Tag Archives: beIn

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 [...]

SPFL inked deal with beIN Sports to broadcast across MENA

Scottish football will be broadcasted live across the world after the SPFL inked a new TV deal with beIN Sports. Chief executive Neil Doncaster is expected to announce the new two seasons tie up in the next 24 hours after weeks of talks with the Qatar based media group. After weeks of talks with the Qatar based media group, [...]

EFL extends rights deal in MENA with BeIN until 2022

The English Football League (EFL) has finalised a multi-year extension of its rights deal with Qatar-based media giant BeIN Media Group. The partnership extends until the end of the 2021/22 season. BeIN Sports will exclusively air the second, third and fourth tiers of English club soccer along with the Carabao Cup competition – in [...]

BeIN and BBC want to collaborate to produce and distribute content in North Africa

BBC Studios has entered into a partnership with BeIN Media Group to produce and distribute content in several countries in the MENA region. While the main countries covered by this agreement are in the Middle East, the two companies are also exploring opportunities for collaboration in North Africa. As part of this partnership, BeIN plans [...]

beIN media to beam Wimbledon in MENA

The renowned grass court event from London will be broadcasted in MENA live in three languages Arabic, English and French across 11 beIN channels. HD9s Daily Arabic studio, presented by Adel Al Shatti and Amine Rhissasi, will include expert analysis by Moroccan tennis legend Karim Alami, former tennis coach Mamdouh Marzouk and Selima [...]

Free to launch Pay-TV service in Ivory Coast

In Ivory Coast, Xavier Niel, the boss of Free, could launch a Pay-TV service before the end of the year. The French operator was supposed to obtain, in early June, a license from the High Authority for Audiovisual and Communication (HACA) to create a bouquet of pay TV channels. To recall, Xavier Niel was personally [...]

Egypt TV to relay World Cup games including Pharaohs’ matches

Egypt’s National Media Authority reported that they will beam 22 games of 2018 World Cup games including pharaohs matches to meet the Egyptian fans demands of watching the games of their team. In an announcement, Egypt’s National Media Authority said that they asked FIFA to buy the broadcast rights of the 2018 World Cup games, [...]

BeIN partners with Metrological for OTT and app experiences

BeIN, the Middle-East TV-operating and entertainment company, has chosen Metrological to provide its new integrated TV app experience.The App Store service will be available BeINs Hybrid Satellite and IP legacy and new OTT set-top boxes (STBs) for customers in the Middle East, Turkey and North Africa. The Executive Director of Commercial Affairs, BeIN Media Group, [...]

BeIN Media Channels and Du strike last-minute partnership for the World Cup

BeIN Media Groups channels have been restored to UAE telecom operator Dus TV service after a brief absence after the pair were able to strike a last-minute deal. The agreement comes ahead of BeIN Medias coverage of the World Cup from Russia in two weeks. After several lengthy negotiations, no agreement was reached since Saturday [...]

BBC Earth Launched across the MENA region through beIN

The Middle East and North Africa region will be having the factual channel BBC Earth through the beIN direct-to-home satellite service on April 5.The BBC’s commercial arm, BBC Worldwide, announced the deal and said that BBC Earth will extend its distribution in Turkey by launching via operator Digiturk on the same day. At the same [...]