The increase in the number of private broadcast channels in the Middle East and the industry-wide push towards greater coverage and expansion into new markets have resulted in a year of record growth for ViewSat.
Euronews is to launch what will be the first pan-African rolling news channel, in partnership with Télé Congo, the national TV channel of the Republic of Congo.
Pay-TV revenues in the Middle East and North Africa will grow by more than 83% between 2010 and 2020 to $5.60 billion, according to a new report from Digital TV Research.
Exterity is launching a joint offering with Hambisana to bring Sub-Saharan companies flexible IPTV systems.
OSN has signed a deal with AMC/Sundance Channel Global, the international division of AMC Networks, to launch Sundance Channel HD in the Middle East and North Africa region.
Modern Times Group (MTG) has launched its first ever advertising funded free-TV channel in Tanzania under the TV1 brand.
Zenterio and Vestel have teamed up to deliver DVB-T2 set-top boxes on a commercial basis in Uganda and Rwanda.
Motive Television has signed a contract with Johannesburg-based Siyaya Free to Air TV (PTY) Ltd.
The Amos-4 communications satellite has successfully arrived at 65 degrees East, its designated permanent service location.
MBC Bollywood, dedicated to Indian movies and TV series dubbed and translated into Arabic, has joined MBC Group bouquet on Arabsat satellite Badr-4.