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Sawt Media announces its acquisition of RGN to support Arabic audio content

Sawt Media, a leading company in Arabic audio content production, has announced its acquisition of Rising Giants Network (RGN), based in Dubai.

This strategic move marks a significant step forward in Sound’s mission to elevate Arabic audio content while solidifying its position as a leader in the industry.

The acquisition of Rising Giants Network reinforces Sawt Media commitment to enhancing the diversity and appeal of audio content in both Arabic and English languages.

Through this union,” Sawt Media “aims to expand its reach and continue delivering high-quality podcasts that resonate with audiences worldwide.

Rising Giants Network, known for its innovative approach in the podcasting world, brings a wealth of talent and high-quality content to the Sawt Media family

. Its dedication to producing engaging content aligns with Sound’s vision of enriching the audio landscape with authentic narratives and thought-provoking discourse.

“We are excited to welcome Rising Giants Network into the Sawt Media family,” said Ramzi Tesdell, CEO of Sawt Media.

“This acquisition marks a significant milestone in our journey to redefine Arabic audio content.

Together, we will continue to push boundaries, inspire audiences, and amplify diverse voices across the region.”

Sawt Media eagerly anticipates welcoming talent from RGN, with many programs set to be relaunched, including “Moments with Mais” hosted by the renowned content producer Mais Mohamed and “Monday Chair” hosted by   Emirati citizen Abdullah Al Nuaimi.

The televised version of Monday Chair was recently selected by Dubai TV for broadcasting.

More programs are also set to be relaunched soon.

“We are thrilled to join the Sawt Media family,” said Bassel Anbatawi, CEO and Co-founder of RGN.

This marks Sound’s second acquisition. Earlier in 2022, Sound acquired Finyal Studios, a podcast studio based in Dubai focusing on fictional content.

The recent acquisition was partially supported by the Media Development Investment Fund (MDIF).

The financial terms of the deal have not been disclosed publicly.

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