Tag Archives: Arabsat

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 [...]

Arabsat links up with ONT to introduce platform for Tunisian satellite broadcast

Arabsat, the communications satellite operator in Saudi Arabia, has sealed the pact with the Office National de la Telediffusion Tunisien (ONT) to introduce a Tunisian broadcast platform on Arabsat Badr-4 at 26 degrees East. Tunisian and regional broadcasters will have direct access from Tunis to the satellites geographic footprint over the Middle East, North Africa [...]

Arabsat and ERTU brings new Egyptian bouquet in Africa

The communications satellite operator in Saudi Arabia, Arabsat, and the Egyptian Radio and Television Union (ERTU), has officially launch the Egyptian bouquet on Arabsat 5-C. the new bouquet will be covering the African continent. Via Arabsat satellites, the Egyptian TV which will be comprised of cinema, cultural and sport TV channels will be accessible in [...]

Arabsat partners with Newtec for broadcast expansion

Arabsat, the communications satellite operator in Saudi Arabia, has signed a strategic partnership deal with Newtec, the company specialised in equipment and technology design, development and manufacture for satellite communications. Arabsat will now through the Newtec Dialog multiservice platform, improve the Direct-to-Home (DTH) services of Arabsat, together with its offerings in government and telecom markets. [...]

MBC Group partners with Arabsat for exclusive channels transition

Middle East Broadcasting Center (MBC), the private free-to-air satellite broadcasting company in Arab World, and Arab Satellite Communications Organisation (Arabsat), has signed a strategic partnership for the transition of some of their channels. The MBC Pro Sports channels will be moved uniquely to the Arabsat. Arabsat will be screening the Saudi Football League once again. [...]

Arabsat introduces Mauritania TV bouquet in MENA

Arabsat, the communications satellite operator in Saudi Arabia, is up for the launching of the Mauritania TV bouquet on its satellite platform for viewers in the Middle East and North African regions. Despite being present on the Arabsat platform since years, the Mauritania TV bouquet will be launched for the first time on the Badr-4 [...]

Arabsat launched Algerian DTV Channel for Maghreb and North-West Africa

The Algerian channel DTV and Arab Satellite Communication Organization, Arabsat signed a contract to broadcast DTV channel over the Maghreb and north-west Africa on Arabsat satellite Badr-5, where all viewers in the Maghreb and North West African countries will be able to watch DTV. DTV is a general entertainment channel that includes many West Algerian [...]

Hellas Sat opts for Newtec for new DTH Station

Hellas Sat, a subsidiary of Arab Satellite Communications Organization (ArabSat), has selected Newtecs solutions to power a new multimillion Euro Direct-to-Home (DTH) earth station.  Newtec will be the main contractor, designer and integrator of the complete DTH earth station which is expected to be live by November, 2015. The company will also provide for Newtec [...]