Ruptly Live nominated for DC Global Media Innovator award

Ruptly Live nominated for DC Global Media Innovator award

The award recognizes projects that have the “greatest impact on the development of the global digital community,” and is presented by the Diplomatic Council, a global think tank accredited by the United Nations. Ruptly Live heralds a new dawn of live content...
TRT World wins ASBU BroadcastPro Selevision Award

TRT World wins ASBU BroadcastPro Selevision Award

TRT World Wins Outstanding Documentary Production at BroadcastPro Middle East Awards, held in partnership with The Arab States Broadcasting Union (ASBU).  BroadcastPro Middle East Awards cover a broad range of categories to reward excellence in various fields across...
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,...
NextGen satellite distribution empowered by ARABSAT

NextGen satellite distribution empowered by ARABSAT

With an 86% reach of satellite TV households in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA), Arabsat is now gearing up to offer the next generation video and connectivity experience to viewers. A recent analysis by Frost & Sullivan, global research and consulting company...
BBC Pidgin marks start of World Service expansion

BBC Pidgin marks start of World Service expansion

The BBC World Service launched its first new language service in its biggest expansion since the 1940s on 21 August. A digital Pidgin service for West Africa has launched and will be followed by new online services in Amharic, Afaan Oromo and Tigrinya, aimed at...
BBC calls for Iran to reverse asset freeze of staff

BBC calls for Iran to reverse asset freeze of staff

BBC World Service has called on the Iranian authorities to reverse a new order which appears effectively to freeze the assets of BBC staff in Iran, preventing them from selling or buying property, cars and other goods. BBC World Service Director Francesca Unsworth...