Tag Archives: Digiturk

BBC Studios extends collaboration with BeIN Media group in MENA

BBC Studios has signed a partnership with BeIN Media Group to scout opportunities for the co-development, co-production and distribution of content in Qatar, the Middle East and Turkey.  As part of the collaboration, BBC Studios and BeIN envisage to seek possibilities for the development and/or production of content, while exploring the acquisition of additional BBC [...]

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 [...]

Eutelsat renews agreement with Digiturk

Eutelsat Communications and Digiturk, have re-established a multi-year multi-transponder agreement on the Eutelsat 7A satellite. This extends a collaboration that began in 2000 with the launch of Turkeys first pay-TV platform.  Digiturk is the largest pay-TV operator in Turkey. The company has confirmed it will use 17 transponders on the Eutelsat 7A satellite to broadcast [...]

beIN Media acquires digital platform Digiturk

It has been announced by beIN Media, the company operating the television network beIN Sports which is present in 36 countries including the Middle East North African countries. The company has acquired Digiturk, the Turkish major pay-TV operator. Offering a collection of sports and entertainment content across 219 standard and high definition national channels, Digiturk [...]

Qatar-based beIN Sports buys Digiturk

Qatar-based media conglomerate, beIN Sports, has finally acquired Digiturk, which is a satellite pay television network from Turkey. The companies have announced the acquisition, but havent revealed the financials of the agreement yet. BeIN Media owns sports channels and has broadcasts in Asia, Europe and the United States. It is also an affiliate of 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 [...]

Digiturk, StarTimes renew partnership with Prime Entertainment

Turkish satellite pay-TV operator, Digiturk, has extended its content deal with Prime Entertainment Group. StarTimes has also secured 52 episodes of a movie series from Prime to broadcast across Africa. Digiturk has renewed its Hollywood on Set television series, it has picked up another 104 episodes. The series will be aired on Moviemax Premier HD in [...]

beIN Sports acquires 53% stake in Digiturk

Qatar-based operator, beIN Media Groups Chairman and CEO, Nasser Al-Khelaifi, has reportedly acquired a 53% stake in Turkish satellite pay-TV operator, Digiturk, for USD 820 million, according to reports. The acquisition would make Al Jazeera a prominent player in Turkey, which is the top TV market in South-Eastern Europe, and boost its soccer offering ahead [...]

Al Jazeera considers bid for Turkish DTH operator, Digiturk

Qatar based television broadcaster, Al Jazeera, is considering a bid for a majority stake in Turkish DTH operator, Digiturk, according to banking sources close to the deal. Al Jazeera is reported to have appointed Barclays Capital to oversee the bid and a formal bidding process is expected to begin in early 2014. According to Dataxis, [...]