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Free to launch Pay-TV service in Ivory Coast

In Ivory Coast, Xavier Niel, the boss of Free, could launch a Pay-TV service before the end of the year. The French operator was supposed to obtain, in early June, a license from the High Authority for Audiovisual and Communication (HACA) to create a bouquet of pay TV channels. To recall, Xavier Niel was personally [...]

Egypt TV to relay World Cup games including Pharaohs’ matches

Egypt’s National Media Authority reported that they will beam 22 games of 2018 World Cup games including pharaohs matches to meet the Egyptian fans demands of watching the games of their team. In an announcement, Egypt’s National Media Authority said that they asked FIFA to buy the broadcast rights of the 2018 World Cup games, [...]

BeIN partners with Metrological for OTT and app experiences

BeIN, the Middle-East TV-operating and entertainment company, has chosen Metrological to provide its new integrated TV app experience.The App Store service will be available BeINs Hybrid Satellite and IP legacy and new OTT set-top boxes (STBs) for customers in the Middle East, Turkey and North Africa. The Executive Director of Commercial Affairs, BeIN Media Group, [...]

BeIN Media Channels and Du strike last-minute partnership for the World Cup

BeIN Media Groups channels have been restored to UAE telecom operator Dus TV service after a brief absence after the pair were able to strike a last-minute deal. The agreement comes ahead of BeIN Medias coverage of the World Cup from Russia in two weeks. After several lengthy negotiations, no agreement was reached since Saturday [...]

beIN Media Group wins the rights to broadcast VIVO Indian Premier League across the MENA

Under the five-year deal, Star India has awarded the television & digital rights to beIN who will screen the upcoming 2018 VIVO IPL competition, together with the proceeding four editions of the tournament until 2022. The announcement sees a further strengthening of beINs burgeoning global cricket portfolio, following long term rights agreements signed in 2017 with [...]

BeIN racks up Serie A rights deal for MENA

The Qatar-based broadcaster, BeIN, will show Italian soccers top tier. The broadcaster has agreed the deal with the IMG agency, which holds international media rights to Serie A. The broadcaster is to show Serie A matches in both Arabic and English across the region. IMG and Italian public-service broadcaster Rai acquired Serie A international media [...]