Tag Archives: Middle East Broadcasting Co.

MBC takes Al Arabiya News to audience via BlackBerry 10 app

Arab-based satellite broadcaster, Middle East Broadcasting Co. (MBC) has launched BlackBerry 10 app for subscribers to access Middle East analysis in English from MBC’s 24-hour Arabic TV channel, Al Arabiya News. “The new app will offer the most optimal content viewing experience and ensure our content becomes even more accessible and available for influential decision [...]

MBC to air Arab Idol

Arab-based free-to-air satellite broadcaster, Middle East Broadcasting Co. (MBC), announced the launch of the third season of Arab Idol from September 5. Arab Idol 2, last year, had generated an audience of over 100 million viewers across the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region. The show will be aired on MBC 1 and MBC [...]

MBC gets new Zodiak Kids’ entertainment to MENA

Global kids entertainment distributor, Zodiak Kids, has inked a deal with Arab-based satellite broadcaster, Middle East Broadcasting Co. (MBC), to air up to 150 hours of programming on the broadcasters free-to-air childrens edutainment channel, MBC3. MBC has picked up titles from Zodiak Medias French studio, Marathon Media, including- Officially Amazing, Extreme Football, Totally Spies, The [...]

MBC VOD app launches on Samsung smart TVs

Arab-based satellite broadcaster, Middle East Broadcasting Co. (MBC), has made its free video-on-demand (VOD) service, Shahid, available on Samsung Smart TVs across the Middle East and North Africa (MENA). With this move, the Shahid app will allow viewers to catch up MBC shows on Samsung’s Internet connected TV sets which supports both standard definition (SD) [...]

MBC plans video streaming service for Arab world

Arab-based satellite broadcaster, Middle East Broadcasting Co. (MBC) plans to launch a subscription-based premium video-on-demand (VoD) service with Arabic and Western movies and series. The broadcaster already offers a free VoD service with Arabic content, Shahid.net. MBCs new VoD service will enter the market as direct competition to OSNs newly launched online streaming service, Go, [...]