Cable operator Numericable is to absorb Valvision

first_imgCable operator Numericable is to absorb Valvision, a local cable operator with networks in Dole and Audincourt in the Franche-Comté region of eastern France.Numericable already supplies services on the Valvision network and the fusion of the two, which will see Valvision’s ownership transferred to Numericable, will be retroactively dated to January 1 2013.Numericable said the reorganization was in response to a need to simplify the company’s legal and accounting status and that the integration would deliver synergies to the group.last_img read more

Middle East and North African streaming service I

first_imgMiddle East and North African streaming service, Icflix, has partnered with Humax to integrate the Icflix app directly into Humax Android set-top boxes for the Gulf region.Humax’s new H1 Android set-top box will be the first OTT set-top box in the MENA region to bring together customised local content such as Icflix, according to KW Shin, general manager of Humax Gulf FZE.Shin said the new pocket-sized box would overcome the need of multi decoders for different operators, “as we [are] working closely with all OTT operators and pay TV operators to integrate their VOD services on Humax Set Top Boxes.”Customers will also get a free one-month Icflix trial with the new set-top box.“The integration of the ICFLIX app on Humax’s Android set-top boxes will make it easier for customers to watch premium content on their television sets, giving them access to award-winning Hollywood movies alongside Jazwood and Bollywood content,” said Icflix’s head of business development, Mohammed Amine Lalami.The Humax H1 Set Top Box will become available to customers the UAE, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Qatar, Bahrain, Jordan, Oman, Lebanon, Palestine and Algeria, with other countries to follow.last_img read more