Globecast and Arabsat launch TV Everywhere service

Content contribution, management and distribution provider and TV Connect exhibitor Globecast and Middle East satellite operator Arabsat have teamed up to launch Arabsat TV Everywhere, a new multi-platform OTT TV service with live streams of the best Arabic channels. The service is powered by Globecast’s OTT Live solution. Arabsat TV Everywhere is an expansion of […]

Arab region covered by 1,294 satellite TV channels

The Arab region is now covered by 1,294 satellite TV channels thanks to a boom in private networks, according to the Annual Report on Arab satellite broadcasting. The 2014 report, issued by the High Committee for Coordination among Arab Satellite Channels (HCCASC) and the Arab States Broadcasting Union (ASBU), claims that 165 public and 1,129 […]

Arab broadcasting union signs Eutelsat deal

The Arab States Broadcasting Union (ASBU) has agreed a multi-year contract for Ku-band capacity on the Eutelsat 21B satellite that provides reach over the Middle East, North Africa and Europe. The ASBU will use the capacity for broadcast content exchanges between member broadcasters in a region extending from Morocco to Bahrain and from the Mediterranean […]

Audiovisuel Extérieur de la France joins ASBU

Audiovisuel Extérieur de la France (AEF), the umbrella organisation for France24, RFI and Monte Carlo Doualiya, has joined pan-Arab professional organisation the Arab State Broadcasting Union (ASBU) as associate member. AEF said the agreement would allow more interaction, on editorial, technical and strategic levels, including content exchanges and access to the multimedia exchange network, with […]