We noticed you're blocking ads.

Keep supporting great journalism by turning off your ad blocker.

Questions about why you are seeing this? Contact us

Font Size

- Aa +

Mon 11 Jan 2010 04:33 PM

Font Size

- Aa +

Digital Broadcast Power List-Humaid Rashid Sahoo

Digital Broadcast Power List-Humaid Rashid Sahoo

Despite being limited to the UAE and facing the challenge of the satellite-dominated marketplace,
Etisalat

’s cable service e-Vision has blossomed since launch. CEO Humaid Rashid Sahoo has developed what was a limited ‘plain vanilla’ cable TV service for 20,000 homes into a genuinely cutting-edge IPTV service with 340,000 subscribers. This makes it the UAE’s number one pay TV service – by far the largest offered by any Middle East telco and the third most-subscribed pay TV service in the region.

E-Vision is now emerging as one of the most sophisticated IPTV platforms in the region offering users HD channels, video on demand and DVR capabilities.

Arabian Business: why we're going behind a paywall

For all the latest business news from the UAE and Gulf countries, follow us on Twitter and Linkedin, like us on Facebook and subscribe to our YouTube page, which is updated daily.

Read next