BBC lodges complaint to UN over treatment of Persian Service staff

BBC lodges complaint to UN over treatment of Persian Service staff

The BBC has filed an urgent complaint to David Kaye, UN Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of the right to freedom of opinion and expression, on behalf of the staff of its BBC Persian service.  The urgent complaint has also been sent to Asma Jahangir,...
Newstag to launch Arabic experience

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...
5G field trial live in London with Arqiva

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...
BBC’s global audience tops 370m

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...
Deutsche Welle correspondent in DR Congo is free

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...