Broadcast Business

MBC Action gets MENA rights to broadcast Formula E
MBC Action has acquired the rights to the live broadcast of Formula E races covering 19 territories in the Middle East and North Africa for the next two seasons.
Fidji Simo, Head of Video at Facebook Watch discusses the growth and content that hit the platform in 2018 and look ahead to investing in original content in 2019.
RCF Group acquires DPA Microphones
Following the September 2018 acquisition of iconic install and touring sound brand EAW, the acquisition of DPA represents the second milestone in RCF Group’s growth plans.
iflix adds Channel NewsAsia to news service
The linear broadcast of the Singapore based English-language Asian news channel Channel NewsAsia will be a key addition to iflix News.
NEP Group acquires Broadcast Sports International
Founded in 1979 by an entrepreneurial team of engineers, BSI is a leader in in-car cameras for nearly all international racing series, including NASCAR, IndyCar and NHRA, and in wireless cameras and microphones for golf events.
Shock Middle East appoints new managing director
Mr. Cameron Plant takes over as new Group Managing Director and will succeed Mr. Vikram Dhar, who has stepped down from his role effective December 31st 2018
New CEO appointed for Dubai Holding's Arab Media Group
Mohamed Sharaf takes over at helm of Dubai Holding's unit with operations in radio broadcasting, event management and family entertainment.
Kenya's SwitchTV deploys Ross Video solutions for studio
At the core of the studio sits the Ultrix-FR2, Ross Video’s 12G routing/AV processing platform with integrated MultiViewers.
ZEE5 sponsors T10 cricket League team
As title sponsors, OTT entertainment platform ZEE5 is also hosting a Twitter contest for their fans
OSN appoints Patrick Tillieux as CEO
Tillieux, who has built and reshaped major pay-TV operations in Europe over a long and successful career succeeds Martin Stewart as CEO.