Advanced Television


Discovery launches Say Yes To The Dress: Dubai in EMEA

Discovery celebrates its 10th Say Yes To The Dress spin-off in Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) with Say Yes To The Dress: Dubai. The much-loved TLC show is travelling to the Middle East for the first time and is presented by Khalil Zein, a renowned Lebanese celebrity stylist. The show has a diverse roster […]

February 22, 2022

Yahsat wins €220m UAE contract

Abu Dhabi-based satellite operator Yahsat has been awarded an AED 909.5 million (€217.7m) mandate to provide enhanced managed services to the UAE Government for its satellite communications capabilities. The agreement augments the previous operations and maintenance services provided, to include technology management support, from January 2022 until the end of 2026. This new agreement strengthens […]

February 17, 2022By Chris Forrester

Yahsat wins shipping sat-coms order

Abu Dhabi-based satellite operator Yahsat has won a contract from the local Abu Dhabi Ship Building (ADSB) to provide advanced and secure satellite communication services. The contract is worth AED 24 million (€5.7 million). Yahsat says it will design, deliver and integrate the satellite communication systems in vessels produced by ADSB. Yahsat will work closely […]

February 3, 2022By Chris Forrester

C4 scores rights to FIFA Club World Cup final

Chelsea’s bid to become FIFA Club World Cup UAE 2021 Champions will be live on Channel 4 – if they make the final. Channel 4 has won the terrestrial television rights to show the match which will be live on Channel 4 from 4pm on February 12th if Chelsea win their semi-final. Their semi-final, against […]

February 1, 2022

SPI International’s Dizi joins du

SPI/FilmBox, in collaboration with UAE-based content licensing management company, SAWA Rights Management (SRM), has announced the launch of Dizi on du’s TV platform in the UAE. du will offer SPI’s premium Turkish drama hub Dizi in the ‘Arabic Essential’ package.“Turkish series became a global phenomenon in recent years and they are exceptionally popular in the […]

December 22, 2021

Pixellot exands into the UAE with CAM Plus Sport

Following its expansion in Israel, the US, Europe and some regions in APAC, Pixellot, a provider of AI-Automated sports video and analytics solutions, has announced it is now operating in the UAE. The company has partnered with CAM Plus Sport, a Dubai-based sports system integrator, to enable amateur sports clubs and schools across the United […]

December 20, 2021

Study: UAE kids most tech-addicted

Parents have been complaining about their children spending too much time in front of screens since the invention of television, and since the rise of technology, fewer youngsters are spending time outside, favouring their tech devices in their bedrooms, notes online contact lens retailer Lenstore. With excessive screen time leaving us exposed to a number […]

November 5, 2021

Al Hayba licensed for international adaptation

In a trend-setting deal from the Middle East, the format of Al Hayba, one of the region’s most successful 5-season Sociocultural Drama series, was acquired by one of Turkey’s leading production houses Ay Yapim. In the Arab World, Ay Yapim is recognized for their hit series Forbidden Love (Al Ishk Al Memnu) which is considered […]

November 2, 2021

i24NEWS launches in Australia

i24NEWS is now available in Australia on Flash, Australia’s biggest news streaming service, offering more than 20 leading global and local news sources streamed live. Flash CEO Julian Ogrin said in a statement announcing the new service that Flash is a “game changer” for news content lovers and will “transform the way Australians consume the […]

October 20, 2021

Amir Khan Crypto Fight Night on FITE

Super Boxing League (SBL) will present the Amir Khan Crypto Fight Night on October 16th at La Perle DBX in Dubai. The first of its kind event, supported by the World Boxing Council (WBC) and Savy Capital, will showcase the UAE as a future hub of Blockchain while bringing the growing crypto and boxing communities […]

October 12, 2021