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ASBU BroadcastPro Selevision Awards announces 2016 winners

The awards evening rewarded industry specialists from the MENA satellite and broadcast industry in both traditional and the new media space

timthumbThe sixth edition of the ASBU BroadcastPro Selevision Awards concluded late Tuesday evening. The awards evening rewarded industry specialists from the MENA broadcast industry in both traditional and new media space. We had 18 awards in creative and technical categories in broadcast, two satellite awards as well as four awards by our title sponsor Selevision to recognise the contribution of some of the key industry players.

The evening started with the SatellitePro ME awards, followed by BroadcastPro ME’s awards. The first award of the evening was Satellite Operator of the Year which was won by Intelsat. The second satellite award was for Best Satellite Solutions Provider, which went to du.

The broadcast award winners are:

Best Short Production of the Year – Emirati Martyrs – Abu Dhabi Media Company

Best Long Production of the Year – Abu Dhabi’s Super Tunnel – Fox Networks Group

Radio Trendsetter of the Year – Arabian Radio Network

App of the Year – Appy Kids by Growl Media

Outstanding Kids’ Broadcast Initiative – Majid Entertainment

Innovation in MENA Sport – Dawri Plus, Intigral

Best Studio of the Year – Studio 5 – Al Jazeera Media Network

2016 MENA Systems Integrator – INC System Integrations

MENA Broadcast Trendsetter of 2016 – beIN Media Group

BroadcastPro ME 2016 Innovative Project Award – Sky News Arabia

MENA IP Installation of 2016 – Dubai Media Inc.

Best Digital Initiative of the Year – Fatafeat ICCA Academy Online – Discovery Networks MENA

Outstanding OTT Player of 2016 – Starz Play

Special Recognition Award – UAE Football – Pro League Committee

Excellence in Project Execution – Ali Elhusseini – Al Jazeera Media Network

Tech Achiever of the Year – Dave Mace – Sky News Arabia