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Ravid joins CNN

Barak Ravid is joining CNN as a political and foreign policy analyst. Ravid is currently a politics reporter and Middle East expert for Axios covering foreign policy and the 2024 election. Ravid also writes for Walla News in Israel.  Ravid was previously a contributing correspondent for Axios between 2020 and 2023 stationed in Israel, where […]

November 28, 2023

Sada Al Malaeb channel bouquet on Es’hail-2 satellite

Es’hailSat, the Qatar Satellite Company, has announced that four television channels – Sada Al Malaeb, Al Khaleej, Cinderella and Samar – are now available on Es’hail-2 satellite located at the 26⁰ East hotspot covering Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region. This is part of a multi-channel, multi-year deal between Sada Al Malaeb and Es’hailSat […]

October 25, 2023

Annecchino launches Blue Ocean Media Partners

Former President and CEO of Paramount International, Raffaele Annecchino, has launched Blue Ocean Media Partners, a consultancy firm in the Media and Entertainment industry based in Dubai and Madrid. Blue Ocean Media Partners has already signed a strategic partnership with Mediapro Group to boost and expand their entire business portfolio across the Middle East including […]

October 10, 2023

SecurityGen ramps up operations in Middle East

SecurityGen, a provider of cybersecurity solutions and services for the telecom industry, has announced its commitment to supporting the expansion of 5G across the Middle East region as part of its ongoing growth strategy. 5G continues to grow faster than any previous mobile generation in history. But with that comes a greater risk of cyber-attack […]

October 10, 2023

Chyron names Polgar SVP of Sales for EMEA and APAC

Chyron has announced the appointment of Alain Polgar as the company’s senior vice president of sales for the Europe, Middle East, and Africa (EMEA) and Asia-Pacific (APAC) regions. With decades of experience in senior roles across the broadcast media, technology, and streaming market ecosystem, Polgar comes to this position prepared to lead customer-centric growth and […]

September 7, 2023

Mangomolo, Rotana Media launch FAST channels in Middle East

Mangomolo, a full-service OTT video platform provider, and Rotana, an Arabic Media Conglomerate, have launched Free Ad-Supported Streaming Television (FAST) channels to rapidly stream radio content for users across the Arab world. Mangomolo enables Rotana to deliver 24-hour streaming of three FAST radio channels offering Khaleeji music, Egyptian hits and others via the Fannbox app. […]

September 6, 2023

ABS, AXESS expand Middle East satellite coverage

AXESS Networks, a provider of satellite communications, and ABS, a global satellite operator, have signed an agreement to launch a new network increasing AXESS’ Middle East coverage. The agreement provides AXESS Networks with expanded opportunities for both terrestrial and maritime clients in the region strengthening AXESS’ dual-use strategy for the ABS-2A satellite. This latest development […]

July 31, 2023

Provenir appoints Macklai as Director of Sales in Middle East

Provenir, a specialist in data and AI-powered risk decisioning software, has announced the appointment of Basil Macklai as the Director of Sales in the Middle East. In his new role, Macklai will play a pivotal role in helping to drive the company’s sales strategy for the region, leading and expanding Provenir’s footprint across the Middle […]

May 25, 2023

Arabsat reports on outage problem

A faulty thruster on Arabsat’s BADR-6 caused a temporary outage to users throughout the Middle East. The problem occurred back on February 6th for a “few hours”, said Arabsat, but its broadcasting clients were shifted to other satellites at BADR-6’s co-located position. BADR-6 is also known as Arabsat 4AR. “The services were all recovered,” stated […]

April 11, 2023By Chris Forrester

Mobily: Middle East’s fastest-growing telco

Following an impressive performance in the previous fiscal year, Etihad Etisalat Company (Mobily) rose to the top as the fastest-growing brand in the Middle East’s telecommunications sector. The brand value of Mobily has increased by about 18% to $1.8 billion, maintaining its leadership among the Middle East’s largest telecommunications and technology companies. Mobily actively supports […]

March 1, 2023