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Nilesat declares dividend

Cairo-based satellite operator Nilesat has declared payment of a cash dividend equal to $0.45 per share. Payment to shareholders will be made on April 13th. While the 45c to be paid is the same as that for 2021, it is a reduction of that paid in 2020 (55c) and 2019 (60c). Nilesat has improved its […]

March 30, 2023By Chris Forrester

Egypt: ERTU staff ask for payment

Egypt’s ERTU public broadcaster has reportedly not been paying its employees on time. This dilemma prompted a number of staff to publicly complain. The complainants carried banners and staged demonstrations outside the giant Nile-side Maspero tower in Cairo which houses the organisation. However, these actions have resulted in some employees being “disciplined” according to local […]

February 21, 2022By Chris Forrester

Cairo Communication to distribute DAZN channels on DTT

Italian media group Cairo Communication has reached an agreement with DAZN to host two pay-TV channels of the OTT broadcaster on its national DTT multiplex. According to Italian daily Milano Finanza, the distribution agreement is worth €3 million per year and will enable DAZN to ensure backup for its streaming services. The deal comes days […]

April 7, 2021From Branislav Pekic in Rome