Zain iflix SVOD JV launches in five MENA markets

Kuwait-based Middle East service provider Zain has launched OTT TV service iflix Arabia across five of its eight key markets in the region. The subscription video-on-demand service, a joint venture between Zain and Asian SVOD player iflix, is initially available in Kuwait, Bahrain, Iraq, Jordan and Sudan. Zain said that the service would be launched […]

Iflix expands into MENA

South-East Asian SVOD provider Iflix has expanded into the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region with launches in eight territories. The service is now available in Saudi Arabia, Jordan, Iraq, Kuwait, Bahrain, Lebanon, Egypt and Sudan, broadening Iflix’s footprint to a total of 18 countries. The firm has also established a new regional headquarters for […]

Popcornflix expands into Middle East, Latin America

Free movie and TV show streaming app Popcornflix has launched in 36 new countries – including 16 countries in the Middle East and 16 in Latin America.  Announcing the expansion at MIPTV in Cannes, Popcornflix said its Middle-Eastern footprint includes Iran, Iraq and Saudi Arabia, while in Latin America the service is available in countries including Mexico and Argentina. The other four […]

Imagine supplying Iraqi broadcaster

Broadcast technology provider Imagine Communications has delivered a new master control system at the Iraqi Media Network (IMN), the national broadcaster in Iraq.  The installation of channel playout and content management solutions allows IMN to deliver two new HD channels – Al Iraqiya News and Al Iraqiya Turkmen, a specialist service for the Turkmen community […]

New Iraqi bouquet launches on Arabsat

Iraqi government-backed holding company The Iraqi Media Network has launched a new bouquet of Iraqi channels on the Arabsat satellite platform at 26° East. The Iraqi Media Network has built the bouquet, the Satellite TV Broadcast Platform, at its facility in Baghdad. The platform includes TV channels aimed at the Iraqi population that broadcast from […]

Al Madar begins broadcasting across MENA

Iraqi entertainment channel Al Madar TV has begun broadcasting across the MENA region from TwoFour54 Intaj’s facilities in Abu Dhabi.  The channel is using 500 square meters of studio space, as well as playout facilities, provided by TwoFour54 Intaj. Tigris Media Company-owned Al Madar TV aims to broadcast across the region with a mix of […]