Tag Archives: Al Jazeera

iflix brings 13 new channels in MENA

Subscription VOD service iflix has extended its linear TV channel offering by bringing its total to 50, with the intention of reaching 80 by the end of 2018. iflix is currently accessible to users across Asia, Africa and the Middle East. The upgraded bouquet from the Kuala-Lumpur-based company has added 13 premium channels with content [...]

Tres empresas pugnan por El Canal del Fútbol en Chile

De acuerdo al diario El Mercurio, FOX, Turner y BeIN Sports, ligado a Al Jazeera, serían los finalistas en el proceso de concesión de los derechos de transmisión de El Canal del Fútbol (CDF) en Chile. Las tres empresas habrían sido seleccionadas para la etapa final-entre otras que presentaron ofertas no vinculantes- por un monto [...]

Gulf States demand the shutdown of Al-Jazeera channels

Al-Jazeera, the Arabic news network is under pressure, the Gulf States are asking of its immediate shut-down especially in the light of the recent events. This has been a demand made by the State for 20 years. The Qatar based network, is the most viewed Arabic channel worldwide and enjoy a good popularity with the [...]

Al Jazeera and TV5 Monde bag rights for second season of ‘The Ranch’

Al Jazeera, the Doha-based broadcaster, and TV5MONDE, the French channel, has acquired the rights for the season two of the animated series, The Ranch. While Al-Jazeera will be airing the series on its children and familys channels, TV5MONDE sealed the deal for all the French-speaking territories. Also, Lagardere obtained the rights to be broadcasted on [...]

Al Jazeera now on Apple TV

Something new is in sight for the Al Jazeera, the Arabic news and current affairs satellite TV channel based in Doha. Its digital platforms AJ+, is introducing an app on Apple TV, offering the most recent news from across the globe and live programmes and on demand. Viewers will be eligible to a viewing experience [...]

Al Jazeera launched on YuppTV

Over-The-Top (OTT) content provider YuppTV has added Al Jazeeras English news channel to its ever growing list of TV channels powered by the digital platform. Al Jazeera provide news, current affairs, documentaries and live debates which are telecasted in six continents and over 140 countries. We are thrilled to launch Al Jazeera English for consumers [...]

Al Jazeera in pact with AMA to enhance digital presence

Al Jazeera has signed a distribution deal with African Media Agency (AMA) to enhance its digital presence across Africa. AMA will re-distribute Al Jazeera’s Pan African news to various online news channels in the continent. “We are delighted and honoured to have been chosen by a media house as influential as Al Jazeera. Years of [...]

Al Jazeera switches its satellite broadcasting to Es’hailsat

Al Jazeera Media Network has announced to permanently terminate broadcasting via satellites Arabsat satellites, Badr-4 and Badr-5, starting January 1, 2015. New channel bundles will be broadcast through satellite Es’hailSat 1. “Al Jazeera has carefully investigated and considered the intentional jamming of its signal in recent years. The jamming is part of an orchestrated and [...]

Ooredoo inks media cloud deal with Al Jazeera

Qatari teleco, Ooredoo, has inked a media cloud deal with Al Jazeera Media Network. The media cloud infrastructure will connect Al Jazeeras main hubs in Europe, the Middle East, America, Asia and Africa, along with linking other bureaus around the world. Ooredoo will build cloud infrastructure using capacity on international fiber optic cables incorporating geographical [...]