Fire at OSN causes broadcast blackout

Gulf subscribers unable to view multiple channels following incident.
News, Delivery & Transmission


A fire at the OSN broadcast centre in Dubai yesterday caused the failure of a number of channels.

OSN subscribers were unable to view many channels after the incident, which the broadcaster claims caused no injuries to staff or facilities.

A power failure as a result of the fire has been pin-pointed as the cause of the issue, according to a statement from OSN and du.

“Work continues to restore the full service as soon as possible,” the statement read, adding that a range of channels, including Cartoon Network, CNN and Sky News HD were continuing to broadcast uninterrupted.

Most Popular

Editor's Choice

StarzPlay’s tech powers India’s Lionsgate Play
Provides managed services, developed by StarzPlay, to mark successful launch of Lionsgate Play ...
Subscribe to Digital Studio Middle East
The latest editor of Digital Studio Middle East, the foremost and most respected platform for ...
Dubai's Faisal Hashmi working on feature film
10 short films in 10 years has earned Faisal Hashmi international plaudits at film festival, ...

Don't Miss a Story