Largest channel aggregator now launching FAST
SAWA Group of Companies was established in 2011 by Group CEO, Ali Ajouz. Based in Dubai, the SAWA Group of Companies offers a wide range of services to broadcasters, pay TV platforms, hotels and hospitality groups, IPTV/OTT networks, telecom operators, ISPs and independent consultants. SAWA Group of Companies includes, SAWA Rights Management, SAWA Media and SAWA Technologies.
SAWA Rights Management FZ LLC (SRM)
A Dubai Media City company and part of the SAWA Group of companies, founded by Group CEO, Ali Ajouz, SRM is a key content provider to the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) television industry, offering a wide range of TV channels and content to broadcasters, pay TV platforms, IPTV/OTT networks, telecom operators and ISPs. SRM represents the largest number of TV channels and content from regional and international licensors including FOX Networks Group (Disney), M6, France TV, RTL, Channel One Russia, MBC, Rotana, GET TV, just to name a few. All in all, SRM represents and licenses over 300 HD, SD and 4K TV channels making it the single largest supplier of TV services to platforms across the MENA region.
Recently, SRM joined forces with OTTera to launch OTTera MENA, a new venture that aims to launch FAST (Free Ad-Supported Streaming TV) services for all MENA-based TV networks. This new FAST venture will open new revenue streams to all channels locally and internationally.
SRM has reached an agreement with SES/YahSat to distribute key TV channels to commercial customers across the MENA region via the 52⁰E position using Conax latest encryption system as the CAS. This project will allow platforms and commercial properties across the region to receive channels that are not available in the region.
SRM manages full relationship between Licensees (clients) and Licensors (TV channels, studios, and other rights owners).
For more information about SAWA Rights Management, visit www.srmtv.com
A subsidiary of SAWA Group of Companies, it was co-founded in 2012. SAWA Media provides state-of-the-art video production and post-production services for corporate and broadcast clients across North America and MENA. SAWA Media’s proprietary Digital Branding Integration technology has earned the company a leading position in the branded entertainment marketplace. SAWA Media continues to empower content owners, broadcasters and brands achieve higher exposure and enable monetisation of the full duration of owned content assets with skip-proof, multi-screen, non-intrusive, in-video digital branding, while helping advertisers engage in the most valuable space where content and brands meet.
In addition to the above SAWA Media offers playout services, subtitling and dubbing services to international networks. SAWA Media is a multi-lingual, multi-cultural company with solid know-how of the MENA region’s evolving industry.
For further information about SAWA Media, visit www.sawamedia.net
Another subsidiary of SAWA Group of Companies, SAWA Technologies manages the commercial business for SAWA Group of Companies. SAWA Technologies currently distributes content to over 800 hotels, hospitals, HoReCas, MUDs, CAMPs, offshore sites, public viewing venues and airports across the MENA and Europe. Furthermore, the company provides TV technology solutions to the hospitality industry including IPTV systems, receivers, headends, modulators as well as IT related solutions such as housekeeping management, high speed internet access and facilities management solutions.
For further information about SAWA Technologies, visit www.sawatechnologies.com
SAWA Group of Companies
Dubai Media City
Tel: +971 4 513 6866