Broadcast Business

4K restoration of Moustapha Akkad’s ‘The Message’ to screen in cinemas during Eid Al-Fitr
Moustapha Akkad’s critically acclaimed classic to showcase in all its glory for fans and new audiences in the UAE and across the GCC from June 14
Branded "SBC", the channel will broadcast exclusive content including films, talk shows and cooking programmes. SBC will become the entertainment flagship for the Saudi Broadcasting Corporation.
Intigral signs three year content deal with Starz Play
The new deal will make all of Starz Play’s 10,000 hours of content available through both the Intigral Jawwy TV box and application.
IMAX and Saudi authority signs MoU to develop local films
IMAX Corporation and Saudi Arabia's General Culture Authority (GCA) today agreed a preliminary deal to jointly seek opportunities to identify and develop local IMAX format films
iflix partners with Vodafone Egypt, sets up Cairo MENA hub
iflix announced it is partnering with Vodafone in Egypt and setting up a new regional hub in Cairo.
Intigral signs JawwyTV partnership deal with VIVA Kuwait
VIVA's customers can now access JawwyTV for a monthly subscription fee of KD 2.5 which includes a 30 day free trial.
Arabsat to setup uplink platform at twofour54
The agreement with Arabsat offers twofour54 clients across the region the ability to distribute content to a huge audience in MENA and Europe directly from the Abu Dhabi free zone.
African broadcaster Kwesé takes delivery of Marquis Broadcast Medway system
Marquis Broadcast’s Medway middleware solution has now provided Kwesé’s sports edit team with instant access to footage, plus the ability to edit while growing.
YallaFeed launch first Twitter live show in MENA
#HawanahZein will be produced by YallaFeed with support from Hollywood-based production company, Propagate. The show will curate what’s happening on Twitter based on live conversations that spike on the platform.
Globecomm wins Middle East Broadcasting Network DTH contract
Globecomm will provide satellite transponder, teleport, and terrestrial fiber services for transmitting MBN’s Alhurra TV HD and SD video and Radio Sawa audio content to the Middle East and North Africa region.