Tag Archives: MBC

MBC seizes broadcast rights for Formula One

MBC Group has seized the rights to the FIA Formula One races. The broadcaster will provide F1 racing free-to-air. The deal gives MBC five-year exclusive rights to air the races, starting last Friday with live reporting of the Formula 1 Rolex Australian Grand Prix in Melbourne. MBC declared in a statement, This marks the return [...]

MBC rolls out production studios in MENA

Saudi-owned broadcaster MBC Group stated it will roll out MBC Studios to enhance quality film and television production in the area, with a focus on MENA. Peter Smith is the new subsidiary as the managing director. He was previously the president of international home entertainment at Universal Pictures International and the president of NBC Universal [...]

MBC and Omantel partner up for easy subscription to Shahid Plus

Omantel, the first telecom provider in Oman, announced its partnership with MBC Group to allow customers to conveniently subscribe to Shahid Plus service by using their mobile credit. Shahid Plus is a leading premium video-on-demand (VOD) service in the Arab world. This offer is available to Omantel postpaid and prepaid customers. Said Salim Al Shanfari, [...]

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 [...]

Etisalat’s 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 [...]