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  • Spotify makes a play for the Middle East with an Arabic service

    10 Nov 2018 Zahraa Alkhalisi, CNN Business
    The music streaming platform has launched in 13 Arab countries, including the United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia and Egypt. Users in the region will have full access to Spotify and a "fully localized ...
  • MEA Video Markets - A Tale of Two Regions

    09 Nov 2018 Alan Crisp, Via Satellite
    With the huge amount of attention given to High Throughput Satellites (HTS), Low Earth Orbit (LEO) constellations, and NewSpace, it is easy to forget that the bread and butter of the satellite industr ...
  • Pockets of the expansive continent are online, but it’s a far way until people are connected from the Cape to Cairo. While satellite faces its challenges, it remains the only enabling technology. Afri ...
  • According to a report by GlobalData, pay-TV household penetration is expected to outpace all other major regions between 2017 and 2022, increasing from 16% in 2017 to 23.2% in 2022. Pay-TV household p ...
  • 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 ...
  • Young people in the region are finally seeing themselves onscreen, and writers and directors now have the freedom to create content grounded in their authentic experiences. People in the Middle East w ...
  • 5G operator revenues to reach £230bn by 2025

    30 Oct 2018 Steve McCaskill, TechRadar.com
    Research suggests £46bn in 5G R&D will be well spent. Mobile operators hoping 5G will be the answer to declining traditional revenues will be boosted by new research which claims income from next gene ...
  • 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 ...

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