Tag Archives: MBC

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 [...]

Rainbow TV to cover Malawi parliament

Richard Msowoya Speaker of the Malawian parliament has announced the approval of the new application about the recently launched channel called Rainbow Television. The objective of this channel is to film all parliamentary debate. The speaker commented on the decision: In this regard, the Business Committee noted an increasing demand by media houses wanting to [...]

Etisalat broaden its channels portfolio with MBC channels

Etisalat telecommunications Corporation the historical telecommunications operator in UEA will add to its content the entire MBC line up including the VOD service as well as a new channel called MBC +e Life a premium entertainment content channel. The new MBC +e Life will gather all the most popular Arabic shows from MBC other channels [...]

Etisalats E-Vision to distribute MBC channels in UAE

E-Vision, a fully owned subsidiary of Etisalat signed deal with MBC Group for the exclusive rights to distribute MBC channels in the UAE. Under this agreement, E-vision further empowers Etisalats eLife with more TV channels and programmes from the region. eLife will be offering two additional channels from MBC, namely MBC+ Variety and MBC+ Drama [...]

MBC Group in MENA sealed content deal with 4K Media

  4K Media, the Konami Digital Entertainment, Inc. subsidiary that manages the licensing and marketing of the Yu-Gi-Oh! brand outside of Asia announced it has secured a broadcasting agreement with MBC Group, specifically with MBC3, the specialized children’s edutainment channel, which will premiere the newest Yu-Gi-Oh! Arc-V series in the Middle East and North Africa [...]

MBC bags COSAFA rights

National broadcaster, Malawi Broadcasting Corporation Television (MBCtv), has acquired the broadcast rights of Council of Southern Africa Football Associations (COSAFA) games. “We have bought the rights from COSAFA agents to enable Malawians to follow their team in the tournament. As a national broadcaster, our mandate is to educate, inform and entertain, and we would like [...]

MBC secures content from Jetpack

MBC, Middle Eastern broadcaster and Jetpack Distribution, UK based distributor, have entered into a licensing deal. MBC has secured over 62 hours of programming. It has picked kids genre titles namely Jamies Got Tentacles and Invisible Network of Kids. We are delighted to be partnering with the Middle Easts leading broadcaster, MBC, who recognises that [...]

Arab broadcasters seeks more local genre movies

Middle Eastern broadcasters, OSN and MBC, have called on Arab filmmakers to make more genre movies like Arabic action and thriller movies and asked for more diversity in TV drama. We are looking for good quality Arab movies but what we have in the market are commercial movies, that depress me when I watch them, [...]

MBC migrates to Astra4A satellite

Malawi Broadcasting Corporation (MBC) has announced that it is migrating its satellite services from NSS7 satellite at orbital location 340 degrees East or 20°W to Astra4A satellite located at 4.8°E. The development means television viewers will be required to re-point receive satellite dishes and change decoder parameters in order to access MBC programmes on the [...]

MBC, FremantleMedia team up in content deal

Arab-based free-to-air satellite broadcaster, MBC, has inked a multi-year agreement with London-based television content, production & distribution company, FreemantleMedia, for three seasons of the local Idol and Got Talent formats, along with three seasons of The X Factor and Project Runway. “We are immensely proud to be the first company to have completed a deal [...]