ASBU to launch soon new media training academy for the Arab region

The Arab States Broadcasting Union (ASBU) is launching a new Training Academy in its Tunisia Headquarter. In a fully equipped studio and production facility, up to 400 students receive further training for jobs in media technology and design every year. ..

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ASBU concludes RIO 2016 Olympic Games successfully

As exclusive holder of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games rights, the Arab States Broadcasting Union (ASBU) has finished implementing its coverage plan for the major international sports event (5-21 August 2016). ASBU delivered to members all various competitions ...

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Arab broadcasting review focuses on Festival, satellite broadcasting Report

The first section of the new «Majallat al-Itha’at al-‘arabiya» (Arab Radio Review) (II-2016) is devoted to a comprehensive coverage of the Arab Radio and Television Festival, whose seventeenth session has been organized May 2 to 5, 2016 in the city of Hammamet. It represented a major media and artistic event, that echoed beyond the Arab world, and attracted the attention of professionals in the audiovisual and NTIC sectors...

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Euroradio collaborates with ASBU to offer music for Ramadan

With colleagues from North Africa and the Middle East, Euroradio has created for the first time a musical offer reflecting how Ramadan is celebrated in their countries...

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NHK-Japan builds 8K media player

NHK-Japan builds 8K media player Japan's NHK Media Technology has created an 8K60p video media player, dubbed HyperCUBE MHP-8000, made from four of Blackmagic's HyperDeck Studio 12G. "Currently, 8K players on the market are very expensive," said Kazuki Naito...

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DRM event at the Arab States Broadcasting Union (ASBU) in Tunisia

At the Arab States Broadcasting Union (ASBU) Radio and Television Festival, the dedicated DRM workshop was very well attended by over 40stakeholders representing the main Arab states. After the presentation given by Lindsay Cornell (DRM Technical Committee Chairman, Radu Obreja, DRM Marketing Director and Christian Hoerlle, Project Manager Digital Radio, Transaradio)...

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ASBU HONORS ARAB INFORMATION MINISTERS

The 17th Arab Festival for Radio and Television organized by the Arab States Broadcasting Union (ASBU) on May 2-5, 2016 in Hammamet, Tunisia, honored some Arab information ministers, including Algeria's Minister of Communication Hamid Grine, Kuwait's Sheikh Salman Subah Salem al-Subah and the Sudanese minister of Communication, Dr. Ahmed Bilal Osman Bilal...

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Tunisia replaces analog broadcasts with digital television

In Tunisia, it was announced on Tuesday May 24, 2016, that a new network for digital TV broadcasting has been launched in the country...

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Saudi television to convert to full HD

The Saudi broadcasting corporation has ended steps to convert to HD television broadcasting. It will launch a television package on the high-resolution satellites (Arabsat - Nilesat), in the coming days...

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More than 1230 TV channels occupy the Arab sky

The "Annual Report on Arab satellite broadcasting," is a report issued by the High Committee for Coordination among Arab Satellite Channels (HCCASC), for which the Arab States Broadcasting Union (ASBU) acts as technical secretariat. The Report version for 2015 provides updated statistical data on the satellite broadcasting industry in the Arab region, classifies channel categories according to their programming, language of broadcasting, geographic coverage, specialization and public, group or private ownership.

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Training session on the use of NETIA radio applications

The Arab Radio and TV Training Center, one of the two specialized centers of the Arab States Broadcasting Union (ASBU), will be organizing on May 23-29, 2016 a training session on "Training NETIA Administrator". The session, covering the use of some radio production applications, is organized in cooperation with the Tunisian Radio and the French Company NETIA...

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