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  • The borders that once separated the entertainment and media (E&M), technology and telecommunications industries are blurring in the battle for the attention of the consumer in a world that is rapidly ...
  • African movie channel launches production hub

    10 Oct 2018 BroadcastProME.com
    African Movie Channel (AMC) has launched a production division, AMC Original Productions, AMCOP, to develop and produce original movies and TV series. The UK-based company with offices in London and L ...
  • Music streaming service Deezer is now streaming in the Middle East and North Africa, allowing users to access an array of Arabic hits from media and entertainment-producer Rotana.  Deezer will reporte ...
  • Filming a magnum opus in Saudi Arabia

    01 Nov 2018 Supriya Srinivas, BroadcastProME.com
    When the 35-year-old ban on cinema halls was lifted in Saudi Arabia, Nebras Films had already co-produced a multi-million-dollar film. The team at the Riyadh-based production house offers BroadcastPro ...
  • Facebook Watch will consider movies

    18 Sep 2018 Lubna Hamdan
    Facebook Watch will consider movies, but not in competition with streaming services On-demand video service Facebook Watch will possibly feature longer content such as films, though it claims it will ...
  • The global eSports economy is on track to reach $905.6 million in 2018,1 and, according to NewZoo data, an estimated 167 million people will tune into eSports tournament coverage per month this year.2 ...
  • Are you factoring 5G into your future?

    18 Sep 2018 Robert Bell, WTA
    Mobile backhaul and base station networking have long been an important business for satellite and teleport operators, despite the fact that satellites carried less than 0.4% of global mobile traffic ...
  • Made up of over 50 different countries, it is impossible to make a sweeping homogenous statement about Africa’s TV industry. Some countries share a TV landscape similar to that of the UK – a mixture o ...
  • Just when it seemed Africa was left off Netflix’s plan for global content domination, the pioneers of binge-watching have hinted at plans to acquire more original content for the region. Netflix is lo ...
  • Etisalat has announced an exclusive offer of six months of Apple Music free for their postpaid customers. Customers can reportedly access tens of millions of songs on Apple Music anytime, anywhere acr ...
  • The Subscription Video On Demand (SVOD) subscribers across 35 Sub-Saharan African countries are forecasted to reach 9.99m by 2023 up from 1.56m at end-2017, according to a research report by Digital T ...
  • Saudi Arabia's ambitious reform drive takes another step forwards this week, with the launch of a new public TV channel that seeks to lure young viewers and project a modern image beyond the kingdom's ...
  • Frost & Sullivan’s recent analysis of the Future of Enterprise Satellite Connectivity Services, Global, 2018, reveals that downstream digital transformation, increased usage of Internet-of-Things (IoT ...
  • First Abu Dhabi Satellite to be Launched in November

    09 Sep 2018 Anam Rizvi, The National
    Abu Dhabi students are putting their career plans into orbit after teaming up to launch their very own satellite — a team of about 20 students at Khalifa University of Science and Technology have been ...
  • 5 trends shaping the future of Media and Entertainment

    21 Jan 2019 Giselle Abramovich, Senior & Strategic Editor, CMO.com
    While the media and entertainment industry was one of the first sectors of business to navigate digital disruption, its transformation is far from over. That’s the key finding of PwC’s annual “2018 Me ...
  • A surge in media initiatives from China

    12 Sep 2018 Vijaya Cherian @BroadcastProME
    Last month, there were a number of announcements that coincided with the Chinese premier’s visit to the UAE. Image Nation announced that it would launch a 24/7 Chinese channel while ARN is looking to ...
  • Al Yah Satellite Communications, the biggest satellite operator based in the UAE, on Sunday said it completed the acquisition of a majority stake in the mobile satellite services firm, Thuraya Telecom ...
  • With more than 420 million people around the world speaking Arabic, it’s surprising that only three percent of online content is in Arabic. We caught up with Her Excellency Maryam Eid AlMheiri – Direc ...
  • With data analytics and audience profiling offering tangible results, several brands are shifting much of their ad spend to the digital domain. Phil Griffiths, founder of UAE-based Nomad Media, looks ...
  • Webedia Arabia will also be launching Millenium Arabia – an Arabic platform focusing on gaming and esports in the near future to further diversify its offering. Edouard Griveaud, VP Gaming Esports at ...

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