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du partners with Disney for live shows as well as home entertainment
Telco is bringing the live performances of Disney on Ice event to the region to delight children and parents alike and offers du Home customers 15 percent discount on tickets to the shows
By increasing engagement, high-quality video viewing experiences reduce viewer churn, and improve loyalty too, says Martin Helmer, regional director, media, MENA, Akamai Technologies
Huawei reiterates the power of video as a great value proposition for telcos
As of the end of 2017, top 50 fixed-first operators had 300 million video users, generating $89.3 billion in revenue, a year-on-year increase of 8%.
ARPUPLUS eyes market expansion and higher investments in 2018
The year 2018 marks the 15th anniversary for the company; it has grown from a mobile content provider in 2003 based in Cairo to 500-million strong users across the region.
New livestreaming service LINE LIVE launches in MENA
LINE to team up with Kharabeesh to launch a creator incubation programme
Saudi Football changes pitch from MBC to STC
The news comes just a few days after the release of Saudi businessman Waleed al-Ibrahim, who has management control of MBC. Reuters reports senior Saudi officials saying that Ibrahim agreed to an “undisclosed settlement after admitting to unspecified violations”.
du to update and upgrade DMI's FM transmission platform
Upgrade includes revising, and widening the coverage, and increasing power to the system
Etisalat subsidiary E-Vision enters into content deal with STARZ PLAY
Etisalat customers can access their favorite TV shows and movies on STARZ PLAY
Mahindra Comviva strengthens its MEA footing with new partnership
Tie-up with Sacom Mediaworks to provide access to over 10,000 hours of digital VOD content
Digital media champions
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