Delivery & Transmission

Broadpeak demonstrates OTT multiscreen delivery via DVB-T2
At AfricaCom 2018, Broadpeak and SENTECH will showcase its solution for multicast ABR technology for OTT multiscreen service delivery via DVB-T2 for the booming African OTT market.
Arista and Lawo to hold seminar in Dubai on IP deployment
Arista and Lawo will conduct a joint 2-day seminar for Middle East broadcast industry professionals in Dubai on November 12 and November 14.
Verimatrix acquires Akamai Identity Services business
Adding TV Everywhere (TVE) service capabilities to the Verimatrix portfolio underscores importance of common authentication system to facilitate content distribution workflows.
Huawei and TPCAST to develop first regional VR cloud platform
Enabled by the emerging 5G broadband ecosystem, Huawei-TPCAST collaboration will broaden the opportunities within both VR and augmented reality (AR)
du teams up with Amazon Prime Video
The distribution agreement with Prime Video was made during GITEX Technology Week 2018
MBC and Anghami welcome new Amazon CloudFront Edge locations in UAE
Located in Dubai and Fujairah, the new Edge locations bring faster content delivery and added cybersecurity protection to AWS customers.
NEP Group acquires SIS LIVE
Post acquisition, SIS LIVE will become NEP Connect, which will serve clients as part of the NEP Worldwide Network. SIS LIVE connectivity capabilities include the core Anylive fibre network with over 150 access points at major sporting venues.
Saudi Arabia and Kuwait ISPs decline in Netflix speed index
ITC in Saudi Arabia and Kuwait’s Gulfnet and Zajil Telecom experienced declines in September
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