Broadcast Business

Zee partners with Choueiri Group for Weyyak platform
DMS, the digital arm of Choueiri Group has been appointed as exclusive media representatives for “Weyyak” – the premium Arab audience focused streaming Video-on-Demand (VOD) platform from Zee Network.
IndiaCast names new MEA chief
IndiaCast, the domestic, international and digital distribution arm of Viacom18 and TV18, has rejigged its revenue management structure. Debkumar Dasgupta, who has been spearheading the global syndication business, will take on the added responsibility of heading the Middle East and Africa region..
All women panel provides insights into what MENA buyers want at MIPCOM 2018
Senior executives shared their programming need and offered insights and advice to international producers and distributors on how to succeed in the region.
beIN renews deal with Prime Entertainment
The renewed deal includes 416 episodes from Prime's catalogue, the 104 x 6’30 Zoom In, Hollywood News Feed (52 x 15’) and acclaimed series Hollywood on Set (52 x 26’/year).
du teams up with Amazon Prime Video
The distribution agreement with Prime Video was made during GITEX Technology Week 2018
Netflix reports record Q3 subscriber growth
Global SVOD leader Netflix announced strong Q3 2018 earnings, with the addition of 7.0 million members beating its estimate of 5.0 million.
mena.tv brings together first Middle East pavilion at MIPCOM
Nine major producers from the Arab world have joined forces with the mena.tv Content Hub to create the first ever MENA pavilion at MIPCOM 2018.
Du inks Netflix deal in first for UAE market
Emirates Integrated Telecommunications Company (du) forms a partnership with Netflix to bring the world's best entertainment to its customers' fingertips
MENA exceeds US$500 million in box office revenue
According to the research by PwC to be released at the inaugural two-day MENA Cinema Forum, the Middle East Media and Entertainment Industry is expected to grow to $35 billion by 2020