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Eccho Rights brings ‘Heart of the City’ in Iran and Iraq

Eccho Rights, the global content distributor, has licensed Ay Yapims Turkish drama series, Heart of the City to three other markets including Iraq, Iran and Romania. The series will be available on Gem in Iran and on Kurdmax TV in Iraq. It consists of 72 episodes lasting for 45 minutes each. It is the story [...]

MTN-Irancell introduces online TV application

MTN-Irancell, the mobile operator in Iran, has introduced Lenz which is an online television application for mobile devices for the distribution of media services. The application is available for free download on Google Play and local app store like Café Bazaar. However, the app has not yet been released on Apple Store and the launching [...]

Fashion Television to introduce Farsi-dedicated channel

Fashion Television, owned by US-based Fashion One, will be bringing a dedicated Farsi (persian-language) channel. It is a new linear satellite channel to be broadcasted in the Middle East, including Iran. The channel will be accessible around the clock. License has been granted to Fashion One to screen a global television network which will be [...]

Manoto TV completes the switch to Eutelsat satellites

Manoto TV, the well-known Persian-language channel, has completed its switch in SD and HD versions to the Eutelsat 7B satellite operated by Eutelsat Communications. Now the channel is exclusive from Eutelsats HOTBIRD satellites and EUTELSAT 7B in Europe, Middle East and Iran. Manoto TV is a free-to-air (FTA) channel, headquartered in London and owned by [...]

IPTV permits issued to five companies by Iran State Broadcaster

Internet Protocol Television Services (IPTV) permits have been issued to five companies by the Islamic Republic of Iran Broadcasting (IRIB). The list of the five companies includes Irancell (mobile operator), Aseman (a company owned by the Setade Ejraiye Farmane Emam), Iran Electronic Publication (electronic publication company affiliated to the Islamic Development Organization), Baran Telecom (a [...]

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, [...]