AIB media industry news desk

Arabsat launches Free-To-Air DVB-S2 platform

Arabsat announced the launch of its Free-To-Air DVB-S2 platform which carries exclusively many premium and widely viewed HD international channels, broadcast as Free-to-Air across the Middle East, North Africa & Europe via Arabsat BADR-4  which can be received...

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The AIBs 2017 | closing date extended

The closing date of the AIBs 2017 has been extended, following requests from broadcasters and production companies around the world. The new date by which entries must be submitted is 14 July.  "Many people have been in touch with us asking for an extension to the...

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BBC Pashto adds arts to its TV offer

The BBC Pashto flagship TV programme, BBC Naray Da Wakht (BBC World Right Now), is launching a weekly arts supplement.  From Saturday 1 July 2017, the weekly slot, Hunary Shabay (Art Moments), will focus on art and literary news from Afghanistan, Pakistan and from...

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Alberto Fernandez appointed MBN President

The Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) has announced that Ambassador Alberto M. Fernandez will join the Middle East Broadcasting Networks, Inc. (MBN) as its new president on July 17, 2017. In this role, he will oversee MBN’s multimedia operations in the U.S. and...

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