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WION from ZEE Media to launch in UAE

Zee Media Corporations English news channel World Is One News (WION) has launched on Etisalat in the United Arab Emirates and Qatar. Viewers in these countries can also watch WION on Du & Ooredoo. The news channels Middle East debut comes on the heels of its launch in seven African countries: Nigeria, Kenya, Zambia, Zimbabwe, [...]

Starz Play bags key deal with Etisalat in MENA

Starz Play engaged on a five-year deal seeing its video-on-demand (VOD) service bundled on Etisalat platforms while both companies develop their technology and content collaborations. Etisalats E-Vision subsidiary already carries Starz Play’s subscription VOD offer on its IPTV and mobile platforms. Starz Play’s CEO Maaz Sheik said this agreement takes the partnership with Etisalat “to [...]

Etisalat Group exits Nigeria

The telecommunication group Etisalat has terminated its management agreement with Nigerian arm and allowed the business time to phase out the brands name in Nigeria.  Last week, the Nigerian Communication Commission (NCC) and the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) interposed to help Etisalat Nigeria from collapsing after talks with its consortium of 13 local lenders [...]

Etisalats license in Nigeria not transferable without approval

The Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC, stepped into the crisis that has wrapped the countrys fourth largest network operator, Etisalat. Reminding the consortium of banks that the firm is indebted to the tune of $1.2 million, it cannot take over Etisalats operating license without its approval. The NCC hence made it clear that the telecoms operating [...]

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 [...]

Etisalats 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 [...]

Etisalat boosts up its TV offering in MENA

Good news for Etisalat users in the Middle East regions. The internet speeds have been upgraded to 1 Gbps through the eLife Ultimate 1G and eLife Premium 500 plans, for better speed and entertainment. Download speeds of 1 Gbps and upload speeds of 10 Mbps will be experienced with eLife Ultimate 1G. on the other [...]

Business TV with 100+ channels launched by Etisalat

Etisalat, the middle east based telecommunications service provider, is rolling out its Business TV service, targeting specific businesses like corporate reception, restaurants, small hotels, gyms and other hospitality businesses in the United Arab Emirates. The new premium channel adds up to the basic TV package of Etisalat which comprise of more than 100 channels. Salvador [...]

beIN sports hike prices in United Arabs Emirates

Etisalat has raised the price of its beIN Sports TV package from AED 78(US$ 21.24) to AED 110(US$ 29.95) a month. The telecoms operator said the price rise came from beIN sports. The package includes the English Premier League and Champions League football.   Customers are being charged extra even though beIN, the Qatari broadcaster, [...]