At the launch of Spark at Dubai City Studio, DJI and distributor Advanced Media Trading also highlighted the new rules for drone ownership in the UAE.
Author - Vijaya Cherian
Vijaya Cherian is Group Editor of the Broadcast Division at CPI Media Group, Dubai. She has spent the last ten years writing about the Middle East broadcast market from a technical and trade point of view. Vijaya is presently one of the judges for the IBC Innovation Awards.
Starz Play has revealed that it has raised additional funding in 2017 and secured a total of US$125 million since its launch in 2015.
Smartphone with holographic display, priced between USD 1200-1600, will allow end users to view 2D and 3D VR as well as AR without special glasses.
Net Insight has reported that net sales for Q2 of 2017 were down by some 30% on the corresponding quarter of the previous year.
PCCW Global will install its Global TV Network solution at Nilesat’s facilities to ensure dynamic TV and media content are delivered cost-effectively.
Vubiquity has signed a deal with Viva Africa to license local content across Nigeria, South Africa, Western Africa and Eastern Africa.
The recent ban of beIN Sports in some of the GCC countries has raised some pertinent questions that will compel international leagues and clubs, as well as regional sports authorities, to revisit the way sports rights have been sold thus far in the region.
Palestine TV has expanded its tiny OB fleet with the addition of a new SNG vehicle developed and integrated in-house. The vehicle was most recently used to cover President Trump’s visit to the country and will continue to play a key role in covering live productions in Palestine. In an interview with Vijaya Cherian, Bassam Alsaqqa, Broadcast Engineer at Palestine TV, who designed and developed the SNG van with his in-house team, shares more details about the vehicle Palestine TV recently...
The series is being produced for Netflix by Istanbul-based O3 Medya and is expected to launch globally in 2018.
beIN Sports and Al Jazeera's channels are no longer available on eLife and du in the UAE following diplomatic sanctions against Qatar by the government.