E-Vision takes lead in MENA with new audience measurement system

UAE-based pay TV provider E-Vision has launched a new audience measurement initiative identifying audience preferences and trends from eLife, the Middle East’s largest IPTV service. The Television Audience Measurement (TAM) system identifies the number of views and the interests of TV viewers, so that TV stations can develop their programmes to match the desires of […]

Du chooses ChannelSculptor to manage channel portfolio

Middle East telecom operator Du has hired ChannelSculptor to aggregate free-to-air channels for its IPTV network. ChannelSculptor’s initiative provides an platform to link up the myriad of TV channels and the growing number of IPTV networks in the region, according to the company. The announcement comes ahead of the Cabsat expo in Dubai. Ahmed […]

Encryption would boost HD in MENA, say industry players

The Middle East and North Africa region is still lagging behind advanced markets in the development of HD services, despite being ahead of Europe in terms of HD screen sales growth and HDTV growth relative to the total number of TV channels, according to a study by HD platform operator YahLive, satellite operator SES and […]