Tag Archives: Lebanon

Cable carriage fees to be levied on Lebanese cable operators

Lebanese cable operators will soon have to pay distribution fee to carry the countrys eight major TV channels, declared Alain Hakim, Lebanons Economy Minister. Lebanese stations, namely, Tele Liban, LBCI, MTV, Future TV, Al-Manar, NBN, OTV and Al-Jadeed, began to push for a fee on cable providers in exchange for access to their content in [...]

MTV Lebanon joins hand with Azerbaijani satellite

Lebanon- based television station, MTV Lebanon, has signed an agreement with Azercosmos JSC, wherein the channels programs will be broadcast via Azerspace-1 satellite. MTV Livan is the first Lebanese TV channel which will be broadcasted via satellite of Azerbaijan. The satellites resources will pave the way for broadcasting MTV Lebanon programs in the countries of [...]

Lebanese Alfa Telecom to deliver VOD service on Argela ITV platform

Lebanese mobile network, Alfa Telecom, has partnered Istanbul-based Argela ITV platform to launch Alfa Mobile TV providing live TV channels and Video on Demand (VOD) content on tablets and smartphones. Combined with lots of attractive features, we believe Alfa Mobile TV gives consumers in Lebanon more choice and more control to watch what they want, [...]

beIN Sport’s case against TeleLiban rejected by Lebanese court

The Lebanese Court of Urgent Matters dismissed a lawsuit filed by beIN Sport against Tele Liban over World Cup broadcasting rights, saying that the court had no jurisdiction to look into the complaint. Qatar-based TV network had filed the lawsuit against the Lebanese state-owned broadcaster for infringing its exclusive World Cup TV rights and airing [...]

Lebanese Tele Liban infringes BeIN Sports’s FIFA rights

Qatar-based TV network, beIN Sport, has filed a lawsuit against the Lebanese state-owned broadcaster, Tele Liban, for allegedly infringing its exclusive World Cup TV rights and airing the games for free without obtaining prior authorisation. Al Jazeera-owned sports broadcaster, BeIN Sports, holds the FIFA rights across the Middle East and North Africa (MENA), and had [...]

English Club TV launches in Lebanon

Ukranian education channel, English Club TV Network Ltd (ECTV), has signed an agreement with Digidata to bring the channel to TV and mobile audiences in Lebanon. The channel is now available through the IPTV-Multi-Screen System (TV, mobile, tablet and PC) and VOD services in the country. Using the innovative educational content available from the English [...]

Tele-Liban gets a hi-tech revamp

Lebanese public television network, Tele-Liban, has revamped its broadcast studio and launched a new line-up of programming aimed to revive the once ailing national broadcaster. Tele-Liban has also started using fiber optics provided by the state-run telecommunications provider Ogero to enhance the picture quality for viewers. Tele-Liban is the only station that will be broadcast [...]

Lebanese church brings Hope to Eutelsat

Hope Channel Al Waad, a Seventh-day Adventist television channel in Beirut, Lebanon, has entered a five-year contract with satellite operator Eutelsat 7 West A, to expand its footprint in the Middle East and North Africa. The French-based satellite provider Eutelsat operates Eutelsat 7 West A in close cooperation with the Egyptian satellite provider Nilesat, the [...]

Tele Liban gets tough on piracy

Tele Liban, the Lebanese public television network, has warned that it will instigate legal proceedings against any party which illegally broadcasts the channels productions and materials without obtaining prior permission. Several media outlets have been airing and showing excerpts, footage, recordings, programs or series that have been produced by Tele Liban and are therefore part [...]

Lebanon gets its first local English music channel

Lebanons first locally run English music television station, NRJ HITS TV, was soft-launched on cable TV providers Cablevision, Digitek, and Econet this week. The channel – a franchise of the French music channel, NRJ HITS – will be officially launched in January. Although the station focuses on contemporary hits and targets the young audience, it [...]