Broadcast Business

beIN appoints VP of Sports Content
beIN Media Group has appointed Martin Aurenche as Vice President of Sports Content, responsible for the group’s media rights acquisitions and distribution around the world.
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.
MBC signs three year deal with Fox to bring Fox Plus content on Shahid Plus
MBC Group and FOX Networks Group MENA sign a three-year agreement to bring FOX PLUS streaming service to MBC Group’s digital streaming platform, Shahid Plus
Snapchat announces new slate of Middle East content partners
Building on the popularity of its Discover page, over 30 popular series from more than 20 of the Middle East’s most loved media brands will be launching on Snapchat.
OSN shareholder KIPCO to sell 60% stake
Dubai-based OSN, which provides satellite encrypted pay television services to 24 countries in the MENA region, represents KIPCO's entire media operating segment
New study profiles top 27 Middle East production houses
Drama production made up 51% of TV production in 2017 but have constituted just 32.4% of all TV series aired in the first eight months of 2018.
UBMS completes Citruss TV studio installation
The turnkey studio project with products from Blackmagic Design has been professionally installed and integrated by United Broadcast & Media Solutions with the assistance of MediaCast.
Mobily partners with Starz Play
Saudi Arabia telco Mobily and Starz Play enter into a method-of payment partnership
MBC Group extends deal with Citruss World
MBC Group continues its strategic cooperation with Citruss World of Shopping, with plans to accelerate investment, enhance the existing TV shopping experience, and promote branding across multiple platforms
MBC signs cooperation agreement with Chinese radio and TV authority
MBC Group announces a strategic agreement with China’s National Radio and Television Administration – with focus on programming content, digital media, events and talent development.