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Ooredoo Oman offers free premium content for Ramadan

Ooredoo Oman is now offering on its OTT platform Ooredoo TV Go, free viewership for the Wide Khaliji content pack. The offer contains more than 500 hours of premium Arabic content as well as nine exclusive 2017 Ramadan series which are offered by Ooredoo TV before going to regional TV. As part of this vas [...]

StarTimes to invest in Turkey

Star Times Media Group, the Chinese pay TV operator has laid his eyes upon the Turkey. The company’s Director of International Marketing Wang Jin said that Chinese relations with Turkey had developed considerably as a result of the ‘Belt and Road Initiative.’ Wang Jin declared: “After analyzing this, we want to bring our new technologies [...]

Fashion TV to launch in MENA

Fashion TV, a channel airing photography, art and design content based in London, will be launched in Middle East. Fashion TV will use Eutelsat satellite for its distribution. Fashion Television is already well implanted in Western countries and will target 52 million households in North Africa, Middle East. Gleb Livshits, Fashion Television’s Chief Operation Officer [...]

Zain group and Iflix to launch OTT service in Middle East

Zain group the mobile telecommunications company based in Kuwait and Iflix the OTT service based in Kuala Lumpur have announced the creation of Iflix Arabia. The service which is a joint venture will be available in Middle East countries such as Iraq, Jordan and Sudan. There are have been talk about expansion in Lebanon and [...]

MBC chooses Arabsat to carry their HD sports channels

MBC will now be broadcasting in MBC Pro Sports channels HD in the MENA region with the Arabsat satellite. Like Ethiosat in Ethiopia, the MBC has decided to rely on one satellite operator only to distribute its content. Sam Barnett CEO of the MBC group declared: Today we are proceeding with what we started back [...]

OSN to air the ICC Champions Trophy live

OSN the direct broadcasting satellite firm from United Arab Emirates has acquired the rights to the ICC Champions Trophy, one the biggest cricket competition in the world. The coverage will include all 15 matches of the tournament.The games will be available on OSH Cricket HD as well as online via the Online TV platform. Hosted [...]

Ooredoo TV reached the 100000 customers mark

Ooredoo former Qtel launched in 2016 just entered a new milestone by reaching the 100.000 customer mark. the company released a statement: It is a considerable milestone which reflects the brands continuous commitment of giving Qatari households the ultimate choice of accessing premium live tv & on demand content, Ooredoo has already quite an history [...]

Ooredoo to deploy a 5G network

Ooredoo announced the deployment of a 5G-ready new network with the 10th station finally installed. The new technology will also be joined by a 1ms latency only on these networks. Ooredoo used the GPON to have enough bandwidth for this network the technology will be available by the end of 2017. Ooredoo Qatar CEO Waleed [...]

Twitter looking for content partnership in the Middle East

Twitter the American social network service express its intention to tie partnership with the middle East in order to offer more live video. Twitter has already announced 12 streaming content like Bloomberg news and PGA tour. Peter Greenberger Twitters global news director declared: “Were looking for events that will be valuable and popular within the [...]

Ooredoo include BeIN package in its offer

Ooredoo (former Qtel) announced that Ooredoo TV and Mozaic TV will be available as premium content in the BeIN offer.  Thus, Ooredoo TV and Mozaic TV customers will have access to sport content from the Qatari network. The BeIN full package is costing around US$ 30 a month for numerous live coverage and exclusive content [...]