Bahrain TV sets out on global outreach

The Information Affairs Authority (IAA) of Bahrain has signed an agreement with Arabsat and Globecast, to take the public broadcaster, Bahrain TV, to global shores and air it in Arab-speaking communities all over the world.

The IAA gave the go-ahead for the channel to broadcast its programmes on four satellites in countries including USA, South America, Asia and Africa.

The channel will be seen over North America on Galaxy 19, over South America via Hispasat 1, in Asia via AsiaSat 5, and over Africa  via Arabsat 5C.