African drama ‘MTV Shuga’ to get Egyptian version

MTV Shuga, the youth culture networks drama about love, heartache and broken dreams that has won an audience across sub-Saharan Africa, will expand with editions in Egypt. The Egyptian version, to be shot in Arabic and whose title was not immediately announced, will be the first MTV Shuga in a language other than English. MTV [...]

New CAF boss comes back on Lagardère deal

Since Mars 16th 2017 Ahmad has become president of the CAF, which marks a change of tide for the sport in Africa. With this election, the 29 years reign of Issa Hayatou ends, the man who struck the deal with French media group Lagardère. The facts are as followed: June 2015 CAF agreed upon the [...]

OSN Ya Hala International bags exclusive rights of Egyptian premier League (EPL) for Africa

Arab football fans residing the Africa will be thrilled. OSN Ya Hala International, the Pan Arab television channel, has bagged the exclusive rights for the distribution of the Egyptian Premier League (EPL) for the African continent. Live actions and analysis of the EPL will be accessible in collaboration with important operators in specific regions. Elie [...]

Viu travels to the Middle East region

Viu, the OTT service of Vuclip (a PCCW Media company) is making its way in the Middle East region. It will be available in United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Kuwait, Oman, Bahrain, Egypt, Jordan. Content will be based on cinema, TV and music from the Arab world, Bollywood and Hollywood and Philippines. Users will [...]

BBTV’s expansion reaches the Middle East

BroadbandTV (BBTV), the Canadian global and media company who became an important online video network has expanded its reach over the Middle East territory. The company has targeted countries whos got potential for future development in the digital media. This includes the Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Egypt among other Asian countries. Partnering [...]

Starz Play partners with Vodafone Egypt and Maroc Telecom to expand in North Africa

Starz Play, the OTT service provider, will be expanding its SVOD services over the North African territory. The company has actually partnered with Vodafone Egypt and Maroc Telecom for this development. With the new service, customers of the telecommunications company, Maroc Telecom, can sign up for the Video-On-Demand (VOD) service to enjoy Hollywood content in [...]

Mondo TV to air GON in MENA

Middle East North Africans will now be welcoming GON, the Japanese manga series. Mondo TV, the production and distribution animation companies in Europe, has signed the deal with Discovery Corporate Services Limited, for the broadcasting and distribution of the animated series on Dkids channel. The particular pact will last for a period of three years, [...]

Viceland channel expands in Africa and Middle East

New deal is in sight in Africa and Middle East territory, Viceland channel is making its way in. In fact, the particular television network owned by Vice Media which is an American-Canadian digital media and broadcasting company, is expanding its wings across 44 countries including Jordan, Iran, Lebanon, United Arab Emirates, Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, [...]