OTT content

OTT revenues in Africa to cross $1 billion by 2024: Digital TV Research
Subscriber numbers in the region are expected to grow by nearly four times the current level, rising from 3.03 million at the end of 2018 to 10.21 million by 2024.
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.
Metrological powers Turkcell TV App Store
Turkcell's personalised TV App Store will bring together the best in regionalised and niche content
Netflix flick 6 Underground completes filming in UAE
Production began in Abu Dhabi on 12 November and moved to sites in Al Ain, Liwa and Ras Al Khaimah before completing principal photography on 5 December, in the Abu Dhabi City Centre.
The changing TV Content Marketplace in MENA
ChannelSculptor’s Heba Korayem explains the changing dynamics of the MENA content market, and how mena.tv, the region’s first online content marketplace, is working to facilitate greater cooperation between regional buyers and rights holders.
Mobily partners with Starz Play
Saudi Arabia telco Mobily and Starz Play enter into a method-of payment partnership
Ryan Reynolds and Michael Bay kick off '6 Underground' production in Abu Dhabi
'6 Underground' is the second major Hollywood production to film in Abu Dhabi this year and marks the return of Netflix to the Emirate following ‘War Machine,’ starring Brad Pitt
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.
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.
Zee takes OTT service Zee5 global
Zee Entertainment eyes South Asian diaspora in 190 countries with OTT platform, freemium models in Middle East markets