Category - Opinion

Opinion

The Ramadan Phenomenon

The Ramadan TV phenomenon is unique to the MENA region, where a typical TV viewer tunes into their favourite drama, switches channels during the ad break and...

Opinion

Revisiting sports rights

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...

Opinion

The war against piracy

One of the first things I did when I took the lead role in fighting piracy at OSN was to change the language. We talk about ‘content protection’ rather than...

Opinion

Follow your dreams

Recently, I had the pleasure of moderating a panel of women filmmakers in the region, on behalf of Canon. I'm usually sceptical when I meet aspiring young...

Opinion

The game changers

It’s not every month that we get to meet with more than one CEO who is changing the game within the media space. Last month, we had the pleasure of meeting...

Opinion

CDN as a service

User experience is critical for VOD services. To ensure a smooth video experience for our subscribers, we use a load balancer that directs traffic to the best...