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Global hit Vikings returns to Starz Play
Season 5B - the latest season of Vikings will be exclusively available across the MENA region on STARZ PLAY, with new episodes landing on the platform at the same time and day as they air in the US
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.
du teams up with Amazon Prime Video
The distribution agreement with Prime Video was made during GITEX Technology Week 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
Lebanon pay-TV operator Cablevision to launch IPTV service
IPTV service launch will first roll out in Beirut before a new tier of cities in Lebanon is targeted for further expansion.
Facebook Watch will consider movies, but not in competition with streaming services
Fares Akkad, head of media partnerships for Facebook and Instagram for MEA, Turkey & Pakistan explains the business model behind Facebook Watch
Nagra's OTT solution support for Android TV
Nagra is using the IBC 2018 show to announce Android TV support for the product.
Amazon Prime Video hires senior exec for EMEA
In this newly created position, Baghery will be in charge of expanding Amazon’s business in Europe, the Middle East, Africa and India.
iflix signs MoU with Saudi audiovisual media commission
The agreement was signed by the GCAM Director General of Media Sector Development, Jassim Alharoon, and the Director of Operations at iflix, Mark Allan Burt.