Digital TV News: OSN

9 of the 11 most widespread TV and VOD groups in Europe are US-based
Jul 11, 2024 – The European Audiovisual Observatory has published a new edition of its annual report on TV channels, on-demand services and video-sharing platforms in Europe.
News categories: European Audiovisual Observatory, Dr. Agnes Schneeberger, Digital TV, Europe, Market Research

BH Telecom selects Appear to deliver Moja TV service
Jul 9, 2024 – Appear has been selected by BH Telecom to enhance the live channel processing software of its Moja TV service via the provision of an IPTV transcoding and multiplexing platform.
News categories: Appear, BH Telecom, Thomas Bostrøm Jorgensen, Adnan Kapetanović, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Content Distribution, Digital TV, IPTV

OSN appoints Kantar Media to unlock audience insights
Jul 2, 2024 – Kantar Media has been appointed by OSN to deliver a new audience measurement service ingesting data collected from OSN subscribers' set top boxes using return path data technology.
News categories: Kantar Media, OSN, Keld Nielsen, Andy Grant, Advertising, Big Data, Digital TV, Middle-East, Satellite, Set Top Box

Streaming video revenues in MENA to surpass $1.2bn in 2024
May 29, 2024 – The OTT video streaming market in the MENA region experienced robust growth in 2023, with Omdia data reporting a 13% increase across the region and revenues exceeding $1 billion.
News categories: Omdia, Maria Rua Aguete, CABSAT, Digital TV, Market Research, Middle-East, Streaming

Paramount to exclusively represent SkyShowtime advertising sales
Apr 22, 2024 – SkyShowtime has concluded an exclusive deal for Paramount to handle SkyShowtime's advertising sales across all of its markets, providing access to advertising in 20+ European markets.
News categories: SkyShowtime, Paramount, Monty Sarhan, Hristina Georgieva, Lee Sears, Advertising, Digital TV, Europe, Streaming

Accedo, Brightcove and JUMP support Al Sharqiya SVOD launch
Apr 9, 2024 – Accedo and Brightcove (NASDAQ: BCOV) have collaborated with Al Sharqiya to enhance its 1001 AVOD streaming service with the introduction of an SVOD platform alongside live linear channels.
News categories: Accedo, Brightcove, Al Sharqiya, JUMP, Michael Lantz, Justin Barrett, Mohsen Khairaldin Garcia, Big Data, Content Distribution, Digital TV, Iraq, Streaming, UX

Netflix to lose leadership in Arabic countries
Feb 19, 2024 – According to Digital TV Research, there will be 26 million SVOD subscriptions in Arabic countries by 2029, up from 14 million in 2023. Netflix will lose its market leadership to Shahid VIP.
News categories: Digital TV Research, Simon Murray, Digital TV, Market Research, Middle-East, Streaming, Subscribers

KIPCO announces deal to bring together OSN+ and Anghami
Nov 21, 2023 – KIPCO has announced that its subsidiary, OSN, has reached a deal to combine its content streaming platform, OSN+, with Anghami's music and entertainment streaming platform.
News categories: KIPCO, OSN, Sheikha Dana Nasser Sabah Al Ahmad Al Sabah, Joe Kawkabani, Elie Habib, Digital TV, MandA, Middle-East, Streaming

OSN+ integrates Google Cloud Vertex AI Search for Media Recommendations
Nov 13, 2023 – OSN+ has integrated Google Cloud's Vertex AI Search for Media Recommendations enabling its subscribers to interact with their own virtual assistant to provide personalized recommendations.
News categories: OSN+, Google Cloud, Joe Kawkabani, Tarek Khalil, Digital TV, Middle-East, Streaming, UX