broadcast/news/2019/jan/9/bein-cuts-linear-service-in-egypt-after-dispute-with-cable-provider-6023719/ The service cut came after negotiations to agree on "commercial terms" for a new contract with Cable Network Egypt (CNE) broke down News | Broadcast Wed, 09 Jan 2019 12:22:52 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//broadcast/news/2019/jan/9/bein-cuts-linear-service-in-egypt-after-dispute-with-cable-provider-6023719/ Al Ahli Holding Group signs MoU with Sony Professional Solutions http://www.arabianindustry.com//broadcast/news/2019/jan/9/al-ahli-partners-with-sony-to-develop-nomad-creative-hub-in-dubai-6023641/ The one-million square foot NOMAD build will be located within The Echo Plex near Dubai Outlet Mall, and will be developed over two years. The first phase of co-working spaces and production studio resources will be built in 2019. News | Broadcast Wed, 09 Jan 2019 10:53:16 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//broadcast/news/2019/jan/9/al-ahli-partners-with-sony-to-develop-nomad-creative-hub-in-dubai-6023641/ Dubai to issue filming permits in single day http://www.arabianindustry.com//broadcast/news/2019/jan/9/dftc-to-issue-filming-permits-in-single-day-6023576/ Dubai Film and TV Commission plans to reduce the film permit process to just one day, making the city even more attractive to producers. News | Broadcast Wed, 09 Jan 2019 09:53:46 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//broadcast/news/2019/jan/9/dftc-to-issue-filming-permits-in-single-day-6023576/ MBC launches 'Shahid Original' productions http://www.arabianindustry.com//broadcast/news/2019/jan/8/mbc-launches-shahid-original-productions-appoints-vod-business-head-6023082/ MBC's Shahid service will be making its first investments into originally produced, exclusive and cutting-edge content in 2019 News | Broadcast Tue, 08 Jan 2019 01:35:59 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//broadcast/news/2019/jan/8/mbc-launches-shahid-original-productions-appoints-vod-business-head-6023082/ Atomos announces ProRes RAW support for Nikon's mirrorless cameras http://www.arabianindustry.com//broadcast/news/2019/jan/8/atomos-announces-prores-raw-support-for-nikons-mirrorless-cameras-6021275/ Making cinematic quality video capture affordable for content creators, Nikon's Z 7 and Z 6 full-frame mirrorless cameras will work with the Atomos Ninja V 4K HDR monitor/recorder to record Apple’s ProRes RAW video format. News | Broadcast Tue, 08 Jan 2019 10:35:54 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//broadcast/news/2019/jan/8/atomos-announces-prores-raw-support-for-nikons-mirrorless-cameras-6021275/ VOX Cinemas to open new multiplex at Dubai's Wafi http://www.arabianindustry.com//broadcast/news/2019/jan/8/vox-cinemas-to-open-new-multiplex-at-dubais-wafi-6020924/ Multi-screen cinema to include VOX Cinema signature experiences, MAX and KIDS News | Broadcast Tue, 08 Jan 2019 07:05:37 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//broadcast/news/2019/jan/8/vox-cinemas-to-open-new-multiplex-at-dubais-wafi-6020924/ Arabic streaming, cinema to see global surge, says Fox Networks http://www.arabianindustry.com//broadcast/news/2019/jan/8/arabic-streaming-cinema-to-see-global-surge-says-fox-networks-6020937/ The rise in local filmmaking talent is also expected to boost Arab cinema says FNG regional head. News | Broadcast Tue, 08 Jan 2019 06:55:33 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//broadcast/news/2019/jan/8/arabic-streaming-cinema-to-see-global-surge-says-fox-networks-6020937/ Starz Play reveals plans to release 50 new shows in 2019 http://www.arabianindustry.com//broadcast/news/2019/jan/8/starz-play-reveals-plans-to-release-50-new-shows-in-2019-6020950/ Most of the new shows catalogue will be unique to the STARZ PLAY platform and will air on the same day and time as they debut in the US. News | Broadcast Tue, 08 Jan 2019 06:47:10 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//broadcast/news/2019/jan/8/starz-play-reveals-plans-to-release-50-new-shows-in-2019-6020950/ LG debuts new 4K laser projector at CES 2019 http://www.arabianindustry.com//broadcast/news/2019/jan/8/lg-debuts-new-4k-laser-projector-at-ces-2019-6020963/ LG Electronics unveils its second-generation CineBeam Laser 4K projector (model HU85L) with Ultra Short Throw (UST) technology at CES 2019. News | Broadcast Tue, 08 Jan 2019 05:35:31 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//broadcast/news/2019/jan/8/lg-debuts-new-4k-laser-projector-at-ces-2019-6020963/ Accedo raises US$17m funding http://www.arabianindustry.com//broadcast/news/2019/jan/7/accedo-raises-us17m-funding-6020820/ OTT solutions company Accedo has raised US$17 million in funding which it said will be used to drive innovation in its core video experience market and accelerate growth in new areas such as AR/VR and voice interaction in coming years. News | Broadcast Mon, 07 Jan 2019 01:58:39 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//broadcast/news/2019/jan/7/accedo-raises-us17m-funding-6020820/ Comic speaks out after Netflix pulls show in Saudi Arabia http://www.arabianindustry.com//broadcast/news/2019/jan/7/comic-speaks-out-after-netflix-pulls-show-in-saudi-arabia-6020781/ Hasan Minhaj takes to Twitter to ridicule decision by Netflix to pull episode of Patriot Act News | Broadcast Mon, 07 Jan 2019 11:24:50 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//broadcast/news/2019/jan/7/comic-speaks-out-after-netflix-pulls-show-in-saudi-arabia-6020781/ Saudi TV news channels set up new board to raise standards http://www.arabianindustry.com//broadcast/news/2019/jan/7/saudi-tv-news-channels-set-up-new-board-to-raise-standards-6020703/ Al Arabiya and Al Hadath announce the establishment of a new editorial board which aims to raise standards 'to new heights' News | Broadcast Mon, 07 Jan 2019 10:48:40 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//broadcast/news/2019/jan/7/saudi-tv-news-channels-set-up-new-board-to-raise-standards-6020703/ Arpuplus’ MuzicUp continues to gain traction in MENA’s digital music distribution market http://www.arabianindustry.com//broadcast/news/2019/jan/7/arpuplus-muzicup-continues-to-gain-traction-in-menas-digital-music-distribution-market-6020469/ MuzicUp is also the only platform in MENA that offers access to popular digital music channels and RBT in a single portal News | Broadcast Mon, 07 Jan 2019 09:00:00 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//broadcast/news/2019/jan/7/arpuplus-muzicup-continues-to-gain-traction-in-menas-digital-music-distribution-market-6020469/ Viu signs deal to add 1500 episodes http://www.arabianindustry.com//broadcast/news/2018/dec/23/viu-signs-deal-to-add-1500-episodes-6017089/ Viu signs deal to add 1500 episodes News | Broadcast Sun, 23 Dec 2018 04:37:42 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//broadcast/news/2018/dec/23/viu-signs-deal-to-add-1500-episodes-6017089/ Piracy is biggest challenge for music streaming in MENA, says Spotify http://www.arabianindustry.com//broadcast/news/2018/dec/23/piracy-is-biggest-challenge-for-music-streaming-in-mena-says-spotify-6017011/ It will take time to convince consumers to switch to legal music streaming, according to Spotify News | Broadcast Sun, 23 Dec 2018 11:25:56 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//broadcast/news/2018/dec/23/piracy-is-biggest-challenge-for-music-streaming-in-mena-says-spotify-6017011/ E! channel announces GENERATION M.E. show http://www.arabianindustry.com//broadcast/news/2018/dec/20/e-channel-announces-generation-me-show-6016582/ Three-Part Series on OSN showcases some of the region’s most inspiring, young, self-made women News | Broadcast Thu, 20 Dec 2018 11:51:23 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//broadcast/news/2018/dec/20/e-channel-announces-generation-me-show-6016582/ Season 3 of Body & Mind returns to Colors TV http://www.arabianindustry.com//broadcast/news/2018/dec/20/season-3-of-body-mind-returns-to-colors-tv-6016322/ This season is shot in the UAE and hosted by popular TV presenter and lifestyle blogger, Aishwarya Ajit News | Broadcast Thu, 20 Dec 2018 09:40:24 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//broadcast/news/2018/dec/20/season-3-of-body-mind-returns-to-colors-tv-6016322/ Saudi female film director wins top award for cultural leadership http://www.arabianindustry.com//broadcast/news/2018/dec/19/saudi-female-film-director-wins-top-award-for-cultural-leadership-6015750/ Haifaa Al-Mansour has been named as one of three recipients of the 25th Annual Crystal Award at the World Economic Forum. News | Broadcast Wed, 19 Dec 2018 11:07:44 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//broadcast/news/2018/dec/19/saudi-female-film-director-wins-top-award-for-cultural-leadership-6015750/ MBC Action gets MENA rights to broadcast Formula E http://www.arabianindustry.com//broadcast/news/2018/dec/19/mbc-action-gets-mena-rights-to-broadcast-formula-e-6015763/ MBC Action has acquired the rights to the live broadcast of Formula E races covering 19 territories in the Middle East and North Africa for the next two seasons. News | Broadcast Wed, 19 Dec 2018 09:59:33 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//broadcast/news/2018/dec/19/mbc-action-gets-mena-rights-to-broadcast-formula-e-6015763/ Yahsat, Hughes in joint venture for satellite broadband in Middle East and Africa http://www.arabianindustry.com//broadcast/news/2018/dec/18/yahsat-hughes-in-joint-venture-for-satellite-broadband-in-middle-east-and-africa-6015412/ Newly formed joint venture company will provide underserved communities with high-speed Internet services via Yahsat’s Al Yah 2 and Al Yah 3 Ka-band satellites and go to market under the brand name ‘YahClick (powered by Hughes)’. News | Broadcast Tue, 18 Dec 2018 10:04:41 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//broadcast/news/2018/dec/18/yahsat-hughes-in-joint-venture-for-satellite-broadband-in-middle-east-and-africa-6015412/ beIN appoints VP of Sports Content http://www.arabianindustry.com//broadcast/news/2018/dec/17/bein-appoints-vp-of-sports-content-6015165/ beIN Media Group has appointed Martin Aurenche as Vice President of Sports Content, responsible for the group’s media rights acquisitions and distribution around the world. News | Broadcast Mon, 17 Dec 2018 05:38:21 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//broadcast/news/2018/dec/17/bein-appoints-vp-of-sports-content-6015165/ Zain launches Amazon Prime in Kuwait http://www.arabianindustry.com//broadcast/news/2018/dec/17/zain-launches-amazon-prime-in-kuwait-6014970/ Postpaid and prepaid Zain customers can now subscribe to Prime Video without the need for a credit card or additional payment methods. News | Broadcast Mon, 17 Dec 2018 11:30:27 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//broadcast/news/2018/dec/17/zain-launches-amazon-prime-in-kuwait-6014970/ E-Vision launches Spirit of Union channel http://www.arabianindustry.com//broadcast/news/2018/dec/16/e-vision-launches-spirit-of-union-channel-6014697/ E-vision has created since 2011 a dedicated channel ‘Spirit of the Union’, which is transmitted free to all eLife subscribers. News | Broadcast Sun, 16 Dec 2018 01:59:40 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//broadcast/news/2018/dec/16/e-vision-launches-spirit-of-union-channel-6014697/ Spacetoon buys license to localise Baby Shark song http://www.arabianindustry.com//broadcast/news/2018/dec/16/spacetoon-buys-license-to-localise-baby-shark-song-6014359/ Spacetoon Group has announced a partnership with Pinkfong, the children's educational brand of SMARTSTUDY, a South Korean educational entertainment company, to bring a localised version of the global hit children's song Baby Shark to MENA. News | Broadcast Sun, 16 Dec 2018 09:23:05 +0400 http://www.arabianindustry.com//broadcast/news/2018/dec/16/spacetoon-buys-license-to-localise-baby-shark-song-6014359/