Author - Vijaya Cherian


How do we make pay-TV commercially viable?

BeIN Sports let go of a fifth of its staff last month, and OSN, which has been trimming its staff periodically in recent months, has finally made the decision to discontinue Pehla on July 15, after the ICC Cricket World Cup concludes on July 14. Both companies have attributed their decisions to...


BroadcastPro ME turns 9. Will you be there?

How time flies! BroadcastPro Middle East will be nine this July and SatellitePro seven. I thought this would be a great opportunity to look back on the years gone by. We started off with just a magazine and a website in 2010; in 2011, we announced the ASBU BroadcastPro Summit and Awards, which has...


The time to act against piracy is now

The MENA Anti-Piracy Conference takes place on 23 April at the Ritz-Carlton JBR in Dubai and is free to attend for industry professionals; however, online registration at is mandatory.