YahLive, the HD television satellite platform for the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region, was presented with the Highly Commended ‘Satellite Services Provider of the Year’ award at the Digital Studio Awards 2013 event on March 13th at the Westin Hotel, Dubai.
Commenting on the award, Mohamed Youssif, CEO of YahLive, said: “We are delighted to be recognised as the Middle East and North Africa’s leading satellite service provider and will continue to honour our commitment as the region’s exclusive HD hotspot to delivering the best quality satellite broadcast technology and services to our partners and viewers.”
YahLive has created an exclusive HD bouquet comprising a rich mix of 50 quality HD channels including those from Saudi TV, Dubai Media Incorporated, Abu Dhabi Media, Cartoon Network Arabia, MBC and channels from Europe that appeal to a diverse audience.
A joint venture company with Yahsat, the UAE-based satellite communications company and global satellite operator SES, YahLive broadcasts 50 percent of all HD channels in the MENA region which can be viewed with the simple installation of a small 45-60 cm dish
Now in its ninth year, the Digital Studio Awards recognises ingenuity and creativity in the regional broadcasting industry. The awards are organised by ITP Business, publisher of Digital Studio and digitalproductionme.com.
There were fourteen category winners and companies were highly commended in a number of categories. The winners were chosen by an independent panel made up of five industry figures with extensive regional and international experience.