Tag Archives: Arabsat

Al Aan TV launches HD channel on Arabsat in the Middle East

Dubai-based Al Aan TV has started to broadcast its free-to-air (FTA) high definition (HD) channel on the Arabsat Badr-4 satellite. The pan-Arab HD channel joins Al Aans standard definition channel on Arabsat, offering 24-hour news coverage in Arabic as well as entertainment aimed at Arab families and women. Al Aan TV is one of the [...]

BBC Arabic extends deal with Arabsat for 15 more years

  Following the renewed contract with the British Broadcaster, BBC Arabic TV will continue to be aired across the Arab world through its regional satellite operator Arabsats BADR-4. The BBC said the extended deal will provide its free-to-air radio and television services to audience across the Middle East (Mena) and North Africa for 15 years [...]

Med1- TV Channel on Arabsat

Med1-TV HD a news, current affairs and sport channel has joined Arabsats new DVB-S2 platform. The channel broadcast standard news, talk shows and documentaries in Morroco. It is highly rated and is among the top Pan-Arab stations in North Africa.  Hassan Khivar president and CEO of Med1 TV said, As we enter a new era [...]

Arabsat introduces dedicated frequency for Tunisian channels

Arabsat has dedicated a frequency on BADR-4 Satellite for all the Tunisian Channels it presently broadcasts.  The Middle East and North African (MENA) satellite operator revealed that Tunisia Nat1, Tunisia Nat2, Hannibal TV and Al Janoubia TV will now join Attasia TV and M Tunisia TV in the Tunisian Channels Bouquet from ONT, via the [...]

Berbere TV added to Arabsat channel bouquet

The north African Commercial broadcaster Berbere Television has been added to Arabsat BADR-5 satellite. The Maghreb bouquet will broadcast Berbere TV, Berbere Jeunesse, Berbere Music and two satellite radio channels as well.  Khalid Balkheyour, president and CEO of Arabsat said Arabsat is committed to continue its efforts to partner with premium broadcasters to provide Arab [...]

Arabsat launched its Free-To-Air DVB-S2 platform

Arabsat, the Middle East satellite operator launched its free-to-air (FTA) DVB-S2 platform for both broadcasters and viewers, offering a range of HD international TV channels. The channels will reach homes with a minimum receive dish size across the Middle East, North Africa and Europe via the Arabsat BADR-4 satellite at 26° East. In his comments, [...]

TV5 Monde channels launch on Arabsat FTA

The French international Broadcaster TV5 Monde has begun broadcasting TV5 Monde Maghreb Orient HD and TV5Monde Style HD on the newly launched Arabsat Free-to-air DVB-S2 platform.   Arabsat continues to be the supporting pillar of the HD movement in the Middle East & North Africa. Indeed, we rely on our international partners like TV5 Monde to [...]

MBC chooses Arabsat to carry their HD sports channels

MBC will now be broadcasting in MBC Pro Sports channels HD in the MENA region with the Arabsat satellite. Like Ethiosat in Ethiopia, the MBC has decided to rely on one satellite operator only to distribute its content. Sam Barnett CEO of the MBC group declared: Today we are proceeding with what we started back [...]

beIN adds TRT World to its network

beIN, the Middle East pay-TV network, has recently added TRT World, the English international news channel from Turkey. It is an HD channel which will be available in 190 countries across ten satellites. The news platform is one from the Turkish radio and Television Corporation. The channel will as well be accessible free-to-air on other [...]

Arabsat and Globecast partners to introduce TRT World HD

Arabsat, the communications satellite operator in Saudi Arabia is linking up with Globecast, the global solutions provider, to launch TRT World in high definition on Arabsats Badr-6 satellite at 26o E. Globecast will provide connectivity through its seamless fibre network and Paris NOC to enable the uplink of the TRT news platform (from Turkey) to [...]