Category Archives: General TV

Nilesat and TVU Networks join forces to expand transmission service in Africa

TVU Networks has expanded its partnership with Egyptian satellite operator Nilesat and will help increase contribution capability for Nilesats African customers and decrease transmission costs. In conjunction with a new satellite scheduled to launch in Q2 2022, TVU Networks will offer an IP contribution and delivery solution to Nilesat customers throughout the African continent. Nilesat-301 [...]

SA Government to provide subsidised TV decoder

Qualifying households have been urged to apply for a free government-subsidised decoder (set-top box) at their local post office. During the 2021 state of the nation address, President Cyril Ramaphosa announced that South Africa must complete the migration to digital broadcast by March 31, 2022. Johan Kruger, Communications Manager at SA Post Office, expressed her [...]

Arab Telemedia debuted filming of TV series ‘September’s Gold’

Jordan-based production house Arab Telemedia Group has started filming the series titled Septembers Gold across several locations in Amman, Jordan. Septembers Gold is one of the first productions that the group started filming for next season. The group recently announced that it will present the Arabic audience with diverse content and context that they have [...]

Talpa Concepts teams up with Blue Engine Studios in MENA

Netherlands-based TV content development company Talpa Concepts and Dubai-based Blue Engine Studios (BES) have teamed up to launch the formats from the Talpa catalogue in the MENA region. The company plans to target pan-Arab media and the expanding OTT market. Under this deal, Blue Engine Studios has secured exclusive access to catalogues, such as Avastars, [...]

BON recommends the ban of analogue TV importation in Nigeria

The Broadcasting Organizations of Nigeria (BON) urged the Federal Government during a Central Working Committee to stop the importation of analogue television sets. According to BON, this measure will fast track the switch to digital broadcasting in Nigeria. Saa Ibrahim, Chairperson of the Broadcasting Organizations of Nigeria declared that: We call on Federal Government to [...]

Panasonic también dejará de fabricar TVs y equipos de audio en Brasil

De acuerdo a la información reportada por varios websites especializados de Brasil y otros países de la región, la compañía japonesa Panasonic dejará de producir TVs y equipos de audio en Brasil, luego de 40 años de haber mantenido esa línea de negocio activa en su fábrica ubicada en la Zona Franca de Manaus.   En [...]

Panasonic to stop marketing TVs and sound systems in Brazil

According to the information reported on several specialized websites in Brazil and other countries in the region, the Japanese company Panasonic plans to stop marketing TVs and sound systems in Brazil, after 40 years working on the development of that business in the companys facilities located in Manaus.  This way, the company plans not to [...]

Majid Al Futtaim named as Warner Bros Pictures’ distributor partner for the Middle East

Majid Al Futtaim Leisure, Entertainment & Cinemas (MAF LEC) was announced as Warner Bros. Pictures’ new distribution partner for the Middle East, starting with the screening of The Suicide Squad released on August 5. The Emirati holding company operates 615 screens across eight markets in the Middle East while also operating a sizeable regional film [...]