For the first time, the opening match and the final are being broadcast in 4K, using HEVC encoding. In total there are 52 matches being held in four cities across Egypt.
"Sunday saw a peak across Sky and Channel 4 of 8.3m – a huge audience for a huge moment for British sport," said Stephen van Rooyen, Chief Executive UK and Ireland, Sky.
“In a rapidly changing industry, Amino and 24i are joining forces to innovate and create disruptive video experiences," said Martijn van Horssen, CEO, 24i Media.
Bergman makes the transition to Film1 after 20 years of employment as MD of programming at Liberty Global. While at Liberty Global, he worked on the acquisition of the Dutch Canal+ assets by Liberty Global.
“We are proud to showcase the first Egyptian animated feature film created by an Arab crew, whose work is on par with prominent animated films from around the world," said Intishal Al Timimi, Director of El Gouna Film Festival.
The service will see SAWA extend its TV channels portfolio and vast selection of encrypted channels to telecom operators in the MENA region.
The grand finale was judged by Javed Jaffrey and witnessed a participation of over 600 contestants from across 60 labour camps in the UAE.
The match at Lord’s Cricket Ground will be shown on Channel 4 and More 4, as well as on Sky Sports, which holds the UK broadcast rights to the tournament.
Lee-Joe has over 20 years of marketing experience with major media, technology and telecoms companies including Virgin Mobile, Carphone Warehouse and Orange. She will start at Netflix in September and will be based in Los Angeles.
Vien joined A+E Networks, a joint venture of The Walt Disney Co. and Hearst, in 2017, overseeing A+E’s businesses throughout Europe, the Middle East and Africa.
Community Loudspeakers and Apart Audio will join Biamp as product families within the company's portfolio, with business functions gradually blending to form a single Biamp business.
In this role, Howard will report to André Kudelski, CEO of the Group. His mission will be to further expand the division’s international market footprint and drive innovation in Kudelski Security’s products and services.
The new lab will focus on product development, testing and demonstrations of IP and software-based solutions for video acquisition, compression, contribution and distribution services.
As part of the digital platform's campaign in the region, ZEE5 will roll out several activities across multiple priority markets, with the Middle East being amongst the first.
"Alexandria Stadium is a great venue to demonstrate how far we have come technologically, and why it will matter to fans,” said Adel Hamed, Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer at Telecom Egypt.
With this expansion, Nielsen DAR clients in the UAE will have access to age and gender demographics for consumers viewing advertising on YouTube mobile app, as well as audience reach and frequency.
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