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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Arab Radio and Television Festival closes in Hammamet, Tunisia

The Arab Radio and Television Festival, organized every year by the Arab States Broadcasting Union (ASBU), has just come to its end on Thursday evening. The seventeenth session was held in the Tunisian resort of Hammamet ...

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Jean Pierre Lacotte n'est plus

l'"Arab High Definition TV and Beyond Group" vient de perdre l'un de ses membres les plus éminents et son Vice-Président, l'ingénieur Jean Pierre Lacotte, décédé récemment à Paris...

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ASBU Executive Council opens meeting in Tunis

ASBU (Arab States Broadcasting Union) Executive Council opened on Friday May 6, 2016, its 95th session in Hammamet, Tunisia for a two-day meeting. The Council is chaired by Kuwait deputy Information Minister and ASBU President in presence of Engineer Abdelrahim Suleiman, ASBU Director General...

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ASBU review focuses on social media uses

This is the first issue in 2016 of the Journal of «Majallat al-Itha’at al-‘arabiya» (Arab Radio Review) (01-2016), which focuses on radio and television topics and on issues related to developments occurring in the Arab and international broadcasting media landscape...

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ASBU organizes Arab Festival for Radio and Television May 2 to 5, 2016

The Arab States Broadcasting Union (ASBU) will be organizing in the Tunisian resort of Hammamet the seventeenth session of the Arab Radio and TV Festival on May 2 to 5, 2016. ASBU's partners in the organization include the Tunisian radio and television corporations...

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PriMED Mediterranean audiovisual awards: deadline extended to April 10 2016

The PriMed, International Festival of Mediterranean Documentary film and reportage, is an international competition that takes place every year. Participation in the 20th edition is open free of charge and the entry deadline has now been extended to April 10, 2016. It is designed for audiovisual productions ...

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AMS to focus on new horizons for media content

South Korea's city of Incheon will be hosting May 24-26, 2016 the 13th session of the Asia Media Summit (AMS), organized in partnership with the Arab States Broadcasting Union (ASBU) and several other organizations, with the participation of scores of media experts and professionals from around the world...

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The Mediterranean broadcasting mourns one of its key figures, Italy's Pier Luigi Malesani

The radio and television world in the Mediterranean region has just lost one of its most prominent figures, Italy's Pier Luigi Malesani, COPEAM's Generalo Secretary and senior official in several European and Italian organizations and media corporations....

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Bahrain Information Minister receives ASBU President and ASBU Director General

Bahrain Information Minister, Ali bin Mohammed Al Rumaihi, urged to boost media and artistic cooperation between the Arab radio and TV corporations by exchanging news and programmes. He called on mass media to assume their national responsibilities in promoting...

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