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Starz of the show

In the last two years, the Starz Play team has been working towards shedding its software fat and building agile systems in-house, to take its service to a new level in terms of subscription management and video delivery. In an exclusive interview with Vijaya Cherian, Saleem Bhatti, CTO, and Khaled...

Interviews

All eyes on MENA

Netflix is set to launch in the MENA this year. Dubai Film and TV Commission hosted a video conference during DIFF with Chief Content Officer Ted Sarandos to find out more about the company’s plans Speculation around Netflix’s entry into the Middle East VOD market was put to rest when Chief Content...

News

Netflix launches in 130 new countries including MENA

Netflix launched its service globally, simultaneously bringing its internet TV network to more than 130 new countries around the world. The company made the announcement – and the service went live – during a keynote by Co-founder and Chief Executive Reed Hastings at CES tech show in...

News

Elemental powers Sky Go and NOW TV

Elemental Technologies has announced that Sky, the UK’s largest pay TV provider, is leveraging Elemental to process and deliver its over-the-top (OTT) TV service NOW TV and mobile TV service, Sky Go. “We love to give our viewers the flexibility to choose how, where and when they watch their...

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ATEME Kyrion to stream 2015 Pan American Games

Canadian video networking services provider, Aldea Solutions Inc., has chosen the Kyrion CM5000 encoders to stream the Pan American Games to their customers throughout the Americas. The Kyrion encoder has been designed for low latency streaming over fibre, OTT and satellite networks, with ultra...

Case Studies

The sound of Mazika

Mazika, a homegrown Arabic music streaming service from Egypt, launched in the MENA region recently. Vibhuti Arora finds out what drives it and how the company plans to stay ahead of the game  Trade experts claim that music streaming services based on low-cost subscription models will never make...

Products

Digigram launches AQILIM for live streaming

Digigram has announced the release of the AQILIM *FIT/LE professional video encoder for live event broadcasting over an IPTV network or multiscreen video distribution over the Internet. With flexible input options and compatibility with leading CDNs, this latest addition to Digigram’s encoder line...

News

icflix to launch services in MENA

icflix, the region’s first online streaming media platform is set to launch its subscription and on-demand services in the UAE and the MENA region from June, with plans for a global launch later this year. The platform will be streaming licensed content from Hollywood, Bollywood and Jazwood...

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First online streaming service to launch in June

The region’s first online streaming media platform, named ‘icflix’,is set to launch its subscription and on-demand services in the UAE and the MENA region from June, with plans for a global launch later this year. The platform will be streaming licensed content from Hollywood...