Maghreb: Mediacast launches an international web TV

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Mediacast (Maghreb), the leading independent broadcast content provider from the North Africa region has in June 2010 launched Africa’s first global web TV in Arabic. Using a proprietary development of concept, technology and operation, considered at the forefront of new media provision in the region, DABA TV is a dynamic online VoD platform of aspiring production quality. With round the clock daily news and five weekly current affairs programmes, the web portal is targeted at the online community of Morocco and its global Diaspora. Drawing from its unique network of bureaux it operates in North Africa, Mediacast has set to leverage Daba TV with native content whilst it continue to develop a network of international correspondents from more than 15 countries around the world providing access to worldwide events’ coverage. Mediacast is planning to upscale Daba TV platform’s offering to the entire Maghreb audience in 2011. It will focus on offering unrivalled local reporting throughout the six countries while introducing a French version in addition to the existing Arabic language content. More at: Daba TV www.daba.tv