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Ooredoo launches zero-rating streaming service

Ooredoo, the Qatari international telecommunication company unveiled their new offer. The offer called Stream On is a streaming video streaming service which will grant unlimited access to certain content providers such as Youtube and VIU. The service will be available for US $ 1.30 per day for prepaid customers and US $ 26 per month [...]

WWE and OSN Launch a new program in MENA

The World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) and the Orbit Showtime Network (OSN), the Pay TV operator in MENA signed a new partnership to launch a new program called WWE Wal3ooha on OSN Sports Action 1 HD. Even though they are partner since 2000 this new localized content is bringing this partnership to a whole new level. [...]

Etisalat broaden its channels portfolio with MBC channels

Etisalat telecommunications Corporation the historical telecommunications operator in UEA will add to its content the entire MBC line up including the VOD service as well as a new channel called MBC +e Life a premium entertainment content channel. The new MBC +e Life will gather all the most popular Arabic shows from MBC other channels [...]

Iflix launches its first original show in Africa and Middle East

Iflix the OTT Malaysian based service launches its first show called Magic hour. The firm goes one step further in the differentiation process with its main competitor Netflix. Even though the service is already a cheap alternative to the american giant now it will be a differentiation in content as well. The firm has raised [...]

Ooredoo announced the extension of Ooredoo TV Go app offer

Ooredoo, the Qatari international telecommunications based in Doha announced the extension of its introductory offer for the Ooredoo TV Go app for 10 extras days during which customers will be able to use the app to its full potential to enjoy its full content. The VOD app provides more than 6000 hours of content in [...]

Etisalat’s E-Vision to distribute MBC channels in UAE

E-Vision, a fully owned subsidiary of Etisalat signed deal with MBC Group for the exclusive rights to distribute MBC channels in the UAE. Under this agreement, E-vision further empowers Etisalats eLife with more TV channels and programmes from the region. eLife will be offering two additional channels from MBC, namely MBC+ Variety and MBC+ Drama [...]

Ghana considers extending deadline for DTT process

The minister of Communication Ursula Owusu-Ekuful declared that Ghana may consider extending the deadline for completion of its digital migration program due to challenges in compliance. According to her, certain developments in the industry may put a strain on governments financing of the supporting infrastructure for smooth take-off the digital migration.   The original funding [...]

GatesAir and Pinnacle Communications support new over-the-Air DTV service in Nigeria

GatesAir, a global supplier of wireless, over-the-air content delivery solutions for radio and TV broadcasters, along with Nigerian channel partner Pinnacle Communications Limited, announces the buildout and launch of a turnkey DVB-T2 transmission system serving the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja, Nigerias capital city.   The DVB-T2 system supports the switch-on of a new over-the-air [...]