AIB media industry news desk

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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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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