We do not live in a world of traditional TV viewing anymore nor cater to consumers who will lap up any content we send their way. It’s not enough to know this and talk about it extensively. It is really critical that our business models and strategies evolve to live this change if we are to make...
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 www.antipiracyconference.com is mandatory.
Kyle Goodwin, VP of Product and Innovation at Concurrent Technology, writes that delivering a quality of experience on a par with linear TV broadcast is the goal that OTT operators have long been striving towards.
In this issue, the first of a series we intend to run periodically through the course of the year, we feature seven women who have not just tasted success but continue to forge new paths for themselves within the industry.
Should the regulator insist that international streaming services include an interface that allows subscribers to remove content they deem objectionable from their screen if they do not agree with the operator’s ratings?
With hybrid workflows that are able to apply the advantages of both cloud and on-premise platforms, media companies will be able to maximise the capability of storage, writes Nick Pearce-Tomenius is Sales and Marketing Director at Object Matrix.
2018 may have been tough but challenges often compel us to think creatively and I'm certain this will result in several new ideas this year.
David Spencer of FreeWheel predicts shifts towards de-siloing which will allow marketers to buy inventory in a simplified manner, among other predictions for 2019. We invite your predictions for 2019.
While still a young segment in the Middle East, with revenues of around $3bn in 2017 (Statistica), all indicators point to significant market potential for esports in the region, writes Chris Merrill, Director of Product Marketing at Grass Valley.
Last year, if the CEOs called for collaboration to survive external forces that come to the region with money and marketing muscle, this year, Sam Barnett began the CEO panel discussion by announcing that MBC had joined forces with Fox.
Broadcasters and service providers can dramatically speed up the time to market for new services, lower their media processing and delivery costs, and deliver better video quality on every screen using SaaS, writes Olivier Karra of Harmonic.
Neural networks allow the identification of the most important variables related to churn and [are] doing a very good job in pattern detection, writes Marc Valdivia at NPAW (Nice People At Work).
To gain new insights into today’s MENA media market, register to attend the ASBU BroadcastPro Summit at broadcastpromeawards.com.
When it is prioritised by rights holders and television platforms, content theft can be stopped with subscriber watermarking and global channel monitoring, writes Neil Sharpe, Director of Product Marketing at Friend MTS.
Intercom systems have adapted as modern broadcast workflows and productions become more demanding. Experts from Riedel, Robert Bosch ME and Clear-Com weigh in on the evolution of the technology.
For those of you who have innovated in MENA TV, radio, film, OTT and all things entertainment, please participate in the awards nominations at broadcastpromeawards.com.
With AI, recommendations are more intelligent, search functions are more specific and user retention is at an all-time high, writes Peter Chave, Principal Architect at Akamai.