Tag Archives: BeIN Media Group

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 [...]

beIN boosts content offer with Prime Entertainments pact renewal  

The Qatari-based brodcaster, beIn Media Group is enhancing its content offer with the extension of its deal with Prime Entertainment Group, the French producer and distributor. Great news for its viewers in the Middle East and North African regions. The collaboration which started two years back, has been renewed for another two years. Included in [...]

BeIN Sports bags MENA rights for next four Olympic games

The multi-territory deal has been sealed in the Middle East North Africa between BeIN Media Group and the International Olympic Committee (IOC). The global network of sports channels has bagged the contract for the next four Olympic Games. Both summer and winter games will be available, according to the pact, beginning with the XXIII Olympic [...]

BeIN Media Group launches kid channel in MENA

BeIN Media Group, the Qatar-based broadcaster that recently acquired Miramax launched kid channel beJunior in collaboration with Munich-based Studio 100 Media. The co-branded channel will be beamed to beIN pay-TV subscribers across the Middle East and North Africa.   Studio 100 Media will provide the entire on-air set up of beJunior, including designs and scheduling [...]

Turner and beIN Media seal content deal for the Middle East and North Africa Region

Turner, a division of Time Warner announced a strategic partnership with beIN Media Group, a leading TV production, distribution and media rights acquisition organization. The partnership will see a move of Turner owned channels, such as Cartoon Network, Boomerang, TCM (Turner Classic Movies), HLN (Headline News) and CNN HD, in the region towards being offered [...]

BeIN Media inks deal with Italia Films

The leading pay TV player in the Middle East, beIN Media has sealed a five years deal for 600 titles with Lebanons Italia Films. Titles coming under the Italia deal include Quentin Tarantinos The Hateful Eight, Liam Neeson-starrer The Commuter, Tom Hanks A Hologram For The King, and Jackie Chans Skiptrace. Italia has development deals [...]

BeIN sealed deal with Front Row Film to expand pay-tv offering

Middle East pay-TV giant BeIN Media, which is currently in talks to acquire Miramax, sealed deal with Front Row Film Entertainment to expand BeIN’s cinema offering. The five-year output deal with the Dubai-based distributor will see films such as Cannes titles Dheepan, Tale of Tales and It Follows, plus upcoming titles like Snowden, Anomalisa, Free [...]

BeIN to launch new entertainment channels in MENA

BeIN Media group is sparing no effort to expand into the mainstream pay-TV services in the Middle East and North-Africa. The subscription packages will include regional and international football, tennis, rugby, golf, F1 and athletics programming, along with Hollywood movies from a range of family channels. The company said that it will have a complete [...]

beIN Media Group wins Olympic broadcast rights

Qatar-based beIN Media Group has won broadcast rights for Olympics in the Middle East and North Africa. The agreement covers the following events: XXIII Olympic Winter Games in PyeongChang in 2018, and the Games of the XXXII Olympiad in Tokyo in 2020, as well as the Olympic Games in 2022 and 2024, according to the [...]

BeIN Media to acquire Digiturk

BeIN Media Group, Qatar based media conglomerate, has planned to acquire Digiturk, Turkey based satellite pay television network, as per a media report. The acquisition deal is expected to be closed in mid-April. The media group had earlier picked over 53% stake in Digiturk with an investment of USD820 million in December [...]