AIB media industry news desk

Australia loses Mr Football

The AIB is saddened to learn that Les Murray, the former football broadcaster and known to football fans across Australia as "Mr Football", has died aged 71. Regarded by many as the voice of Australian football, Murray had been battling a long-term illness, according...

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RT journalist killed by ISIS shelling

A journalist working with RT Arabic, Khaled Alkhateb, has been killed in shelling from co-called Islamic State in the eastern suburb of Homs, Syria. The journalist was filming a report on the Syrian Army’s operations against IS terrorists. He and a Syrian Army...

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Death threat to RFE/RL correspondent

RFE/RL Turkmen correspondent Soltan Achilova has said that she was threatened with death on July 29, while en route to take photos documenting Turkmenistan’s “Day of Bicycles.” Achilova has also said that the man who made the original threat on 29 July identified...

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Newstag to launch Arabic experience

Newstag, the award-winning Stockholm-based media-tech company, will launch a new experience that is especially designed for the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region later this year. Newstag Arabic نيوزتاج عربية will be available in Arabic and will provide a...

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5G field trial live in London with Arqiva

Following a statement of intent in February, leading UK communications infrastructure company Arqiva and Samsung Electronics announced on 25 July that the first field trial of 5G Fixed Wireless Access (FWA) technology in the UK and Europe is now live in central...

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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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