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Imagine Communications Names Anas Hantash as MENA Sales Director Posted: 22/03/2017

Imagine Communications, empowering the media and entertainment industry through transformative innovation, has appointed Anas Hantash as its new director of sales for the MENA region, effective immediately. Hantash takes over from Paul Wallis, who led the region since 2014. 

Tags: Imagine Communications | Anas Hantash | MENA | Sales Director | Paul Wallis
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Game-Changing MENA Entertainment Platform, GOBX, Now Secured by Irdeto Posted: 21/03/2017

Irdeto, the world leader in digital platform security, today announced a new multi-year deal with GOBX, a new premium entertainment platform in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region. Irdeto Cloaked CA is a world-leading software CA solution and part of the Irdeto 360 Security suite. Offering robust and reliable protection that can be updated over-the-air, Cloaked CA will securely deliver sports and home entertainment to GOBX customers across the region. After a significant investment in rights and premium content, GOBX selected Irdeto as a security partner so that they could focus on customer experience and expansion.

Tags: MENA | Pay TV | Asia | Middle East | Africa | Irdeto | entertainment | HD | security | sports | CA solution | CABSAT 2017 | CABSAT 2017
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HorizonSAT Chooses Irdeto to Secure New MENA Pay TV Offering Posted: 21/03/2017

Irdeto, the world leader in digital platform security, today announced it will provide security solutions and services to HorizonSAT, a leading satellite service provider, covering the Middle East, Asia, Africa and Europe. Part of the Irdeto 360 Security suite, Irdeto Cloaked CA with Irdeto FlexiCore will enable HorizonSAT to securely launch and deliver new pay TV services to the Filipino population in the MENA region. The new bouquet will be launched this year as HTV Pinoy. 

Tags: MENA | Pay TV | Asia | Middle East | Africa | Irdeto | satellite | service provider | security | broadcast | networks | CABSAT 2017 | CABSAT 2017
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Irdeto Survey: Millennials Shaping Video Piracy in the Middle East and North Africa Posted: 20/03/2017

A new online consumer piracy survey from Irdeto, the world leader in digital platform security, found that over half of respondents polled in MENA - 59% in Egypt and 53% in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) - admitted to watching pirated video content. The research also revealed that millennials are among the most likely to illegally consume content, with 62% of 18-24 year-olds in the GCC and 64% in Egypt stating they watch pirated video content. In addition, 20% of 18-24 year-olds in the GCC and 23% in Egypt pirate more than once a week. 

Tags: piracy | survey | consumer | online | MENA | Irdeto | content | CABSAT 2017 | CABSAT 2017
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MERA-TECH to Represent Bridge Technologies in MENA Region Posted: 12/01/2015

Bridge Technologies has appointed MERA-TECH as its regional business partner for MENA. With a new office in Dubai from 2015, MERA-TECH will carry and support the entire Bridge Technologies product range.

MERA-TECHs appointment follows Bridge Technologies involvement in one of the regions largest initiatives, having been chosen to supply monitoring technology for a key player for which MERA-TECH is a system integrator.

Tags: *Bridgetech | *Mera-Tech | *MENA | *Monitoring | *Dubai
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CABSAT 2015 TO DRIVE REGIONAL CONTENT AND ENTERTAINMENT INDUSTRY GROWTH Posted: 06/01/2015

With the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) media market expected to grow from US$16 billion in 2014 to US$24 billion in 2019 according to Strategy & Analysis of CABSAT will examine the global impact of industry-evolving mega trends and highlight how regional companies can adopt products and strategies to drive monetisation and growth opportunities.

Tags: CABSAT | CABSAT 2015 | Regional | Content | Entertainment | Media | Market | MENA | NAB | Post-Productions | Satellite
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Dune HD enhances quality of IPTV experience with Qarva FastSwitch Posted: 30/10/2012

Dune HD today announced a new partnership with Qarva designed to enhance the IPTV experience. The integration of Qarvas FastSwitchTM technology into Dune HDs digital media players and set-top boxes will give IPTV subscribers improved interaction and higher quality through faster channel changing and the elimination of packet loss. The joint solution will be demonstrated by Dune HD on stand 17 at TV Connect MENA 2012.

Tags: Dune HD | Qarva | FastSwitch | set-top box | media player | TV Connect MENA | IPTV
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SIS LIVE expand their presence in the Middle East market with the sale of Tr-uPod systems to Sky News Arabia Posted: 06/02/2012

Outside broadcast, uplink and product design specialist SIS LIVE today announce sales of their in-house designed and built product range into the Middle East Market.

After a competitive tender process, SIS LIVE were selected by Sky News Arabia (SNA) to supply multiple flyaway systems and ongoing technical support for key parts of their contribution services across the Middle East and North Africa. They have also been selected to provide additional remote control fixed links in key regional bureau locations, including a 1.2m Tr-uPod®.

Tags: sis live | outside broadcasts | uplink | satellite capacity | sky news arabia | middle east | MENA | flyaway systems
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