AIB media industry news desk

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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Meetings in Asia for AIB

The Association for International Broadcasting has been visiting parts of Asia, meeting Member organisations and exploring potential new relationships with organisations across the region. The AIB's chief executive Simon Spanswick took part in the Asia Media Summit...

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Eutelsat signs new launch contract with Arianespace

With this latest contract, Arianespace now has three further satellites to launch for Eutelsat Following the launch earlier today of the EUTELSAT 172B satellite, Eutelsat Communications (NYSE Euronext Paris: ETL) announces a new launch services contract with...

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NBC News invests in Euronews

NBC News and Euronews today announced the closing of a transaction in which NBC News is making a significant financial investment in Euronews.  NBC News is acquiring 25% of the company, with the funding going to support expanded news coverage and programming across...

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BBC’s global audience tops 370m

The BBC is reaching a record weekly audience of 372m around the world, a rise of 7 per cent year on year, new audience figures published on 25 May 2017 reveal. These figures - the Global Audience Measure (GAM) - show how many individuals the BBC reached weekly with...

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Deutsche Welle correspondent in DR Congo is free

Germany's international broadcaster DW  demanded the immediate release of its correspondent Antediteste Niragira, arrested by members of the Congolese intelligence service (ANR) while reporting on Burundian refugees in the Democratic Republic of Congo . In a...

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